The 2012 Korean baseball league will open its season on April 7th. There will be particular interest in the return of Seung-Yeop Lee to the Samsung Lions and Chan-Ho Park to the Hanwha Eagles. The addition of these stars will make fans look forward to the 2012 season even more than usual. Passion for baseball is increasing every year. Moreover, more people are watching games live in the stadium. Why is going to the staduium to watch the games growing in popularity? It is because there are so many things going on in addition to the game when you go and watch it live. Come and get a glimpse of the charm of live baseball with the Observer.
Recently, there has been a boom in performance art in Daegu including plays and musicals. Plays are open to all ages and at low cost. Their posters can be found easily on streets off campus. Plays are performances that can touch your heart and they are a lot of fun. However, a lot happens behind the scenes, and the endless effort of the actors and actresses goes toward putting on a fabulous play. The Observer visited the play Deja vu, which is a historical drama set in Buinsa, a temple in Daegu, to report on what goes into a typical production. We also had an opportunity to interview the lead actress, ‘Jeong-Yeon Kim’ which gave us some insight into how much she puts into each performance.
On August 15th, 2011 Flashmobs were held in major cities by young people all over Korea to express their feelings about Dokdo. The event was meant to focus young Koreans on the dispute over the posses
We can see people in our day-to-day lives who just zone out with their earphones on. It is easy to wonder what they might be listening to. It could be music or it could be the radio. They might even b
Poems are sometimes referred to as the flower of language. In Korea, flowers are metaphors for essence. It is the reason why poems use various kinds of metaphors. Poetry has the power to change a read
On January 27th, 2011, there was a memorial concert for Jin-Won Lee, who died from a brain injury. The concerts were simultaneously held at 26 clubs around Hongik University, known as "Hongdae club." 103 bands, from office-working bands to famous musicians based at the Hongdae clubs volunteered to perform. They gathered in one place to honor the deceased, but the concert had a broader meaning in that it confirmed Korea’s indie culture to the world and got us thinking about indie music again.
What do you think is the most important thing in life? Although different people value different things, it is undeniable that health is one of the most important considerations. We all try to get enough sleep, exercise, and eat well in order to maintain wellness. Eating well can mean many things, but when it comes to health it means to eat a well-balanced nutritious and proportional amount of food regularly. However, in modern living avoiding junk and processed foods is becoming more difficult. Given the fast pace of modern life it is not easy to remove these foods from our lives. We need to find balance in our diet, so it is important to understand harmonies in connection with food as well as between foods.
The IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) WorldChampionships Daegu will be held from August 27th to September 4th, 2011.Daegu was picked as the site of these Championships after winning a competitionwith other countries that were interested in hosting them like Spain, Australia, and Russia. Weare going to take a closer look at the process of organizing these Championships and efforts manystudents and citizens are making to make them a success. We expect that there will possibly be manybenefits as well as concerns that come from the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011.
Korean traditional beverages are staples of our lives. There are several beverages that are well-known such as sikhye which is a cinnamon and rice drink, and sujeonggwa which is a cinnamon punch with dried persimmon. These are winter beverages but many people misconstrue them as being for summer. However, there are many beverages we don't know very well such as baesook which is boiled pear in honey, and wonsobyeong which is honey water with rice cakes. Although we drink popular beverages we don’t have much knowledge about them. Since Korean traditional products are being introduced to a global generation, we should know more about how they are developed and understand the preservation of traditional beverages in Korea.
These days, many people want to travel alone to find themselves by experiencing a simpler life. As the number of Farm Stays and Temple Stays increases, people who want to have these experiences come looking for programs that can help them. Particularly in July and August, countless numbers of summer vacationers prefer Farm Stays and Temple Stays to other kinds of vacations. These things are close to our lives, so opportunities always abound.
These days, many people want to travel alone to find themselves by experiencing a simpler life. As the number of Farm Stays and Temple Stays increases, people who want to have these experiences come l
Soccer fans all over the world are eagerly anticipating the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. This World Cup will be the first World Cup held in Africa. We will preview this World Cup and analyze group B including the Korean team. The World Cup will take place from June 11th to July 12th, and the games will cover a total of 31 days in nine cities and ten stadiums. Europe will be represented by 14 countries, Africa by 5, South America and Asia 5 each, North America 4 and Oceania 1 for a total 32 teams from 6 continents.
Many people believe in Christianity, Roman Catholicism, and Buddhism in modern societies. Korean traditional faith, on the other hand, has faded from our memory. A long time ago, Korean people wished for luck for their villages and believed in a god who protected them from evil with a village as a unit. This was called Dongje which is a Korean folk faith. For the most part this custom has disappeared from modern Korean society, and the remaining Dongjes have changed roles from just being memorial services to being representative of their regions. We want to know about examples of transformed Dongjes.
Daegu established the U-2011 athletics road in an effort to enhance citizens' health and create a successful mood for the upcoming 2011 Daegu IAAF World Championships. U-road offers various services which record athletic performances like walking and running, using up-to-date ubiquitous technology and management of citizens' exercise histories. We intend to look into more information about U-road which has been built to improve the image of Daegu as an athletic city and provide citizens with healthcare space.
Humor is a Way of Life During the childhood of many current university students, a great number of people lost their jobs during the Asian financial crisis, and many of them lived through hardships. I
Reading The Yeungnam Observer is an excellent way of honing your English-reading skills, but there is more to learning English than merely reading. To prepare yourself properly for the English-speakin
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