Are you a high school student or a first year student thinking of learning about Korea at the University level? As an alumni of the Undergraduate program within the Department of East Asian Studies and a current Master’s student in the same department, let me walk you through […]
i'm alex, a filipino-canadian who fell in love with korean culture at the age of 11. you can find me constantly fangirling, creating digital content about korea + k-pop, advocating mental health wellness, and waxing poetry about ryan nugent-hopkins.
With the further explosion of the Hallyu Wave, Korean cuisine and night life have also become huge in Canada. In Edmonton, several Korean eateries, noraebang karaoke places, bingsoo joints, have popped up as well. Out of them all, however, reigns Hanjan. Hanjan takes a little piece from Korean restaurant, cafe, […]
If you enjoy listening to Korean indie, r&b and hip hop — there’s a chance that you’ve heard of danielions before. During my time as a university student, I listened to a lot of his playlists while studying or during a chill night in. His playlist channel, danielions […]
Meet Daebak! They’re the official K-Pop Club at the University of Alberta, and they just finished their first semester as a club. On April 28, they hosted their inaugural event — Running Man UAlberta Edition! The group organized several games inspired from the loved show including Shake Off […]
There’s no doubt that K-Beauty has become a major part of the Hallyu wave. Although many still believe that Hallyu refers to musical and entertainment pieces of Korean culture being exported to the world, the current wave of Hallyu includes Korean cuisine, beauty, and even medicine as well. […]
안녕하세요 여러분! Hello everyone, my name is Alex and I go by @ahlekseu here and pretty much everywhere else on social media. I’m super excited to be writing for the Korea-Canada blog as Korean culture & studies has been my passion for several years! I’ve also been working […]
Ever since Pyeongchang won the Olympic bid in 2011, I made it my goal to be one of the thousands of spectators there. As a Canadian who loves watching winter sports and a passionate Hallyu fan, I knew that this would be a unique and unforgettable experience. Luckily, […]