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Taekkyeon 태껸

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Surely everyone with an interest in Korea has heard of Taekwondo. There is a Korean martial art with a far longer tradition. It’s called Taekkyeon (태껸).

Starting from this month 26th to 25th November, Seoul City will be having a 2 months ’2009 Seoul Offer Season’ activities. Hundreds of shopping centers, hotels and restaurants will offer a maximum of 50% discount and hold up various events.

The sight of Koreans cheering on the Korean national football team in front of Seoul City Hall during the 2002 World Cup came to be recognized around the world.

Have you ever heard of naengmyeon (냉면)? The name literally means ‘cold noodles’. You really want to have some when it gets hot in summer, though they say it is supposed to be eaten in winter.

The first time when I came across this TV commercial and it’s really funny. I can’t stop myself laughing at the baby and eager of finding out more. Therefore I started doing my searching on the internet. Here the article about ‘QOOK‘.

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