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Exotic Korean Drum Dances

Exotic Korean Drum Dances

Professor Oh August 15, 2013 2

This week on KWOW, Professor Oh explains the drum dancing featured in 2NE1′s “I’m the Best” and “Gu Family Book.” Feel the beat of the vibrant 5-drum dance (ogomu/오고무). The female players spin, jump,

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29 South Korean Movies You Must Watch

29 South Korean Movies You Must Watch

Professor Oh August 8, 2013 20

In this week’s episode of KWOW, we share our favorite South Korean films. We’ve also included ones popular amongst the general audience. Watch the video. It’s more colorful than the list :) The movies

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CLOTHES in Korean – Fashion Show Edition (KWOW #60)

CLOTHES in Korean – Fashion Show Edition (KWOW #60)

Professor Oh August 1, 2012 27

Billy Jin replied to the winners from last week’s contest. For this week’s extra special contest, scroll to the end of this post! It’s sad but true: we’ve come to the last episode of

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“I, My, Me, Mine” – Learn Korean Pronouns (KWOW #49)

“I, My, Me, Mine” – Learn Korean Pronouns (KWOW #49)

Professor Oh May 16, 2012 19

In our latest KWOW episode, we learned some omnipresent Korean words: I, my, me, and mine. Watch the video below if you haven’t already: For more pronouns, read our blog on Korean Pronouns. (coming

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Korea’s Traditional Folk Music (KWOW #37)

Korea’s Traditional Folk Music (KWOW #37)

Professor Oh February 22, 2012 4

As we already learned in KWOW episode 37 (see above), pansori (판소리) is a genre of Korea’s traditional music performed by one singer and one drummer. Think of pansori as “Korean opera.” The most

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Happy Korean New Year!

Happy Korean New Year!

Professor Oh January 23, 2012 2

Koreans celebrate the Solar New Year, however an even bigger tradition is the Korean New Year–also referred as the Chinese New Year, Lunar New Year, etc. According to the Gregorian Calendar, 2012′s Lunar New

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