Category: 2013

The 15th School Visit Program

On Tuesday December 17, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea presented its 15th ‘School Visit Program’ to Grade 5-6 students of Vincent Massey Public School introducing various aspects of Korean culture and society as well as a lesson on how to write their names in the Korean […]

The 14th School Visit Program

On Thursday December 12, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea presented its 14th ‘School Visit Program’ by welcoming International Affairs Club of Woodroffe High School to the Embassy. For this visit, the Embassy invited Mr. Walter Conrad, a Canadian Korean War Veteran who served in the Korean […]

Miss Korea: Trendy Korean Restaurant & Bar in downtown Toronto

Address 687 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4Y [closest intersection: Yonge-bloor; closest subway: Yonge-bloor] Cuisine Korean(mildly fusion) Price Range Lunch: $10-$15 per person Dinner: $13-$25 per person Contact 647.748.9100 misskoreatoronto@hotmail.com First impression:  Trendy, cozy, cute – reminded me a lot of the small restaurants I frequented near Hongik University (Similar to […]

The 14th School Visit Program

On Thursday December 12 , the Embassy of the Republic of Korea presented its 14th ‘School Visit Program’ by welcoming International Affairs Club of Woodroffe High School to the Embassy. For this visit, the Embassy invited Mr. Walter Conrad, a Canadian Korean War Veteran who served in the […]

The 13th School Visit Program

On Tuesday December 10, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea presented its 13th ‘School Visit Program’ by welcoming Grade 7 students of York Street Public School to the Embassy and introducing Korea-Canada relations as well as the role of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea. Counselor […]

The 12th School Visit Program

On Tuesday December 3, Embassy of the Republic of Korea presented its 12th ‘School Visit Program’ to Grade 2~3 students of Woodroffe Avenue Public School introducing various aspects of Korean culture and society. Through the presentation, the students learned about various aspects of Korean culture such as Korean festivals, […]

2013 Korean Business Day

On Tuesday November 26o Wednesday November 27 2013, the Korean Embassy hosted 2013 Korean Business Day at the Korean Embassy and the Korean entrepreneurs discussed to strengthen the economic ties between Korea and Canada. There were about 30 people including Ambassador Cho Hee-yong and Korean entrepreneurs in Canada.

Introducing Harny Chan!

(Introducing Toronto’s KPOP Talents – a new mini series that will be posted to this blog over the coming months, introducing our readers to the various talented dancers, musicians and models in Toronto who use their talents to promote Korean culture not only just within Toronto but worldwide, […]

EXO Miracles in December MV

South Korea’s current favorite boyband wishes the world a Merry Christmas with their new music video, Miracles in December! EXO has been gaining popularity overseas since their debut in 2012, breaking into the top ranks of the entertainment world when their last title track, Growl, managed to snag […]

seoul fashion week 2014

Seoul Fashion Week 2014

It has been my opinion for a while now that something really noteworthy is happening in Korean fashion, and these street style photos from Seoul Fashion Week 2014 prove my point. I really missed seeing so much enthusiasm, creativity and fun in celebrating fashion, without that synthetic feeling […]

Korean Embassy promoted Korean Cuisine

On Wednesday November 20 2013, the Korean Embassy promoted Hansik (Korean Cuisine) at the monthly meeting of Canadian Association of Food Service Professionals (CAFP). The Embassy participated in this event by providing a Korean Photo Exhibition and traditional Korean beverage such as Sik-hye (Korean traditional sweet rice punch) […]