Taekwondo

6 03 2010

Taekwondo is Korea’s traditional martial arts.
Recently, Taekwondo is determined an official Olympic event.
Foreigners also have interested in Taekwondo.

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Yu-na Kim VS Mao Asada (2)

27 02 2010

In Free Skating…







Lunar New Year’s Day – Unhyungung

27 02 2010

Lunar New Year’s Day is January 1st.
Lunar New Year’s Day called “Seollal” in South Korea.
And this day is South Korea’s biggest holiday.
People wear new clothes called “Seolbim”.

This time, I was reported Unhyungung.

Unhyungung is located Bukchon, Seoul.
Unhyungung held Seollal-Lunar New Year’s Day- event.

This event included traditional perfomance.
One of the perfomance is traditional percussion quartet.
Traditional percussion quartet called “Samulnori” in South Korea.
Samulnori-traditional precussion quartet- plays four musical instruments.
Four musical instruments are drum, janggu, kkwaenggwari, gong.

This amusement is neolttwigi.
Neolttwigi is jumping game. It is similar to see-sawing.

People play yut on New Year’s Day.
A game of yut using four sticks.
A game of yut has five cases such as Do, Gea, Gul, Yut, Mo.

From old times, people plays this game called “Tuho”.
It throw the sticks into the barrel.

Seollal eats a special food called “Tteokguk”.
Tteokguk makes slices of rice cake, beef, eggs, etc.

Seollal is special holiday only in Asia.
If you want to feel special holidays, Seollal must to be good experience!

** Unhyungung has many events.
Refer to Unhyungung homepage for details.
[ http://www.unhyeongung.or.kr/ ]





Yu-na Kim : Vancouver Olympic Free Skating

26 02 2010

Yu-na Kim has earned South Korea its first Olympic gold medal in figure skating, as she triumphed with another world record at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
With the gold medal, Yu-na became the first female skater ever to achieve the sport’s grand slam – winning the titles from the World Grand Prix Final, Four Continents Championships, World Championships and Winter Olympics.

Yu-na Kim scored 228.56 with WORLD RECORD (scored 78.50 in short program, 150.06 in free skating)





Yu-na Kim : Vancouver Olympic Short Program

26 02 2010

Yu-na Kim has earned South Korea its first Olympic gold medal in figure skating, as she triumphed with another world record at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
With the gold medal, Yu-na became the first female skater ever to achieve the sport’s grand slam – winning the titles from the World Grand Prix Final, Four Continents Championships, World Championships and Winter Olympics.

Yu-na Kim scored 228.56 with WORLD RECORD (scored 78.50 in short program, 150.06 in free skating)





Did you see the TRUE?

26 02 2010

The real winner of this game is South Korea.
They are the real winner.





Yu-na Kim VS Mao Asada

26 02 2010

Yu-na Kim scored 78.50 in the short program Wednesday (KST), at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver that was filled with fans waving Korean flags, and is in first place over Mao Asada, a close second with 73.78, entering the free skating on Friday.
Cheer up, Yu-na Kim!!!!!!