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267 Slogan 'Friendship. Trust. Action' marks 30 years of Korea-Russia ties newimagefile   Jan 17, 2020 17:07
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Jan. 15 announced a shared emblem and slogans created to celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and Russia. "Friendship. Trust. Action...  
266 Korea, Bulgaria share rich culture of traditional clothing newimagefile 2 Jan 16, 2020 13:24
Though Korea and Bulgaria are geographically more than 8,000 kilometers apart, they have a lot of similarities in food, climate, history and traditions. Traditional Korean clothing, known as Hanbok, and ...  
265 [While in Korea] Episode 11 – New year's customs imagefile 8 Jan 06, 2020 17:26
Su-hyeon says she is excited over the coming of 2020, which is the Year of the White Rat according to the Chinese zodiac. She and her foreign friends explore Korea's customs in greeting the ...  
264 Enrollment at K-pop Academy worldwide rises 15% in 2019 imagefile 29 Dec 30, 2019 17:40
Students of the K-pop Academy at the Korean Cultural Center in Poland follow the dance steps shown by their instructor. (Korean Culture and Information Service) Korean Cultural Centers (KCCs) worl...  
263 Annual number of foreign tourists to Korea breaks record imagefile 27 Dec 27, 2019 09:52
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (sixth from the left) on Dec. 26 hosts a celebratory ceremony at Incheon International Airport with Indonesian national Eko Prasetio (fifth ...  
262 Central Asian Supporters Organization promotes region in Korea imagefile 30 Dec 23, 2019 10:18
Last year, I was invited to the Christmas and New Year's party of an organization of young leaders from Central Asia who had come all the way to Seoul. This year, they plan to hold another fest...  
261 KOCIS honors 12 figures for spreading Korean culture abroad imagefile 34 Dec 20, 2019 16:12
Hanbok designer Park Sul-nyeo, who has helped popularize Hanbok overseas for about 40 years, is one of 12 people honored by the Korean Culture and Information Service for promoting Korean culture ...  
260 Visiting one of Korea's true historical jewels: Tongdosa Temple imagefile 31 Dec 19, 2019 09:49
Korea is popular not only because of K-pop, dramas and beauty, but also for historical places, 14 of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The country has 14 items on the list since the ...  
259 Underground solar-powered garden opened at Seoul subway station imagefile 33 Dec 16, 2019 10:30
An underground solar garden on Dec. 13 is opened at Seoul's Jonggak Station featuring technology that transfers concentrated solar power from the ground floor to the basement level. Seoul Metropolit...  
258 Korea, UAE designate 2020 as year of bilateral cultural exchanges imagefile 36 Dec 13, 2019 11:00
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (left) and United Arab Emirates Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Noura Al Kaabi on Dec. 10 pose for a photo at the National Muse...  
257 Exhibition 'Korean Life Aesthetics' opens in Manila imagefile 41 Dec 12, 2019 10:45
To mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Korea, the Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in Taguig and the Korea Craft and Design Foundation on Nov. 14 launched t...  
256 Culture Ministry announces 'stars of Korean tourism' for 2019 imagefile 40 Dec 10, 2019 17:53
Naganeupseong Folk Village is a fortress village from the Joseon Dynasty era (1392-1910) in Suncheon, Jeollnam-do Province. In 1983, it was designated Historic Site No. 302 by the government. The Min...  
255 [While in Korea] Episode 10 – Kimjang culture imagefile 60 Dec 06, 2019 10:22
Jessie: It's almost been a year since I came to Korea to study. Su-hyeon: Time flies. It's already that time of year when the weather gets quite cold. Pedro: This time of year is known as kimjangc...  
254 KCC in France reopened as Europe's 1st 'Korea center' imagefile 67 Dec 03, 2019 14:22
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (fifth from left) on Nov. 20 cuts the ribbon to formally open the Paris Korea Center, located in the eighth arrondissement of the French c...  
253 Culture Ministry, UNESCO team up for DMZ's World Heritage bid imagefile 73 Nov 26, 2019 12:24
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo on Nov. 19 takes a group photo with the participants of the UNESCO Forum of Ministers of Culture at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The Minist...  
252 Honduras kick-starts taekwondo class expansion at public elementary schools imagefile 95 Nov 21, 2019 10:10
Children at a public elementary school (Centro Escolar Básico Gubernamental Guatemala) in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, on Aug. 7 practice punching techniques in a taekwondo belt promotion test....  
251 Historical Heritage of Seoul imagefile 124 Nov 15, 2019 17:55
Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea, is itself an important part of Korea’s cultural heritage and the most popular attraction among overseas visitors to Korea. Although it is now one of the ...  
250 Explore southeastern coast's treasures on Geumodo Island imagefile 146 Nov 06, 2019 15:43
Geumodo Island is located off the coast of Yeosu, Jeollanam-do Province. Surrounded by water on three sides, the Korean Peninsula has 3,348 islands ranging from the well-known Jeju Island and the Dokdo ...  
249 'Bangtan Tour' features top sites appearing in BTS videos, album covers imagefile 168 Oct 29, 2019 14:39
The Korea Tourism Organization from June 10-24 conducted a survey on the popularity of venues featured in the music videos and album covers of the K-pop super group BTS on eight foreign-language website...  
248 Experiencing tragic history: 3 dark tourism spots in Korea imagefile 170 Oct 23, 2019 10:24
Seodaemun Prison in Seoul is where thousands of pro-independence activists were incarcerated during the Japanese colonial era. The Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, the killing fields in Camb...  

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