Today is Hug A Korean Day! Plus Korean Classes, events & news

From: Paul
Sent on: Friday, February 6, 2009 1:00 PM

Hello,

Happy Friday!

Hug A Korean Day - Read our discussion about Hug A Korean Day (click here to read & comment). Someone set up the event on Facebook, and it has about 90,000 people attending so far!

Music: There is a clip here of the Hug A Korean Music Festival Live (DBSK/TVXQ), with Korean lyric subtitles.

Korean Classes

KORUS house classes for the spring start this month - "Classes begin February 17/18, 2009 and end the first week of May. All classes meet once a week from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for 12 weeks" - click here to learn more.

Our Events

  • The Sam Oh Jung dinner for next week is being rescheduled.
  • Feb 15 - Korean Cooking Class #1 - working on the location - stay tuned.
  • Feb 19 - Happy Hour at Gua Rapo - multi-meetup group event.
  • Feb 20 - New - Ahn Trio Concert - Strathmore (Rockville) - I've been working with Strathmore and we will be having a ticket giveaway, and other fun things with this event. Please click "Maybe" if you are seriously interested, and in a few days we'll have details on the discount we're getting, and what row(s) we will be sitting in.

  • Feb 28 - Hee Been Korean Buffet Dinner - Saturday Night in Annandale

Also, a member (Geem) also posted his new website for comment in this thread.

News & Blogs

* Movie review: ?The Good, The Bad, The Weird? [Review]

* A Korean-Style Pigout - review of Honey Pig Gooldaegee Korean Grill in Annandale. - Washington Post

* K-Propping Up K-Pop - "the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sports has announced a $95 million plan to improve Korea's K-pop industry, both at home and around the world."

* Buying CDs in Seoul

* Twilight (movie) in Korea

* Seoulbeats (website)


Paul

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