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184 Fine Arts imagefile 5911 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...  
183 Clothing imagefile 6106 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 ...  
182 Korea agrees on currency swap with Indonesia, UAE imagefile 6251 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...  
181 Student games set for July imagefile 6286 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...  
180 Mascots unveiled for PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, Paralympics imagefile 6325 Jun 15, 2016
The official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been unveiled. (Bandabi (top) and Soohorang (down) ) Soohorang is a white tiger and Bandabi is an Asian blac...  
179 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 6328 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 ...  
178 Enjoy traditional music and art together imagefile 6349 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...  
177 Enjoy street performances with Hi Seoul Festival 2013 imagefile 6374 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 ...  
176 UNESCO likely to list kimchi as cultural heritage item imagefile 6376 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...  
175 Asian Games torch lights up Seoul imagefile 6400 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...  
174 CNN reports on ‘the 10 bests’ of Korea imagefile 6756 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...  
173 Korean intangible heritage week opens in Mexico imagefile 6817 Dec 22, 2016
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 4 (Yonhap) -- This year's Korean Intangible Cultural Heritage Week will open in Mexico City to provide the locals chances to learn and enjoy Korea's traditional arts, organizers ...  
172 Arirang thrills NY audiences imagefile 6918 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...  
171 Ugandan officials visit to learn the 'Korean Way' imagefile 7048 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 More Chinese tourists opt for independent travel in Korea image 7062 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 ...  
169 President, Facebook CEO discuss creative economy image 7181 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...  
168 Happy Chuseok 2014 imagefile 7274 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, African nations cooperate in water resource development imagefile 7426 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 ...  
166 Park to make history in LPGA image 7435 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...  
165 Postal workers serve elderly living alone across the country imagefile 7596 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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