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'We hope the newest Korean dramas will be on the air in...
May 03, 2016
Members of Pracles, an Iran-based online community that covers Korean pop culture, and the community's moderator, Mahsa (center), pose for a picture during a screening of Korean TV shows in Tehran on May 2. Crowds of people arrived at the Milad Tower in Tehran with antici...


Korea captivates Iranian public
May 03, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (center) visits the Hansik Zone at the K-Culture Exhibit, held at the Milad Tower in Tehran, on May 2. On a table are spread 10 varieties of kimchi, ranging from standard cabbage kimchi to ones made with sliced radish, pomegranates, tomatoes and onions...


Beautiful Korea-Iran cultural bonds shine in Tehran
May 03, 2016
“Bonds that are more than 1,500 years old still last today.” So said President Park Geun-hye at the Korea-Iran One Heart Festival on May 2 in Tehran. The Korea-Iran One Heart Festival was held in the main hall of the Milad Tower in central Tehran. It was part of Korea ...


Travel the world through children's books
May 02, 2016
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Korea Foundation opens 'Encounter the World Through Children's Books,' an exhibition featuring 400 children's books in 28 languages from 44 countries. Books such as 'I Want My Hat Back' from Canada (left), 'Star and Poppy Seeds' from Ukraine...


A seonbi graces a 'Hello, Mr. K!' concert
Apr 28, 2016
This year's second 'Hello, Mr. K!' concert is held on April 27 at the Korea Furniture Museum. The event features a Hanbok fashion show that tells the story of a Joseon era honorable seonbi scholar. Ambassadors from the Portuguese and Lithuanian embassies, officials from other em...


King's study room becomes public library
Apr 28, 2016
A new library is unveiled at Gyeongbokgung Palace on April 27. The Jibokjae Hall, a former royal study room, has now been renovated as a public library. A subtle spring breeze passes through the wide-open hall and windows, flowing into the room. The distant sound of th...


'My dream is to be a K-pop star'
Apr 28, 2016
German teen singer Jamie-Lee Kriewitz tells the Bild newspaper that her dream is to be a K-pop star. Jamie-Lee Kriewitz is a rising teen star in her native Germany, born in 1998 in Bennigsen in the northwestern state of Lower Saxony. This year, representing Germa...


Enjoy traditional beverages, snacks at traditional Hano...
Apr 27, 2016
Traditional Korean alcoholic beverages and side dishes can be enjoyed at a traditional Hanok house festival in Seoul next month. The 2016 Korean Traditional Liquor & Food Festival will be held at the Namsangol Hanok Village in Jung-gu District, Seoul, on May 19 a...


Philosopher teaches active, optimistic acceptance of li...
Apr 26, 2016
Humans keep asking the same question, “Why?” every moment of their lives. Whenever they face a misfortune or when a great piece of luck comes their way, this one question can lead to new, important directions in life. If you're born fighting physical disabilities, i...


Final 'Descendants' episode leaves audiences wanting mo...
Apr 25, 2016
The kiss between Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo receives new light in the ‘Descendants of the Sun' special episodes. The tremendous popularity of the KBS soap opera "Descendants of the Sun" has been demonstrated once again with its final special episodes. The hit TV ...