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Cultural campaign Local 100 promotes history, culture of Suwon

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yu In Chon (fourth from left) on Feb. 7 tries traditional archery at...

Oxford starts Korean language, culture course for UK public

The University of Oxford of the U.K. has launched a course on the Korean language and culture for the public. Shown is...

7 historical landmarks to offer free entry for Lunar New Year

Admission to the four main royal palaces of Seoul, Jongmyo Shrine, Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty and...

3 provincial regions named cities specialized for night tourism

Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do Province, Yeosu, Jeollanam-do Province, and Seongju-gun County, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, have been named this year's specialized cities for night tourism. Shown...

Nat’l Museum of Korea announces list of exhibitions this year

National Museum of Korea Director General Yoon Sung Yong (second from left) on Jan. 24 presents his organization's major plans...

Night tour of former presidential compound slated for Dec. 6-11

Visitors on Sep. 13 explore the former presidential compound of Cheong Wa Dae as part of the tour "Night Walk...

Busan city gov’t opens PR zone in Paris for World Expo bid

Busan Metropolitan City through Nov. 28 will run a promotional zone for the port city's bid to host the 2030...

1,000 drones to fill Seoul’s night sky in year’s final show

The Seoul Metropolitan Government on Nov. 9 will host this year's final Hangang Drone Light Show at Ttukseom Hangang Park...

Sign installed at old Korean Empire legation building in UK

This is the sign installed on Oct. 30 on the old legation building of the Korean Empire (1897-1910)...

KCC in UK’s Visit Korean Heritage Campaign to honor bilateral ties

As part of this year's Visit Korean Heritage Campaign running from Oct. 31 to Nov. 25 in London, the concert "Soritgonggam...

London exhibition to show Korea’s new tech convergence

"The Oulim," an exhibition of the convergence of Korea's new technologies, was opened on Sept. 26 at the Korean Cultural Center...

Busan Fireworks Festival to promote 2030 World Expo bid

Visitors on Dec. 17, 2022, watch a spectacular night display at the Gwangandaegyo Bridge during the 17th Busan Fireworks Festival,...

Reenactment of Korean Empire event looks at life in 1902

A reenactment of a Korean Empire reception for foreign diplomats is held on Oct. 20 at Jeonggwanheon Pavilion of...

Fashion show explores Hanbok’s subtle mystique on fall night

Models on Oct. 20 showcase a Hanbok collection from the brand Seodamhwa at the Hanbok fashion show "Hojeobmong" (Butterfly...

Korean-language test to be held up to 8 times abroad in 2024

The Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) will be offered more times from next year. Shown are people on April...

Korean Cultural Centers worldwide host Chuseok events

Participants on Sept. 13, 2022, play the traditional game jegichagi (kicking a shuttlecock) at a Chuseok (Thanksgiving) event held at...

KCC in Belgium hosts interactive event on milky rice wine

Participants in a makgeolli event on Sept. 25 try their hand at making the milky rice wine at the Korean Cultural Center...

Int’l event to showcase tea, snacks prepared for Joseon king

The Chodujeomjeungbyeong set of medicinal tea and rice cake made with fried red beans, jujube and pine nuts is one of...

7,726 scouts from 17 countries travel to Jeollabuk-do Province for World Scout Jamboree

Belgian scouts attending the 25th World Scout Jamboree in Saemangeum this year make tteokbokki (spicy rice cake) on July 27...

Scouts offered more activities in Korea after Jamboree

British scouts in Korea for the 25th World Scout Jamboree on Aug. 8 watch a cultural performance by the...

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