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“All Eyes on Korea” brings essence of Korean culture to...
May 24, 2012
London’s iconic double-decker bus helps to publicize the summer festival All Eyes On Korea, going on a city tour around Westminster Palace, Piccadilly Circus, and Trafalg...

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Ringing in Museum Week
May 18, 2012
A display at the National Museum of Korea (photo courtesy of the National Museum of Korea).For the next seven days, museums across Korea will be rolling out special event...

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Kim Yeon-su, a novelist who aspires to do something new
May 03, 2012
“Would you introduce yourself for the readers of KOREA?” Your reporter immediately poses a blunt question to the novelist, Kim Yeon-su. He looks fazed for a moment, but s...

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Bestselling children’s book to be read worldwide
Apr 30, 2012
Leafie, A Hen into the Wild, the bestselling children’s novel by author Hwang Sun-mi, will be translated into English and published in the United States. The translated e...

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Royal Asiatic Society explores Korea’s hidden depths
Apr 19, 2012
For over a century, the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch has gathered various foreign residents of Korea -- missionaries, diplomats, Peace Corps volunteers, and various...

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Korea gets ready for London Olympics
Apr 19, 2012
As the 100-day countdown begins for the London Olympics 2012, Korean athletes are stepping up their training to get in shape, aiming at more than ten golds and a top-ten ...

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Korean culture goes to Washington
Apr 16, 2012
This month, Washington, D.C., will play host to a series of events that will bring Korean film and literature to new audiences. left: War of the Arrows (photo courtesy ...

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Korean artists join Google Art Project
Apr 16, 2012
A screenshot of the Korean Art Museum Association collection on the Google Art Project platform (photo courtesy of the Korean Art Museum Association)Five thousand works o...

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Listen to “The Sound of the Muse”
Apr 13, 2012
The Sound of the Muse: 6 Artists from London, installation view at Artsonje CenterThe Korean Cultural Centre UK and the British Council Korea have teamed up to co-or...

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Galleries in Tongui-dong
Apr 08, 2012
The quaint neighborhood of Tongui-dong beckons visitors looking for art, culture, and reminiscences of the past. The old city of Seoul clustered around Gyeongbokgung,...