Friday, July 3, 2020
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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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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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‘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...
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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...
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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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‘Koreans are good at making funny jokes’

Korea.net recently sat down with a German college student who came to know Korea while reading comic books in high school. Lisa Scheidig from...
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German singer realizes dream to visit Korea

German singer Jamie-Lee Kriewitz visits the 'K-Style Hub' in Seoul as part of her trip to Korea. She's the winner of a German singing...
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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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