Seoul

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unique designs

programmes that might be useful for short-term visitors to learn the Korean language. Pottery Korean ceramics are known around the world for their simple beauty unique designs. Visitors can learn how to make pottery at the National Museum of Korea and the pottery villages just outside of Seoul in Incheon and Yeoju. *


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, South Korea, with her husband, Zhujiu Jiang, also a 9-dan professional. She and Mr. Jiang participate actively in Korean tournaments. His first recordings aroused incredulous amazement about his skills and musical interpretation. Ever since, Barrueco has toured extensively, appearing in some of the world's most important musical centers, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Munich, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Rome, Copenhagen


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24. It was one of the titles garnering critical and popular support for the emerging Korean film industry, as well as inspiring subsequent works made in its tribute. The '''Battle of Inchon''' was a decisive 15-day invasion and battle during the Korean War. The battle began on September 15, 1950, and ended around September 28. During the amphibious operation (Amphibious warfare), U.S. Marines (United States Marine Corps) under the command of General Douglas MacArthur


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"''yeongdeung''" (靈登) or "divine ascent", a shamanic (Korean shamanism) rite. The third syllable is "''po''", representing water (浦), referring to the district's position on the Han River (Han River (Korea)). The 2006 population was 408,819


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to Pyongyang in 1930, where they stayed for the next 10 years. At Pyongyang National High School, Kim showed exceptional talent in music, painting and writing (Literature), and his studious nature earned him the nickname "Professor of Physics". 김기영 (Kim Ki-young) at KMDb Korean Movie Database: "주위로부터 ‘물리학 박사’라는 소리까지 듣게 된다." While still a student, one of Kim's poem (Poetry)s was published

; The family moved to Pyongyang in 1930, where they stayed for the next 10 years. At Pyongyang National High School, Kim showed exceptional talent in music, painting and writing (Literature), and his studious nature earned him the nickname "Professor


culture scholarship

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Asia League Ice Hockey. In 2005 the team relocated and took the name of their new hometown as their own, playing all current home games out of the Anyang Sports Complex Arena. After two years of finishing in 5th place, they became the first non-Japanese team to finish first in the regular season in 2008–2009. However, they failed to defeat the Nippon Paper Cranes in the semi-finals. In the following season Halla again finished in first and managed to win the semi-final and final series

giving them their first play-off series win and first Asia League Championship. The club captured their second AL title after the league cancelled the championship final due to the earthquake in Japan. Asia League announced Halla and Tohoku Free Blades as the co-champs. align center 2009 Seoul, South Korea - align center 2002 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" align center 2011 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" align center 2009 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" align center 2006 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" align center 2009 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" align center 2007 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" align center 2009 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" align center 2006 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" align center 2004 Seoul, South Korea -bgcolor "#eeeeee" '''Seoul Science High School''' is a public school for gifted students (ages 15–18) interested in science. The school was established in 1989, and is located at Jongno-gu, Seoul. It is one of the nineteen science high schools in Republic of Korea. In 2009, it has become an 'academy for gifted students' selected by the ministry of education of Korea. Now it is one of the four such academies in Republic of Korea, and is a leading high school in the nation. - valign "top" bgcolor "#D9D9CC" 1988 – Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics Seoul, South Korea - valign "top" bgcolor "#CEDAB0" The '''Archdiocese of Seoul''' (Latin: ''Archidioecesis Seulum'', Commons:Category:Seoul Wikipedia:Seoul


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, 1967 - Teenage Professor Sums Things Up stories local 2009 05 12 geniusguy.ART_ART_05-12-09_A1_KMDR7JH.html The Columbus Dispatch - Peers to honor OSU's 'thinker' The Milwaukee Journal - Sep 22, 1967 - Prof Sides With Students, He's 18


excellent work

. He began playing football during his fourth year of elementary school. During this time, Park was known as one of the greatest young talents in South Korea and was being looked at by a number of different clubs. He was well known for his excellent work rate, mesmerizing dribbling and pinpoint passes. - align center 7 6 February 2008 Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea align center '''3'''–0 align center 4–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification


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research institute in Korea and has contributed significantly to the economic development of the country, particularly during the years of accelerated growth in the 1970s and 1980s. It has a research staff of over 1,800 research scientists, visiting scientists, fellows and trainees, and foreign scientists involved in basic research in various fields of science and technology. Sporting event performances The group performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the seventh game

Seoul

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'''Seoul''' ( With a population of over 10 million, the megacity is the largest city proper (List of cities proper by population) in the OECD.

Situated on the Han River (Han River (Korea)), Seoul's history stretches back more than two thousand years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty. The Seoul Capital Area contains five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace (Changdeokgung), Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine (Jongmyo), Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. with over 12 million international visitors in 2013, Seoul Statistics making it the world's 10th most visited city (Tourism#MasterCard_Global_Destination_Cities_Index) and 6th largest earner in tourism (Tourism#MasterCard_Global_Destination_Cities_Index). MasterCard-Global Destination Cities index

Today, Seoul is considered a leading and rising global city, resulting from an economic boom called the Miracle on the Han River which transformed it from the damage of the Korean War to the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy (List of cities by GDP) with a GDP of US$774 billion At purchasing power parity, see List of cities by GDP. in 2012 after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. A world leading technology hub centered on Gangnam (Gangnam (3 Districts)) and Digital Media City, the Seoul Capital Area boasts 15 http: fortune.com global500 samsung-electronics-13 Fortune Global 500 companies such as Samsung, the world's largest technology company (List of the largest technology companies), as well as LG and Hyundai-Kia (Hyundai Kia Automotive Group). In 2013, the city's GDP per capita (PPP) (List of South Korean regions by GDP) of $39,448 was comparable to that of France and Finland. Ranked sixth in the Global Power City Index (Global city) and eighth in the Global Financial Centres Index, the metropolis exerts a major influence in global affairs as one of the five leading hosts of global conferences (Union of International Associations). http: www.uia.be sites uia.be files documents statistics press press12.pdf It also hosts the world's most art openings per square mile. http: travel.cnn.com seoul life 50-reasons-why-seoul-worlds-greatest-city-534720

Seoul is the world's most wired city http: travel.cnn.com seoul life 50-reasons-why-seoul-worlds-greatest-city-534720 and ranked first in technology readiness by PwC's ''Cities of Opportunity'' report. http: www.pwc.com us en cities-of-opportunity 2014 assets cities-of-opportunity-2014.pdf Seoul Station is the main terminal of the KTX (Korea Train Express) high-speed rail and the Seoul Subway is the world's largest subway (Rapid transit) network, http: www.lwt.co.kr introduce tour tour.do Its Lotte Cinema houses the world's largest cinema screen. http: www.guinnessworldrecords.com records-4000 largest-permanent-35mm-cinema-screen Seoul's COEX Mall is the world's largest underground shopping mall. http: www.newsis.com ar_detail view.html?ar_id NISX20141201_0013328698&cID 10402&pID 10400 Emporis ranked Seoul's skyline having the world's fourth highest visual impact among major cities. http: www.emporis.com statistics skyline-ranking

Seoul hosted the 1986 Asian Games, 1988 Summer Olympics, 2002 FIFA World Cup and the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit. A UNESCO City of Design (Creative Cities Network), Seoul was named the 2010 World Design Capital (World Design Capital).

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