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248 UN chief stresses passion, compassion for Korean youths imagefile 12680 Aug 27, 2013
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon became a source of inspiration for Korean students at a meeting he had in Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province). The UN chief gave a special lecture ...  
247 Korea tops global IT competitiveness 2012: ITU imagefile 12668 Oct 16, 2013
Korea topped the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Index (IDI), as compiled by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), for the third year running. The ITU ranks ...  
246 Korea lends helping hand to typhoon-ravaged Philippines imagefile 12661 Nov 13, 2013
The Korean government will offer USD 5 million in relief aid to the Philippines after the recent devastation caused by super typhoon Haiyan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) also said it ...  
245 Special Exhibition: Daily Lives of Our Recent Past, 1970s-1980s imagefile 12631 Aug 31, 2012
This special exhibition was made possible by Takumi Fujimoto, a Japanese photographer who donated more than 46,000 photos that show Korea in the ‘70s and ‘80s. The monochrome photography tells you h...  
244 The Best under Heaven, the Celadons of Korea imagefile 12585 Nov 16, 2012
The National Museum of Korea is holding the second largest Goryeo Dynasty celadon exhibit since the first exhibit in 1989. The 2012 Special Exhibition “The Best under Heaven, the Celadons of ...  
243 Hadong Wild Tea Culture Festival imagefile 12571 May 02, 2012
 
242 Is there a proper way to wear Hanbok? imagefile 12559 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...  
241 Paju Folk Festival 2012 imagefile 12549 Sep 03, 2012
This annual folk festival proved its popularity at its inaugural event last year. This year’s line-up includes world-class folk musicians from Korea and abroad includ...  
240 Summer Wave Festival imagefile 12496 Jul 02, 2012
Caribbean Bay, the world’s largest indoor and outdoor water park, will unveil a massive celebration of water, waves, and music on July 14 and 15. At the top of the lineup are Ludacris, M-Flo, and...  
239 Talk Talk Korea 2017 exhibition opens image 12400 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...  
238 Check out K-fashion at Dongdaemun fashion show imagefile 12349 Aug 27, 2013
The stereotype that all fashion shows are only for expensive brands will be broken at a new style of fashion show in Dongdaemun, the spot well-known for shopping among fashionistas. The Ministry of...  
237 ‘Special Hands’ extends to seven countries imagefile 12319 Feb 06, 2013
The athletes cross the finish line during the cross country running event on January 30, the first day of the Special Olympics (photo: Jeon Han). With around 3,000 participants from 106 countries,...  
236 Green Groove Festival imagefile 12264 Jul 12, 2012
Green Groove Festival, held from July 21 to 22 on Daecheon Beach in Chungcheongnam-do, began due to increasing interest in environmental, climate change and energy issues. The festival aims to inc...  
235 Yeouido Spring Flower Festival imagefile 12212 Apr 07, 2014
Every year when spring comes with its warmer weather, there are cascades of colorful flowers, with the Hangang River in the background, along the boulevards of Yeouido in western Seoul. There are 1...  
234 Korea's inbound tourists hit 12 million imagefile 12209 Dec 30, 2013
The number of overseas tourists who visit Korea has exceeded 12 million for the first time. A special event was held to mark the arrival of the 12 millionth tourist to visit Korea in 2013 at Jeju ...  
233 2012 Mime Festival imagefile 12101 May 18, 2012
 
232 K-Pop collaboration newest trend in pop world imagefile 12047 Apr 01, 2014
All music that originates in Korea and that gains popularity overseas is broadly defined as "K-Pop." This umbrella term was first introduced only in the late 1990s. Up until that time, "popular music" was ...  
231 Christmas tree lights up central Seoul imagefile 12027 Dec 02, 2013
The plaza in front of City Hall in downtown Seoul was twinkling with festive cheer last Saturday night as the lights on the 18 meter Christmas tree were switched on. On November 30, citizens...  
230 Tourist police division launched to help visitors imagefile 11992 Oct 21, 2013
On every street corner and across every avenue of Seoul, visitors to Korea’s capital will now be able to contact the “tourist police,” ready to ease inconveniences, help with petty crime and ...  
229 [Korean recipes for PyeongChang 2018] Modern Bulgogi image 11982 Nov 02, 2017
Six government organizations, including the Korean Food Promotion Institute, formerly known as the Korean Food Foundation, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, introduced their “10 Ko...  

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