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Discover Japan #8: Nara Prefecture (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Discover Japan #8: Nara Prefecture (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Nara Prefecture is a prefecture in the Kinki region on Honshū Island, Japan. The capital is the city of Nara. The present-day Nara Prefecture was created in 1887, making it independent of Osaka Prefecture. Historically, Nara Prefecture was also known as Yamato-no-kuni or Yamato Province. It is certain that a political force established at the […]

Discover Korea #6: Andong (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Discover Korea #6: Andong (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Andong is a city in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea. It is the largest city in the northern part of the province with a population of almost 185,000. Andong is a market centre for the surrounding agricultural areas. Since the 1970s Andong has developed rapidly, although the population has fallen by nearly seventy thousand as people […]

Discover Japan #7: Aomori Prefecture (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Discover Japan #7: Aomori Prefecture (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

The forestry, aquaculture, and agriculture industries of Aomori are especially well developed compared to many other prefectures in Japan. The Tsugaru region is famous for its production of rice and apples, while the regions along the Pacific coast are major areas of vegetable and livestock production. Aomori is one of the foremost agriculturally successful prefectures […]

Discover Japan #1: Nagano (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Discover Japan #1: Nagano (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Nagano Prefecture is the treasure house of nature, history and culture. Situated in the center of Japan, it is home to the Northern, Central and Southern Alps, and so is often referred to as the “Roof of Japan.” Its 13,585 square kilometers play host to four national parks that offer year – round recreational activities, […]

Visit Korea #7: Taebaek Snow Festival (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Visit Korea #7: Taebaek Snow Festival (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Period: 30.01.2009 ~ 08.02.2009 Address: Gangwon-do Taebaek-si Sodo-dong Mt. Taebaeksan Provincial Park Hwangji Pond or Jangseong area Telephone: – Korea Travel Phone +82-33-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) – For more info +82-33-550-2081, 2828 (Korean) Admission Fees: Children (7~12) : 700 won / Teenagers (13~18) : 1,500 won/ Adults (19~64) : 2,000 won Home page: festival.taebaek.go […]

Korean NGO brings hope to Kenyan children via choir project

Korean NGO brings hope to Kenyan children via choir project

“Hakuna Matata” (“There are no worries” or “No problem”). This Swahili phrase may ring a bell with you. Walt Disney Animation Studios once used it as the title of a song from the animated feature film “The Lion King.”It is the theme of the Jirani Children’s Choir which is currently on a performing tour in […]

Visit Japan #5: Kyoto Winter Special (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Visit Japan #5: Kyoto Winter Special (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Following its great success in 2008, “Kyoto Winter Special” is coming back this winter, with more special deals and events for you to enjoy. From 1st December 2008 until 31st March 2009 you’ll be able to experience traditional culture hands-on, and savour exceptional Kyoto cuisine. In addition, special admission will be granted to normally restricted […]

Visit Korea #6: Hi Seoul Winter Festival Starts Dec. 19 (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Visit Korea #6: Hi Seoul Winter Festival Starts Dec. 19 (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Period: December 19, 2008 (Fri) ~ January 18, 2009 (Sun) Location: Seoul Plaza, Cheonggyecheon Stream Area and downtown Seoul landmark buildings Korea Travel Phone: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) Inquiries: +82-2-120 (Korean, English) Homepage: Click here Detailed Schedule: English The 2008 Hi Seoul Winter Festival will take place from December 19 (Fri) to January 18 […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club