culture, Philippine-related, pinoys in korea

Ballet Philippines Brings Philippine Culture on A Seoul Stage

The Philippine Embassy-Seoul hosted a by-invitation event last Thursday, the 9th of June, featuring a performance by Ballet Philippines entitled “Masterpieces: Celebrating the Tapestry of Filipino Culture and Friendship”. The event was held at the HOAM Hall of Performing Arts. The Ambassador, HE Raul Hernandez, and his wife, Madame Anna Hernandez, together with other Embassy… Read More Ballet Philippines Brings Philippine Culture on A Seoul Stage

culture, Philippine-related

My Hablon “Patadyong”: Himu sa Miag-ao (Made in Miag-ao)

The national costume of the Philippines are the barong tagalog for men and baro’t saya for women. I’ve always wanted to wear our Philippine dress the way Koreans proudly wear their Hanbok during every occasion they could possibly find a reason to wear it. I’m more inclined to get the more wearable and casual kimona… Read More My Hablon “Patadyong”: Himu sa Miag-ao (Made in Miag-ao)

culture, life in korea, travel/landmarks

Inspired at the Creative Center for Convergence Culture

My Wednesday was a time well-spent with my ever-smiling and non-stop chatter friend, Ingrid. As we are both stay-at-home moms whose free time is dependent on our husbands’ and sons’ schedule, our perfect area to explore is the Digital Media Center (DMC). After-all, we are DMC neighbors! It was a freezing day last Wednesday so… Read More Inspired at the Creative Center for Convergence Culture

culture, travel/landmarks

The Prambanan Masterpiece and The Classic Love Story from Indonesia

Indonesia is home to The Prambanan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in Yogyakarta. It was just apt that hubby chose this “Prambanan” souvenir in lieu of the souvenir plates (he didn’t see any souvenir plates in Indonesia) that he usually takes home from his travels. He brought this “Prambanan” souvenir years ago. Several trips… Read More The Prambanan Masterpiece and The Classic Love Story from Indonesia

culture, life in korea

Arirang TV

Do you tune in to the Arirang TV channel? Jaz Lee, through her Facebook page, is soliciting opinions about Arirang TV’s effectiveness in promoting Korea worldwide. Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is on top of this move. It is sponsoring an upcoming forum dedicated to gathering feedback about Arirang TV. It would help… Read More Arirang TV