Category Archive: Introduction to Korea

The Beauty of Korean Food: the recipe for Gimbap

Gimbap (Rice Rolled in Laver) Gimbap is cooked white rice seasoned with sesame oil and salt, then rolled with other ingredients in a sheet of laver. Gimbap has been popular since the 1960s.… Continue reading

A World Festival Hosted by Korea – 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup

Hello, this is Yeony. Today, I will introduce the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup, the first World Cup held in Korea, which is one of the world’s three major festivals, along with the Olympics… Continue reading

South Korea’s Food Goes Global

We are keen for the world to develop a taste for our country, and we’re using food to do it. source:

A World Festival Hosted by Korea – The 24th Olympic Games Seoul 1988

  Hello, this is Yeony. How did you enjoy learning about the Seoul Asian Games? Today, I will introduce the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics, which was a world festival. For 16 days from… Continue reading

A World Festival Hosted by Korea – 10th Asian Games Seoul 1986

Hi guys! This is Yeony. I am guessing that you all know that the World Expo will be held in Yeosu, Jeollanam-do, in Korea! During the past, many world festivals, including Expos, were… Continue reading

Quintessential Korean Food

Every country has its own unique culinary culture. Korea is especially an interesting country with a very unique food culture; therefore, I introduce Quintessential Korean Food today.   – Kimchi – Ingredients: Cabbage (or… Continue reading

National Symbols

Hi guys, this is Suny. Today, I teach National Symbols of Korea. Are you guys ready to learn about National Symbols of Korea? – 1st Class: The National Flag of Korea –  … Continue reading

A traditional Korean martial art

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art and the national sport of South Korea. Let’s learn about Taekwondo. Taekwondo is a traditional Korean martial art form with a history that goes back thousands of years.… Continue reading