Dramas and Movies

Dramas and Movies While music and dance play an integral role in all traditional theatrical performances, Korean drama has its origins in prehistoric religious rites. A good example of this classical theatrical form is the masked dance Sandaenori, a combination of dance, song and narrative punctuated with satire and humor. Slightly varying from one region…

Medical Facilities

 Medical Facilities Hospitals: Clinics and General Hospitals There are two kinds of medical institutions in Korea. Primary health care organizations include neighborhood clinics, public health centers and small hospitals for common ailments such as the flu and digestion-related conditions. Specialized or university hospitals (general hospitals) are secondary care organizations that attend to more severe conditions…

Gangbuk Samsung Total Healthcare Center

Introduction About Total Healthcare Center We’re here for You In this day and age, many foreigners are visiting or living in Korea. As a foreigner overseas, having medical problems can make people feel overwhel- med or uncomfortable as there are many cultural differences and barriers that need to be taken care of. Kangbuk Samsung Total…

Korean Housing

Housing It is generally believed that Paleolithic man began to inhabit the Korean Peninsula about 40,000 to 50,000 years ago. Neolithic man appeared in Korea around 4,000 B.C., with signs of their active presence around 3,000 B.C. being found across the peninsula. It is believed that these Neolithic people formed the ethnic stock of the…

Samsung Medical Center's Seoul hospital

Introduction  Patient Care International Health Services Introduction Opened in September 1995, International Health Services has offered inpatient and outpatient treatments, consultations, and referrals across a comprehensive range of specializations. Service is a major component of Samsung Medical Center’s Seoul hospital, one of the country’s leading health care institutions. Samsung Medical Center is well received among…

Where to Experience Korean Traditional Culture

Where to Experience Korean Traditional Culture Hanok Village at Namsan-gol | hanokmaeul.seoul.go.kr Namsan-gol is a place in which hanok (Korean traditional houses) have been restored and people can appreciate their beauty. Classes in intangible cultural assets include brush painting of sagunja (the Four Gentlemen: Japanese apricot, orchid, chrysanthemum and bamboo), etiquette, the tea ceremony and…