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2017 Busan International Film Festival

Celebrating its 22nd year, the 2017 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has grown to be most dynamic and largest film event in Asia. Held in Busan, South Korea, BIFF runs October 12–21, 2017 and presents a staggering 298 feature films from 75 countries around the world....

Jordan Brand Opens First South Korean Store in Hongdae

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="21143,21144,21145,21146"] Jordan Brand, American-based sports apparel subsidiary of Nike recently opened its first flagship store in Seoul, South Korea. Located in Seoul's university neighborhood of Hongdae, the premium retail store continues on Michael Jordan's legacy with a full range of Jordan Brand products. “The energy...

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea

Celebrating its 17th year, the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea offers a day of traditional Irish music, dancing and face painting for all ages. Running March 18, 2017, the St. Patrick’s Day Festival organized by the Irish Association of Korea aims to promote Ireland...

Aesop Opens in Seoul

[gallery size="large" link="none" ids="19990,19991,19992,19993"] Australian skin care brand Aesop recently opened its ninth flagship store in Seoul. Located in Seoul's lively SamCheong neighborhood near the iconic Gyeongbokgung Palace, the new retail space spans across 41.2 square-meters. Known for delivering an interesting and unique store experience, Aesop’s...

Shake Shack Opens in Seoul

New York-based hamburger fast food chain, Shake Shack recently opened its first flagship store in Seoul, South Korea. In partnership with SPC Group, which owns and operates 30 different food brands in Asia and the U.S., Shake Shack's Seoul is located in the shopping district...

2016 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea

Celebrating its 16th year, the 2016 St. Patrick's Day Festival Korea offers a day of traditional Irish music, dancing and face painting for all ages. Running March 19, 2016, the St. Patrick's Day Festival organized by the Irish Association of Korea aims to promote Ireland...

Magnolia Bakery Opens in Seoul

New York-based cupcake and bake shop recently opened its first flagship store in Seoul, South Korea. Located in Seoul's neighborhood of Pangyo at the new Hyundai Department Store, the location serves a collection of the bakery’s unique handcrafted cupcakes and cakes. Founded in 1996 at 401 Bleecker Street in the West...

Café Dior Opens in Seoul

French fashion luxury brand, Dior recently opened its first Café Dior in Seoul. Located in the heart of Cheongdam-dong in Seoul's shopping district of Gangnam-gu, the café completes Dior's world's largest boutique flagship. Located on the top floor of Dior's six-story retail space, Café Dior hosts an exclusive menu...

From South Korea to South Dakota, Better Make It K-Pop

There's a new music phenomenon sweeping the world, and it's called K-Pop (an abbreviation of “Korean Pop.”) Part of the larger trend called “hallyu” or Korean Wave, the Taiwanese were some of the first to notice an arrival of Korean culture on their shores and...

2015 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea

Celebrating its 15th year, the 2015 St. Patrick's Day Festival Korea offers a day of traditional Irish music, dancing and face painting for all ages. Running March 14, 2015, the St. Patrick's Day Festival organized by the Irish Association of Korea aims to promote Ireland...