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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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...


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,...