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292 Korean Arbor Day (Sikmogil) imagefile 132562 Apr 05, 2011
This year marks the 66th National Arbor Day in Korea, which falls on April 5th. Known in Korean as “Sikmogil” (literally “tree-planting day”), a nationwide tree planting campaign takes place ever...  
291 UN recognizes Korea’s Enterprise Architecture 1 image 77699 May 21, 2013
Korea’s e-government systems continue to earn international acclaim in public services delivery. Korea-made Enterprise Architecture (EA) came away a winner at this year’s UN Public Service Awards EA ...  
290 In search of Korea’s traditional tea culture imagefile 49220 Oct 19, 2012
With temperatures continuing to drop and trees beginning to show the richer, redder hues of autumn, few things are more inviting than a steaming cup of tea. Whether needing a quick defense on unex...  
289 Gaongeung Dano Festival imagefile 43267 Jun 02, 2011
Dano, also called Surit-nal, is a Korean traditional holiday that falls on the 5th day of the fifth month of the lunar Korean calendar. It is an official holiday in North Korea and one of the ...  
288 German singer falls in love with Korean songs image 30565 May 23, 2014
Many people, both past and present, have a special fondness for songs. There are countless records, both physical and oral, showing that people across the country have made songs and festivals part of ...  
287 2012 Ulsan Whale Festival imagefile 26709 Apr 23, 2012
Whaling is an ancient tradition of the people of Ulsan City. The festival mainly consists of local folk games and animal rights programs. The reenactment of a traditional whale hunt is one of the ...  
286 Special events offered at Pyeongchang Special Olympics World Winter Games 2013 imagefile 26495 Jan 18, 2013
Cultural festivals and events as well as winter sports competitions will delight visitors to Pyeongchang and Gangneung in Gangwon-do (Gangwon Province) during the PyeongChang Special OlympicsWorld Winter...  
285 Exhibition: The Civilizations of Turkey, Emperors in Istanbul imagefile 25089 Aug 20, 2012
Turkey is known as a “brother country” to Korea. There is much debate about the origins of this expression but some facts are undeniable: relations date all the way back to the 6th century with th...  
284 Seoul Plaza Skating Rink imagefile 24533 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 ...  
283 Kim Yu-na retakes throne at ISU championships imagefile 23361 Mar 19, 2013
Everyone held their breath at a single motion of her hands. Every move she made thrilled the world. The audience stood up for a standing ovation even before Kim finished her performance. A wave...  
282 Namsan Million-Person Walking Festival imagefile 23200 May 13, 2011
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will hold the Namsan Million-Person Walking Festival at Namsan Fountain Plaza at 10 am on May 14. The event is open to anyone, including Seoul citizens, foreigne...  
281 The Lotus Lantern Parade│Seoul imagefile 23197 Apr 25, 2011
100,000 Lotus Lanterns brighten the world and the heart! Experience a brilliant ocean of light from the countless handheld lanterns and the giant lantern floats in the festival’s main event, the ...  
280 Enjoy free concerts in Seoul's royal palaces image 22247 May 23, 2011
Throughout May and June, Seoul’s royal palaces are offering outdoor performances of Korean traditional music in their courtyards during weekends. Various mini-concerts, each customized to the unique historic...  
279 Busan City to provide local bus routes in foreign languages imagefile 21951 Jan 19, 2011
To make it more convenient for foreigners to use local buses, Busan City installed local bus routes in three foreign languages (English, Chinese and Japanese) at 20 bus stops near major tourist attracti...  
278 Seoul to open new contemporary art museum image 21118 May 11, 2011
Prize-winning architectural design for the National Museum of Contemporary Art’s new annex building in Seoul (Photo courtesy of the National Museum of Contemporary Art) On May 3, the National ...  
277 Taekkyeon and tightrope walking recommended for UNESCO designation image 20825 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 ...  
276 Car-free zone expands in downtown Seoul image 20532 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...  
275 Haeundae Sand Festival │Busan imagefile 20430 May 16, 2011
This festival takes place at Busan’s beautiful Haeundae Beach, an extremely popular summer vacation spot. The festival’s program is full of events inspired by the beach’s beautiful white sand. One of the...  
274 Jeju aims to become one of New 7 Wonders of Nature image 20231 Feb 25, 2011
Jeju-do, Korea's largest island, is competing to be listed in the New Seven Wonders of the Nature, an initiative led by the Swiss-based non-profit New7wonders Foundation. The island is the only c...  
273 Culture Ministry invites journalists on a Moonlight Tour of Changdeokgung image 20138 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...  

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