Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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A night in a traditional home gives great respite

Nowadays, many tourists flying to Korea travel much further than just hitting the well-known tourist destinations and places that spotlight pop music, soap operas...
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Asia-wide cultural center opens to public

Walking down an alleyway next to the former provincial government offices of Jeollanam-do (South Jeolla Province) along Geumnam-ro Street in Gwangju leads visitors to...
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Korea via stamps, poet Yun Dong-ju

Wishing not to have So much as a speck of shame Toward heaven until the day I die, I suffered, even when the wind stirred the leaves. With...
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US reality show filmed at Suwon fortress

  A U.S. reality show has been shot at the Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do Province. An episode of the reality...
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Catholic church becomes cultural asset

The Ganggyeong Catholic Church in Nonsan, Chungcheongnam-do Province (South Chungcheong Province), was officially registered as a cultural asset on Aug. 25. Built in 1961, the...
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Music, dance festival expands to Silla capital

The percussion group Drum Cat wows the crowd during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Korea in Motion festival, held along the Cheonggyecheon Stream...
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Korea via stamps: patriotic girl Ryu Gwan-sun

There is a famous woman and patriot in Korean history who is often compared to France's Joan of Arc. Ryu Gwan-sun (1902-1920) was active in...
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Bukchon brings small-town warmth to bustling capital

According to the Korea Tourism Organization, a total of 14,201,516 people came to Korea during the year 2014. What elements attracted them to Korea? A...
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100 photos reveal beauty of Korean parks

Photographer Lim Hong-bin is the winner of the 16th National Park Photo Contest with his picture of clouds and mist at the Gongryong Ridge...
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Korean media, entertainers captivate Shanghai

Fans swarmed the Shanghai International Exhibition Center (Intex Shanghai) on the afternoon of Aug. 27 to get a glimpse of the boy band Infinite...
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‘Just like erhu strings, I hope for Korea and China to join in harmony’:...

First lady Kim Jung-sook learns how to play the erhu, a two-stringed bowed instrument, at a music store in the Xinjiekou neighborhood of Beijing on...
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Traditional papers from Egypt, Korea

Park Jae Yang, director of the Korean Cultural Center in Egypt, Professor Seo Jin Yong and other participants pose for a photo at a...
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Prague K-pop concert bridges cultural differences

The idol group SHINee electrifies more than 1,800 fans at the first-ever K-pop concert in Prague on Dec. 4. President Park Geun-hye joined in the...
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Korean recipes: Ipchun osinban five spring greens

Ipchun (입춘, 立春) marks the beginning of the first of the 24 solar terms and it falls around Feb. 4. It heralds the beginning...
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Korea, Kenya, Uganda come closer through music

Korean musician Don Spike (center) and band mates perform on Aug. 29 at a shopping mall in Nairobi. The Africa Sings Korean Soul concerts...
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Museums attract spring visitors

Paintings and calligraphy works related to butterflies and spring flowers are on display at the National Museum of Korea starting April 10. The photo...

Ginkgo tree couple reunited in ritual

South Korea's Natural Monument No. 304, the Ganghwado ginkgo tree (left), and Natural Monument No. 165 in North Korea, the Yeonan ginkgo tree (right),...

Korea, Philippines to mark 70th year of bilateral ties with cultural events

President Moon Jae-in (second from right) on June 4, 2018, shakes hands with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in their summit in Seoul. Both leaders...

Tokyo hosts Korea-Japan Festival despite high bilateral tension

A samulnori (traditional Korean percussion quartet) troupe performs on Sept. 28 at the 2019 Korea-Japan Festival at Hibiya Park in Tokyo. By Kim Eun-young and Lee Jihae Photos = Korean Cultural...
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2,000-year-old Chinese coins unearthed in Gwangju

A bundle of 2,000-year-old coins believed to have come from the ancient Chinese Xin Dynasty are unearthed from a tomb in Gwangju, Jeollanam-do Province. A...

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