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189 Music and Dance imagefile 6022 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 North Korean delegation attends Incheon Asian Games closing ceremony imagefile 6073 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-...  
187 Big Bang′s G-Dragon teams up with SeMA for art exhibition imagefile 6246 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 ...  
186 Fine Arts imagefile 6487 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...  
185 Canadian sitcom 'Kim’s Convenience' going strong in 3rd season imagefile 6504 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...  
184 Jeju Island hallabongs now available in US imagefile 6586 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...  
183 Korea agrees on currency swap with Indonesia, UAE imagefile 6691 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...  
182 Enjoy street performances with Hi Seoul Festival 2013 imagefile 6794 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 ...  
181 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 6882 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 ...  
180 Clothing imagefile 6916 Dec 29, 2014
Koreans weaved cloth with hemp and arrowroot and raised silkworms to produce silk. During the Three Kingdoms period, men wore jeogori (jacket), baji (trousers), and durumagi (overcoat) with a hat, belt and ...  
179 Asian Games torch lights up Seoul imagefile 6964 Sep 19, 2014
One of the torch bearers runs along Sejongdae-ro with Gwanghwamun as a backdrop, in Seoul on September 16. The torch for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 arrived in Seoul on September 16, three day...  
178 UNESCO likely to list kimchi as cultural heritage item imagefile 7048 Oct 29, 2013
Kimchi and kimchi-making culture is likely to be listed by UNESCO as one of humanity’s intangible cultural heritage items, it was announced on October 23. According to the Cultural Heritage Administrati...  
177 Enjoy traditional music and art together imagefile 7120 Oct 14, 2014
The beauty of gugak, Korea's traditional style of music, and the classical blue and white porcelain of the Joseon kingdom will be showcased at the National Museum of Korea on October 19. The traditional...  
176 CNN reports on ‘the 10 bests’ of Korea imagefile 7129 Nov 29, 2013
CNN recently published a travel piece about Korea, titled “10 things South Korea does better than anywhere else.” The top South Korean characteristic that grabbed CNN’s attention was the nation...  
175 Student games set for July imagefile 7317 Mar 30, 2015
The 28th Summer Universiade Gwangju, a global sports festival for university students, has just marked D-95, as the countdown for the event has entered its final phase. The Gwangju Universiade will be h...  
174 Arirang thrills NY audiences imagefile 7495 Mar 28, 2014
The tune of Arirang, a traditional Korean folk song, echoed across New York City on March 18. An Arirang-themed festival, “Arirang, Knocking on the Heart of America!,” took place in the multi-cul...  
173 More Chinese tourists opt for independent travel in Korea image 7589 Jul 01, 2013
A recent article in the China Youth Daily highlighted the merits of Korean tourism. Based on his latest experiences in Korea, the journalist provided insight into what aspects of Korea fascinate a ...  
172 Korea, African nations cooperate in water resource development imagefile 7796 Nov 12, 2013
Korea and four African nations have joined forces to ensure the future of safe drinking water. Water resource policymakers from Korea and the African nations, as well as Korean companies involved in ...  
171 Ugandan officials visit to learn the 'Korean Way' imagefile 7798 Apr 02, 2014
A group of Ugandan public officials arrived in Korea on March 24 to study Korea's city and provincial government administration systems. A total of 15 Ugandan officials will take part in a three-week ...  
170 President, Facebook CEO discuss creative economy image 7830 Jun 19, 2013
President Park Geun-hye discussed her creative economy vision and ways to support venture startups with Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, the world’s top social network website. At a meeti...  

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