Saturday, January 29, 2022

Netflix co-CEO: ‘Squid Game’ could be biggest show in site’s history

This scene from the original Netflix series "Squid Game" shows the protagonist Seong Gi-hun played by actor Lee Jung-jae. (Netflix) By Lee Kyong Mi and Kim Hayeon The co-CEO of Netflix has...

Ceremony formally launches Korea-China cultural exchange year

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hwang Hee on Sept. 15 gives the welcoming speech at the ceremony to launch the year of "Korea-China...

Inaugural Esports Championships East Asia held in Seoul

The inaugural Esports Championships East Asia 2021 & Game Culture Festival hosted by the Korean, Chinese and Japanese governments opened on Sept. 10 in Seoul. (Photographer...

8 Goryeo porcelain works from Belgium shown at Seoul museum

The National Palace Museum of Korea located in Seoul is hosting the exhibition "In Pursuit of the Aesthetic Legacy of the Goryeo Dynasty." By Jung Joo-ri and Lee Jihae Photos =...

Korean craft exhibition at Milan Design Week features 126 works

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Craft and Design Foundation (KCDF) from Sept. 5-10 are jointly hosting the 2021 Korean Craft Exhibition at...

Nation’s 1st craft art museum to open in downtown Seoul

The Seoul Museum of Craft Art in the city's Jongno-gu District opens on July 16. (Seoul Museum of Craft Art)   By Lee Jihae The Seoul Museum of Craft...

Contest of Korea-related content sees record-high no. of entries

B2 Dance Group of Brazil has entered its music video in the K-pop music video section of Talk Talk Korea, an annual global contest of Korea-related content. By Lee Kyoung...

5 must-see Korean works from late Samsung chief’s art collection

Two displays of artworks from the private collection of the late Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee are being called the "exhibitions of the century" for featuring masterpieces shown in...

Late Samsung tycoon’s art collection showcases Korean masterpieces

On the day ahead of the opening of the exhibition "A Great Cultural Legacy: Masterpieces from the Bequest of the Late Samsung Chairman Lee...

KCCs offer plethora of Korean content, programs over summer

The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) on July 16 said 27 Korean Cultural Centers (KCCs) worldwide will hold events throughout the summer. The poster...

Exhibition shows how late Joseon Dynasty fought summer heat

The National Folk Museum of Korea in Seoul displays items used by Koreans from the 17th to the 20th centuries to ward off the summer heat....

[Creative kimchi creations] 10. Kimchi fried shrimp udon

Kimchi, a staple of Korean cuisine, has grown popular among gourmets worldwide as "tasty fermented food." The spicy condiment can stand on its own...

Girl group LOONA named this year’s envoy for Korean culture

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hwang Hee on May 10 gives to LOONA member HeeJin a letter of appointment designating the K-pop girl group...

Scenic night tour of landmark Seoul palace to open

"Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace" will be held from April 29 to June 20. The photo shows Buyongji Pond within the palace grounds in October...

French culinary school to teach Korean Buddhist temple cuisine

Le Cordon Bleu has introduced a course on cooking Korean Buddhist temple cuisine at the French culinary school's London campus. (Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism)   By Yoon Hee Young The France-based Le...

Royal court evening banquet from 1902 to be reenacted

A media rehearsal of "Yajinyeon," a reinterpretation of an evening banquet hosted by the Joseon Dynasty's royal court, is performed on April 8 at...

How centuries-old Korean bronzeware stays relevant today

The traditional tableware yugi comprises firm and solid dishes made of 78% copper and 22% tin. (Kim Sunjoo) By Kim Hyelin, Yoon Hee Young, Lee Jihae and Joung Haseung Seoul | March 16, 2021 A classic tableware has always appeared on important...

Seoul Fashion Week to be held online from March 22-27

The Seoul Metropolitan Government from March 22-27 will hold this year's Seoul Fashion Week online. The photo shows the poster for this year's fashion week...

Seoul’s Olympic Park to get online K-pop concert hall

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on March 3 said an online K-pop concert hall will be opened in October at The K Art Hall...

Folk museum to livestream full moon festival on YouTube

The National Folk Museum of Korea in Seoul on Feb. 26 will livestream the annual festival for the first full moon of the lunar new year on its...

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