Thursday, July 19, 2018
Director Kim Tae-hoon of the Korean Culture and Information Service (second from left) poses for a group photo with the winners of the Talk Talk Korea 2017 competition, at the Seoullo 7017 park in Seoul in Novermber 2017. (Jeon...
The Korean delegation celebrates as seven sansa Buddhist mountain monasteries get inscribed on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites, during the 42nd meeting of the World Heritage Committee held in Manama on June 30. (Cultural Heritage Administration) By Kang Gahui and Kim Young Shin  A network...
Director Kim Tae-hoon of the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) (third from left) attends a groundbreaking ceremony for the New York Korea Center on 32nd Street in Manhattan on June 28. By Xu Aiying and Lee Hana Photos = Korean Culture and Information...
Visitors to the 2018 Seoul International Book Fair look around the books on display at the COEX convention center in Seoul on June 20. By Xu Aiying and Kim Young Shin  Photos = Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Seoul | June 20, 2018 "We want...
A local restaurant in Singapore launches a special menu item called ‘Trump-Kim Chi Nasi Lemak,’ made of U.S. beef and Korean kimchi, to celebrate the summit between North Korea and the U.S. By Xu Aiying and Yoon Jihye Photos = Yoon Jihye Singapore l June 14,...
For the first time in 65 years, Oeongchi Beach opened to the public in Sokcho, Gangwon-do, on April 12. (Sokcho City) By Hahm Hee-eun Oeongchi Beach in Sokcho is now once again unveiling its beauty after 65 years. Oeongchi Beach, which is shaped...
Tourists participate in a traditional rice planting at Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul on June 7. By Jung Joo-ri and Kim Young Shin  Photos = Jeon Han  Video = Kim Sunjoo and Choi Tae-soon  Seoul | June 7, 2018 ”I felt as if I was connected to this historical site.” Rasmas Mortensen from...
By Min Yea-Ji and Hahm Hee-eun Video = Korean Cultural Centre in London The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), part of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, announced on June 4 that, “The special year for cultural exchange between Korea and the...
The theater troupe People In Backpacks performs ‘The Metamorphosis.’ By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Young Shin  Photos = Gyeonggi-do Provincial Government At Camp Greaves along the DMZ, the only area within the civilian access control line that has been returned by the U.S. armed...
One of the 770 Joseon palace plaques that says Geongugogung (건구고궁, 乾九古宮), from right to left, which means 'the old house where king lived,' shows the handwriting of Joseon’s 21st monarch, King Yeongjo (영조, 英祖) (r. 1724-1776). By Kang Gahui and Kim Young Shin  Photos =...
Students take part in a K-pop dance class at the Korean Cultural Center in London. (KCC London) By Min Yea-Ji and Sohn JiAe  More Korean cultural centers around the world will now open K-pop Academies, providing courses in K-pop singing and dancing. The Korean Culture...
Students at the Korean Cultural Center in Berlin study Korean to prepare for the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK). (Korea.net DB) By Min Yea-Ji and Sohn JiAe The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the King Sejong Institute Foundation announced on May...

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