Rang De Korea – The Biggest Korean Culture Festival in India.

Sanskriti Saxena, New Delhi The Korean Cultural Centre of India held its 10th anniversary celebration in New Delhi in the form of a Korean culture festival called Rang De Korea on 15th & 16th October, 2022. It was marked as one of the first offline events held after the long pandemic. The entry to the…

Top 5 Tourist Places To Visit in Busan

Rupali Teresa Kujur, Jharkhand, Ranchi Located at the southern-most tip of the Korean peninsula, the bustling city of Busan offers a beautiful coastline, delicious seafood, scenic trails, humungous mountains, relaxing hot springs, and enticing beaches. Busan not only has the largest seaport in Korea, but is also the second largest city. It has 4 distinctive…

Places to visit other than Seoul

Anika Chopra, New Delhi To all the Korean drama fans out there, a trip to South Korea is a must on our bucket lists for sure. For most people, their first stop in Korea will be Seoul. In fact, there’s a lot more to South Korea than just the capital city Seoul. An opportunity to…

Street of Youth – Itaewon

Khushi Vaid, New Delhi Wandering the streets of Itaewon, you’d never guess that Korea is one of the most culturally homogenous countries in the world. Itaewon, located south of Namsan Mountain in the heart of Seoul, is home to the majority of immigrants in Korea, making it a unique blending pot of cultures and religions…

Journey of Learning Hangeul by Myself

Chanchal Bharti, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh Annyeonghaseyo, like everyone, I’ve been interested in learning languages since I was 12 years old. I’m not sure if it’s a hobby or a passion, but I think learning languages is a lot of fun, it’s like a getaway to a whole new world. I can speak English, Hindi, Punjabi,…

K-Book Review: ‘Almond’ by Won Pyung-sohn

Nikhat Parveen, New Delhi “Human Beings are a product of their Education, after all” –  Almond ‘Almond’ is a young adult fiction masterpiece written by Won Pyung-sohn which was originally published in 2017, and was distributed by Changbi Publishers. In 2020, it was published in English by HarperVa. ‘Almond’ was translated into English by Sandy…

7 Reasons to Visit Seoul

Pratyusha Dash, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh From swoon-worthy scenery, to kimchilicious food, 7 reasons why Seoul should be your next travel destination! A blast from the past on the streets of the present Along with the modern streets bustling with futuristic innovations, there are many historical gems that you can easily find all around Seoul….

KOREAN CULTURE AS SOFT POWER

Abhishek Sharma, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh The term soft power was coined by US scholar Joseph Nye in the 1980s, which meant the ability of a country to persuade or co-opt others to do what it wants without force or coercion. It was just another way to look at the idea of influencing states in the…

An Insight into the Korean Education System

Ishika Gupta, New Delhi South Korea is the most educated country in the world with a high literacy rate. South Korea is also one of the top-performing OECD countries in reading literacy, mathematics and sciences with the average student scoring about 519, compared with the OECD average of 493, placing it ninth in the world. Korean people have schools from 7 am…