Toronto Newsletter – February 2010

What’s Happening

Date: May 11, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Innis Town Hall @ U of T (2 Sussex Avenue)
Admission: FREE (draw prizes included)

Arirang Korea TV in Toronto is hosting its first annual smartphone film festival. Come and watch the short films directed and produced by the local community, and enjoy Korean food. more
MOSAIC - Korean Pavillion

Date: May 31 – June 2, 2012
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan

The Regina Korean Cultural Association is joining the Regina Multicultural Council for the 2nd consecutive year to showcase Korean culture to the non-Korean members of the Regina community. Visit the Korean pavilion! more
Annual Korean Dano Spring Festival

Dates: June 1st & 2nd 2012
Location: Christie Pits Park (Bloor and Christie)
Admission: Free

Dano Spring Festival is an annual festival to celebrate traditional Korean heritage. You have the chance to experience Korean games, food and watch the hidden talents across the GTA! more
Cultural Expressions Festival

Dates: June 13 & 22 – 23, 2012
Location: Officer’s Square in Fredericton, New Brunswick

The Korean Association of Fredericton is putting on an event of Korean culture ‘The year of Korea’ at the festival. Drop by to experience the wonderful culture of Korea if you are in the area! more
Toronto Korean Film Festival

Dates: June 22 – July 1
Time: Check Schedule on Website
Location: Innis Town Hall @ U of T (2 Sussex Avenue)

The 1st ever Toronto Korean Film Festival is making its launch this summer. If you are interested in Korean movies, come out and support Korean films and filmmakers! more


Riding the Korean Wave

When Simon and Martina Stawski landed in South Korea in 2008, they immediately took out a video camera and began to document their new life in a foreign land.

Upcoming Festival

Icheon Ceramic Festival

Dates: April 28 – May 13, 2012
Location: Seolbong Park (Gyeonggi-do)

cheon has 1,000 years of history in ceramic arts and its ceramics festival is one of the most famous festivals in Korea. more
EXPO 2012 Yeosu, Korea

Dates: May 12 – August 12, 2012
Location: Yeosu New Port area

Visit Yeosu, Korea this summer to see what the ‘Living Ocean and Coast’ EXPO is all about. Dream for the ocean of the future; harmony for humanity in Yeosu. more
Boseong Green Tea Festival

Dates: May 16 – 20, 2012
Location: Green tea fields, Chasori Park (Jeollanam-do)

At the Boseong Green Tea Festival, some of the most popular festival events are the hands-on experience programs such as picking tea leaves, making tea, and sampling green tea snacks. more
Lotus Lantern Festival

Dates: May 18 – 20, 2012
Location: Bongeunsa Temple (Samseong-dong)

Korea's annual Lotus Lantern Festival celebrates a millenia-old tradition in honor of Buddha's Birthday. more
Chuncheon International Mime Festival

Dates: May 20 – 27, 2012
Location: Festival Theater Momzit, Chuncheon Culture & Art Center

The Chuncheon International Mime festival features exciting innovative mime and street performances that showcases the talents of many master performers.

Tour Packages

Mimi Holidays: Eccentric Korea

7 Days, 6 Nights
Seoul – Gyeongju – Busan – Jeju

Visit the eccentric places of Korea. You will fall in love with the uniqueness of each location. more

7 days

Take a trip to Korea and visit where the royal palaces are treasured. It will be an experience of a lifetime. more


Patbingsu (Shaved ice with sweet red beans and fruit)

Patbingsu is one of the most popular summer desserts or snacks in Korea. It looks like a huge snow mountain in a bowl decorated with colorful fruits, sweet red beans and rice cake pieces and sweet creamy condensed milk.


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