As part of @wku's International Year of South Korea, the Kentucky Folklife Program and @wku_folkstudies are hosting Kyu Frohman tomorrow, 4/27, for a Kimchi Demonstration at 4pm in the Confucius Institute Kitchen on WKU's main campus! Kyu will share memories about family traditions tied to making and eating kimchi, and she will demonstrate how to … Continue reading Kimchi Demonstration Tomorrow
The Kentucky Folklife Program and WKU Folk Studies are hosting a Kimchi demonstration on April 27th at 4:00pm in the Confucius Institute Kitchen as part of Western Kentucky University's International Year of South Korea. Open the public, Kyu Frohman of Radcliff, KY will lead the demonstration, and will share memories about family traditions tied to … Continue reading KFP hosting Kimchi Demonstration
Nermin Peimanovic showing off his son's Bosnian fez along with socks that were knitted for him by his Grandmother. We're happy to say these items will be featured in the upcoming exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green. This exhibit will open this fall at the Kentucky Museum and is funded by a grant … Continue reading Update on the Bosnian Project
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We've begun collecting objects for the upcoming exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green @thekymuseum. One of our colleagues, Dijana Muminovic, was 13 when she came to Bowling Green from Bosnia in 1997, carrying with her some of her most cherished possessions, including a collection of Backstreet Boys ephemera.
From the archives: Senida Husic and her family cooking up a pot of kupus in their Bowling Green, KY home. Husic described: "The part of [Bosnia] where my family is from, the stew is called 'kupus' which is essentially just 'cabbage'. There are different variations of how it's made, family to family, but mostly it's … Continue reading From the Archives: Kupus