Written by Kathy Pham              This article is mainly for those who are attending Hanyang University in the fall semester as this festival only happens once a year during the first week of October!   As you can see from the title, this is a festival revolving around fireworks! It may seem like it is […]

Seoul Lantern Festival

Kamari Koonce              Every year the city of Seoul has a huge festival in November called Seoul Lantern Festival. This year the festival runs from November 2nd through November 18th. I thought it would be a great way to spend the weekend, so I gathered some friends and we went on a Saturday night. I […]

2017 Spring Hanyang University Rachios Festival!

May is a month of energy. Spring is really kicking in, and even giving away to the early summer. May is really a month of energy especially for university students in Korea. It is the month of the school festivals. Today I will tell you what activities Korean students usually enjoy during the festival, and […]

A Weekend of Hip Hop and R&B In Seoul

Last week, my friend and I had the opportunity to watch some foreign .Hip hop and R&B are two of my favourite music genres in general, regardless of the language the artist speaks in the songs. There’s something about the flow and smoothness of each genre that has the ability to both relax people and […]

HYU Festival Week is Coming!

One of the major events you can enjoy while studying in Korean universities is school festival. This year’s festival will be held for three days, from Wednesday, May 25 to Friday. The theme of this year’s festival is 자체발광 meaning self-radiating. The theme reflects the idea of radiating the light of youth and passion within […]

Korea in Three days (Part 1): Boseong Green Tea Festival

This past weekend was Children’s day, so my friend and I took advantage of the holiday and traveled to Boseong (보성) and Busan (부산). There were many events going on this weekend including the Green Tea Festival in Boseong (보성녹차축제) and the Lotus Lantern Festival in Seoul, and both festivals were on my “must do” […]

Hanyang Women’s University Fall Festival

Talk about a great catch on campus. No train trip required and a plethora of fun for two nights in a roll. Right here, on campus, and it trumps any block party you could imagine. It‘s probably one the best festivals on a college campus I’ve ever experienced, and my home university hosts a lot […]

Namyangju Dasan Cultural Festival

Even as my first cultural inclusion, there was so much to love about Dasan Cultural Festival (다산문화제). Dasan Cultural Festival is held around September and October every year in memory of the spirit of Dasan Jeong Yak-Yong (다산 정약용), a Confucius scholar of the late Joseon Dynasty (조선). This festival is held in Namyangju (남양주) […]