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202 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 7867 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 ...  
201 Canadian sitcom 'Kim’s Convenience' going strong in 3rd season imagefile 7865 Jan 25, 2019
The Canadian sitcom "Kim’s Convenience" on CBC Television tells of a Korean-Canadian family that runs a convenience store in Toronto. From left: Jung, the son; Yong-mi, the mother; Sang-il, the f...  
200 Enjoy street performances with Hi Seoul Festival 2013 imagefile 7798 Oct 01, 2013
Downtown Seoul will transform into a festival stage from October 2 to 6 with the 11th Hi Seoul Festival 2013. The festival will take place at Seoul, Cheonggye, and Gwanghwamun squares under the theme ...  
199 Jeju Island hallabongs now available in US imagefile 7710 Mar 09, 2015
The sweet and sour hallabong, a type of tangerine, is similar to standard oranges in appearance. The fruit, mainly produced, at least in Korea, on Jeju Island, has a high sugar content, a soft tex...  
198 Korea agrees on currency swap with Indonesia, UAE imagefile 7690 Oct 15, 2013
Korea has finalized currency swap arrangements with both Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates. Finance ministers and central bank governors from Korea and Indonesia reached agreement on a won-rupiah...  
197 Talk Talk Korea 2017 exhibition opens image 7667 Nov 02, 2017
Director of the Korean Culture and Information Service Kim Tae-hoon (fourth from left) poses for a photo with winners of the Talk Talk Korea 2017 contest, at an exhibition of the winning works...  
196 Fine Arts imagefile 7604 Oct 21, 2014
Though people started living on the Korean Peninsula in the Paleolithic Age, existing remains indicate that the origin of fine arts dates back to the Neolithic Age (c. 6,000-1,000 B.C.). Rock carv...  
195 Is there a proper way to wear Hanbok? imagefile 7471 Aug 23, 2017
Tourists stroll through Gyeongbokgung Palace wearing modernized Hanbok rented from a local Hanbok shop on Aug. 11. Tourists walking around in Hanbok attire are being seen more and more these days in S...  
194 Greeting 2017's first sunrise with seaside festivities imagefile 7456 Dec 30, 2016
In Korean, Songgu Yeongsin (송구영신, 送舊迎新) is an age-old saying which means "time to let go of the old year, and turn over a new leaf." It may be hard to believe, but the year of the rooster (...  
193 Big Bang′s G-Dragon teams up with SeMA for art exhibition imagefile 7338 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 ...  
192 Lonely Planet chooses Korea as must-visit 2018 destination image 7177 Nov 10, 2017
Travel publisher Lonely Planet has selected Korea, the host country of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, as one of its top-10 countries to visit in 2018. The photo above sho...  
191 North Korean delegation attends Incheon Asian Games closing ceremony imagefile 7161 Oct 10, 2014
A high-level North Korean delegation, including Hwang Pyong-so, director of the North Korean military’s General Political Bureau, Choe Ryong-hae, secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party, and Kim Yang-...  
190 Lee Seung Gi and SNSD′s Yoona confirm split imagefile 7140 Aug 14, 2015
Lee Seung Gi and Girls′ Generation (SNSD)′s Yoona have broken up. Yoona′s agency, SM Entertainment, stated to Newsen on August 13, "It′s true they broke up recently. They decided to remain as ...  
189 Music and Dance imagefile 7128 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...  
188 [Korean recipes for PyeongChang 2018] Modern Bulgogi image 7107 Nov 02, 2017
Six government organizations, including the Korean Food Promotion Institute, formerly known as the Korean Food Foundation, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, introduced their “10 Ko...  
187 ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary,’ though fictional, pursues truth imagefile 7029 Feb 10, 2017
TV stars Lee Young-ae (left) and Song Seung-heon play the leads in the TV show ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary.’ Shin Saimdang (신사임당, 申師任堂) (1504-1551), the epitome of a mid-Joseon perfect wife and ...  
186 Festivals imagefile 6980 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...  
185 Two year-end movies to warm your heart imagefile 6931 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 ...  
184 Moon, Putin visit PyeongChang Winter Olympics booth image 6836 Sep 07, 2017
President Moon Jae-in and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a picture in front of a PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games promotional booth, holding up dolls of the Olympic ...  
183 ‘Soul, Sunflower’ jazzes up traditional Korean dance imagefile 6640 Nov 24, 2016
A scene from the ‘Soul, Sunflower’ performance at the National Theater of Korea from Nov. 18 to 20. Amid jazz music played by the five-member Saltacello group from Germany, performers from the Na...  

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