[K-drama review] Knight Flower (밤에 피는 꽃): A Must-Watch K-Drama
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
1M ago
Source: Wikipedia I just finished watching the 12-episode K-drama "Knight Flower" (밤에 피는 꽃), which is adapted from a Korean webtoon of the same title. Set in the Joseon period, this action-comedy historical drama had me hooked from start to finish. The story revolves around Jo Yeo-hwa, daughter-in-law of the prestigious left state minister’s family ..read more
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Jogakbo (Korean Traditional Patchwork): From Scraps to Masterpieces
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
1M ago
On February 15, 2024, I visited an exhibition titled “Jogakbo, Korean Traditional Patchwork” held at the Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong. The exhibition showcases artworks created by talented artisans from Ssamzisarang and will last until March 16, 2024. I was pleasantly surprised by the intricate beauty and diverse range of designs showcased by the ..read more
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Happy Lunar New Year – Year of the Dragon!
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
2M ago
Today (10 February 2024) is Seollal (설날 - the Lunar New Year's Day) in Korea.  It is a very important festival for the Koreans. I wish all my readers and their families and friends a happy, healthy, prosperous, successful, and wonderful Lunar New Year! 2024 is the Year of the Dragon, and you may have ..read more
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How do Koreans celebrate Seollal (Korean Lunar New Year’s Day)?
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
2M ago
10 February 2024  is Seollal (설날 - Korean Lunar New Year's Day), which is one of the important festivals in Korea.  Seollal falls on the 1st day of the 1st month of the lunar calendar, and family members and relatives get together to celebrate. In Korea, there is a consecutive Seollal public holiday period, and ..read more
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[K-drama review] Death’s Game (이재, 곧 죽습니다 )
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
3M ago
I recently immersed myself in the captivating K-drama web series “Death’s Game” (이재, 곧 죽습니다 ), which released its first four episodes in December 2023 and the remaining four in January 2024. Adapted from a webtoon of the same name by Lee Won-sik and Ggulchan, this drama took me on an emotional rollercoaster.  The drama ..read more
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Discover the Beauty and Diversity of Minhwa (Korean folk painting)
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
4M ago
Minhwa (Korean folk painting) literally means “paintings of people” and is a popular painting form from 17th century to the late Joseon Dynasty. The Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong (KCCHK) is currently running the “Minhwa Exhibition: RAON & Destiny” until 9 December 2023. I went to KCCHK to see the exhibition on 18 November ..read more
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My Non-spicy K-Food Picks
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
6M ago
What comes to your mind when you think of Korean food?  It is likely that the word “SPICY” will come up.  If that is the case, you are not alone.  I note quite a lot of people who can’t take spicy food have the same thought and have never tried Korean food.  In fact, Korean ..read more
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Discover Hangeul Calligraphy Through MTR Art
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
6M ago
Today (9 October) is Hangeul Day, which commemorates the creation of Hangeul, the Korean alphabet, by the visionary King Sejong the Great. As someone who is constantly fascinated by the versatility and expressiveness of Hangeul, I want to share my experience at the captivating exhibition titled “CONNECT – Traveling HK MTR With Hangeul”. This exhibition ..read more
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A Delightful Encounter with Sunflowers
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
6M ago
I visited the “SUNFLOWER – Searching for Happiness” exhibition at the Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong on 28 September 2023 and it was an absolutely delightful experience! Presented jointly by the Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong and T.O.LEE Porcelain Art, this exhibition showcased 29 porcelain artworks created by 17 Korean artists. The theme ..read more
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Embark on a New Journey in 2023
Korean Culture Blog
by Kalbi
11M ago
I’m happy to let you know that I have been appointed as 2023 K-influencer and Korea.net Honorary Reporter. For those who may not be familiar with these programs, let me do a brief introduction in this blog post. Global Korean Culture Ambassadors The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports ..read more
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