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'Learn more about Hanok with us'
Jul 13, 2015
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) launches a new program that will promote traditionally-styled Hanok homes. The bloggers, all university students, will be given the mission to raise public interest in Hanok residences. The group attends a workshop held at the Andong Hahoe Fol...

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‘The Magic Flute’ aims for family fun
Jul 13, 2015
“The Magic Flute,” one of Mozart’s most famous operas, is on its way to lure children at home into its fairy tale world. A new production of the masterpiece will be staged at the Seoul Arts Center on July 15, targeting families and younger viewers. “My goal was to recreat...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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'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...

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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...

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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. ...

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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...