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113 Other Tips Korea's traditional martial arts, Taekwondo imagefile 10 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 52 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 63 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 88 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 116 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 127 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 117 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 127 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 146 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 208 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 766 Mar 16, 2018 13:09
 
102 Other Tips 2016 South and North Korea through Statistics imagefile 1111 Dec 28, 2017 16:20
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101 Transportation High-speed train to connect Seoul, Gangneung imagefile 1004 Dec 14, 2017 10:21
The KTX Gyeonggang high-speed train, which runs between Seoul Station and Gangneung Station in 1 hour and 54 minutes, began selling tickets on Nov. 30. Ticket sales are now three times higher than ...  
100 Other Tips What comics reveal about Korea imagefile 1196 Dec 14, 2017 10:19
By Tim Alper Comic fever is highly contagious. It has already spilled overseas. Messenger apps like Kakao Talk and Line, as well as a host of others, have launched successful Japanese and simplified Chi...  
99 Other Tips The Candlelight Revolution in American Eyes image 3653 Nov 10, 2017 17:43
John Delury attends a candlelight demonstration with his children this past winter. (John Delury) By John Delury, professor at Yonsei University I was sitting with my son in the airport lounge in...  
98 Other Tips Peaks and ends: A Korea bucket list image 2721 Oct 20, 2017 17:57
Amarynth Sichel The bucket lists we compile when leaving a city that we’ve called home hold a unique place in the taxonomy of to-do lists and itineraries. A hybrid between a favorite weekend r...  
97 Other Tips Sphinx in the Hangeul country image 4510 Sep 13, 2017 13:10
Samy Rashad (right) is the Egyptian representative on the Korean TV show 'Abnormal Summit.' Photos = Samy Rashad Christopher Columbus once said, "You can never cross the ocean until you have the coura...  
96 Food Food from around the world comes to Korea imagefile 1372 May 18, 2017 15:59
Seoul Food 2017, an international food industry exhibition where 1,382 food companies from 39 countries gather to show off their wares, takes place at the KINTEX convention center in Ilsan i...  
95 History Tombs reveal ancient construction techniques imagefile 1908 Apr 06, 2017 13:50
Ancient tombs in Yeonsan-dong, Busan, consist of a line of 18 graves located along the top ridge of Baesan Mountain. There are some 1,000 burial sites in total spread across the adjoining hills. ...  
94 Other Tips Traditional Markets in Korea imagefile 5013 Nov 24, 2016 16:06
By Ilya Belyakov When I first came to Korea, I didn't like traditional markets that much. I thought they were dirty and messy. Middle-aged male vendors tried to deceive me because I am non-Korean. Tr...  

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