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Imjin Hockey Classic 2014

On Saturday November 29th, Imjin Hockey Game took place at the Canadian Tire Centre in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the PPCLI and the Royal 22e regiments, a friendly ice hockey game will be held at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa to re-enact the historic game played […]

Soprano Sumi Jo Concert

On Friday November 28th, the Korean Embassy hosted Soprano Sumi Jo’s concert at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa in commemoration of the establishment of Korean War Veterans Day in Canada and to celebrate the advancement of bilateral relations between Korea and Canada.

The Korean War Symposium

On Monday November 17, The 1st Korean War Symposium took place at Carleton University. The Korean War Symposium brought together young scholars in Canada to discuss the importance of Canada’s participation in the Korean War and to consider prospects for the future partnership between Korea and Canada. In […]

Turn to Busan

On Sunday, November 10th 2014, Ambassador Cho and ROK Defence Attache Colonel Jan Min Choi gathered in a commemorative wreath-laying ceremony held at the Ottawa city hall to honour Canada’s Veterans of the Korean War. Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa; Pierre Lemiuex, Member of Parliament; Karl McQuillan, chief of staff […]

Korean TV, music sweeps Cuba

  Hallyu, the Korean Wave, is now sweeping across Cuba. Many domestic Korean media outlets have recently covered the Cuban people’s great interest in all things Korean. The dailies said that Korean TV soap operas, audition-themed survival programs and pop music are all enjoying great popularity in the […]

Korean drama celebrated in Jinju

Jinju, a historic city in southwest Korea, has been bustling with the fever of Hallyu, or the “Korean Wave.” This has been due to the Korea Drama Festival 2014, the largest celebration of television dramas in the country, which just dropped its closing curtain. During the festival, held […]

12 Jeju sites designated as Global Geoparks

Twelve geological sites, including Hallasan Mountain, the Manjanggul Lava Tubes and the Seongsan Sunrise Peak, have received “Global Geopark” designation from UNESCO. The UNESCO-affiliated Global Geoparks Network (GGN) re-designated nine sites on the island and added three more to the list during its sixth conference at the Stonehammer […]

Korea Forum

On Tuesday September 30, Korea Forum hosted by the Korean Embassy, OCDSB, and Academy of Korean Studies took place at Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) office. The purpose of this event was to provide the correct information on Korean history, geography, and culture to Canadian teachers. Ambassador Cho […]