Thursday, February 22, 2024

Award-winning maestro promoting harmonica as featured instrument

By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Minji Photos = Jeon Han Videos = Kim Sunjoo and Choi Tae-soon Seoul | July 5, 2019 Trying too hard while playing an instrument can sometimes spoil the music,...
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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...

World must know of Dokdo’s common themes: US documentary filmmaker

Matthew Koshmrl, the American director of the feature-length documentary "Land of My Father" about Korea’s easternmost island of Dokdo, said the island holds universal...

‘Parasite’ subtitle translator: Comedies are a fun challenge

Darcy Paquet, the English-language subtitle translator of Bong Joon-ho's Palme d'Or-winning "Parasite" (2019), on June 14 poses at a cafe in Seoul. By Lee Hana Photos = Kim...
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‘Museums tell story of humankind through history, culture’

Stone blades from the Neolithic Era, stone arrowheads from the Bronze Age, stainless steel spoons, hwatu  gambling cards and even blue jeans worn by...
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Korean farmer travels world on tractor

Kang Kitae, who traveled around rural Korea, China, Turkey and Myanmar on a tractor, provides lecture in his own lecture hall, called the Travel...

Youth from no-snow regions hail ‘unforgettable’ Gangwon 2024

Tomas Palmezano (left) and Isabela Caicedo (right) from the Colombian national team on Jan. 16 take a photo with...

Nobel winner hails Hallyu’s impact on Middle Eastern women

Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi, who in 2003 became the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, on the...

Korea.net names Min Yea-Ji this year’s best staff writer

German-language specialist Min Yea-Ji is Korea.net's staff writer of the year. (Kim Sunjoo) By Lee Kyoung Mi
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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...

Youth choir conductor in Germany promotes Korean music

https://www.youtube.com/embed/nhfpUIuk80w By Xu AiyingVideo = YouTube channel NaraeDav's Songs"I believe that the shaping of Korea's image is through each...
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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,...

‘Living in a divided nation made me write’: German author

Jenny Erpenbeck, a German writer who won the main award of the fifth Lee Hochul Literary Prize for Peace, on Nov. 25 gives her acceptance...

Japanese lawyer prioritizes human rights to improve Korea-Japan ties

Etsuro Totsuka, a Japanese lawyer specializing in human rights, on Dec. 10 gives a speech on victims of forced labor by Japan and international...
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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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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....
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Interview with an Arab reporter

Korean pop music and soap operas have been popular across the Arab world for a long time now, and the number of fans keeps...
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Hanbok in Ottomans lands

By Korea.net Honorary Reporters Salwa Elzeny and Esraa Elzeny  Photos = Korea.net DB Video = KBS World YouTube channel The famous fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, the head creative director at the...

‘Korea’s method of cultural promotion is Egypt’s role model’

Hisham Ibrahim, vice president of Egypt's Academy of Arts, on June 21 speaks to Korea.net in an interview at the...
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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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