Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Guidebook shows various facets of Korea

When thinking about Korea, many people come up with images such as royal palaces, Hanbok and other traditional outfits, kimchi or pop music. A...
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Skipper Kim Seung-jin returns home safely

"At many times, I just led a comfortable life, a life that is normally sought after by many ordinary people. However, I was not...
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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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Interview with cartoonist Park Si Baek: time travel with Joseon kings (part one)

Korea has a long tradition of recording the doings of the kings and royal household in official documents. The "Annals of the Joseon Dynasty" (조선왕조실록,...
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Latina YouTuber promotes Korea in Spanish

Third-year Korea University student Nalu is the creator and star of 'Latina Saram,' a YouTube channel that introduces Korean pop culture and Korean university...
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People who love Korea more than Koreans do (1)

Thirteen groups of university students from around the world were brought together in Korea for a series of presentations and discussions about Korean art,...
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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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Interview with cartoonist Park Si Baek: time travel with Joseon kings (part two)

The "Annals of the Joseon Dynasty" has some ups and downs in its quality as a reliable record depending on who wrote it and...
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Actress-turned-painter draws God-given gifts

Actress and painter Kim HyunJung’s ‘Prayer’ features a stuffed rabbit named Lala, which represents the artist’s inner soul. Actress and painter Kim HyunJung is returning...

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...
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Korea inspires global power bloggers

Fourteen bloggers from Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, the Philippines and elsewhere arrived in Korea on Nov. 18. They were guests of the Korea Tourism Organization...
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‘I like people who treat the elderly with respect’

"Getting acknowledged for our work by K-pop fans in both Bulgaria and elsewhere is the best gift I've ever received," said Bojana Doneva, who...

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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Meet Korea.net honorary reporters

The fifth group of Korea.net honorary reporters held its induction ceremony at the National Hangeul Museum in Seoul on Dec.11 and thereby officially began...
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‘Expand cultural exchanges to the countryside’

Qu Zhe, producer of the recent 'Indepth Travel Across Korea,' a special episode of the CCTV-7 travel program 'Traveling to Beautiful China's Rural Towns,'...
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Wild grape wine Meoru de Seo beloved by connoisseurs

Wine can be said to be the fruit of Western civilization. Its origins can be traced back to times when people processed wild grapes...

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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Photo exhibit ‘Holywood’ portrays life in LA

“Please write me a letter when you get to Naseong.” This is part of the lyrics of the song “When You Go To Naseong” (1979)...
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Return of pop legend

  Pictured is Jo Yong-pil during his 2013 'Hello' tour, held in celebration of the 45th anniversary of his debut album. A special album of legend...
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Korean aid, economic growth point way to future

Korea has transformed itself from an aid beneficiary to an aid provider. The country holds the indigenous, precious asset of having accomplished economic development, all...

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