In Korea, there is a word ‘3po sede’. The neologism means the generation that gives up dating, marriage, and children. As the word expresses, Korean youth do not have a good view of marriage. In addition, they don’t think that marriage is necessary. According to the National Statistical Office, the marriage rate decreased to 5.2 marriage per 1000 people. These days, for many reasons, Korean youth has a tendency to stay single. Pros Recently, non-married people are increasing noticeably. In fact, statistics show that annual marriage trends are decreasing year after year, and one out of five m
The 18th Asian Games were held from August 18 to September 2 in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia this year. It is the largest sports festival in Asia and the world's second largest general competition in terms of participating athletes. For this competition, Indonesia selected a bird of paradise ‘Bhin Bhin’, Bawean Deer ‘Atung’, and Javan rhinoceros ‘Kaka’ as mascots. These mascots symbolize strategy, strength and speed. Indonesia expressed the energy released through the sports competitions during the period with the slogan the “Energy of Asia". In the Asian Games, there were not only Olym
The Keimyung Cultureful Festival was held on October 1 and 2 by the 36th Whole Club Union. The 3 events called ‘the Truth, Justice and Love’ were opened in 3 different places, around The Bauer Hall and the Main Stadium, and in front of the Main Gate of KMU. Also, on the Red Block streets in front of the east gate, there were concerts. Many students enjoyed the festival by participating in the events and eating snacks from the food trucks and booths.
●Location: PlaceAround Namgang ●Dates: October 01,2018 - October 14,2018 ●Website: http://www.yudeung.com/ Have you heard about Yudeungs (Lantern) Festival? The Yudeung Festival in the Nam Gang River in Jinju originates from the Siege of Jinju during Hideyoshi’s invasions of Korea which are considered as the greatest period of suffering for Koreans. Releasing lanterns to signal to the civilian resistance to Japan and rescue troops outside the castle was used as military tactics to prevent the Japanese army from attempting to cross the Nam Gang River. Moreover, it was used as a method to commu
The 6th Hyundai Motor Group Drama & Music Festival for Universities, which is Korea’s largest scale fesitval, was held on September 2. 23,000 students and 75 teams from 65 universities participated in this festival. Urine Town’s musical which is a team from the Stage Play and Musical Department at Keimyung University won the grand prize for the best individual director prize, and the bronze trophy for group performance at this year’s University Musical Festival which was the biggest ever. Also, these awards are more meaningful because all of the professors from the Stage Play and Musical D
On September 20, 2018 a University Recruit Tour was held at Keimyung University. This event was hosted by Daegu Metropolitan City and conducted by Daegu Chamber of Commerce and Keimyung University. There was a total of 34 participants including Daegu Bank who set up booths to offer on-site job interviews and recruitment consulting. Also at the fair, Keimyung alumni that had already entered firms gave special lectures about blind recruitment processes and hosted mini talks to solve students’ curiosity. 12 institutions, including public institutions, that had proactively relocated to innovative
On September 14, the Border Research Center of Keimyung University and the Korea Political Science Association held an international academic conference at Keimyung University to analyze territorial issues and policies embraced by Korea, China, Russia, and Japan. The academic conference was a place where researchers from Korea, China, Russia, and Japan could explore the effects of East Asian territorial issues related to the formation of the postwar international climate. The members sought solutions to modern problems under the theme of ‘Territorial Issues of East Asia and International Relat
On September 19, the Songguk-ri Cultural Assets Exhibition from the Bronze Age has opened. This exhibition will be on display until December 8, 2018 on the first floor of the Hengso Museum. The subtitle of this event is ‘Settled Agrarian Society and the Establishment of Ancestor Worship Culture’, so there are earthenware, stone blades and arrowheads used for farming and hunting in the Bronze Age in Korea. Also, visiters can see the old funeral culture of the Bronze Age through the remains of the graves and the relics excavated from the graves. The exhibition is a touring exhibition from Buyeo
Photographer Changmo Park who actively performs as a member of the Society of Modern Photographic Images and works for the PR Team of Keimyung University held his third solo exhibition titled ‘Dalsung Park’ at Daegu Arts Power Plant in September. Through this exhibition, Park displayed 41 art pieces illustrating Dalsung Park across four areas: those who visited Dalsung Park in 2018, images of Dalsung Park in the old days, animal spaces, and historic Dalsung earthen ramparts. In particular, stories of the people who lived at that time were added to the images to make Dalsung Park more familiar
Though we are living in Korea, how much do we know about Korean history? If you don’t like to study Korean history or you feel history is difficult, books written by historical figures might help you. Especially, literary books which are set in the history of the author’s country can help make you feel interested about its history. I will introduce one of the most important poets in all of Korean history, Yun Dong-ju, and his collection of poems. Yun Dong-ju is modern writer who lived in the Japanese Colonial Era and he was a writer and also an independence fighter and the Collection of Poems
Keimyung University’s Center for Continuing Education has opened ‘The 1st Global Women’s Leadership Academy: Finding a Point of View as a Cultural and Art City’ for Daegu citizens in 2018. The Global Women’s Leadership Academy is a program hosted by the Center for Continuing Education at KMU and offers a wide range of programs aimed at overseas cultures and arts education. The program runs every Tuesday and Wednesday for 13 weeks from September 11 to November 7, and this program selects a particular city and explores its culture and art each semester. The 1st Global Women’s Leadership Academy
Students at Keimyung University held a Flea Market on September 10th and 11th of this semester. A total of four colleges: Business Administration, Engineering, Social Science and Artech College, voluntarily participated in the flea Market at the small stadium of Seongseo Campus, and collected 3,000 items of clothing and necessities. Students visited Sinae Orphanage, a social welfare company, on September 15th to donate all of their profits. Moreover, about 200 items that were left after the sale were donated to The Beautiful Store and at this very meaningful event.