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Pansori master, 'zeitgeist' work

Pansori master looks to create 'zeitgeist' work​ Ahn Sook-sun, 66, is considered the foremost leader in pansori or traditional Korean music. / Courtesy of Ahn Sook-sunBy Kim Ji-sooPansori master Ahn Sook-sunAfter performing with c…

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Shooting stars on a midsummer night

A special guest has paid a visit to our heavens for the first time in a long, long while. The Perseids are a meteor shower that unfolded across the summer night skies on Aug. 12. About 150 meteors per hour streaked across the sky …

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'seamless preparation' before IOC

PyeongChang Winter Games chief vows 'seamless preparation' before IOC By Yoo Jee-hoRIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- The chief organizer of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games on Wednesday vowed "seamless preparation" before the In…

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College students participate in ‘diplomati…

College students from Korea, Japan, China participate in ‘diplomatic camp’​ A recent event brought together college students from Korea, Japan and China to talk about the future of Northeast Asia and ways to achieve peace across t…

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PyeongChang Olympics mascots unveiled

By Baek Byung-yeulPYEONGCHANG ― The mascots for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Winter Games have been officially unveiled, Monday.The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Wi…

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PyeongChang on right track for Olympics

 Over 100 countries will compete in 2018 Winter GamesBy Baek Byung-yeul  With less than 600 days to go, the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) recently moved its headquarters …

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PyeongChang Olympics new headquarters open

By Baek Byung-yeul PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province ― The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) officially opened its new headquarters in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, 210 kilomete…

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PyeongChang music festival to cool summer

Annual classical music event to kick off July 12By Yun Suh-youngThe 2016 PyeongChang Music Festival & School will open July 12 and run until Aug. 9, easing the summer heat during the summer holiday.Starting this year, the fest…

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PyeongChang 2018 Announces Mascots

 PyeongChang 2018 Announces White Tiger and Asiatic Black Bear as Mascots for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter GamesSeoul, June 2- The official mascots for the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic …

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Road and Railway Construction in Full Swin… (4)

Road   Construction of new roads and extension of existing roads are in full swing for easy access to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyencheong.Gangwon,the host province of 2018 Pyeoncheon Winter Olympic is in the process of exp…

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