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EBS Space is a television show focused on live performance from Korean and International artists alike. They're known for introducing new and unique music to Korean fans. For my performance, the first in Seoul, they created this strange and beautiful stage. I played for one hour, taped, to a live audience with a translator for my between-song chatting and bad jokes.

My South Korean Adventure: Heading Across the World for Stoker | April 3, 2013

Singer and songwriter Emily Wells created an original song for director Park Chan-Wook’s movie “Stoker” and went to South Korea to promote the film. Below, find her diary and captioned photos from the trip. This was a first for me, writing a song, with lyrics, with my voice singing something I needed to believe from … Read more

A Korean wave is sweeping the world. | January 8, 2013

A Korean wave is sweeping the world. The secretary-general of the United Nations is Korean, the head of the IMF is a Korean-American. “Gangnam Style,” a song by the Korean rapper Psy, has become the most watched video on YouTube. In the past decade Korean companies, Samsung, LG, Hyundai and others, have become household … Read more

Explore the pagodas and temples of South Korea.

Kids’ Activities in South Korea | December 23, 2012

by Roxana Wells The Republic of Korea, also called South Korea, is a small peninsula between mainland China and the islands of Japan. Its climate is similar to that of the northeastern United States, with sticky hot summers and snowy winters. With the 13th-largest economy in the world, Korea is a well-developed country. High speed … Read more

Hyundai Sees Growth in Europe

Hyundai Sees Growth in Europe | November 16, 2012

By Gilles Castonguay MILAN—The forecasts might be for a flat or weaker car market in Europe this year as the sovereign-debt crisis dents consumer confidence, but one of the regional heads of Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. sees nothing but growth for the South Korean manufacturer. Hyundai has been growing faster than most of its bigger … Read more

Seung-Yul Noh, left, and K. J. Choi in 2010. Noh, 20, has won twice internationally, and Choi, 41, has eight PGA Tour titles.

A Rising Tide of South Korean Golfers | October 9, 2012

By Karen Crouse KAPALUA, Hawaii — On Wednesday nights before a tournament, K. J. Choi visits the Korean Baptist church closest to the course he is playing, a practice that dates to when he was the PGA Tour’s first and only full-time player from South Korea. In the familiar hymns, sung in his native tongue, … Read more