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100 modern masterpieces on display at Deoksugung
Nov 15, 2013
One hundred masterpieces of modern Korean art are on display at the gallery in Deoksugung Palace, a branch of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA). The exhibit is showing 100 paintings: 70 ink and color and 30 oil paintings. They are the products of ma...


Putin: Pushkin is a symbol of Korea-Russia ties
Nov 14, 2013
Alexander Pushkin, the famous Romantic novelist and poet, symbolizes the great mutual respect and growing relationship between Korea and Russia, said Russian President Vladimir Putin, currently in Seoul on an official visit. The statue of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (1799-...


Hindu architecture exhibit hits Gwangju
Nov 13, 2013
Hindu architecture and the cultures of both India and Indonesia are on display at the Asian Culture Complex in Gwangju. The exhibition “Asian Narratives Represented on Architecture and Its Space” puts on display the results of field studies conducted in the two countries carried ...


Seoul gets new modern art museum
Nov 13, 2013
The Seoul branch of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) opened to the public on November 12 at its new location next to Gyeongbokgung Palace in Jongno-gu, central Seoul. At the opening ceremony, President Park Geun-hye expressed her hope that, “The newly ope...


Ceramics festival comes to Gyeonggi-do
Nov 12, 2013
The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) 2013, the world’s biggest ceramic-themed festival, has attracted people from across Korea and the world.Under the title “Community with me, with you and with us,” the festival’s main exhibition hall features 51 ceramic works of a...


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...