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Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

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Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism develops and implements a wide range of policies to promote culture, arts, sports, tourism and religion so as to provide cultural opportunities to the public. Korean Culture and Information Service belongs to the ministry.

Website
http://www.mcst.go.kr
Address
Government Complex-Sejong, 388, Galmae-ro, Sejong-si 339-012, Republic of Korea
Telephone
+82-44-203-2000

Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS)

  Korean Culture and Information Service is dedicated to providing the world with accurate and up-to-date information about Korea. It draws up a master plan to promote the country abroad, assists events that introduce Korean culture at home and abroad, produces foreign language publications on Korea and operates the government's official multilingual website Korea.net. Korea.net, a gateway of information about Korea, aims to provide accurate and timely information about the country and offers a convenient and user-friendly access to a wide variety of data on the country.

Website
http://kocis.go.kr
Address
Government Complex-Sejong, 408, Galmae-ro, Sejong-si 339-012, Republic of Korea
Telephone
+82-44-203-3300

National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts

  It aims to continue to creatively pass down and cultivate traditional performing art forms which are filled with the philosophy of Korean tradition.

Website
http://www.gugak.go.kr
Address
2364 Nambusunhwa-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea 137-073
Telephone
+82-2-580-3333

National Institute of the Korean Language

  The Institute collects and conducts scientific research on linguistic and cultural data, publishes research findings, and provides guidelines on orthography, Standard Korean, and other matters which promote the proper use of the Korean language.

Website
http://www.korean.go.kr
Address
148 Geumnanghwa-gil, Banghwa 3(sam)-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Korea 157-857
Telephone
+82-2-2669-9775

National Theater of Korea

  Established in 1950, the National Theater of Korea has been a leading performance hall, promoting the nation's performing arts. It strives to globalize Korean traditional arts and recreate it with a modern interpretation.

Website
http://www.ntok.go.kr
Address
158 Jangchungdan-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea 100-857
Telephone
+82-2-2280-4414

National Folk Museum of Korea

  The museum is Korea's leading institution dedicated to preserving the legacy of traditional Korean life, attracting more than two million visitors annually. It provides visitors with opportunities to experience first-hand how Koreans lived in traditional times.

Website
http://www.nfm.go.kr
Address
37 Samcheongdong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea 110-820
Telephone
+82-2-3704-3114

The National Library of Korea

 The National Library, founded in 1945, is a comprehensive and treasured repository of national literature from domestic publications to digital information that has been systematically organized for all citizens.

Website
http://www.nl.go.kr
Address
201.BANPODAERO(BANPO-DONG), SEOCHO-GU, SEOUL
Telephone
+82-2-535-4142

National Museum of Contemporary Art

  The museum shows which direction Korean art and culture is moving. It has been making efforts to hold rich and high-level exhibitions and to become a composite cultural space for a variety of scholastic and cultural events.

Website
http://www.mmca.go.kr
Address
209 Gwangmyeong-gil, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea 427-701
Telephone
+82-2-2188-6000

The National Academy of Arts, The Republic of Korea

 The National Academy of Arts, The Republic of Korea was created to support artists of exceptional merit, implementing programs to assist them in their activities and thereby contribute to development in the arts.

Website
http://www.naa.go.kr/
Address
59 Banpo-daero 37gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-040, Republic of Korea
Telephone
+82-2-3479-7224

Korea National University of Arts

  Since its establishment by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in 1992, the Korea National University of Arts continually strives to create an academic environment in which the artistically gifted are challenged and inspired to do their best possible work.

Website
http://eng.karts.ac.kr/
Address
215 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, 110-360
Telephone
+82-2-746-9000

Korea Television (KTV)

 KTV provides essential information on the policies that are being discussed and implemented by the government, with the aim of facilitating communication between the government and the people. KTV will continue to create historic programs that lives up to the digital era and its reputation as the premiere public policy broadcasting channel

Website
http://www.ktv.go.kr/
Address
35 93-gil, Seolleung-ro, Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea 135-513
Telephone
+82-2-3450-2200

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