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362 Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival imagefile 27353 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...  
361 ‘Queen of figure skating’ sends a message of peace image 27006 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...  
360 Son Heung-min top Asian footballer of 2013: ESPN imagefile 26959 Jan 03, 2014
Leading U.S. sports channel ESPN has selected Son Heung-min of Bayer Leverkusen as its top Asian footballer of 2013. The Korean soccer player played a central role in his team’s third-place finish...  
359 Tourists flock to soap opera filming locations imagefile 26068 Mar 24, 2014
Seoul Broadcasting System’s (SBS) famous soap opera “My Love From the Star” has been attracting overseas visitors to its filming locations. As the drama is currently enjoying great popularity in China, ...  
358 Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival image 26045 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...  
357 Seoul’s parks boast colorful night views imagefile 25739 Jan 19, 2011
No matter how freezing it the night may be, Seoul parks have been attracting the crowds to see their mesmerizing and colorful lights. Seoul City have introduced parks boasting such great night view...  
356 Chuncheon International Mime Festival imagefile 25564 May 06, 2011
The Chuncheon International Mime festival features exciting innovative mime and street performances that showcases the talents of many master performers. Chuncheon is within easy reach of Seoul. Tr...  
355 Seoul City offers Korean language classes tailored to foreign residents imagefile 25550 Feb 09, 2011
Seoul City is running “tailored Korean classes” for foreigners residing in the capital. The language classes are available at 14 centers run by Seoul City that include the Seoul Global Center, Global ...  
354 Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival to begin on April 8 image 25347 Apr 07, 2011
(Photo: Yeongdeungpo district office) The 7th Hangang Yeoido Spring Flower Festival will take place from April 8 to 19 in the Yeoido area. The festival, hosted annually by the Yeongdeungpo dist...  
353 Korean athletes, local support to shine in Daegu IAAF Championships image 25286 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...  
352 October full of cultural events and festivities imagefile 24301 Oct 09, 2012
Fall in Korea is characterized by pleasant weather with clear skies and abundant foods from a bountiful harvest. There is even an old saying that autumn is the season when the sky is high and horses g...  
351 Korea ranked 2nd in soft power by UK magazine Monocle imagefile 24184 Dec 08, 2020
The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Korea second in global soft power after Germany. The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Kore...  
350 Speed skater Lee breaks own world record 3 times imagefile 24089 Nov 20, 2013
In just one week, Korea’s leading female speed skater Lee Sang-hwa has broken three world records, all her own. This raises high hopes for gold at the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympic Games in 2014. ...  
349 Is there a proper way to wear Hanbok? imagefile 23683 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...  
348 17th Busan International Film Festival imagefile 23646 Oct 05, 2012
Asia’s largest film festival has returned to Korea’s southeastern port city of Busan. From October 4 to 13, the 17th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF 2012) will welcome directors, actors, film ...  
347 Greeting 2017's first sunrise with seaside festivities imagefile 23424 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 (...  
346 Busan International Film Festival to thrill movie fans with 307 films imagefile 23206 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 ...  
345 Robert J. Fouser, hanok village keeper imagefile 23189 Jun 20, 2012
Robert J. Fouser is the first foreign professor to teach Korean language teaching methods at Seoul National University. He also leads a campaign to preserve Seochon Hano...  
344 Jeonju International Film Festival imagefile 23145 Apr 12, 2011
The Jeonju International Film Festival, an exciting combination of fun and film, is a fantastic 9-day spring outing filled with a wide range of events and movies. The celebration is held in ...  
343 Ringing in the Year of the Black Dragon image 22722 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 ...  

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