Category: 2014

Canadian Craft Beer is Popular in South Korea

Canadian craft beer brewery, Mission Springs Brewing Company, has found it’s audience all the way in South Korea. Co-owners Brock Rodgers and Ken Brookes opened Mission Springs Pub in British Columbia, Canada in 1988. While the company grew they added a brewery and restaurant in 1996. Currently, Mission […]

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 […]

Port Metro Vancouver

Port Metro Vancouver is Canada’s gateway to Asia. As the country’s largest and most diversified port and the fourth largest by tonnage in North America, it handles $172 billion worth of goods annually operating 28 marine terminals and three Class 1 railroads in Metro Vancouver (see map on […]

Eating through the screen: Mukbang

I like eating. I like watching people cook food. And as I’ve recently found out, I apparently also like people eating food. Although I’ve known of this phenomenon for a while, I never actually watched one until around last week. I may have ended up subscribing to too many […]

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 […]