Friday, July 3, 2020
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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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Korean ballet: Dancers become choreographers

What if ballet dancers were to change their roles, from dancing to choreography? The Korea National Ballet is now presenting the KNB Movement Series I,...
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Film industry faces paradigm shift

Experts in the film and visual media business from Korea, China and the U.S. came together in Seoul to evaluate the current state of...
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Pop concert to enamor fans from around the world

A special concert to be held this weekend is revving up to wow pop fans from around the world. At 7 p.m. on Sept. 4,...
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Beauty of Goryeo celadon to unfold in Japan

Some 217 pieces of Goryeo celadon that were found underwater along Korean shores will soon be on display in Osaka. The "Newly Discovered Goryeo Celadon...
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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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Korean books grab attention in Beijing

Korean books garnered many readers' attention in Beijing. Some 1,500 Korean books were introduced at the 22nd Beijing International Book Fair held from Aug. 26...
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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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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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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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Korea via stamps: Ahn Jung-geun

A stamp is dedicated to independence activist Ahn Jung-geun. "If I fail once, I try again. If I fail again, I will try for a...
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Photos reveal beauty of Korean landscape

This photo of the Anapji Pond blanketed in winter snow is the winner of this year’s Korea Tourism Photo Contest. Snowflakes fall on the lake...
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‘Hello, Mr. K’ energizes Iksan

The Gwanggaeto Samulnori percussion group performs a lion dance to a beat box rhythm during the ‘Hello, Mr. K’ concert at the Iksan Arts...
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‘Jingbirok’ records 7-yr invasion

A special exhibition looking back on the life of Ryu Seong-ryong (1542-1607), who went by the penname of Seoae, is now underway at the...
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Korea, as seen by the world: Talk! Talk! Korea

The results of the "Talk! Talk! Korea 2015" contest were announced on Aug. 11, showcasing a range of creative content that reflects Korea and...
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Stories of Korea as told by non-Koreans

What do our neighbors around the world think about Korea? The variety of answers can be found in a special exhibition, “Korea, Our Stories,” currently...
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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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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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Independence celebrations to take place at cultural heritage sites

This month will be full of events at cultural heritage sites across the nation, giving us a chance to reflect upon history and to...
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Wax celebrities greet fans in Seoul

Wax statues of world-renowned stars, athletes, artists and political and religious figures are now welcoming visitors to a newly-opened museum in Seoul. On July 31,...

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