Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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Battlefield piano sounds revived after 66 years

A young Seymour Bernstein (center) performs for his fellow soldiers during the Korean War. The Ministry of Patriots' and Veterans' Affairs invites Korean War...
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Her evolution has no end

Her life is considered to be dramatic, as she switched her career from a fashion model and an actress to a painter. Also, she...
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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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‘A dining table can change the fate of a nation’

CEO Cho Tae-kwon of the Kwangjuyo Group emphasizes that, 'Our traditions are something that will never disappear. They're the things that have been accumulated...
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Great pianists play every piece with care: Seong-jin Cho

“My life is just beginning.” Pianist Seong-jin Cho, who turns 22 this year, returned to his home country on Feb. 1. This is the first...
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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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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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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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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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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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‘Korea, Russia need knowledge to become

A new trend has been emerging recently at key broadcasting companies in Korea. They have begun to feature non-Koreans who speak fluent Korean and who...
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What makes contest winners fall in love with Korea

The “Talk! Talk! Korea 2015” contest run by the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) gathered together thoughts and feelings about Korea and all...
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‘Written characters are tools that contain culture’

Director General of the National Hangeul Museum Moon Young-ho emphasizes the importance of widening the understanding of Hangeul among people through the systemic preservation...
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Korean cuisine ideal for healthy eaters worldwide

'Korean food is good for your health, and knowledge of this is spreading around the globe," says Director Yoon Sook-ja of the Institute of...
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Korean to run nuclear reactor organization

Lee Gyung-su, former chairman of the National Fusion Research Institute, has been appointed chief operating officer of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Organization (ITER). Lee...
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Two expats enter food delivery business

When living in another country, the language barrier can be one of the most difficult barriers to leading an otherwise normal life. If not fluent...
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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...
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North Korean defector paints new life

The painting of a man wearing a socialism-inspired red scarf and another work depicting the face of a North Korean leader atop Marilyn Monroe's...
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Young entrepreneur bridges Korea, Azerbaijan with food

Khalilzade Nihat, a 25-year-old Azerbaijani, recently opened a restaurant specializing in traditional Azerbaijani cuisine, the first of its kind in Seoul. He smiles as...
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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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