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209 Pyeongchang, Olympic city of winter festivities imagefile 45 Feb 10, 2017 10:50
Visitors can go ice-fishing for trout at the annual Pyeongchang Trout Festival, on the frozen Odaecheon River in Jinbu-myeon Town in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. The snow-capped city of Pye...  
208 American, French novels set in Korea imagefile 85 Dec 12, 2016 11:05
Two non-Korean novels have embraced the look, smell and emotions of Korea. One is written by an author from the U.S. and the other by an author from France. Their novels have one aspect in com...  
207 Seoul exudes last-minute autumn vibes imagefile 126 Nov 18, 2016 10:32
Hikers take a stroll during their lunch break on Nov. 16 around Samcheong Park, colored in yellow and red with its autumn leaves. The trail starts at the Changuimun Gate, one of the eight gates of ...  
206 Global youth rediscovers Korea imagefile 517 Jul 07, 2016 14:08
The Cheongchuninmun Nonjangpan (청춘인문 논장판), or “Exploring Korean Humanities Together,” a yearly series of performances and competitions where groups of university students from around the world gat...  
205 Wonderful Korea imagefile 843 Feb 25, 2016 13:51
Around the world, there are many towers that rise from the landscape as a symbol. For instance, if one goes to Paris, they will obviously visit the Eiffel Tower because the tower itself represents ...  
204 Paper power – The remarkable diversity of Korean Hanji 708 Feb 16, 2016 11:05
They say that the pen is mightier than the sword. But without paper we would all be lost. In Korea, the latter is particularly true. Hanji is a type of paper unique to Korea. It is formed using th...  
203 Yi Kwang-Su, Korea & "The Soil" imagefile 894 Jan 11, 2016 11:26
The battle for the soul of Asia continues today, just as it raged in 1932 and 1933 when Yi Kwang-Su published his epic "The Soil." What is the best path toward modernity? How can society create ha...  
202 Enjoy 2016 with festivals nationwide imagefile 865 Jan 06, 2016 14:04
Children catch trout by hand at the Hwacheon Sancheoneo Festival, or Trout Festival, in January 2015. The festival, one of the best-known winter festivals in Korea, has been named one of the t...  
201 European collectors rush to buy Korean craftworks imagefile 1170 Nov 06, 2015 09:13
Elaborate and exquisite Goryeo celadon, simple and plain white Joseon porcelain and green-gray buncheongceramics. Korean pottery and porcelain have long drawn art collectors' and art lovers' attention,...  
200 Jumps, kicks, punches fly across Berlin imagefile 769 Nov 04, 2015 09:59
Jump, kicks and punches fly across Berlin. The first Berlin Mayor's Cup International Taekwondo Competition is held on Oct. 31 at the Schoeneberg gymnasium in Berlin. Korean taekwondo practitioners ...  
199 Korea, Vietnam joint photo exhibition connects through 'affection' imagefile 925 Oct 21, 2015 09:07
The Korean Cultural Center in Vietnam (KCCV) opened a joint photo exhibition on Oct. 15. The topic was landscapes and cultures as seen by both Koreans and Vietnamese. There were 42 works made tog...  
198 S. Korea-France cultural exchange at apex: French minister imagefile 958 Oct 12, 2015 11:09
Pellerin said movies are a great medium of cultural cooperation since both countries have strong film industries. But she argued collaboration must be expanded to other forms of art in the future. The ...  
197 President pushes modernization, globalization of traditional culture imagefile 1016 Oct 02, 2015 11:00
President Park Geun-hye (center) poses for a photo with members of the 'K-culture supporters' group' on Sept. 28. President Park Geun-hye visited the Korean Cultural Center in New York on Sept. ...  
196 World shares its thoughts about Korea & Koreans imagefile 994 Sep 11, 2015 09:48
A special contest kicked off on Sept. 7 in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of independence this year. Running until Nov. 8, the “National Brand Contest” welcomes neighbors from all around...  
195 Film industry faces paradigm shift imagefile 896 Sep 07, 2015 11:31
Experts in the film and visual media business from Korea, China and the U.S. came together in Seoul to evaluate the current state of the industry in their respective countries. They also discussed t...  
194 Korean film takes two top honors at Locarno imagefile 1021 Aug 19, 2015 12:03
ㅅ A Korean auteur has won the grand prize at the 68th Locarno International Film Festival in Locarno, Switzerland. Director Hong Sang-soo took home the coveted Golden Leopard on Aug. 15 for his ...  
193 Beat the heat wave at Hangang outdoor pools imagefile 1034 Aug 05, 2015 10:15
Temperatures across the peninsula are soaring over 30 degrees Celsius these days. With the sun's rays burning the asphalt and the humidity rising ever higher, people can easily get tired as they go throug...  
192 The many colors of Seoul: NYT imagefile 1044 Aug 03, 2015 10:33
The New York Times (NYT) recently garnered some attention with an article that shed light on various different aspects of Seoul. Elisabeth Eaves, a NYT writer, shared her travel experiences in t...  
191 Streets of Youth imagefile 1121 Jul 22, 2015 09:47
Jongno and Cheonggyecheon Jongno was one of the two districts, the other being Myeong-dong, that typified the early economic and cultural vibrancy of Korea in the 1970s and 1980s. There were, and ...  
190 Escape the heat wave with Korail imagefile 1134 Jul 20, 2015 14:33
Summer has officially begun, as the scorching sun and sweltering heat drains people of their energy and causes them to sweat, even if standing still in the shade. Normally between July and August, ...  

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