Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Korea, Denmark to mark 60 years of bilateral ties through ‘Year of Culture’

This photo from on Oct. 20, 2018, shows President Moon Jae-in (left) and Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen holding a summit at Christiansborg...
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Winter Olympics enshrined in literature

By Jeon Han and Sohn JiAe  Photos = Jeon Han  Video = Kim Sunjoo A special event is underway in Seoul to spotlight written works about winter and winter leisure activities in...
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‘Arirang,’ a melody across generations

The 2016 Arirang Festival opens on Oct. 8 at the National Museum of Korea with an outdoor concert featuring many variations of the song...

Winners of Talk Talk Korea 2018 show Korea in their country

An illustration by Viktoria Moroz from Ukraine wins in the 'Etc.' category in the global Talk Talk Korea 2018 contest. By Kim Eun-young and Kim Young Shin  Photos =...
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Artistic barista brings Olympic mascots to cups of coffee

Barista Lee Kang Bin poses with pictures of Soohorang and Banabi, the two Olympic mascots, drawn in the milk and foam of two cups...
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Come to Pyeongchang for Winter Olympics

Chen, Baekhyun and Xiumin from the pop sensation EXO perform in the 'K-drama Festa in Pyeongchang' event in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, on Feb. 18....

KCC in Paris to relocate, others to hold food and film events

The Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in Paris, which will relocate to another part of the French capital on Nov. 20, will host cultural events such...

‘Parasite’ makes cinematic history along with 6 Oscar nominations

"Parasite" on Jan. 13 received six Oscar nominations and became the first Korean film to earn Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Director. Pictured is...
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Online content creators gather in Gwangju

The 2016 Gwangju World Web Content Festival kicked off on June 23. Under the slogan “Web people, roar into the world,” the festival lifted...
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Hongdae: Shopping, music, dancing, busking and more

Hongdae, famous for its youthful ambience, unique cafes, dance clubs, fashion outlets and busking, attracts people in their 20s and 30s. As the sun...
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Korean recipes: Sweet rice with nuts and jujubes, yaksik

Yaksik cuisine is usually eaten on the Jeongwol Daeboreum, the first full moon of the Lunar New Year. It's made with healthy ingredients, such...

Lotus Lantern Parade lights up Seoul

The Lotus Lantern Parade took place in central Seoul on May 4 as a ceremony to celebrate the Buddha's birth. The parade, the main event of the...
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Visiting the Korea Pavilion at the Philippine Travel Tour Expo

There’s no more excuse to not visit Korea, as you don’t have to wait for a midnight seat sale! The Korea Pavilion at the recent...
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Traditional drinks keep you healthy in winter

In winter, people can easily catch a cold or other illness because cold weather makes our immune systems a bit weaker. To stay healthy...
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Paralympic Mural unveiled at athletes’ village

The Paralympic Mural is unveiled at the PyeongChang Athletes’ Village on March 8. International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons (fourth from left), PyeongChang...
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Culture minister says we are all united for peace

Do Jonghwan, minister of culture, sports and tourism, gives an interview to the Hong Kong-based channel Phoenix Satellite Television at the Foreign Press Center...
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More than 10 million enjoy royal palaces, shrines

Visitors watch a reenactment of a ceremonial appointment of a royal gate keeper at Gyeongbokgung Palace in March 2016. More than 10 million people...
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Our seven cooking difference

By Korea.net Honorary Reporter Aigerim Sadykova The most delicious way to be acquainted with another country is to taste its national cuisine. However, the best...
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Hallyu exports hit USD 8.2 billion

Tourists visit the Alpensia Ski Jump Center before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in January 2018. (Korea.net DB) By Xu Aiying and Hahm Hee-eun The Korean...
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The Grump’s big trip to Pyeongchang

Tuomas Kyrö (right), author of the novel 'Happy Days of the Grump,' stands beside his fictional character, the Grump, an 80-year-old stubbornly traditional Finnish...

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