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362 Kim Yuna commemorative medals go on sale image 26674 May 02, 2014
A limited edition of commemorative medals celebrating the career of figure skating sensation Kim Yuna, the “Queen of Figure Staking,” went on sale on April 21. The Korea Minting, Security Printing ...  
361 Enjoy free concerts in Seoul's royal palaces image 26140 May 23, 2011
Throughout May and June, Seoul’s royal palaces are offering outdoor performances of Korean traditional music in their courtyards during weekends. Various mini-concerts, each customized to the unique historic...  
360 Seoul to open new contemporary art museum image 25449 May 11, 2011
Prize-winning architectural design for the National Museum of Contemporary Art’s new annex building in Seoul (Photo courtesy of the National Museum of Contemporary Art) On May 3, the National ...  
359 Jeju aims to become one of New 7 Wonders of Nature image 24954 Feb 25, 2011
Jeju-do, Korea's largest island, is competing to be listed in the New Seven Wonders of the Nature, an initiative led by the Swiss-based non-profit New7wonders Foundation. The island is the only c...  
358 Incheon airport ranked top for world’s best service imagefile 24335 Mar 27, 2013
Incheon International Airport has again proved to be No. 1 in the world. The airport received top ranking in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey for the eighth consecutive year, reporte...  
357 Taekkyeon and tightrope walking recommended for UNESCO designation image 23643 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 ...  
356 Fuel cell electric vehicles catch on in Europe imagefile 23535 Apr 16, 2014
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) are getting more and more attention in Europe, where there is a premium placed on environmentally friendly technology. Hyundai Motor has been chosen as a supplier...  
355 Haeundae Sand Festival │Busan imagefile 23448 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...  
354 Car-free zone expands in downtown Seoul image 23274 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...  
353 Hansik (The Cold Food Festival) imagefile 23166 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...  
352 Culture Ministry invites journalists on a Moonlight Tour of Changdeokgung image 23118 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...  
351 Memorable skiing moments image 22306 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...  
350 Spring flower festivals to delight travelers imagefile 22277 Mar 17, 2014
As the winter chill slowly ends, tourists are awaiting news of the arrival of spring flowers. The Korea Metrological Administration released on March 13 a map depicting the dates on which the cherr...  
349 Seoul City to build “Hangeul Maruzi” in Sejong-ro imagefile 22211 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 ...  
348 Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival imagefile 22112 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...  
347 Korea’s mountains offer beautiful hikes, even in winter snows imagefile 21994 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 ...  
346 Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival image 21575 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...  
345 Commonwealth veterans remember Imgingang River battle image 21233 Apr 29, 2014
Sixty-three years on, modern Korea has remembered some of the 700 fallen soldiers of a British regiment who sacrificed their lives during the Korean War. The soldiers belonged to the Gloucestershire ...  
344 Greet the first full moon on Jeongwol Daeboreum image 20822 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 ...  
343 ‘Queen of figure skating’ sends a message of peace image 20625 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...  

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