Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Lunar New Year Products

Are you celebrating Lunar New Year, otherwise known as Seol nal (설날) among Koreans? If you are, we have Yute Nori available! The Korean "stick toss up" game, Yute Nori, is traditionally played on New Year's Day and is a great family game.

Click here for more info.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

2011 Lunar New Year Coming up!

Koreans will celebrate Seol-nal (Lunar New Year) on February 3rd this year. It is the Year of the Rabbit!

Here is a list of events that we compiled so far. Please post if you know of any others!

LA 18 KSCI TV Lunar New Year Festival

Charles H Wilson Park

Torrance, CA 90503

January 30, 2011 from 11am to 5pm

Hansong Buffet

Los Angeles, CA

January 29, 2011 from 11am to 3pm

Sedona Lunar New Year Festival

Mago Healing Center (Sedona, AZ)

February 5, 2011 from 11am to 3pm

The Korean Cultural Center of Iowa Celebration

Westminster Presbyterian Church

4114 Allison Ave,

Des Moines, Iowa

February 5, 2011 from 11am to 1pm

Troy Hope Ministry Korean United Methodist Church

42693 Dequindre Road

Troy, MI 48085

February 6, 2011 from 3pm to 6pm

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

February 12, 2011

Chinese New Year Parade S.F.

January 29, 2011 at 10:30am

Grant Ave from California to Pacific Ave.

Lunar New Year Houston

February 12 to 13

Lunar New Year Celebration by ACCVT

Asian Cultural Center of Vermont

River Garden, Main Street, Brattleboro, VT

January 30 from 1 to 4pm

Flushing NY Parade

February 12, 2011

*Please note that we are not affiliated with any of the above organizations. We are posting for informational purposes - please check with the organization to confirm event or space.

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Poong Poongie Play Museum

Wouldn't it be nice if they had something like this in the US? How fun it would be for all the little Poong Poongie fans! If you are in Korea and want to visit, here's their link.!

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Toilet Restaurants in Taiwan

We find that Asian culture is very unique in many ways, especially their humor. Have you heard about this popular restaurant franchise in Taiwan called the "The Modern Toilet?" You sit on toilets and eat out of toilet shaped bowls! Here's their website if you don't believe me -

Koreans too have a thing about "bathroom" humor. Poong Poongie, known as the "Fart King," has become one of Korea's most popular cartoon character of all time! Maybe it will be a matter of time before Modern Toilet expands to Korea....or has it??

Thursday, January 6, 2011

2010 Celebrity Adoption Photo Campaign!

Every year I can't wait to see the beautiful photographs of Korean celebrities promoting adoption. Photographer Cho Seihon does a wonderful job capturing the beauty of adoption through his exhibits. Last month, his photos were displayed at the Insa Art Center in Seoul. For more photos and information, you can visit

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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Little Seouls now carries Korean Dramas!

Due to popular demand, we finally have Korean Dramas for sale! The Korean Dramas listed on our site are published through YA Entertainment which has exclusive North American distribution rights. These are not pirated DVDs! The quality is top-notch and has excellent english-subtitles! Don't you hate watching a Korean-Drama with poor subtitles? These are also region code one which means it will play on US DVD players. To purchase, click here.

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Saturday, January 1, 2011

January 2011 Baby of the Month Contest Winners!

Meet these adorable fraternal twins, Aubrey and Gabriella! They are 18 1/2 months old and are 1/4 Korean, 1/4 Irish, 1/4 German and 1/4 Italian. This is the first time we've had a set of twins featured as the winners.

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