* Date : 2017-11-09
4 Angles Ep.194
2017 Korea Baseball Organization League
The 2017 Korea Baseball Organization League concluded in October after an 8-month season culminating with the Kia Tigers being crowned the champions. The league drew over 8 million fans to baseball stadiums for a second consecutive year with various new records. Also, Lee Seung-yeop, Korea's "National Slugger," called time on his record-breaking 23-year baseball career this year. Take a look back at Korean baseball in 2017 and the historic moments.
Single Women in their 30's and 40's
In the 21st century, marriage is no longer a necessity but rather an option, and many women choose to remain single. According to the National Statistical Office, 1,384,047 women in their 30's and 40's were single as of 2015, and that figure is more than twice that of 10 years ago. Yet, there is not enough social security for them, creating a blind spot in the structural system. Let's learn more about the issue, and what needs to be done to improve the current conditions.
Calligraphist Lee Sang-hyun
Calligraphist Lee Sang-hyun breathes soul into letters through his artistry and expands horizons in the use of Korea's alphabet Hangul as an artistic motif. As one of the first-generation calligraphists in Korea, his experimental works of mixed media have brought new insights into the aesthetics of Korean fonts and calligraphy art. Lee also held various calligraphy performances to promote the great story and beauty of Hangul to the world. Meet Lee Sang-hyun and learn more about his artistry.
Literature Tour in Gangwon-do Province
If Koreans were asked to pick two of the most beloved Korean writers in history, many would choose Lee Hyo-seok, the writer of the celebrated short story "When the Buckwheat Blossoms," and Pak Kyong-ni, the author of Korea's representative epic novel "The Land." Let's go to Gangwon-do Province to visit their memorial halls and explore the backdrop of their literary world.