Monday, February 6, 2023

First new year’s music concert in 3 years to be held offline

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Jan. 4 from 7 p.m. will hold the "2023 New Year's Concert" at...

Game market ranks 4th, breaks KRW 20T in sales for 1st time

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Creative Content Agency on Jan. 2 said in a...

Famous pianists perform in Seoul to mark 30 years of Korea-China ties

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Nov. 23 cohosted a concert with the Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange to mark the...

Historical drama ‘King’s Affection’ wins Korea’s first Int’l Emmy Award

"The King's Affection" on Nov. 21 made history as the first Korean drama to win an International Emmy Award at the ceremony for the 50th edition...

Korea’s biggest game expo G-Star returns in Busan after 3 years

The country's largest game exhibition "Game Show and Trade, All Round 2022" (G-Star) was opened on Nov. 17 at the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center,...

Exhibition in UAE to display Korean content integrated with high tech

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will co-organize with the Korea Creative Content Agency "Korea: Cubically Imagined," an exhibition under the theme of technological...

Ministry’s creative uniform campaign wins bronze at Clio Sports Awards

By Park Hye Ri Video = Ministry of Culture Sports and Tourism's official YouTube channel The Ministry of Culture Sports and Tourism's "Save Uniform" campaign launched last year has won...

BTS has most No. 1 hits on Hot 100 chart this decade: Billboard

BTS over the past decade has had the most No. 1 songs on Billboard's main singles chart Hot 100. (BTS' official Twitter)  BTS has most No. 1 hits...

Records on nation’s 1st 6-dot braille system restored to mark Nat’l Braille Day

The photos show handwritten scripts for the country's first six-dot Hangeul braille system before (left) and after their restoration. (National Archives of Korea) By Kim Hyelin The National Archives of...

Classical music to fill Cheong Wa Dae this fall

This is the interior of the second floor of Yeongbingwan, which was the official event venue at the former presidential compound of Cheong Wa Dae. (Cultural Heritage...

KCC in New York to host Korean webtoon exhibition

The Korean Cultural Center in New York from Oct. 31 to Dec. 16 will jointly host with the Korea Manhwa Contents Agency the exhibition "Bang! K-Webtoon," which...

Minister urges ‘joint leadership of cultural prosperity era’ with Mexico

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Bo Gyoon on Oct. 12 gives a congratulatory speech as a representative of guest country Korea at the Festival...

K-Expo in Hanoi, Vietnam, to promote Hallyu this month

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Oct. 15 will launch "2022 K-Expo Vietnam" in Hanoi, Vietnam, to promote Hallyu. Shown is a scene...

Seoul’s Yeouido district to host Asian cultural gala from Oct. 14

K-pop artist Omega X on Oct. 9, 2021, performs BTS' "Permission to Dance" along with artists from six Asian countries at the 2021 Asia...

Events in France, Mexico highlight traditional Korean culture

The event "2022 Traditional Korea" was opened from Oct. 1-2 at the 15th arrondissement of Paris. (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism)   By Lee Jihae The Ministry of...

‘Customized’ culture events slated for 6 nations like UK, Thailand

A rehearsal for a performance combining b-boying and traditional Korean music is held on Sept. 28 to mark the adoption of breakdancing as an official event at the 2024...

Figure skating icon Kim Yuna to headline London fashion show

The Korean Cultural Centre in London on Sept. 27 will open the event "Hanbok Fashion Show, Hanbok Wave." Shown is figure skating icon Kim Yuna wearing...

BLACKPINK makes history on Billboard, UK album charts

BLACKPINK has topped the Official U.K. Albums Chart Top 100 and Billboard 200 albums chart in the same week. From center clockwise are members Lisa, Jennie,...

Foreign students show love for Korean humanities in contest

This is a scene from the Humanities Topic Presentation Contest in 2021. (KOCIS) By Min Yea-Ji The final round of the Humanities Topic Presentation Contest, also known as Cheongchuninmun...

Seoul to host nation’s largest performing arts festival

A performance of the hit show "Nanta" in 2020 is held at the opening ceremony of the festival "Welcome Daehakro." ByYoo Yeon Gyeong Photos = Korea Tourism Organization A...

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