Thursday, October 18, 2018

Hangeul meets creativity

‘Chaban,’ Grand Prize of the 4th Hangeul Idea Award By Xu Aiying and Kim Min-Jeung  Photos = Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) The winners of the Hangeul Idea Award, which...

#HANAGo Chuseok Special – Songpyeon (송편) rice cakes

Hi, it's Hana of HANAGo. In this episode made especially for the Chuseok Mid-Autumn Festival, I will explore a very chewy kind of Korean food...

Korean, Chinese cultural figures gather at joint forum

Major cultural figures from both Korea and China participate on panels at the Korea-China Cultural Exchange Forum held at the Taierzhuang Ancient Town, in...

Special exhibition opens on inter-Korean summits

Visitors to a special exhibition about inter-Korean summits, titled 'Peace, a New Start,' pose for a commemorative photo at the official photo zone for...

LA to discover independence movement relics

Lee Jun-Sik, president of the Independence Hall of Korea (left), and Ji Geon-gil, chairman of the Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation, hold up a...

Winners of Talk Talk Korea 2018 show Korea in their country

An illustration by Viktoria Moroz from Ukraine wins in the 'Etc.' category in the global Talk Talk Korea 2018 contest. By Kim Eun-young and Kim Young Shin  Photos =...

Ginkgo tree couple reunited in ritual

South Korea's Natural Monument No. 304, the Ganghwado ginkgo tree (left), and Natural Monument No. 165 in North Korea, the Yeonan ginkgo tree (right),...

KOCIS wins 3 int’l awards for Korea magazine

KOREA, a monthly promotional magazine published by the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), receives three International Business Awards (IBA) in the Publications and...

Artists showcase Korean art overseas

The band SsingSsing performs rock fused with Korean folk music at the National Theater of Korea on July 14. (National Theater of Korea) By Kang Gahui and Kim...

Art troupe shows charms, joys of Korea

Vietnamese participants learn how to play traditional Korean musical instruments at the Korean Culture Center in Vietnam. (Korean Culture Center in Vietnam) By Xu Aiying and Hahm Hee-eun The...

Postage stamps show footsteps of independence activists

Korea Post is issuing a series of independence movement stamps to commemorate Korean Independence Day on Aug. 15. (Korea Post) By Kim Hyelin and Hahm Hee-eun  Four representative historic...
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Taiwan media highlights Jeju haenyeo

Some of Jeju's famous female haenyeo divers and a group of Taiwanese visitors pose for a photograph at the Jeju Hansupul Hanyeo School on Aug. 2....
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#HANAGo Episode 2: Custom-made Hanbok

Hi, it's Hana of #HanaGo. I'm here to answer your questions and to enjoy all that Korea has to offer along the way. Just...
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Gov’t to provide balanced support for the arts

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jonghwan (second from right) discusses ways to expand the overseas reach of Korean art, content and tourism...
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Gov’t to promote Korean heritage

Kim Tae-hoon (right), director of the Korean Culture and Information Service, and Jin Ok-sub (left), president of the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation, shake hands...
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Hwang Chi-Yeul and Suzanne are designated as Korea Tourism Honorary Ambassadors

Ahn Young-bae, president of the Korea Tourism Organization, delivers a large name card to Hwang Chi-Yeul as he is appointed as an official Korean...
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Korea continues to push cross-cultural partnerships

Participants in the 2017 Cultural Partnership Initiative Project pose for a photo at Korea House in Jung-gu District, Seoul, during the welcoming reception. (Ministry...
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Vietnamese film festival to be held in Seoul

The Vietnamese romantic comedy film 'The Girl from Yesterday' (2017) will be screened at the Lotte Cinema World Tower during the two-day Vietnamese film...
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World Korean teachers conference kicks off in Seoul

Participants in the 10th World Korean Educators Conference wave to the camera as they hold up King Sejong Institute textbooks. (King Sejong Institute Foundation) By Kim...
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First lady enjoys Bollywood with Indian students

An international student from India takes a selfie with first lady Kim Jung-sook after watching a Bollywood movie together, at an art-house cinema in...

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