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					                                        FOREIGN LIFE IN KOREA June 2006

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                                                 Red Angels of Spring
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Can You Feel The Buzz?
                    Contents                                                                                                                                                               Photo by Hema Vijaykumar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Prof. Roy C. Romano | University of Ulsan, English Language and Literature Department

                                                                                                    03 EditorialThe Buzz?                                                                                                                           T     he time has finally come.   Everyone and their uncle are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         talking about it. After years of mounting anticipation, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Scotland, King James I, in 1424 proclaimed in Parliament “that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 na man play at the Fute-ball.” (“No man shall play football.”)
                                                                                                 08    Can You Feel                                                                                                                                 eve of the World Cup has arrived. What can be said that has                  But nothing could stop the popularity of the game.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    not already been said? Everyone knows who their favorite
                                                                                                    04 Breaking News for Greek Owner
                                                                                                       HHI, Simultaneous Naming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    players are and what team they will be cheering for. It would                By 1815, the British government had relented and Eton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 College established a set of rules. These were standardized and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    be rather inappropriate (and maybe downright dangerous) to
                                                                                                                             HSHI, 9,400 TEU Containership Delivered                                                                                                                                                             became known as the Cambridge Rules. A few decades later,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    use this forum to glorify any particular team. But what about
                                                                                                                             HMD, 37,000-dwt PC Named                                                                                                                                                                            on October 26, 1863, eleven clubs and schools had a meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the history of the World Cup and the origins of soccer (or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 at Freemason’s Tavern on Great Queen Street in London. That
                                                                                                                 08 Reader’s Column
                                                                                                                    Ulsan’s Medieval Knight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    football) itself? Perhaps that deserves a glance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 night saw the creation of the Football Association. Rules for
                                                                                                                             Family Trip to China                                                                                                   Soccer-like games appear to have                                                                                the modern game were
                                                                                                                             The COOL Club                                                                                                          sprung up independently from all                                                                                drawn up over a series of six
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    corners of the globe, so it is                                                                                  meetings.
                                                                                                                 13 Theme Tour Calm and Nami Island
                                                                                                                    The Garden of Morning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    impossible to say which came
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    first. One of the better                                                                                     The popularity of the sport
                                                                                                 10 14 International Supervisors Spring Festival                                                                                                    documented early sports is the                                                                               grew worldwide and, in 1904,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chinese game of Tsu Chu. Tsu                                                                                 FIFA was born. The first

                                                                                                                 16 A Traveler’s Note
                                                                                                                    Asan Bay and Asan-Ri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chu can be literally translated as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “to kick the ball made of leather.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 World Cup was held in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Montevideo, Uruguay in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    During the Ts’in Dynasty (255 BC                                                                             1930. (Uruguay has won the
                                                                                                                 17 Zoom-inan opportunity waiting to be taken
                                                                                                                    Ilsan Beach:                                                                                                                    ~ 206 BC), Tsu Chu was primarily                                                                             gold medal in soccer at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    practiced by the Chinese military                                                                            1928 Olympics.) It was not a
                                                                                                                 18 Arts &for Fine Art and Culture Hyundai Arts Center
                                                                                                                    A Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    as a skill building exercise. High                                                                           completely successful event
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with a number of European
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    stakes games would be played on
                                                                                                                             George Winston’s Summer & Winter Concert in July
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the emperor’s birthday with the                                                                              teams (England, Italy,
                                                                                                                 21 Puzzle & Lunch Menu                                                                                                             winners being treated to a feast and the losers possibly being               Czechoslovakia, Holland, Spain, Germany, Scotland, Hungary,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and Austria) passing on attendance. Still, the final game drew
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    beheaded. By the time of the Han Dynasty (206 BC ~ 220 AD),
                                                                                                                 22 Bulletin Board
                                                                                                                    9th Boryeong Mud Festival
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the game was being played extensively. Even today, a version                 80,000 spectators with Uruguay defeating Argentina: 4 to 2.
                                                                                                                             World Festival at Hyundai Department Store(Dong-gu)                                                                    of Tsu Chu is still played.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The World Cup has come a long way from its humble
                                                                                                                 23          Hyundai Hotel                                                                                                          In Japan, during the Asuka period (538 ~ 710 AD), a game
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    called Kemari became popular. This was another sport played
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 beginnings. During the 2002 games, an average of 314.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 million viewers per match tuned in to watch. The sky is the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with no hands allowed. The ball was made of deerskin and                     limit this time around as nearly 320 million viewers watched
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    stuffed with sawdust. Played by 2 to 12 participants, the                    the World Cup draw during the live broadcast in December.

                 Challenging Quiz                                                                                              16                                                                                                                   object was to pass the ball from player to player without
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    letting it touch the ground.                                                 As stated before, given the multi-national readership of FLIK
        Q. What is the name of the city that is famous for its mud in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            magazine, it would be wrong for this editorial to signal
           Korea?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Hundreds of years later, a similar game involving kicking a ball             favoritism towards any team. How about we just hope for an
        * Please send us the quiz answer to                                                                                                                                                                                          became popular in England. It was quite a violent game                       entertaining set of matches, as good as or better than the 2002
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    involving sometimes a hundred players or more with kicking,                  series.
        The answer to last issue’s quiz is “Monsoon”                                                                                                                                                                                                punching, and biting allowed. In fact, King Edward III tried to
        Winner: Alexandre Duran, Juan Chen, David Winstanley,                                                                                                                                                                                       prohibit soccer in 1331 because of the excessive violence. In                Let the games begin!
                 Bob Hadfield
        Prize: Hyundai Department Store Gift Certificate
        * Please send your telephone number and address to receive prize.

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     Simultaneous Naming for Greek Owner                                                                                                         9,400 TEU Containership Delivered
     Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) held a                                                                                                       Hyundai Samho Heavy Industires
     naming ceremony for two 116,000-dwt                                                                                                         (HSHI) delivered a 9,400 TEU
     product carriers ordered by Tsakos of                                                                                                       containership to CMA CGM S.A. of
     Greece on May 25.                                                                                                                           France on May 12. The ship was
                                                                                                                                                 named CMA CGM Medea.
     Capt. Panagiotis N. Tsakos, owner of
     Tsakos, Mr. Hwang Moo-soo, COO of                                                                                                           The 9,400 TEU containership
     Shipbuilding Division of HHI and 65                                                                                                         measures 349m in length, 42.8m in
     other guests attended this ceremony.                                                                                                        width, 22.8m in depth, with 24.1 knots
                                                                                                                                                 in service speed. Ths ship has 10 cargo
                                                                                                                                                 holds, 21 sets of lashing bridge and 8
     The first ship was named Proteas by Ms.
                                                                                                                                                 tier loading on deck/hatch cover.
     Germaine Merrilees, Managing Director
     of Western Petroleum and the second                                                                                                         The containership is the third of eight
     ship was named Promithes by Dr. Irene                                                                                                       containerships, including two 8,200
     Tsakos, wife of Capt. Tsakos.                                                                                                               TEU containerships, two 9,400 TEU
                                                                                                                                                 containerships, two 5,100 TEU
     Both ships measure 250m in length,                                                                                                          containerships and two 1,700 TEU
     44m in width and 22.7m in depth with                                                                                                        containerships, ordered by CMA CGM
     a service speed of 15.1 knots.                                                                                                              S.A.

     Naming for 9,100 TEU                          INTERMAT Garners Big                           International Supervisors                      105,000-dwt Tanker Named                      Naming for 8,200 TEU                         Spring Picnic
     Containership                                 Equipment Order                                Spring Festival                                                                              Containership
     HHI had a naming ceremony for 9,100 TEU       HHI recently secured a selling agreement       HHI successfully held the International        HSHI held a naming ceremony for a             HSHI held a naming ceremony for an 8,200     HSHI held a spring picnic for owners, class
     containership ordered by Peter Doehle of      for 620 construction equipments worth 42       Supervisors Spring Festival at the             105,000-dwt crude oil tanker ordered by                                                    supervisors and their families at Jindo
                                                                                                                                                                                               TEU containership ordered by Nordcapital
     Germany on May 4.                             million euro at the INTERMAT exhibition        Bangeojin Park near Ulsan College on May                                                                                                  Island on May 13. On this day, all the
                                                                                                                                                 Novoship of Russia on May 19.                 of Germany on May 9.
                                                   held in Paris, France. At this year’s          13. This outing festival was planned to                                                                                                   participants boarded a ferryboat to tour
                                                   exhibition, HHI showcased 18 key products      express HHI’s gratitude to all the                                                                                                        small islands near Jindo island. They visited
     The ship was named MSC Madeleine by Mrs.                                                                                                    The ship was named NS Consul by Mrs.
                                                   including excavators, wheel loaders, mini      international supervisors and their families                                                 The ship was named COSCO Napoli by           Ullimsanbang (Atelier), enjoyed barbecue
     Regula Estermann, partner of Mr. R. Maegli,                                                                                                 Tatiana Prokopenko, specialist on public
                                                   excavators and skid steer loaders. As a        working at HHI and HMD.                        relationship of Novoship in the presence of   Mrs. Han, wife of Mr. Han Dae-youn, senior   for lunch and watched Korean traditional
     president of MSC. Mr. Hwang Moo-soo,
                                                   result of aggressive marketing efforts, a                                                     Mr. Evgeny Kostyuk, vice present & director   executive vice president of HHI in the       music performances represented by
     COO of Shipbuilding Division of HHI, and 60
                                                   large quantity of orders was secured at this   Taekwondo performance of HFS students          of technical department of Novoship, Mr.      presence of Mr. Willem Dekker, chief         Ganggangsullae at the local cultural
     other guests attended this ceremony.          event. INTERMAT exhibition is held tri-        opened the festivity and aerobics of Pink                                                                                                 center. On the night of the August full
                                                                                                                                                 Kang Soo-hyun, CEO & president of HSHI        operating officer of Nordcapital, Mr. Kang
                                                   annually and is one of the three largest       Ladies heated the festive mood. All the        and 50 other guests.                                                                       moon, maidens and young housewives
     MSC Madeleine measures 348.5m in                                                                                                                                                          Soo-hyun, president & CEO of HSHI and        gather in the open air and dance hand in
                                                   construction equipment events held in the      participants enjoyed crisp and lively spring
     length, 42.8m in width, and 27.2m in depth    world. This year, the exhibition was held      air and joined the fun games with prizes.      The ship measures 244m in length, 42m in      50 other guests. The ship measures 335m      hand in a circle and sing a special folk
     and has a service speed of 25.3 knots. It     from April 24 to 29, with more than 21,000     The soccer match between FCFC and HHI          width and 21m in depth with a service         in length, 42.8m in width and 24.6m in       song. It symbolizes the energy and vitality
     was delivered to MSC.                         participants from 160 countries.               ended in tie by a score of 2 to 2.             speed of 14.6 knots.                          depth with a service speed of 25.3 knots.    of young women.

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     37,000-dwt PC Named
     Hyundai Mipo Dockyard
     (HMD) christened its Hull No.
     0312, the fifth 37,000-dwt
     product carrier among nine
     ordered by Barclay of Greece,
     and delivered the ship on April

     The vessel was named Atlantas
     and she was delivered to the
     owner directly after the

     The product carrier was
     chartered-out to BP and
     renamed British Ensign on April                                                                                                         Glen Canyon Bridge, K-Line [HHI]             MSC Madeleine, Peter Doehle [HHI]
     29. The vessel has a dimension
     of 184m in length, 27.4m in
     width and 17.2m in depth.

     2006 TPS Training Program                    National Innovation Award                   Invitation of Employee’s
                                                  Group Visited HMD                           Parents                                          Montego, Cardiff Marine [HHI]                          Mesaieed, Q.S.C. [HHI]
     The 2006 Japanese Toyota Productivity        A field observation group of the National   HMD held a special event where the
     System (TPS) training program, which         Innovation Award visited HMD on May 12.     employee’s parents were invited to the
     began last March, was completed recently.    60 Visitors from 22 outstanding Korean      company.
                                                  companies watched a film that explained
     136 participants had a chance to visit the   the grounds for HMD’s reception of the      120 parents gathered from all over the
                                                  Value Innovation Award in the 31st          country from Seoul to Jeju Island. They
     Toyota factory in Japan and experience
                                                  National       Quality    Management        watched the company film and toured the
     productivity innovation such as assembly
                                                  Convention. The visitors toured the         field after HMD President Song Jae-
     of a variety of car models in the same
                                                  shipyard after the film. Last December,     byoung’s greeting.
     conveyer belt and the utilization of the
                                                  HMD won the Value Innovation Award as
     Just-In-Time (JIT) system.                   company that produced remarkable            “I am even more proud of my grandson
                                                  results through effective promotion of      after watching the huge vessels that I have
     HMD plans to apply the production            value engineering activities, while         only heard about.” said the 85 year old
     management techniques learned from the       increasing product value through            grandmother of Mr. Ha Tae-jin of the
     TPS training program.                        improving functions and cutting costs.      Engineering Department.                       COSCO Napoli, Nordcapital [HSHI]    Baltic Merchant, Interorient Navigation [HMD]

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                                                                                                                                             eleventh century to you and me), with olde worlde oak beams,         were clapped in the stocks and pelted with bread until they
                                                                                                                                             a roaring fire, pennants and flags of the champion knights and       pleased Their Majesties. St. George defeated a fire breathing
                                                                                                                                             the evening was set for a celebration of England, the English        dragon – last seen at Lunar New Year – before he had a chance
                                                                                                                                             and her patron saint – St. George.                                   to roast a fair maiden of the Court.

                                                                                                                                             Strictly speaking, St. George’s Day is 23rd April (also thought to   The evening was rounded off with a jousting tournament,
                                                                                                                                             be William Shakespeare’s birthday) but, nobody minded the            where rampant 3 wheeled stallions thundered round the Hall
                                                                                                                                             change of date, which provided a few days extra grace for the        and several gallant knights were knocked on their arses (Note
                                                                                                                                             knights to squeeze into their tights and the wenches to              to Editor: This is not a swear word in England and should be
                                                                                                                                             squeeze into their bodices.                                          allowed in the name of authenticity). One could close one’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  eyes and dream of Agincourt. Actually, by the end of the
                                                                                                                                             The guests were named, for the evening, by the King and              evening, the Hall started to smell like Agincourt.
                                                                                                                                             Queen and processed into the Great Hall where they enjoyed a
                                                                                                                                             traditional English meal of broth, roast pork, potatoes and          The Medieval Night was a great success, and a credit to those
                                                                                                                                             vegetables – all eaten without cutlery and washed down with          who planned, organized and slaved over the preparations.
                                                                                                                                             lashings of meade and OB. Lovely jubbly.                             Special credit must also go to St. George, alias Wayne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  O’Donnell, who led an evening of entertainment and whose
                                                                                                                                             In keeping with the traditions of ye olde Englande the King          presence and humour will be missed when he departs Ulsan.
                                                                                                                                             and Queen – egged on by St. George in a suspiciously                 On the command of the King, St. George seemed strangely
                                                                                                                                             Australian accent – handed out punishments and favours to            hesitant to regale the company with tales of England’s recent
                                                                                                                                             those who pleased or displeased them. By Royal command,              success in the Ashes.
                                                                                                                                             The Prince of the Belgians was forced to drink Heineken all
                                                                                                                                             evening, Lady Florence of Magic Roundabout was forced to             To paraphrase Shakespeare's Henry V “Upon this charge, cry
                                                                                                                                             drink water and Lord Fruitcake of Dundee was pledged to              God for England, Harry, Saint George and the Ulsan Foreigners
                                                                                                                                             support Englande during the impending World Cup. Sinners             Compound!”

                                                                              Ulsan’s Medieval Knight
                                                                         by Lord and Lady Fruitcake of Dundee (aka Gordon & Suzie Carlile)

     T    he   foreign community in Ulsan has a long and enduring
          tradition of enjoying the festivals and traditions of many
     different nations and religions. The 4th of July, St. Andrews
                                                                          democracy, home of the Mother of Parliaments, red buses,
                                                                          rugby union world champions, birthplace of Churchill, Horatio
                                                                          Nelson, the Beatles, Cary Grant, Hugh Grant and David
     Day, Melbourne Cup, Diwali, Australia Day, Christmas, St.            Beckham. Inventors of warm beer, the sandwich, the
     Patrick’s Day and Mardi Gras are all causes for celebration and      flushing toilet, fish and chips and….lots of other things.
                                                                          The metaphorical gauntlet was flung down and John and Jane
     This year, it was the turn of the English to rise to the occasion    Bull responded in fine style. For one evening, the Compound
     and celebrate St. George’s Day. England - cradle of                  Clubhouse was transported back to the Middle Ages (that’s the

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                                                                                                                                             Argyle Street in Mong Kok. The colorful “Flower market”             Great Wall stretches east-west for more than 5,000 kilometers.
                                                                                                                                             located on Prince Edward Street sells everything from Dutch         Our taxi driver drove us to the Badalin part of the Great Wall
                                                                                                                                             tulips to orchids. The “Bird market” on Yuen Po Street includes     located at the foot of one section. This section was
                                                                                                                                             more than 70 songbird stalls. The “Goldfish market” on nearby       overcrowded. Several of our friends from the Foreigner‘s
                                                                                                                                             Tung Choi Street sells aquariums, corals and exotic fish. This is   Compound told us afterwards that they had visited the Great
                                                                                                                                             the best shopping area. Thursday my wife caught the 7 a.m.          Wall at Mutianyu or Simatai. It is less steep than our climb and
                                                                                                                                             bus to the Tsim Sha Tsui (pronounced “Chim Sah Choi”), area.        it is less crowded.
                                                                                                                                             Tsim Sha Tsui, the tip of the peninsula, is HK‘s main tourist
                                                                                                                                             drag. Marilynn had signed up for a Tai Chi class sponsored by       The Summer Palace is divine. We spent four hours touring the
                                                                                                                                             the Hong Kong Cultural Board and taught by Instructor Ng. It        grounds with Cherry, our guide. There are five gates (2 South
                                                                                             Family Trip to China                            was a beautiful location on the Avenue of the Stars.                and North gates, the East gate) and in Chinese it is known as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Yiheyuan – the ‘Park of Nurtured Harmony. It is open daily
                                                                                                                     by Kenneth Hopman
                                                                                                                                             Just a fifteen minute walk from our hotel, the Chinese Heritage     from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Outstanding highlights were the
                                                                                                                                             Museum is the big, funny looking, yellow and brown building.        Hall of Joyful Longevity, the Hall of Happiness and the

     O     ur taxi driver arrived at 6 a.m. one mid-April morning to
            take us to catch a 7 a.m. flight from Ulsan to Inchon.
     From Gimpo Airport, we expected to arrive at our destination,
                                                                         the Peninsula Hotel. Visitors should be on the lookout for
                                                                         pickpockets and other riffraff down at the pier by the Star Ferry
                                                                         terminal. The lower deck fare was dirt cheap (HK$1.70). There
                                                                                                                                             One of the highlights of our trip, the museum housed a
                                                                                                                                             Children‘s Museum, a Chinese Opera exhibit and high tea. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Seventeen-Arch Bridge. The most magnificent structure is the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Long Corridor. We also visited Ming Tombs (8 a.m. ~ 5:30 p.m.)
                                                                                                                                             walked across New Town Plaza and back to the hotel. I picked        and were unimpressed and uninspired. Some of the statues
     Hong Kong, around 4 p.m. We arrived on time at HK                   was a bus to take us from the Star Ferry Terminal to the Peak       up the South China Morning Post and read that yet another           along the garden walk leading to the tomb are nice.
     International Airport. Before leaving the HK airport with our       Tram Terminal. The queue for the tram was the longest we            sand storm was expected to strike the Chinese capital of
     luggage, we stopped at a counter where we purchased ‘On             had to wait on. The cable car takes you past rocks with             Beijing on Tuesday. So far in 2006, Beijing has notched up          The Silk Market is located on Silk Street in the Chaoyang
     loan Octopus’ cards for me, my wife, Marilynn, and my son,          beautiful landscaping and up to the Peak. For the rest of the       thirteen days of the worst pollution. According to plan, we left    District of Beijing. It is a great place for silks, embroideries, etc.
     Victor (7 years old). All modes of transit are accessible with an   afternoon, we took our time shopping up at the pinnacle             the hotel the next morning via bus back to HK International         Get a lesson in bargaining before you travel. The salesperson
     “Octopus Card.” We were able to take a bus to The Royal Park        followed by Chinese food. The next morning we took the R42          Airport. We were catching a 12:45 p.m. flight to Beijing.           will usually hand you a calculator and ask you to name your
     Hotel. After checking in, I soon learned that HK has three          bus in front of our hotel to Disneyland. The fare was HK$19.                                                                            price. He will look at you, sizing up your IQ and wallet. If he
     issuing banks for paper money (there are three or more              Since my wife had reserved tickets online on the advice of FLIK     As a word of warning on Beijing, weather can and is a factor.       thinks the first is suitably small and the latter exceedingly fat,
     versions of each denomination.) The smallest paper currency is      staff (, I          The city is known to be covered with sand storms for several        he will make an inflated suggestion.
     HK$10 and comes in green (old notes) and purple (newer and          only needed to swipe the credit card I had used to collect our      days or weeks at times during the year. Check the weather and
     more ghastly). Larger denominations from HK$20 - HK$1000            tickets.                                                            climate in the newspaper or online before visiting this lovely      At this point, I have a small confession to make. I am usually
     are available.                                                                                                                          city. I found HK in many ways to resemble the European cities I     horrible at bargaining. As I shopped along, I was the
                                                                         Chek Lap Kok is connected to the largest island in HK: Lantau       had traveled to on business. Beijing is a city which inspires       bargaining king. I‘d slap my hand to my chest, reel backwards
     Monday morning we walked over to the Kowloon Canton                 Island. Lantau is home to the world‘s biggest Buddha. It is         your imagination. One can only begin to imagine how it must         feigning a heart attack, and [still smiling] say, I‘m alright. Then
     Railway (KCR). It is a commuter line with modern service and a      200+ steps to the top. We took the MTR and a bus 23 to Ngong        have been like a century ago when a mere sight inside of the        he would make me a counter offer.
     train is usually every five minutes. Our destination was Festival   Ping. We returned to Disneyland for dinner. At dusk, we went        Forbidden City could have gotten a normal person killed.
     Walk in Kowloon, an upscale shopping mall with a mixture of         on rides, saw the 3-D movie attraction, and watched the             Unfortunately, the sand storms and pollution prevented us           The shopkeeper took this bait like a fish in a feeding frenzy
     specialty stores, jewelers, and designer shops. From Festival, it   fireworks. Mong Kok packs in a huge array of shops and              from going to see the Forbidden City or the Temple of Heaven.       [sometimes] and seemed to be amused by the theatrics.
     was a ten minute walk to Star Ferry terminal. Walking along         markets in an area of less than a square kilometer. Mong Kok is     Some of the nearby sights we did see were definitely worth the      Continue to enjoy your stay in the East and try to take
     Salisbury Street, we looked in the spectacular hotel lobby at       a station on KCR‘s East Rail. The station is at the north side of   time and effort it took us to get to Beijing from HK. China‘s       advantage of Ulsan‘s relative proximity to China.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Theme Tour

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Garden of Morning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Calm and Nami Island

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        L ocated     in the middle of the North Han River,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nami Island is a riverine island that only became
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        completely separated from the mainland in July 1943
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        with the completion of the Cheongpyeong Dam.

                                                                                                                                                   The island is situated on the border between two of South Korea’s northern provinces, Gyeonggi-do (where the main
                                                                                                                                                   access road and parking lot are located) and Gangwon-do (of which the island is administratively a part of). The half-moon

                                                                                                            The COOL Club                          shaped island is 4 kilometers in diameter and approximately 400,000 square meters in size. It boasts wide-open grassy
                                                                                                                                                   areas suitable for picnics and recreation surrounded by chestnut and popular trees. Since 1967 the island has been
                                                                                                                        by Alex and Ngozi Igabor   developed as an integrated recreation area and in fact the entire island is natural playground floating on the tranquil
                                                                                                                                                   waters of the lake created by the dam. For Koreans and international visitors the island is an oasis suitable for leisurely
                                                                                                                                                   strolls or romantic dates.
     C OOL      Club, to us is more or less, a vehicle or vanguard
          that God, Himself has brought about through the
     Christian Foreigners living in the Hyundai Foreigners’
                                                                            T his    is a christian interdenominational sunday school
                                                                                session of one hour from 11:30 to 12:30 a.m. At the moment         As the island is located only 90 minutes drive from Seoul, over the years it has been used as an off-site training facility for
                                                                            we meet upstairs in the club, but from time to time, we meet           college students and businesses and as a recreation spot for day trippers, family getaways and site for seminars or outdoor
                                                                            downstairs, when we are doing something that needs more                field study. Beginning in the 1980s Nami Island became a favorite location for the filming of movies (Choi In-ho’s
     It was initially aimed at conducting Bible Studies for kids from       room.                                                                  “Winterreise”) and in 2003 rose to international prominence with the re-broadcast of the Korean television series “Winter
     age 3 to 15 of foreigner in the compound in particular and                                                                                    Sonata” throughout Asia. With the impetus of several years of hosting a variety of cultural events including concerts and
                                                                            Initially, we planned for this to be for children only but have
     Dong-gu, Ulsan in general, but God has indeed started using it                                                                                exhibitions as well as its reputation as a place where children are inspired to dream and hope, where memories are
                                                                            found that we have ended up with about an even number of
     to rapture these children for Christ.                                                                                                         created for lovers, and artists and writers find a nurturing home, the island has become known by its nicknames of Fairy
                                                                            adults and children. So, parents and anyone else are welcome to
                                                                                                                                                   Tale World and Song Island.
                                                                            join us. Our youngest members are 5 years old, we have quite a
     The beauty of it all is that these young kids who attend have
                                                                            few teenagers and there is no limit to the older age level! So,
     found it a very attractive meeting point where they could                                                                                                                                             Facilities that have served to support these cultural efforts including
                                                                            you will be warmly welcomed by all of us.
     meet with themselves outside the usually common secular                                                                                                                                               the UNICEF Hall, YMCA LiPia, Andersen Hall, Co-oak Cultural Center,
     gathering of the foreigners' compound life to share interesting        We are working through a sunday school scheme which                                                                            the Hands-on Learning Center, the Song Museum, recycling center,
     bible stories told by some christian adults and parents; make          encompasses both the old and new testament teachings. We                                                                       Raison Gallery, and the Hwaseokwon Bonsai Garden. Currently
     promises to God; watch christian movies that gave them a               are very flexible about the format of the sessions and usually sing                                                            Nami Island is moving beyond the concept of recreation/retreat site
     very good understanding of the person of Jesus Christ and              a few songs, learn some scripture verses and discuss the chosen                                                                to that of a more comprehensive setting for cultural projects,
     make Him their personal Lord and Savior by giving their lives          biblical topic. It is a time for families to come and listen to what                                                           international events, and the arts all held with a consciousness of
     to Him in a very personal way. They even share tasty snacks!           the christian faith is all about.                                                                                              the natural environment.

     To us, this is a very wonderful level of christian life to attain at   It’s a lot of fun and we all leave feeling uplifted. The people to                                                              Date: 10 p.m., June 16 (Fri.) ~ 8 p.m., June 17 (Sat.)
     such a tender age. The COOL Club is therefore a club where             contact if you would like to know more about ‘COOL Club’ is                                                                     Departure spot: Hanmaeum Center
     little kids rhyme together under God’s own atmosphere of               Ralph and Ros Baker at 250-0025 and Cyril and Theresa Azuonye                                                                   Fee: 58,000
     Miracle!                                                               at 250-2760. The club will continue over the school holidays so if
                                                                            you are here, we would love you to join us.
     * C-O-O-L Club : Children – Of – Our – Lord

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                                                                                                     Asan Bay and Asan-Ri                                                                                             Ilsan Beach: an opportunity waiting to be taken

A     long    Korea’s west coast a couple of hours south of Seoul in
      the region near the towns of Pyeongtaek, Yumi and Asan,
flowing into the greater Gyeonggi Bay is Asan Bay. Asan Bay is an
                                                                         Not far from the Asan Bay area, along route 39, is the town of Asan,
                                                                         itself. The place is not a hub of sophistication or busyness, but it is a
                                                                         hub nonetheless, as it serves as the county’s seat of government.
                                                                                                                                                     W       ith summer fast approaching and the weather improving
                                                                                                                                                             by the day, Ilsan Beach becomes more crowded every
                                                                                                                                                     Sunday. Well, not the actual beach but the “Boulevard” along the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      beach itself will surely entice people to come to the beach either
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to play or to watch. Stadium style lights will extend the use of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      beach well into the night. And finally a small arts and
integral part of a natural phenomenon of extreme tidal flows and a       The town and surrounding area is famous for natural hotsprings,             beach can be pretty clogged up with traffic on a weekend                         crafts/souvenir market on weekends during the summer season
“man-made” “tide embankment” (seawall), where fresh water                which there are many. The most famous one is the Onyang Hot                 afternoon. The Koreans do not seem to have a “beach culture”                     will draw extra tourists. The problem of course is: Who is going to
meets salt water forming two fair-size lakes - Sapkyo Lake and           Springs said to be over a millennium old and one that was                   similar to most European or American countries. Even on a very                   pay for all that? Is there a city planner who has a budget? How long
Asan Lake. It is there in that region, known as the Sapkyo-Asan          frequented by kings. Doksan Hotsprings Hotel is another popular             hot day, most people swim with their clothes on. Sunbathing in                   will it take to get approval of the plans with the city counsel, the
Resort Region, where acute tide flows, when they are at their            place. It is located just outside of Doksan Provincial Park along           the appropriate beachwear, spending a whole day on the beach,                    already existing restaurants and who ever else is involved?
lowest, leave along the shoreline a massive area of tidal mud flats.     route 32. There are numerous good hotels and resort spas and                doing little more than nothing, is just not being done here. Is it
For the traveller who enjoys eating seafood, that area along those       saunas around Asan City that feature accommodations at                      because Koreans don’t like doing it? Or is it because they are such              Since the Dong Gu peninsula is dominated by HHI and since it is
mud flats is a “seafood lover’s” paradise. Over the Buddha’s             reasonable prices.                                                                                                                                           because of HHI that this area has been developed, there is a
                                                                                                                                                     hard workers? Or is the accommodation just not right?
Birthday/Children’s Day holiday weekend, I traveled to the Asan                                                                                                                                                                       wonderful opportunity here for HHI to turn Ilsan Beach into the
Bay region of the country for a three-day R&R, Ulsan getaway. It         In the town, near city hall, there is the Asan City Folk Museum. It                                                                                          13th scenic site of Ulsan. Maybe HHI would be interested in
                                                                                                                                                     The whole “seen to be
was the third time I had visited that part of the country.               houses displays about daily life in ancient Korea, exhibiting such                                                                                           sponsoring a new pavement alongside the whole beach, in a
                                                                                                                                                     seen” scene seems absent
                                                                         cultural themes as folk customs, clothing and crafts and folk                                                                                                Roman mosaic, like a “tapisserie de Bayeux” depicting the history
                                                                                                                                                     on Ilsan beach. People
                                                                         religions. Not far from town, along route 39, going south, is the                                                                                            of HHI on the Dong Gu peninsula. Senior citizens can take a walk
From National Highway number 1 near the town of Songgo, travel                                                                                       stroll leisurely on the
                                                                         Oeami Folk Village. It is similar to Haehoe Folk Village in Andong
west onto route 34 and you will skirt the area around the Sapkyo-                                                                                    pavement or on the sand.                                                         down “memory lane” and tourist can enjoy a leisurely stroll along
                                                                         with old style thatched roof mud and stick houses, traditional
Asan resorts, and all along the streets and roads that criss-cross the                                                                               The men are often                                                                side the beach and learn about the local history. Especially since
                                                                         gardens and the like. Many T.V. historical dramas have been filmed
area near by the tidal basin and mud flats of that resort region, you                                                                                wearing a suit and tie!                                                          2007 will mark the 35th anniversary of the ground breaking by
                                                                         at the village. Adjacent to the Oeami Village, also along route 39,
will see almost countless numbers of seafood restaurants and                                                                                         Most stay close to their                                                         HHI, this can be a grand way of marking this special occasion. It is
                                                                         one can see Mount Gwangdeok. It reaches an altitude of
seafood-soju tents, all waiting to serve up a plethora of cockles and                                                                                cars or just cruise by and                                                       short notice but HHI has an outstanding reputation of delivering
                                                                         approximately 700 meters, and, because of its gently sloping sides,
clams; mussels, oysters; abalone and scallops; shrimp, blue crab,                                                                                    take it all in from the                                                          on schedule and one of not being afraid of a challenge.... Well, here
                                                                         it is a very popular hiking destination for families. From
and a vast array of seaweeds to be steamed or grilled to the                                                                                         safety of the interior of                                                        is one
                                                                         Gwangdeok and route 39, if you travel west to Sosan along route
palate’s delight.                                                                                                                                    their car. It’s a pity
                                                                         34, then onto route 32, you will come to T’Aean Haean National
                                                                         Seashore Park. This place is a very long stretch of pinetree-lined          because the location is
The restaurants around there vary from expensive resort style to
                                                                         beaches with wonderful vistas of the West Sea. The park offers              ideal for a busy, lively The Bayeux Tapestry is a 230ft (70m) continuous
                                                                                                                                                                                  embroidery which depicts the events leading up to
traditional floor-sitting style to restaurants with table and chair                                                                                  outdoor catering and and including the battle of Hastings in 1066.
                                                                         accommodations for hiking, camping, picnicking and general
arrangements. The seafood-soju tents, however, are my choice, as                                                                                     entertainment industry.
                                                                         sightseeing. Also in the park there is the Cheollipo Arboretum,
they offer a very “homey” sitting-in-the-kitchen watching the food                                                                                   Yes, there are the stands where you can dart balloons or hit
                                                                         which houses thousands of species of trees and plants, and is well
being cleaned and cooked type of atmosphere, especially in the           admired for its beautiful magnolias and hollies.                            baseballs but the whole area is not coherent and could do with an
colder months when the oil stove heaters are glowing hot from                                                                                        extreme makeover. The hard working people of Dong Gu and
the fires burning inside, adding coziness to the experience. Also in     There are, of course, many temples in the Asan region, and for              Bang Eo Dong deserve such an area, Koreans as well as expats.
the soju tents, diners can cook their own food at their own hibachi      those who are interested, Bonggogsa, Sesimsa and Inchwisa are
tables if desired. The price of eating in the soju tents is much         three of the largest and oldest - popular among Korean visitors. For        With the new foreigner’s compound opening this summer and
cheaper than the price of eating in the restaurants, and the service     the hardy and adventurous travellers, a popular “health” drink can          with lots of new expats arriving in the area as a result of that, Dong
is more casual and friendlier (maybe that has something to do with       be purchased in local shops throughout the region. It is made from          Gu is desperate for an “Ulsan Grand Park” of their own. The beach                Road closed for traffic on Sundays, Note the mosaic black & white pavement on the far left…
soju).                                                                   black goat, deer antlers and mountain herbs. There is also a                in Busan is a good example of how Ilsan beach could be re-
                                                                         regional soju blended with lotus leaves and lotus roots known               vamped and made very trendy. But because there are so many
The “tide embankment” or seawall at Asan Bay is touted as the            simply as Sanggak Lotus Leaf Liquor.                                        expats here, it might be a good idea to bring in some foreign
longest in the world. There’s a road that runs along the length of                                                                                   beach culture as well. In the Mediterranean, a restaurant with an
the wall and a concrete walkway along its top surface. Standing on       So if you get a weekend free, drive to the Asan region of the               outside terrace is a must have on every boulevard or promenade.
the top of the seawall, a traveller can lookout across the Yellow        country and treat yourself to some great seafood and Lotus Leaf             Here at Ilsan Beach, there is one shop that has a few chairs and
Sea, and if a traveler is there at the right time of day, and with       Liquor and a nice long steam in some of the country’s best natural          tables outside but there is no service. Still the place is popular
weather permitting, some very striking sunsets can be seen. Also         hotsprings waters.                                                          because you have great view on the beach.
at Asan Bay there is the Seohae Grand Bridge, a nine and a half
kilometer long suspension span, which is the longest bridge in           NOTE I am not, however, recommending the black goat, deer                   In Rio de Janeiro, the street next to the beach is car-free on
Korea. It took seven years to build. It links Pyeongtaek City in the     antler, mountain herb “health” drink.                                       Sundays so that people can walk, skate, jog or ride a bicycle there.
north to Dangjin Township in the south. The bridge is an                                                                                             In Ulsan park, children (and their fathers!) like to ride on electric
engineering achievement that was designed to withstand severe            P.S. The month of June is the month for the Ulsan Whale and                 scooters and that is possible along Ilsan Beach too if the pavement
winds - which can be prominent in that region of the country? and        Cultural Heritage Festival in Jangsaengpo Park near the                     is wider and more even. Some volleyball or badminton nets on the
tremors from earthquakes.                                                petrochemical area of the city. (see page 22)

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      A Center for Fine Art and Culture Hyundai Arts Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Concert Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             With 3,841m2 of space and 962 seats in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Concert Hall, you can enjoy performances of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             any genre, whether it be a play, dance, concert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             or musical.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Concert Hall features Korea’s most state-of-
                                                                   Sports Building                                                                                                                                                                                           art facilities, which include a 526m2 central stage
                                                                      Racquetball Court                                                                                                                                                                                      with a rotating stage 8m in diameter, four
                                                                          Harmony Hall
                                                                           Gymnasium                                                                                                                                                                                         moveable stages and orchestra pits, and dolby
                                                                            Child Care                                                                                                                                                                                       surround sound system. Built with both actors
                                                                        Bowling Center
                                                           Internet Information Center                                                                                                                                                                                       and spectators in mind, the hall and its sound
                                                                         Rock Climbing                                                                                                                                                                                       are so unforgettable that artists want to return
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             again and again to perform.
                                                                                                           Arts Building
                                                                                                               Concert Hall
                                                                                                               Coffee Shop
                                                                                                                Front Desk
                                                                                                         Yewon Restaurant
                                                                                                      Traditional Teahouse     Business Building
                                                                                                                                    Investment trust&
                                                                                                                                    Table-tennis Room

                                                                                                                                                         Gallery - Opening of famous artist’s exhibition.                Racquetball Court - Space for sports mania.               Gymnasium - Total sports arena & 900 seats.

                                                                                                                                                         Ice-Rink - Four-season ice-rink for speed and figure skating.   Amadeus Coffee Shop - Meeting place.                      Table-tennis Room

     The Hyundai Arts Center, considered Ulsan’s gathering place for             floors and three underground levels, the center won the 1998
     the arts, opened on June 1998 to enhance art and culture in the             “Korea Architecture Grand Award” for its practical structure and
     community and provides a space for people to use their leisure              aesthetic style.
     time constructively. With 30,627m2 of indoor space and three                The center offers a diverse array of fine art as well as cultural and
     different buildings for the arts, sports, and business having five          recreational activities.

                                                                                                                                                         Bowling Alley - Home to 16 lanes and 72 TV systems.             Rock Climbing - Height 14.5m, all levels are available.   Yewon Restaurant

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     George Winston’s Summer & Winter Concert in July
                                                           George Winston is considered to perform in the new age genre,                                                   Puzzle
                                                           and many of his pieces reflect natural landscapes. He is one of the
                                                           best-selling artists on the Windham Hill label. Although he is widely
                                                           recognized as a "new age" artist, Winston's virtuoso piano is not              Across
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Down                                                                       * You can check the answer in the FLIK website.
                                                           classified by his fans in the same genre as easy-listening music                1.   (See picture.)
                                                           along the lines of Yanni. He refers to himself as playing “Rural Folk           3.   The books are on a — shelf than the clock. (See picture)     1. (See picture.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1             2                1    3           4        5
                                                                                                                                           7.   Pieces of land surrounded by water.                          2. Bees and wasps can — you.
                                                                                                                                           8.   (See picture.)                                               4. Don’t — time. We’re in a hurry                                            5                       6

                                                                                                                                           9.   I gave the waiter a — at the end of my meal.                 5. Having a good character or reputation.
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                                                           Winston is often heralded as one of the greatest atmospheric piano             10.   When it was time to go, we said ‘—’.                         6. (See picture)
                                                           composers of non-classical music. His album December is meant to               13.   Allows.                                                     11. You still — me the money which I lent you last week...             8                                   9           9

                                                                                                                                          16.   Something you say that is not true.                         12. ... You haven’t paid me back —.
                                                           capture the essence of the season, and his debut, Ballads and Blues                                                                                                                                                            1      10   11                    12          1
                                                                                                                                          17.   do you like milk and sugar in your —?                       13. The opposite of war.
                                                           1972 - The Early Recordings, is an essential sample of 20th century                                                                                                                                                                                    1    11
                                                                                                                                          18.   Normal, usual. The — family has two children.               14. Jane has a dirty — on her dress. (See picture)
                                                           American piano music.                                                          19.   My mother uses this to — the floor. (See picture)           15. This knife is made of — . (See picture)                                   1      13               14               15   1
                                                                                                                                          20.   To divided something into two equal parts.                                                                                         16                        13        14          17
                                                           Winston's reputation has often been hindered by his label as a "new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1      18                                     1
                                                           age" artist. There are, though, many well-renowned new age artists,                                                                                                                    14
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                                                           and perhaps none more so than George Winston.                                                                           3                        6
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                                                           Date: 8 p.m., July 1 (Sat.) / 4 p.m., July 2 (Sun.)
                                                           Price: VIP- 120,000/ R- 90,000/ S- 70,000/ A- 50,000 / B- 30,000
                                                           Place: Seoul Arts Center

                                                                                            Movie                                                                          HHI Lunch Menu Of The Month                                                                                                                           *Menus may vary
                                               Art Circus ‘Rain’
                                                                                          Place: Lotte Cinema (Ulsan), Megaline (Mokpo)
                                               Meet a presentation by the                 Date : Coming soon
                                               internationally renowned Cirque                                                                        Oct. 31 (Mon.)                                                                                        1 (Thur.)                         2 (Fri.)                       3 (Sat.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1 (Sat.)
                                               Eloize, masters of the circus arts                                                                                                                                                                          Miso Stew                    Cod Spicy Soup                  Seaweed Soup
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bulgogi              Pan-broiled Beef and Mushroom Spicy Pan-broiled Squid with Noodle
                                               whom have been thrilling crowds in                                                                                                                                                                   Seasoned Green Onion            Seasoned Young Radish          Seasoned Bean Sprout
                                               some of the world’s most fabled                                                                                                                                                                               Kimchi                           Kimchi                         Kimchi
                                               performance halls for over a decade.                                                                  5 (Mon.)
                                                                                                                                                    3 (Mon.)                              6 (Tue.)
                                                                                                                                                                                          4 (Tue.)                         7 (Wed.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           5 (Wed.)                         8 (Thur.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6 (Thu.)                          9 (Fri.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7 (Fri.)                       8 (Sat.)
                                                                                                                                            Miso Stew with Potato               Miso Soup with Fried Tofu        Vegetable Hangover Soup                Seol Lung Tang                Fish Hangover Soup                   Miso Soup
                                               Date : July 11 (Tue.) ~ 16 (Sun.)                                                          Broiled Scabbard and Pumpkin                Chicken Ribs                     Seasoned Tofu              Seasoned Bean Sprout and Squid Water Kimchi and Special Sauce       Fish with Sweet Sauce
                                                                                                                                                 Seasoned Leek                             Ssam                      Seasoned Spinach                    Pickled Garlic                Broiled Fish Cake             Seasoned Seaweed
                                               Price : R- 90,000/ S- 60,000/ A- 40,000
                                                                                                                                                     Kimchi                               Kimchi                            Kimchi                           Kimchi                           Kimchi                         Kimchi
                                               Place : Sejong Performance Arts Center                                                               12 (Mon.)
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                                                                                                                                                                                         11 (Tue.)                        14 (Wed.)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15 (Sat.)
                                                                                                                                                   Beef Soup                       Cold Seaweed Soup                      Miso Soup                     Fish Cake Soup                    Kimchi Soup              Spicy Mushroom Soup
                                                                                                                                          Pan-broiled Kimchi and Tuna                 Spicy Chicken                        Bibimbab                       Pork Bulgogi              Broiled Pike and Radish     Hard boiled Beef with Soy Sauce
                                                                                                                                              Soft Tofu and Sauce                 Seasoned Vegetables                      Fried Egg                         Ssam                    Seasoned Vegetables            Seasoned Cucumber
                                                                                                                                                     Kimchi                               Kimchi                            Kimchi                           Kimchi                           Kimchi                         Kimchi
                                                                                                                                                    19 (Mon.)
                                                                                                                                                    17 (Mon.)                            20 (Tue.)                        21 (Wed.)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             21 (Fri.)                      24 (Sat.)
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                                               2006 Sculpture Project in the                                                                 Miso Stew with Bean                 Cold Bean Sprout Soup                    Miso Soup                       Samgyetang                       Miso Soup                      Yukgaejang
                                               Busan Biennale                                                                                Galbi with Rice Cake                     Pork Galbijjim                  Broiled Mackerel              Seasoned Dried Squid          Pan-broiled Squid and Noodles        Broiled Fish Cake
                                                                                                                                           Seasoned Sesame Leaves                Kimchi and Acorn Jelly                      Ssam                    Seasoned Hot Pepper                 Chicory Salad               Seasoned Eggplant
                                               Date : ~ Aug. 31 (Thur.)                                                                              Kimchi                               Kimchi                            Kimchi                           Kimchi                           Kimchi                         Kimchi
                                               Theme : Homegae to the Earth                                                                         26 (Mon.)
                                                                                                                                                    24 (Mon.)                            27 (Tue.)
                                                                                                                                                                                         25 (Tue.)                        28 (Wed.)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             28 (Fri.)                      29 (Sat.)
                                               Artworks : 20 works from 12 countries                                                       Egg and Mushroom Soup                       Kimchi Soup                   Chicken Rice Soup                Beef Stamina Soup                     Tofu Soup
                                                                                                                                               Japche and Sauce                     Pan-broiled Pork            Hard boiled Beef with Soy Sauce        Seasoned Squid               Fish with Sweet Sauce
                                               Place : Busan Haeundae APEC Naru Park                                                          Seasoned Vegetable                           Ssam                     Seasoned Seaweed                  Seasoned Anchovy           Seasoned Bellflower Sprout
                                                                                                                                                     Kimchi                               Kimchi                            Kimchi                           Kimchi                           Kimchi
                                                                                                                                                  Kimchi Fried Rice                     Jajangmyeon                       Ramyeon                  Fried Rice with Seafoods                   Spicy Noodle                  Hangover Noodle
                                                                                                                                                      Optional Menu

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       9th Boryeong Mud Festival                                              12th Ulsan Whale Festival                                                    Donations from Readers                                                              ULSAN
                                                                            Place : Jangsaengpo Marine Park, Ulsan                                    Mrs. Vandy Prakash and Tina O’Donnell handed over two bags                              SARA
                                                                            Period : 1 p.m. ~ 9 p.m., June 9 (Fri.) ~ 11(Sun.),                       and two boxes filled with clothing and toys and asked FLIK to
                                                                            Opening Ceremony : 5:30 p.m., June 8 (Thur.), Taehwa River                contribute them to charity.                                                             Want to taste a bite of great sausage with draft beer?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Delight in special diverse
                                                                                                                                                      Not only with two ladies, but also Kerry Maclaurin and Lucy                                                            sausage cuisines from Coffee
                                                                                                                                                      Carlile donated a lot of item to FLIK few weeks ago.                                                                   Shop SARA. We serve our
                                                                              World Festival at Hyundai Department                                                                                                                                                           customers with dignified and
                                                                              Store(Dong-gu)                                                          We appreciated Vandy, Tina, Kerry and Lucy's warm hearts and                                                           sincere taste. Go for the
                                                                                                                                                      will transfer the gifts to help those that need them the most.                                                         unique delicacies of sausage
                                                                                                                                                      Thank you!                                                                                                             with cold nice beer at an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             inexpensive price.

                                                                                                                                                        Korean Language Class                                                                 Here is a new attempt!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            We are presenting a fresh
                                                                                                                                                      The Korean Language Class for Foreigners will begin on June 13                                                        concept of outstanding
                                                                                                                                                      at the Cultural Center (5th floor) of the Hyundai Department                                                          sauce. Start with cold orange
                                                                                                                                                      Store. The class will be held every Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to                                                       sauce and then indulge in
                                                                                                                                                      10:50 a.m. and from 8:00 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. until August 29.                                                           tenderloin and broiled snail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            with savory yellow paprika
                                                                                                                                                      * Tuition Fee : 70,000                                                                                                sauce. Venture forth at PISA.
     The Best Mud Site of the World
     Boryeong Mud Festival has been held at Daecheon swimming                                                                                         If you want more information about the class, please contact
     beach, where has unique shell-powered sandy beach only in                                                                                        Julia (phone: 016-561-2418).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sushi Festival
     Eastern countries. So, you may swim and massage with mudpack
     at the same time. Furthermore, there are mud massage programs
     (self massage at the beach, ultramodern mud massage) and Mud
     Experiential Land program using mud powder made through the                                                                                        FLIK Yard Tour on June 8 (Thur.) and June 22 (Thur.)
     processing procedure, that is, we gather mud from pure plain
     and remove all impurities.                                                                                                                         FLIK Service Center invites all supervisors and their families to
                                                                            To commemorate the World Cup 2006, the department store will                attend the FLIK Yard Tour and this tour offers them to look
                                                                            dedicate each floor to the representative countries of the game             around the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).
     There are many events such as mud wrestling, mud king contest,
                                                                            from June 12 ~ June 18. The basement will be dedicated to Brazil,
     mud fireworks fantasy and mud sliding. There will also be a photo
                                                                            first floor to France, second floor to Italy, third floor to UK and the
                                                                                                                                                        * The maximum number of participants is restricted to 10.
                                                                                                                                                          Time                   Activity                         Place
     competition in which past members has come in first place. This
                                                                            fourth floor to Germany. Each floor will have Photo Zones,                  09:50           Pick Up                       Hyundai Foreigners Compound Clubhouse   Enlighten your senses with authentic sushi cuisines. Various
     is a high profile event. There is a gorgeous beach there as well,
                                                                            sculptures and even parties that are distinctive of each country.           10:00 - 10:20   Visit FLIK Service Center     Culture Building                        kinds of sushi are ready at the Japanese restaurant, NAMI.
     which will come in handy as you won’t have any chance but to                                                                                       10:20 - 11:00   Film Show & Exhibition Hall   Culture Building
                                                                            Also various ethnic food and fruits will be available at the grocery                                                                                              We serve our customer with superior service and sincerely-
     get dirty. You will be put into a prison until you get some mud on                                                                                 11:00 - 11:40   Yard Tour                     HHI Shipyard
                                                                            section of the department store.                                                                                                                                  made Sushi.
     your body.                                                                                                                                         11:40 - 12:20   Visit HHI Welfare Facility    Hyundai Arts Center & Hanmaeum Center
                                                                                                                                                        12:20 - 12:50   Lunch (Taste Korean Food)     Hyundai Arts Center Yewon Restaurant
                                                                            On Sunday, June 18, an Entertainment Contest for Foreigners,
     Place : Daecheon Beach, Boryeong City                                                                                                                      13:00   Drop Off                      Hyundai Foreigners Compound Clubhouse
                                                                            Charity Flea Market, and a B-Boy performance is scheduled. This                                                                                                   Gyeongju
     Period : July 15 (Sat.) ~ 21 (Fri.)
                                                                            will be the first ever Entertainment Contest for Foreigners so
                                                                            support and participation by the expat community is requested.             FLIK Hyundai Motor Tour on June 15 (Thur.)                                             PISA
                                                                            Also, donations will be accepted for the Charity Flea Market.                 Time                  Activity                       Place                                                        Veal Special
                                                                                                                                                        14:30           Pick Up                   Main Gate of HFC                                                          The low-cholesterol and
     v    FLIK Event – Boryeong Mud Festival                                If you are interested in participating in the contest or making a           15:00 - 15:20
                                                                                                                                                        15:20 - 16:30
                                                                                                                                                                        Film Show
                                                                                                                                                                        Hyundai Motor Tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hyundai Motor Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hyundai Motor Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            low-fat veal steak with
                                                                            donation, please contact the Concierge of the Hyundai                                                                                                                                           healthy tomato and cheese
     FLIK is looking for two people who are interested in the Boryeong                                                                                          17:00   Drop Off                  Main Gate of HFC
                                                                            Department Store at 011-500-0586, or email at                                                                                                                                                   has been favored by every
     Mud Festival. All the charges will be on FLIK. All you need to do is                                                              To register for the tours contact the FLIK Service Center by                                                     health-seeker.
     share your experience with the FLIK readers. The deadline for the                                                                                         telephone at 230-1111 or email to
     application is July 7. Don’t be late.                                  The department store will be closed on June 26.

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