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Moon promises to ensure ‘cultural freedom’

Moon promises to ensure ‘cultural freedom’

in a New Year’s meeting with a number of cultural figures president moon jaein vowed to ensure cultural freedom the president referred to the previous park geun-hye administration’s infamous black list of cultural figures who were critical of the end government and promised to prevent such incidents from happening again the Korean leader also vowed efforts to improve the welfare of those in the cultural sector he also praised recent accomplishments in the nation’s entertainment front including parasite winning the…

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Coastal Now – Gullah Geechee Cultural Conservation Project

Coastal Now – Gullah Geechee Cultural Conservation Project

Coastal Carolina University is in the midst of a two-year project to help preserve a culture. We have the capacity to be able to do this well. A $270,000 grant from the National Archives is being used to digitize documents, photos, videos and audio recordings from Gullah Geechee communities in South Carolina. Gullah Geechee history is South Carolina history, is American history. Just as we know Creole and Cajun we should know Gullah Geechee. This builds on years of work…

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Notable shift in entertainment industry over past decade is steady rise of Northeast Asian pop …

Notable shift in entertainment industry over past decade is steady rise of Northeast Asian pop …

the past decade has seen a steady rise and the influence of Northeast Asian pop culture exports and it’s fair to say that’s mainly been led by kpop that’s how CNN explained the shift in the global entertainment industry over the course of the 2010 adding that k-pops popularity is projected to continue well into the 2020s as well kim hyusun has this report in 2019 the music videos of South Korean pop groups BTS and black Pink’s smashed youtube…

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Economic Freedom and Growth

Economic Freedom and Growth

Why are some places rich and others poor? Why are some big cities bright, and others dark? These are some of the most important and enduring puzzles in the history of economics. Adam Smith saw these same contrasts in 1776, and asked the same questions in his book, The Wealth of Nations. For Smith, the source of these differences was simple:, economic freedom. In his own words, “lLittle else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of…

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Korean culture leaves major footstep in the world in 2019 with Parasite and BTS

Korean culture leaves major footstep in the world in 2019 with Parasite and BTS

2019 was a year full of historic first for kpop in Korean movies parasyte won prestigious international awards and is on course to earn more honors and BTS grab attention by breaking one record after another for details let’s turn to our Amin Sun 2019 was a year full of pleasant surprises for fans of Korean movies and pop music one of the biggest successes in South Korea’s cultural space was director bong joon-ho and his film parasite in may…

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Sweeping awards in North America, will ‘Parasite’ make Oscar history?

Sweeping awards in North America, will ‘Parasite’ make Oscar history?

South Korean film parasite has conquered this here Chicago Film Critics Association Awards winning four awards and would had successes several Critics Association Awards expectations are rising over whether parasite could be nominated for an Oscar Arthur jung-in has more after getting international recognition at Caen in May parasite has also been picking up awards in the u.s. the South Korean film dominated this year she cago Film Critics Association Awards scooping for awards over the weekend the association picked…

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‘Mermaid of Asia’ Choi Youn-hee appointed 2nd vice minister of culture

‘Mermaid of Asia’ Choi Youn-hee appointed 2nd vice minister of culture

former south korean swimming champion choi eun-hee has been appointed Second Vice Minister of Culture Sports and Tourism known as the mermaid of Asia Chae is a five-time gold medalist having won the title at the Asian Games in 1986 and 1982 she served as CEO of KSP land company a public entity managing the 1988 Seoul Olympics facilities and of the Korea woman’s Sports Association the blue house says Chae as an experienced administrator will contribute to fostering the…

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J.D. Vance on Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis – Full interview | VIEWPOINT

J.D. Vance on Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis – Full interview | VIEWPOINT

Charles: We’re happy to have J.D. Vance, the author of the best selling “Hillbilly Elegy,” in the studios today. I guess I gotta start, J.D, such a trite question, did you ever expect anything like the response you’ve gotten with “Hillbilly Elegy”? Vance: No, definitely not. I told my wife a couple of weeks before the book came out that I just hoped that it wouldn’t be embarrassing with how few people read it. And I think that I surpassed…

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Blue House to welcome Uzbek President as nation’s second state guest

Blue House to welcome Uzbek President as nation’s second state guest

The President of Uzbekistan who arrived in South Korea on Wednesday,… will be welcomed by the South Korean first couple this afternoon… as the nation’s second state guest this year. After paying a visit to the Seoul National Cemetery, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, will be officially greeted by President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook at the Blue House, which will then be followed by a bilateral summit between the two leaders. A state dinner, honoring the visiting President, will be…

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