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Welcome to Korea (2011)_English

Welcome to Korea (2011)_English

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A quick reference guide to Korea in English
A quick reference guide to Korea in English

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Published by: Republic of Korea (Korea.net) on Nov 10, 2011
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K-pop perormances by Korean entertainers in Paris in June 2011 were a smashing success.(SM TOWN live world tour in Paris)
02-03 Korean Wave Enlivens International Cultural Scene04-05 A Variety o Travel Options06-07 Experience Korean Hospitalit08-09 Creative Artists Bring Beauty into People’s Lives10-11 Seoul, the Soul o Asia12-13 Traditional Costumes, Cuisine and Houses 
Korean Wave Enlivens International Cultural Scene 
3The ilm “Poetry” won the Award or Best Screenplay at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.4Many Korean TV dramas are sought out or broadcasting overseas even beore they areproduced. Increasing number o people are becoming ans o Korean dramas all over theworld.5Park Ji-sung o the British soccer team, Manchester United.6Kim Yu-na conquered the Olympics and all other major international gure-skating championships.
For more than a decade, South Korean TV dramas and music haveenjoyed popularity throughout Asia, creating a Korean culturalphenomenon called the “Korean Wave.” More recently, Koreanlms, popular music or “K-pop,” and even Korean ashion andcuisine have begun to nd their way into Europe, the Middle East,Arica and the Americas.Korea has also become a major power in sports, especially soccer,archery, ice-skating and baseball. Kim Yu-na, the gold medalist ingure skating at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, andPark Ji-sung o England’s Manchester United ootball club are only two o many Korean athletes who are distinguishing themselves inthe world o sports.The Republic hosted the 1988 Olympic Games, 2002 FIFA WorldCup and the 2011 Daegu IAAF World Championships in Athleticsand is organizing the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The country is among only hal a dozen nations that have achieved a “grandslam” o playing host to the our major international competitionsmentioned above.
1K-pop dancers and musicians dazzling international audiences. (Super Junior)2Korean delegates delight to hear the IOC announcement that PyeongChang was decided as the hosto the 2018 Winter Olympiad.

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