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273 Korea to chair UNESCO committee on cultural diversity next year imagefile 25 Mar 04, 2020 10:21
The photo shows Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (third from left) on Nov. 19, 2019, speaking at the UNESCO Forum of Ministers of Culture at the organization's headquarters in ...  
272 Giving free hugs to mend strained ties between Korea and Japan imagefile 52 Feb 10, 2020 13:45
Since October last year, Yoon Su-yeon (middle) has offered free hugs in Japan to help mend strained ties between both nations "The Korea-Japan issue is entirely our responsibility and making change s...  
271 President Moon pledges support for people in culture and arts imagefile 49 Feb 06, 2020 10:01
President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 8 speaks at a new year's meeting with people in culture and the arts at Seoul Arts Center. President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 8 pledged support for the welfare and cult...  
270 Song inspired by 'Arirang' and cumbia debuts in Mexico imagefile 60 Jan 29, 2020 14:42
http://https://youtu.be/R5fvuKxdKsk A song drawing inspiration from the Korean folk song "Arirang" and cumbia, Latin America's quintessential dance music, has been released on YouTube. The official music vid...  
269 Korea-UAE cultural exchange year kicks off under 'Converging Cultures' slogan imagefile 61 Jan 22, 2020 10:00
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (right) on Jan. 20 shakes hands with United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Noura Al Kaabi after announcing th...  
268 2020 Travel Week program to promote offseason tourism imagefile 57 Jan 21, 2020 09:43
The program 2020 Travel Week is slated to run from May 30 to June 14. This photo shows Samdasoo Forest Trail on Jeju Island, one of Jeju's top 10 attractions to visit in June. A travel program slate...  
267 Slogan 'Friendship. Trust. Action' marks 30 years of Korea-Russia ties imagefile 58 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 imagefile 60 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 67 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 85 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 80 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 81 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 85 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 79 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 77 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 83 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 89 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 87 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 106 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 113 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...  

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