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Seoul gets new modern art museum
Nov 13, 2013
The Seoul branch of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) opened to the public on November 12 at its new location next to Gyeongbokgung Palace in Jong...

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Ceramics festival comes to Gyeonggi-do
Nov 12, 2013
The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) 2013, the world’s biggest ceramic-themed festival, has attracted people from across Korea and the world.Under the title...

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Korea, India dream together through ballet, classical m...
Nov 07, 2013
In India, people can sometimes have difficulty accessing classical European ballet or music. But the Korean Cultural Centre India in New Delhi has now changed all this. ...

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Violinist Kyung-Wha Chung’s bow strokes strike chord in...
Oct 28, 2013
Sounds created by a Korean violin virtuoso resonated across Beijing on October 18.World-renowned violinist Kyung-Wha Chung mesmerized classical music aficionados in the C...

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Korea, Venezuela come together through music
Oct 24, 2013
Korean and Venezuelan adolescents who have had their hope restored through music held a concert together in Seoul on October 20. On a special stage at Deoksugung Palace, ...

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Old and new, side by side at new Seoul art museum
Oct 23, 2013
Integrating both traditional and contemporary elements, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art’s (MMCA) new Seoul branch will open November 13. The new MMCA, ...

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Art festival brings global galleries to Seoul
Oct 08, 2013
The Korea International Art Fair 2013 (KIAF 2013), a unique art exhibition which served up works of art that had travelled here from across the globe, ran from Octob...

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Community-friendly Buk Seoul Museum of Art
Oct 04, 2013
If you take a walk through Deungnamu Park in Junggye-dong, Nowon District, in northeastern Seoul, you will come across a small hill. Climbing the stairs to the top of the...

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World craftworks gather at Cheongju International Craft...
Sep 24, 2013
Cheongju is hosting a craft festival bringing together the crafted masterpieces of 3,000 craftsmen from 60 countries around the world. Held under the theme “Something Old...

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Paik Kun-woo: Schubert a poet on the piano
Sep 12, 2013
Two words always pop up whenever Korean pianist Paik Kun-woo is brought up in conversation: diligence and perseverance. He is the most-recognized Korean pianist, well kno...