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48 Chuncheon International Mime Festival imagefile 21243 May 06, 2011
The Chuncheon International Mime festival features exciting innovative mime and street performances that showcases the talents of many master performers. Chuncheon is within easy reach of Seoul. Tr...  
47 Seoul City offers Korean language classes tailored to foreign residents imagefile 21416 Feb 09, 2011
Seoul City is running “tailored Korean classes” for foreigners residing in the capital. The language classes are available at 14 centers run by Seoul City that include the Seoul Global Center, Global ...  
46 Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival to begin on April 8 image 21427 Apr 07, 2011
(Photo: Yeongdeungpo district office) The 7th Hangang Yeoido Spring Flower Festival will take place from April 8 to 19 in the Yeoido area. The festival, hosted annually by the Yeongdeungpo dist...  
45 Seoul’s parks boast colorful night views imagefile 21520 Jan 19, 2011
No matter how freezing it the night may be, Seoul parks have been attracting the crowds to see their mesmerizing and colorful lights. Seoul City have introduced parks boasting such great night view...  
44 Tourists flock to soap opera filming locations imagefile 21520 Mar 24, 2014
Seoul Broadcasting System’s (SBS) famous soap opera “My Love From the Star” has been attracting overseas visitors to its filming locations. As the drama is currently enjoying great popularity in China, ...  
43 Korean athletes, local support to shine in Daegu IAAF Championships image 22118 Aug 25, 2011
The Korean city of Daegu will be bustling with one of the world’s largest athletics events this weekend as the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics will take place there on August 27. Athle...  
42 Son Heung-min top Asian footballer of 2013: ESPN imagefile 22672 Jan 03, 2014
Leading U.S. sports channel ESPN has selected Son Heung-min of Bayer Leverkusen as its top Asian footballer of 2013. The Korean soccer player played a central role in his team’s third-place finish...  
41 ‘Queen of figure skating’ sends a message of peace image 22972 Jun 25, 2013
Queen of figure skating Kim Yu-na met with the sensational musical Les Miserables on the ice, creating a moving and unforgettable “musical ice show.” Les Miserable during the June 21 musical ice show, All...  
40 Greet the first full moon on Jeongwol Daeboreum image 23056 Feb 17, 2011
Jwibulnori, a game where children swing burning cans of charcoal around While the lunar New Year on February 3 is one of the biggest holidays of the Korean lunar calendar, it’s far from the ...  
39 Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival image 23257 Mar 07, 2012
The 15th Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival is slated for this month. On March 8-12, the seashore of Yeongdeok, South Gyeongsang Province will attract throngs of crowds with swarms of crabs. Gangg...  
38 Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival imagefile 23727 Sep 25, 2012
Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival originates from the lantern lighting custom used during the Jinjuseong Fortress Battle of the Imjinwaeran War (Japanese invasion, 1592) as a military strategy to prevent Japane...  
37 Memorable skiing moments image 23960 Feb 09, 2012
Catherine Luck from Hong Kong arrived at the Bokwang Phoenix Park in Gangwon Province after staying one day in Seoul. She came to Korea on a six-nights seven-days tour with an itinerary that...  
36 Korea’s mountains offer beautiful hikes, even in winter snows imagefile 24465 Jan 19, 2011
Although the winter may not be the time of year when most people go hiking, Korea’s mountains and fields are especially gorgeous during the colder seasons. The beauties of nature are especially charming ...  
35 Seoul City to build “Hangeul Maruzi” in Sejong-ro imagefile 24470 Jan 19, 2011
Seoul City will develop Sejong-ro and its surrounding area into a “cultural tourism hub” featuring Hangeul in a bid to promote the Korean alphabet as a global cultural product. Seoul City said that it ...  
34 Culture Ministry invites journalists on a Moonlight Tour of Changdeokgung image 24768 Oct 19, 2011
On October 12, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism invited dozens of correspondents working in Korea for foreign news outlets on Changdeokgung Palace’s Moonlight Tour. The gathering was aimed...  
33 Car-free zone expands in downtown Seoul image 24922 Dec 01, 2011
Insadong is now car-free seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pedestrians can now have safer access to the streets of downtown districts Insadong and Samcheong-dong. The car-free zone of th...  
32 Haeundae Sand Festival │Busan imagefile 25192 May 16, 2011
This festival takes place at Busan’s beautiful Haeundae Beach, an extremely popular summer vacation spot. The festival’s program is full of events inspired by the beach’s beautiful white sand. One of the...  
31 Medical tourism figures on the rise image 25287 May 23, 2014
A 38-year-old woman from Khabarovsk, Russia, suffered from infertility throughout her 20-year marriage. After a series of unsuccessful pregnancies and two miscarriages, she consulted doctors in Russia, but could ...  
30 Taekkyeon and tightrope walking recommended for UNESCO designation image 25333 Nov 21, 2011
Jultagi performances incorporate acrobatics, music and storytelling (Photo courtesy of the Cultural Heritage Administration). The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced on November 11 that the ...  
29 Hansik (The Cold Food Festival) imagefile 25751 Apr 06, 2011
In Korea, The Cold Food Festival or Hansik (literally meaning "cold food") is a traditional Korean holiday. In the modern version of Hansik, people welcome the warm weather thawing the frozen...  

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