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52 New Full Moon Day image 13303 Feb 03, 2012
The Moon has a special meaning for Korean people. A symbol of prosperity and good fortune, the Moon has long influenced life patterns and lifestyles in Korea. In traditional communities wh...  
51 Ringing in the Year of the Black Dragon image 17360 Jan 25, 2012
The New Year is almost upon us. But wait, didn’t we just ring in 2012 a couple weeks ago? How can it be New Year again so soon? The answer is that Korea has two calendar systems, one governed by ...  
50 ‘Made in Korea’ finding new markets image 15186 Jan 13, 2012
As K-pop and Korean culture continue to connect with audiences across the globe, Korean products too are finding their place in the international market. In November 2011, the Korea Agro-Fisheries ...  
49 Celebrating the newly recognized image 12905 Jan 09, 2012
UNESCO officially designated three forms of Korean traditional culture as items of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in late 2011. Each addition marked a special significance in Korean history: t...  
48 Celebrating the new year imagefile 10325 Jan 05, 2012
The village of Gume, Gyeonggi-do Province, bustles busily with work around the end of the year. This small town is home to Korea's largest production base of jori bamboo strainers, a traditional craf...  
47 2012 Sancheoneo ( Mount Trout ) Festival image 16331 Dec 19, 2011
Real winter covered with snow and ice in every January in the whole area of Hwacheon, Gangwon-do that is famous for clean region where Sancheoneo and otter live. Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festiv...  
46 Seoul Design Festival to run until Sunday image 16196 Dec 16, 2011
The Seoul Design Festival comes to COEX this week to showcase the works of skilled designers both from Korea and around the world. The festival, which runs from Wednesday December 14, to Sunday, D...  
45 Seoul Plaza Skating Rink imagefile 24843 Dec 09, 2011
※ Informaition ▷ Place : Seoul Square Skating Rink ▷ Operation : 2011. 12.16(Fri) ~ 2012. 2. 12 (Sun) ▷ Open Hours : Mon-Thurs, Sun 10:00 ~22:00 Fri, Sat, Holiday 10:00 ~23:00 ▷ Ticket ...  
44 Car-free zone expands in downtown Seoul image 20854 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...  
43 Taekkyeon and tightrope walking recommended for UNESCO designation image 21133 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 ...  
42 Seoul Lantern Festival imagefile 12971 Nov 02, 2011
The Seoul Lantern Festival, which has been gaining popularity since its conception in 2009, will take place at Cheonggyecheon in Seoul from November 4-20. In the past, the event has attracted mor...  
41 Royal palaces offer autumn leaves, culture, and self-reflection imagefile 15860 Oct 26, 2011
- In time for the annual tints of autumn foliage colors, two royal palaces in Seoul are encouraging visitors to slow down their pace and take a culturally-rich self-reflective journey. Starting on Octob...  
40 Culture Ministry invites journalists on a Moonlight Tour of Changdeokgung image 20485 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...  
39 Busan International Film Festival to thrill movie fans with 307 films imagefile 16069 Oct 06, 2011
Busan will bustle with movie lovers from around the globe as the 16th Busan International Film Festival, (BIFF, previously known as PIFF), will kick-start its nine-day schedule on October 6. More than ...  
38 Andong to kick off the city’s famous mask dance festival on September 30 image 11278 Sep 17, 2011
Talchum mask dance performance (Photo courtesy of the Andong Festival Tourism Foundation) Andong Mask Dance Festival 2011 is set to kick of its ten-day carnival from September 30 to October 9 at mu...  
37 IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 ends with world record image 10820 Sep 06, 2011
The 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics came to a close on September 4 after the successful nine-day program. Jamaica set a world record of 37.04 seconds in the men’s 400-meter relay finals e...  
36 Korean athletes, local support to shine in Daegu IAAF Championships image 18287 Aug 25, 2011
The Korean city of Daegu will be bustling with one of the world’s largest athletics events this weekend as the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics will take place there on August 27. Athle...  
35 Summer festivals kick off around the country image 14605 Aug 05, 2011
Summer is festival season in Korea, with cities rolling out the welcome mats and showing off local culture. From celebrations of celadon to music festivals to theatrical gatherings, this summer offers ple...  
34 Gyeongju World Culture EXPO imagefile 10605 Aug 02, 2011
VIPs and celebrities from in a variety of fields invited to the opening Featuring the first multi-media show in Korea with the theme of Gyeongju Tower A fest of culture to establish Korea as a lea...  
33 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival starts on July 14 image 11501 Jul 16, 2011
The 15th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) runs from July 14 to 24. The festival will screen 221 films from 34 countries on six screens in Puchon, along...  

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