gnb content footer

home

News Focus

Culture

Culture

Culture RSS RSS

Culture

150709_culinary_movie_thb2.jpg

Take a culinary trip at the Seoul Food Film Festival
Jul 09, 2015
One of the few inquiries that people ask themselves almost every single day is: What should I eat today? Having a daily meal is one of the most basic and essential parts of life. At the same time, what to eat and how to eat it is also regarded as an important standard that ca...

dinner-150709-0-thumb2.jpg

Harmony of temple food impresses int'l visitors
Jul 09, 2015
The wonderful taste and beauty of the cuisine found at Buddhist temples across the country has been introduced to the international visitors currently in Gwangju. Delegations from around the world are participating in the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade and they had a cha...

Bronze_Prize_Winner_TH_02.jpg

Historic Korean figures, as seen by global youth
Jul 09, 2015
One of the fourth-place prizes at the 2015 ‘Exploring Korean Humanities Together’ competition, held on July 4 in Jecheon, Chungcheongbuk-do Province (North Chungcheong Province), goes to the ‘Hwawon 4’ team. The team of college students includes (from left) Kevin Wong Wai Hoong a...

150708_humanities_winner_thb2.jpg

Historic Korean figures, as seen by global youth
Jul 08, 2015
*This is a follow-up article to a series about the prize winners at the 2015 "Exploring Korean Humanities Together" competition, hosted by the Korean Culture and Information Service and Arirang TV. Some thirteen teams of university students from around the world recently gat...

Kim_Byeong_Hwa_Team_th_02.jpg

'Behind Korea-Uzbekistan close ties is hero Kim Byeong-...
Jul 08, 2015
The Bukkeukseong team, one of the participating teams in the 2015 'Exploring Korean Humanities Together' competition, consists of members from Korea, Russia and Uzbekistan. The team focused on Kim Byeong-hwa (1905-1974), who established and led a successful collective farm in Sov...

Milan_Korean_0708_sss.jpg

The more you see, the more you like: Milan's Korea Pavi...
Jul 08, 2015
The Korea Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015An over-sized onggi, a traditional earthenware vessel, is one of the popular installation artworks at the Korea Pavilion. The Korea Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 continues to enjoy growing popularity at the world fair currently underway in M...

150707_NMK_fellowship_thb2.jpg

Dialogue with Korea through history
Jul 07, 2015
A gentleman was giving a lecture to a group of 14 history majors in a seminar room at the National Museum of Korea (NMK) on July 6. The students were from ten different countries, including the Netherlands, France and Germany. The topic of the lecture was the legacy of the past. ...

Im-Kwon-taek_profile_L1_sss.jpg

Five Koreans appointed as new Academy voters
Jul 07, 2015
Two directors, two actors and one artist from the Korean film industry have recently become new members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). AMPAS, the supervisor of the Academy Awards, announced a list of its new 322 members for 2015 in late June...

Nonjangpan_Photo_Article_th02.jpg

Global youth comes together over Korean humanities
Jul 06, 2015
Participants in the 2015 ‘Exploring Korean Humanities Together’ competition pose for a commemorative photo after a tour at the Cheongpung Cultural Heritage Complex in Jecheon, Chungcheongbuk-do Province, on July 5. Students from different cultures, nationalities and age ra...

150706_Humanities_thb2.jpg

Medicine based on the humanities saves lives
Jul 06, 2015
The Eumyangohhaeng team gives its presentation about royal physician Heo Jun (1539-1615) during 'Exploring Korean Humanities Together,' a cross-cultural presentation competition. What would you think if youth from across the globe were to build friendships and share a conversa...