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121 History The Beginnings of Korea’s History (Prehistoric Times – Gojoseon) image 464 Sep 07, 2023 11:33
The history of the Korean nation began in Manchuria and the Korean Peninsula when people started settling there 700,000 years ago. Representative historic sites associated with the Paleolithic Age, ...  
120 Night Life Traditional board game named intangible cultural heritage image 1236 Sep 30, 2022 17:55
The traditional board game yutnori (pronounced yunnori) has players throw four wooden sticks to move their tokens around a board, with the first to return to the starting point the winner. The tra...  
119 History '18th-century map is priceless source showing Dokdo is Korean territory' image 3173 Aug 18, 2021 10:31
President Moon Jae-in, on a state visit to Spain, on June 16 looks at the Royal Map of Korea at the Spanish Senate Library after giving a speech to the Spanish senate and lower house in Madri...  
118 Other Tips Discovering Korean culture via 'K-healing imagefile 4988 May 21, 2020 14:17
Korea.net on May 20 hosted a ceremony at its Seoul office to launch its multichannel network for promoting Korea and inducting the ninth class of Honorary Reporters of the Korean Culture and In...  
117 History Shades of History imagefile 10252 Mar 16, 2020 09:40
Color’s Societal Roles Colors have indicated social class and status throughout the millennia-long history of the Korean Peninsula. Specific colors were used in earlier times to identify societal const...  
116 Other Tips Historical seals from Joseon Dynasty returned to Korea imagefile 5122 Feb 24, 2020 18:02
The guksae (national seal) Daegunjubo (left) and the eobo (royal seal) named the Royal Seal of Hyojong (right) will be displayed from Feb. 22 to March 8 at the National Palace Museum of Korea in Seoul....  
115 Other Tips What's to like about Korea? Plenty, say foreigners imagefile 4804 Feb 06, 2020 09:44
The Korean Culture and Information Service released on Feb. 4 the results of a poll conducted last year on Korea's national image. Of the 5,453 respondents who expressed a positive perception of...  
114 Other Tips Hanok Villages imagefile 5787 Dec 16, 2019 10:26
The recent revival of interest in modernized traditional Korean houses (called hanok) among architectural designers and house buyers from across Korea has also helped attract numerous tourists to Korea’s ol...  
113 Other Tips Korea's traditional martial arts, Taekwondo imagefile 5527 Nov 29, 2019 11:16
Originated in Korea, Taekwondo is a martial art of self-defence in which the competitors use both their hands and feet. In ancient times, Koreans practiced Taekwondo as a mandatory preparation for w...  
112 Other Tips [About Korea] Traditional Arts imagefile 8302 Nov 21, 2019 10:26
Gugak Performance of Yeomillak (“Joy of the People”), court music composed during the reign of King Sejong in the 15th century. The term gugak, which literally means “national music,” refers to tradit...  
111 Other Tips Korea's Festivals and Holidays imagefile 15452 Nov 15, 2019 17:47
Festivals The Lunar New Year’s Day (Seol or Seollal), which is generally regarded as the most important of all the traditional seasonal festivals, is celebrated with a special festival food called tte...  
110 History Park in Kazakhstan honoring ethnic Koreans to be built imagefile 5034 Nov 08, 2019 17:31
A rock with a sign informs visitors that Bastobe Hill in the town of Ushtobe in the Almaty Region of Kazakhstan was where the first ethnic Koreans in Central Asia settled (left). A park commemo...  
109 History Tomb relics hint at ancient rites imagefile 4852 Oct 29, 2019 14:34
Tomb No. 518, one of the ancient tombs unearthed in Jisan-dong, Goryeong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, consists of a main chamber and five additional chambers, presumably for people buried with the own...  
108 History Kim YuShin (김유신, 金庾信) (A.D. 595-A.D. 673) imagefile 17547 Oct 25, 2019 11:31
Kim YuShin (김유신, 金庾信) (A.D. 595-A.D. 673) Kim YuShin (김유신, 金庾信) (A.D. 595-A.D. 673), the great warrior-general of Korean legend, looms large in the tales we have from the "History" and the "...  
107 Other Tips Poet becomes first Korean to receive Canadian literary prize imagefile 4947 Oct 23, 2019 10:44
Poet Kim Hyesoon is the first Korean winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize, which boasts the highest cash award for poetry in Canada. (Screen capture from Griffin Poetry Prize's official homepage...  
106 Language Loving Korea More than Koreans – Homer B. Hulbert imagefile 4738 Oct 15, 2019 17:24
"One who should not be forgotten by Koreans even for a single day." This is what freedom fighter Ahn Jung-geun, who was imprisoned in 1909 at Lushun Prison in China after assassinating Hirobumi It...  
105 Other Tips Chuseok customs change with passage of time, social trends imagefile 5190 Oct 15, 2019 16:41
The customs observed during Chuseok (Full Moon Harvest) have changed over time. Chuseok (Full Moon Harvest) is observed on Aug. 15 of the lunar year as one of the two biggest holidays in Korea. Though...  
104 History Former first lady, social activist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 imagefile 5116 Jun 14, 2019 13:24
Former first lady Lee Hee-ho in December 1987 speaks to female voters at an election rally for her husband Kim Dae-jung on Jeju-do Island. (Yonhap News) Former first lady Lee Hee-ho, part of Korea's...  
103 History The journey toward peace on the Korean Peninsula imagefile 5723 Mar 16, 2018 13:09
 
102 Other Tips 2016 South and North Korea through Statistics imagefile 7075 Dec 28, 2017 16:20
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