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182 Greeting 2017's first sunrise with seaside festivities imagefile 8650 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 (...  
181 CNN reports on ‘the 10 bests’ of Korea imagefile 8713 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...  
180 UNESCO likely to list kimchi as cultural heritage item imagefile 8826 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...  
179 Enjoy traditional music and art together imagefile 8887 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...  
178 Talk Talk Korea 2017 exhibition opens image 8949 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...  
177 Is there a proper way to wear Hanbok? imagefile 8957 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...  
176 Clothing imagefile 9114 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 ...  
175 Arirang thrills NY audiences imagefile 9155 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...  
174 Student games set for July imagefile 9172 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...  
173 More Chinese tourists opt for independent travel in Korea image 9202 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 9397 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 Park to make history in LPGA image 9493 Jul 04, 2013
With growing international attention and expectations, the world is watching Park Inbee, a female golfer who became the second player in LPGA history to win the first three major championships of...  
170 President, Facebook CEO discuss creative economy image 9531 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...  
169 Ugandan officials visit to learn the 'Korean Way' imagefile 9646 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 ...  
168 Happy Chuseok 2014 imagefile 9712 Sep 05, 2014
There will be a great migration of people across the Korean Peninsula beginning September 5. Major roads around the country will be jammed with an endless stream of traffic, as cars move at the speed ...  
167 Korea, Canada come together in 2013 image 9728 Jul 02, 2013
2013 marks a very important year for relations between the Republic of Korea and Canada. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, as ...  
166 Korean slugger joins MLB’s 20-20 club imagefile 9888 Oct 01, 2013
Unstoppable locomotive Choo Shin-soo of the Cincinnati Reds has again showed his prowess. In a home match against the New York Mets on September 23 (Cincinnati time), Choo joined the 20-20 club in...  
165 Korea to host U-20 World Cup 2017!!!! imagefile 10031 Dec 09, 2013
South Korea will host the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in 2017, announced the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on December 5. FIFA made the announcement after a vote durin...  
164 Incheon Asian Games torch relay crosses country imagefile 10114 Aug 26, 2014
The ongoing torch relay for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 is building enthusiasm for the competition as it threads 5,700 kilometers through 17 provinces and cities. The Incheon Asian Games Organizing ...  
163 Postal workers serve elderly living alone across the country imagefile 10185 Dec 16, 2013
A postal worker found an 80-year-old lady unconscious lying on the street and saved her life while she was delivering the mail in Muju, Jeollabuk-do (North Jeolla Province). In Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do (...  

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