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Korean entertainment expo heats up in London
Nov 11, 2013
Despite the gentle rain, the exhibition hall at Old Billingsgate Market in London was busy with fans who came to get a glimpse of their K-pop stars. They came to see K-pop related exhibitions and a live performance by 2NE1, a girl group and the honorary ambassadors for the Korea ...


President Park attends 8th London Korean Film Festival
Nov 07, 2013
President Park Geun-hye attended the special screening of the eighth London Korean Film Festival on November 6 during her state visit to Britain and talked with people from both Korean and British cultural circles. Some 400 people involved in the film industry showed up at the ev...


Korea, India dream together through ballet, classical m...
Nov 07, 2013
In India, people can sometimes have difficulty accessing classical European ballet or music. But the Korean Cultural Centre India in New Delhi has now changed all this. Dancers from the Korean National Ballet teach Indian students from the Central Contemporary Ballet schoo...


Korea, Laos cooperate on cultural preservation
Nov 06, 2013
Korea and Laos have joined forces to restore an ancient temple site in the Southeast Asian nation. Officials from the Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea (CHA), the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation, the Laotian Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and the Champasa...


French revolutionary’s final moments hit the stage in S...
Nov 06, 2013
A true story from the 18th century French Revolution (1789-1799) has been revived on the Korean stage in the 21st century. “Danton’s Death” was written by German playwright Georg Büchner (1813-1837), a revolutionary dramatist, author and doctor who died at the young age of 23. Bü...


Art exhibition celebrates Korea-Nigeria friendship
Nov 05, 2013
Korea and Nigeria unveiled an art exhibition in Seoul, “Korea-Nigeria: A Friendship over Decades.” The opening ceremony, held at the Total Museum of Contemporary Art on November 4, was attended by a large group of public officials as well as artists and experts in contemporary ar...


Girls’ Generation wins YouTube Video Award
Nov 05, 2013
Girls’ Generation won Video of the Year at the inaugural YouTube Music Awards for their hit “I Got A Boy,” the title track off their fourth full-length album, at Pier 36 in New York City on November 3. Tiffany, one of the nine members of Girls’ Generation, received the award on b...


President Park visits Musée d'Orsay
Nov 04, 2013
President Park Geun-hye visited the Musée d'Orsay in Paris on November 3 during her official visit to France. The museum is one of the top three museums in the country, along with the Louvre Museum and the Pompidou Centre. The president admired well-known paintings by famous 19th...


President Park enjoys drama party with French fans
Nov 04, 2013
President Park Geun-hye, currently on an official visit to France, began her itinerary on November 3 when she participated in a Korean drama party hosted by the local hallyu fan club Bonjour Corée, or “Hello Korea.” The drama party was held at the Pierre Cardin cultural cent...


Music meshes nine cultures
Nov 04, 2013
Traditional music from nine Asian and African countries has come together in Seoul to make one global sound. Twelve musicians from nine countries play their traditional musical instruments during one of the MCST’s cross-cultural concerts held at the National Theater of Kor...