Sunday, August 18, 2019

Interview with Korea.net Honorary Reporter Diya Mitra

Since 2014, Diya Mitra of the U.K. has been a Korea.net Honorary Reporter. (Korea.net DB) By Yoon Sojung The induction ceremony for the eighth group of Korea.net...

Belgian-born priest who became Korea’s cheese pioneer dies

The late Father Ji Jeong-hwan, a Belgian-born Catholic priest with the birth name Didier t'Serstevens, helped launch the Korean cheese industry in Imsil-gun County,...

Blacksmith in small provincial town sells hit tool on Amazon.com

By Min Yea-Ji and Kim Hwaya  Photos & videos = Min Yea-Ji Yeongju | April 11, 2019 A conventional Korean farming tool made by a blacksmith in a small provincial town...

Graffiti artist presents alternative images of famous activists through works

Graffiti artist Leodav on Feb. 18 explains what initially made him draw Korean independence fighters during an interview with Korea.net at the Independence Hall...

Forced labor victim waiting 74 years to hear a simple ‘sorry’

Young Korean girls in June 1944 brought to Mitsubishi Nagoya Aircraft Works in Japan for forced labor march with their Japanese instructors at Atsuta...

Colombian writer finds peace while walking on Korea’s ‘tightrope’

Andrés Felipe Solano says on Nov. 29 at a cafe in Seoul that Korea’s candlelight protests were the most peaceful scenes he has seen...
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Korea Focus: Korean Modern and Contemporary Art

Korea Focus is an interview series produced by Korea.net, in which we meet with professionals who have an area of expertise related to Korea....

Korea Focus: Hanok

Korea Focus is an interview series produced by Korea.net, in which we meet with professionals who have an area of expertise related to Korea....
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Interview #2: Global pop group ‘Now United’ talks about Korea

Seven members of the pop group Now United’ pose for a photo in a studio in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, on July 12. By Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Kim Sunjoo Video...
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Interview #1: Global pop group Now United unites world through music

By Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Kim Sunjoo Video = Choi Tae-soon Seoul | July 18, 2018 “Different people from all around the world unite through music. Nothing can be more amazing...
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French Koreaphile says Korea ‘full of friendliness’

Lea Moreau began living in Korea when she settled in Gwangju, Jeollanam-do Province. Here, Moreau poses for a photo with the English edition of...
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Governmental writer wins Peony Prize

Presidential writer Elizabeth G. Kraft Lee from the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) gives a brief speech after receiving the Peony Medal during...
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Traditional musician hopes for inter-Korean harmony

Kang Eun Il, who plays the haeguem, a traditional two-stringed string instrument, talks about her performance during the banquet at the April 27 Inter-Korean Summit,...
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‘Through theater, I became Korean’

Stage director Cathy Rapin poses for a photo in front of the Dongyang Arts Center where 'Nine Little Girls' (Neuf petites filles), a play...
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First non-Korean appointed as Gyeongbokgung gatekeeper

Mark Tetto, the first non-Korean honorary gatekeeper at Gyeongbokgung Palace, stands beside his fellow guards at an appointment ceremony at the palace's Heungnyemun Gate...
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Slovak athlete gets four golds in PyeongChang

Henrieta Farkasova (left) and her guide runner, Natalia Subrtova, who won four gold medals in the women's visually impaired alpine skiing competition, pose for...
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‘Enjoy the Paralympics as they are!’

The lead researcher at the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, Kim Kwon-Il, who is also a KBS sports broadcaster for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter...
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‘Enjoy your Paralympics in PyeongChang’

Korea Paralympic Committee President Lee Myung-ho delivers his congratulatory address at Korea House during its opening ceremony at the Gangneung Olympic Park on March...
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Driving force behind successful PyeongChang Games

Song Hyeon-jun drives the free shuttle bus No. TS22 that runs between Gangneung Station and the Olympic Park during the PyeongChang Winter Games, in...
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‘See you in PyeongChang, hand-in-hand’

Henna Puumala, a Finnish volunteer that will serve as an interpreter at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, holds up plush toys of the...

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