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222 Largest military sports fest hopes to foster peace imagefile 11077 Oct 05, 2015
The world's largest military sports competition kicked off Friday in the central South Korean city of Mungyeong amid hopes for a world without war and blessings from the president of the host countr...  
221 Boryeong Mud Festival imagefile 11123 Jul 03, 2015
Of the numerous festivals in Korea, it is the Boryeong Mud Festival that probably attracts the largest number of international visitors. During the festival period, tourists flock to the area to exper...  
220 Young Korean wins Chopin piano competition imagefile 11145 Oct 26, 2015
Winners of the 17th International Fryderk Chopin Piano Competition pose for the cameras in Warsaw. They include Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho (middle), silver medalist Charles Richard-Hamelin (left) ...  
219 Bae Yong-joon posts photo with Park Soo-jin ahead of wedding imagefile 11169 Jul 29, 2015
Bae Yong-joon is set to marry Park Soo Jin in a private ceremony today, and ahead of the wedding, Bae Yong Joon uploaded a photo with his wife-to-be on Instagram along with a message for his fans. I...  
218 Museums and Theaters imagefile 11314 Jan 02, 2015
Korea abounds in cultural facilities of all levels and categories where people can enjoy exhibitions and stage performances throughout the year. These places offer an on-the-spot glimpse into the cultural...  
217 Bohemian glass comes to Seoul imagefile 11331 Feb 12, 2015
The Czech Republic is known for its well-preserved monumental architecture and relics from the Middle Ages. In addition to its rich culture and history, the Czech Republic was also the center of...  
216 Exhibits trace history of Gyeongsang imagefile 11342 Feb 02, 2015
Two interesting exhibitions are underway in Gyeongsang-do (North and South Gyeongsang Provinces). The first is the “Dalseong, Matrix of Daegu” exhibit that has been going on at the Daegu Nationa...  
215 Haman represents Korea with watermelons, paprikas imagefile 11350 Apr 06, 2015
Ripe watermelons in a plastic greenhouse in Haman wait for harvesting. “Our annual income is over KRW 100 million.” This is not the salary of a bank manager or a corporate CEO. It's the story o...  
214 Two year-end movies to warm your heart imagefile 11384 Dec 22, 2014
The year end is just around the corner. Two recently released heart-wrenching movies are being recommended for the season. The two movies share one thing in common, that both are documentaries based ...  
213 Culinary delight of Gangwon-do: freeze-dried pollack imagefile 11574 Mar 24, 2017
“We’re all ready to serve during next year’s Olympic Games.” Kim Sunyeol runs Hwangtae Hoegwan (황태회관), one of the time-honored hwangtae (황태) restaurants in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. The ...  
212 Interview: Global pop group ‘Now United’ talks about Korea imagefile 11699 Jul 20, 2018
Seven members of the pop group Now United’ pose for a photo in a studio in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, on July 12. The pop sensation Now United arrived in Korea on July 6, the seventh country on it...  
211 Flower festivals in full bloom across Korea imagefile 11713 Mar 29, 2016
The Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, one of the most famous spring events in Seoul, opens along Yunjung-ro Street on Yeouido in Yeongdeungpo-gu every April. With spring's warmer breezes in the air, ...  
210 Incheon Int'l Airport Terminal 2 ready to greet tourists from around the globe imagefile 11752 Nov 30, 2017
Incheon International Airport completed construction on its second passenger terminal at the end of September this year. It officially opens on Jan. 18, 2018, ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olymp...  
209 Festivals imagefile 11966 Dec 29, 2014
In bygone days, festivals were lavish religious observances. Even before the Three Kingdoms period, harvest thanksgiving festivals were observed officially in the smaller confederated kingdoms. They includ...  
208 Halal food on the rise in Korea imagefile 12071 Aug 03, 2017
By Kim Young Deok, Xu Aiying and Yoon Sojung Photos = Xu Aiying July 27, 2017 | Seoul The word halal simply means "allowed" in Arabic. For Muslims, this term applies to their overall lifestyle, one...  
207 Big Bang′s G-Dragon teams up with SeMA for art exhibition imagefile 12223 May 28, 2015
Big Bang′s G-Dragon and the Seoul Museum of Art are joining forces. From June 9 to August 23, G-Dragon will hold the PEACEMINUSONE: Beyond the Stage exhibition at the Seoul Museum of Art. The ...  
206 80.5% of non-Koreans have positive view of Korea: survey image 12314 Jan 26, 2022
The Korean Culture and Information Service on Jan. 24 said a recent survey found that 80.5% of non-Koreans in Korea and abroad have positive views of Korea. A survey shows that eight of ten no...  
205 All foreign residents must get nat'l health insurance from July 16 imagefile 12390 Jun 14, 2019
From mid-July, non-Koreans who stay in Korea for six months or longer are required to subscribe to national health insurance. (National Health Insurance Service) All foreign nationals who stay in K...  
204 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 12511 Nov 07, 2014
With the visit to Korea of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, there has been a reenactment of a 17th century Dutchman meeting Joseon's King Hyojung (r. 1649-1659). Hendrick ...  
203 Music and Dance imagefile 12576 Oct 21, 2014
 Music and dance were means of religious worship and this tradition continued through the Three Kingdoms period. More than 30 musical instruments were used during the Three Kingdoms period, and parti...  

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