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242 Paju Folk Festival 2012 imagefile 10719 Sep 03, 2012
This annual folk festival proved its popularity at its inaugural event last year. This year’s line-up includes world-class folk musicians from Korea and abroad includ...  
241 Hadong Wild Tea Culture Festival imagefile 10703 May 02, 2012
 
240 Special Exhibition: Daily Lives of Our Recent Past, 1970s-1980s imagefile 10676 Aug 31, 2012
This special exhibition was made possible by Takumi Fujimoto, a Japanese photographer who donated more than 46,000 photos that show Korea in the ‘70s and ‘80s. The monochrome photography tells you h...  
239 The Best under Heaven, the Celadons of Korea imagefile 10667 Nov 16, 2012
The National Museum of Korea is holding the second largest Goryeo Dynasty celadon exhibit since the first exhibit in 1989. The 2012 Special Exhibition “The Best under Heaven, the Celadons of ...  
238 Korean-born diva sweeps Down Under imagefile 10649 Nov 04, 2013
When a petite Asian woman with no makeup stood up in front of the judges, she didn’t receive much attention at first. When asked by judges, "What can we expect from you?" she answered, "Awesome sin...  
237 Chuseok holidays filled with cultural delights imagefile 10626 Sep 17, 2013
During the Chuseok holiday, a variety of events catering to people of all ages are taking place at palaces, museums, and royal tombs around the country. Various performances and participatory events open ...  
236 Green Groove Festival imagefile 10541 Jul 12, 2012
Green Groove Festival, held from July 21 to 22 on Daecheon Beach in Chungcheongnam-do, began due to increasing interest in environmental, climate change and energy issues. The festival aims to inc...  
235 Korea's inbound tourists hit 12 million imagefile 10508 Dec 30, 2013
The number of overseas tourists who visit Korea has exceeded 12 million for the first time. A special event was held to mark the arrival of the 12 millionth tourist to visit Korea in 2013 at Jeju ...  
234 ‘Special Hands’ extends to seven countries imagefile 10482 Feb 06, 2013
The athletes cross the finish line during the cross country running event on January 30, the first day of the Special Olympics (photo: Jeon Han). With around 3,000 participants from 106 countries,...  
233 Korea tops global IT competitiveness 2012: ITU imagefile 10433 Oct 16, 2013
Korea topped the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Index (IDI), as compiled by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), for the third year running. The ITU ranks ...  
232 Check out K-fashion at Dongdaemun fashion show imagefile 10413 Aug 27, 2013
The stereotype that all fashion shows are only for expensive brands will be broken at a new style of fashion show in Dongdaemun, the spot well-known for shopping among fashionistas. The Ministry of...  
231 2012 Mime Festival imagefile 10326 May 18, 2012
 
230 Christmas tree lights up central Seoul imagefile 10158 Dec 02, 2013
The plaza in front of City Hall in downtown Seoul was twinkling with festive cheer last Saturday night as the lights on the 18 meter Christmas tree were switched on. On November 30, citizens...  
229 Yeouido Spring Flower Festival imagefile 10057 Apr 07, 2014
Every year when spring comes with its warmer weather, there are cascades of colorful flowers, with the Hangang River in the background, along the boulevards of Yeouido in western Seoul. There are 1...  
228 Mascots unveiled for PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, Paralympics imagefile 9990 Jun 15, 2016
The official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been unveiled. (Bandabi (top) and Soohorang (down) ) Soohorang is a white tiger and Bandabi is an Asian blac...  
227 K-Pop collaboration newest trend in pop world imagefile 9921 Apr 01, 2014
All music that originates in Korea and that gains popularity overseas is broadly defined as "K-Pop." This umbrella term was first introduced only in the late 1990s. Up until that time, "popular music" was ...  
226 Exhibit at Unhyeongung palace imagefile 9881 Sep 12, 2012
Cultural Heritage Administration introduces the relatively unknown royals of late Joseon, kings and princes who have occupied the Unhyeon Palace through Black & White photographs exhibit. Free a...  
225 Tourist police division launched to help visitors imagefile 9858 Oct 21, 2013
On every street corner and across every avenue of Seoul, visitors to Korea’s capital will now be able to contact the “tourist police,” ready to ease inconveniences, help with petty crime and ...  
224 Korean luge team gearing up for gold imagefile 9804 Dec 09, 2013
Korea’s national luge team is experiencing growing pains for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Though luge is one of the official sporting events of the Winter Olympics, it isn’t very pop...  
223 From 1945.8.15 to 1948.8.15 imagefile 9795 Aug 16, 2012
An outdoor photo exhibit has displayed items from the archives of the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History. The exhibit, entitled "From 1945.8.15 to 1948.8.15," depicts the three years ...  

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