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Traditional Korean Foods

Event date: 2014-04-23

1. Bulgogi (불고기)

Korea's traditional food Bulgogi is more popular between foreigners. Tourists that don't like Korea's spicy food raise their thumbs when they taste Bulgogi.

Bulgogi is a beef marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds, garlic, and green onions. When Koreans eat Bulgogi, they usually wrap it with lettuce and sesame leaves. You can also cook it with other spicy sauce to have more taste.

2. Bibimbap (비빔밥)

Bibimbap is a dish served with cooked rice with vegetables, beef, egg and red pepper paste. and you need to mix it all together before you eat it. It's such a healthy food full of nutritions.

3. Samgyetang (삼계탕)

It is a ginseng chicken soup, most common and famous health food to refresh you, keep you cool, and restore your energy as you endure the hottest months of summer in Korea. The dishes are filled with nutritive ingredients like ginseng, garlic, jujube, and sweet rice. It will bring your energy back.

4. Topokki (떡볶이)

Topokki is made by stir-frying rice cakes with vegetables and fish cakes in gochujag(red pepper paste) sauce. It is one of the most popular dishes in Korea especially among youngsters. you can find it easily on the road and eat it at cheap price. It's very chewy and can be a bit spicy.

5. Patbingsu (팥빙수) 

The dessert made of red beans and crushed ice definitely is the favorite choice in summer. Soft shaved ice soaks in a sweet milk drizzle. Heaps of red beans are piled on and topped with several pieces of rice cake. it's main ingredient is not the traditional 'pat'(red beans) but green tea, coffee, strawberries, ice cream or any fruit. It is served in not only restaurants and cafes but also in fast-food shops.

CONTEST of New Business item for youth

 Korea Expressway Corporation(한국도로공사) is holding a "CONTEST of New Business item for youth". Selected items and ideas will be supported and provided with KEC's infra-structure in the expressway rest areas within Korea. If you are interested in opening a business in Korea and need support, it would be a very good opportunity.

- Detail.
* Applicants must be : age of 18-39, Korean citizenship required.
* suggested items such as :
1. snack, drinks, etc... (existing items or menu common menu from the other cafeterias are not recommended.)
2. crafted items, painting, cartoons, fashion accessories, etc.

* application due date : ~ 30 Apr, 2014

* if your application is selected, KEC will provide : rent fee, interior, consulting, marketing promotion. If successful later on, you can keep on the business as you wish.

If you are interested or need more information, contact INKAS. (Before contacting InKAS, please have a brief look at the attached form in link and prepare to present your idea in detail ) Thank you !

InKAS Free Korean traditional medical consultation

InKAS in collaboration with the Association of Korean Medicine (KOMSTA) provides free Korean traditional medicine consultations once a month for Korean adoptees staying in Korea. Excellent doctors from the association will be present to consult with during these times.

In APRIL, the event is taking place on APRIL 13, 2014. If you're interested in Korean traditional medicine or if you’re looking for Korean traditional medical consultation, this must be an awesome opportunity for you!!!
The doctors will be happy to answer all your questions regarding Korean traditional medicine as well as to offer medical treatment.

Please, feel free to RSVP via email and stop by the InKAS guesthouse on Sunday, April 13rd, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. You must be there by 2:30pm to receive a consultation.


During the consultation, a doctor will diagnose your problem, suggest treatment options (acupuncture and/or herbal medication can be given that day for free), and give referrals to make additional appointments (discounts are available for additional treatment outside that day if necessary).

[closed]2014 InKAS Korean Language Scholarships for Summer Semester - 2nd

2014 InKAS Korean Language Scholarships for Summer Semester - the  2nd

InKAS provides Korean language scholarships to overseas Korean adoptees as an opportunity to learn the Korean language at a prestigious university in South Korea. In association with a grant from the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs and the participating universities, scholarship grantees can study at any of these language institutes: Ewha Womans, Korea, Kyunghee, Seoul National, Sogang, Sangmyuung, Sookmyung Women’s and Yonsei University.

1. Required Documents and Terms

A. Documents

- One on-line application form (

- One photocopy of adoption document with your Korean name

- One photocopy of your passport with valid passport number

- One photocopy of your high school diploma or higher

- One photo (3x4cm)

B. Terms

- For students re-applying for a second semester, only an application form needs to be resubmitted, but some documents might be requested by InKAS or the university.

- If you have any problems or issues from previous semesters at the Korean language school, your application can be rejected or your acceptance may be cancelled by personal notification.

- An applicant must be at least 18 years old.

- Only fully-completed applications along with all the required documents will be accepted.

- Selections will be made entirely on a first-come first-served basis.

2. Application Deadline

- For all universities: 24:00, April 10th(Korean time)

3. How to apply

- Sign up or log into InKAS website ▷ Log in ▷ Our service ▷ Scholarship ▷ click on ‘Apply for scholarship’

- Fill out application form for 2014 summer scholarship ▷ Submit the completed form with all proper required documents

4. University information for language scholarships available through InKAS

Course period
Course available through InKAS

Ewha Uni.
Intensive Program

Korea Uni.
2014.06.03- 014.08.12
Regular Program

Kyunghee Uni.
Regular Course

Sangmyung Uni.
Regular Program

Seoul National Uni.
Regular Program

Sogang Uni.
Regular Course(20hrs/wk)

Sookmyung Uni.
Regular Morning

Yonsei Uni.
Regular Morning

* Classes run from 9a.m to 1p.m Monday through Friday

* The university information above can be changeable by university’s decision

* We do not offer scholarships for alternative language programs (evening or shorter-hour classes)

5. Fee

- InKAS Application fee: 82,000KW (77.00 USD) : It's non-refundable. Please don't pay before receiving an official scholarship award e-mail.

- University registration fee: Different terms apply for each university.

- Tuition fee: 50% covered for 7 of the universities.  Only 30% covered for Yonsei University.

* Any previous scholarship cancellations can have a negative impact on your ability to receive another scholarship for 2014 summer semester.

* Please check the university websites for spring semester schedule once again.

* If you are a recipient of a scholarship for the 2014 summer semester, you will receive payment instructions and more information about this course by email.

For further inquiries regarding InKAS Korean Language Scholarships, please email or contact InKAS.


Comments :  Those who applied 2014 summer scholarship do not need to apply again.


InKAS - International Korean Adoptee Service Inc | Phone: +82-2-3148-0258 | Fax: +82-2-3148-0259
(03698) 15F, 662, Gyeongin-ro, Guro-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea