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Korea, Uganda communicate through dance, music, sports
May 30, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks after the K-culture in Uganda concert in Kampala on May 29. The president said that she hopes the two countries would become closer through similar cross-cultural exchanges and performances. A performance featuring musicians, dancers and athle...


President boosts Korea-Ethiopia ties through culture
May 29, 2016
President Park Geun-hye and Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome address the audience after the ‘K-culture in Ethiopia’ show at Addis Ababa University on May 28. President Park said that Korea and Ethiopia can strengthen their bilateral relationship through cross-cultural exchanges...


Korea, Kenya become one under same roof
May 28, 2016
Students from the King Sejong Institute in Nairobi play traditional Korean musical instruments and give a samulnori percussion performance to mark the ‘Day With Korean Culture Abroad’ on May 26 in the Kenya capital.More than 200 people gathered in a banquet hall at the Safari Par...


Kenyans take closer look at Korean films
May 26, 2016
Movie-goers peruse their options at the Korean Film Festival that opens on May 29 at the Imax Theatre in Nairobi. President Park Geun-hye’s upcoming visit to Kenya will offer an opportunity to local movie-goers there to witness first-hand the charms of Korean cinema. To mark th...


'Korean literature is now beginning to be part of world...
May 26, 2016
Co-winner of the Man Booker International Prize Han Kang answers questions during a press conference in Seoul on May 24. "I believe that plenty of news and stories about Korean literature will be published now and shared around, so that winning an international literary ...


Japanese remake of 'Misaeng' to air in July
May 24, 2016
The TV show 'Misaeng' (pictured), based on a comic strip about the joys and sorrows of life in a corporate office, is remade in Japan with the new title 'Hope -- Zero Expectations for New Employees.' The television station Fuji TV starts production this month, and the series will...


France to host 'Korean culture week' in early June
May 23, 2016
A series of festivals and exhibits focusing on Korean art, music, cuisine and handicrafts will open across France starting June 1 in what people are calling "K-Culture Week in France." This week of festivities is in line with a broader series of events that mark the 130...


Traditional liquor on display at Seoul's Hanok village
May 23, 2016
The 2016 Korean Traditional Liquor & Food Festival was held at the Namsangol Hanok Village in Jung-gu District, Seoul, on May 19. Yoon Sook-ja (center), chairperson of the Korean Food Foundation and main organizer of the event, introduces traditional liquor at the festival. V...


Korean art, traditions brighten Warsaw night
May 20, 2016
Visitors to Korean Cultural Night at the Korean Cultural Center Warsaw try their hand at printing traditional paintings on May 14. The event attracted as many as 1,600 people. An evening in Warsaw has been made brighter with Korean art, writing, clothes and other traditions. ...


KCON 2016 France rekindles Korean Wave across Europe
May 19, 2016
The long-awaited KCON 2016 France concert will kick off in Paris on June 2, featuring your favorite singers, dancers and pop sensations from across the K-pop universe. Pictured is the previous KCON 2016 Abu Dhabi concert that was held on March 25. KCON 2016 F...