Saturday, September 25, 2021

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...

[Lunar New Year] 3 great places in Seoul for rice cakes

Seollal (Lunar New Year), one of Korea's two biggest holidays, features the tradition of sharing tteok (rice cake) with family, relatives and neighbors. By Xu Aiying and Yoon Hee Young Seoul | Jan....

[Lunar New Year] Seollal period packed with online cultural events

The National Gugak Center on Feb. 14 presents for the first time online "Jongmyo Jeryeak," an elaborate performance of ancient court music and designated National...

Culture minister chairs UNESCO committee on cultural diversity

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo on Feb. 1 chairs the 14th meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of...

NY Times food writer shines spotlight on Korean pancake

The New York Times in its Jan. 26 article titled "An Easy Path to Dinner, by Way of Korea" explained what jeon is and how to make it....

Gorgeous night view, royal cuisine await at Gyeongbokgung Palace

The Gyeongbokgung Palace Starlight Tour and the program "Sisikgonggam at Sojubang the Royal Kitchen," slated to run from Aug. 19-31 at the palace in Seoul, offers a beautiful night view and royal food...

Experiencing new normal at reopened Seoul art museum

As museums and art galleries were reopened on July 22, visitors on July 30 browse at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul's Jongno-gu...

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