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National Folk Museum expands its cybermuseums
The National Folk Museum's online resources introduce artifacts and articles related to the history of the nation's folk traditions. Established in 1946, the National Folk Museum of Korea is an archive of the daily life and habits of Korea and the Korean people, covering all...


February's Korea Monthly: Korean desserts
A new feature called News Cards will highlight the cover story each month of Korea Monthly, the arts, tourism and culture magazine published by the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), part of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In addition to February's delicious article about Korean desserts, ther...


Seollal Lunar New Year's brings fun, tradition, adventure
Children in Hanbok play yunnori, a traditional four-stick board game, on Seollal Lunar New Year’s Day. (Photo: Jeon Han, Photographer)The Seollal Lunar New Year's holiday spans Jan. 27 to 30 this year. Many people spend the time with their family and relatives, and make extra deep sebae bows to the older...


Explore the humanities across the country
"Exploring Korean Humanities Together” is a cross-cultural conversation run by KOCIS. It is translation of "Cheong-chun In-mun Non-jang-pan" (청춘인문논장판). The sessions will offer an opportunity for non-Korean speakers to explore the humanities and to visit historical sites across Korea.

Sophie_Bowman_profile_L2sss.jpg, world meet in agora would like to hear from our readers and other people from around the world as they compare and contrast their home cultures and Korean culture, and to enhance communication with them online despite any geographic distance or language or cultural barrier. Here, you can also look at the stories and photos of ...

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Korea Sale Festa
The Korea Grand Sale will take place from Oct. 1 to 31, 2016, across the nation, where visitors can enjoy riding the Korean Wave and experience as much Korean pop culture, shopping and tourism as they like, all at the same time. To begin, during the month-long sale non-Korean tourists will be eligible for a full rang...


Explore the humanities
Korea has a tradition and a rich history of the humanities covering many centuries. Its deep traditions of Buddhism and Confucianism produced various philosophical creeds which sought the root of human existence and a harmonious society. The respect and care of each other was reflected in the form of manners and behavi...


Korea via Stamps - Great stories in small frames
Stamps are a snapshot of history, recording meaningful events, notable figures and objects of the times. Korea's modern postal history dates back to late 19th century during Joseon times. The intertwined postal network kept remote communities in touch with each other by means of letters, parcels and, in more ...


Korea Close-up's "Korea Close-up" collection of articles highlights the vast range of diversity and variance that exists across the cities and countryside of Korea. We will unveil stories from the past and feature information about modern industries, covering official government policy, the arts, traditional crafts, intervi...


All about MERS
Here, you can learn more about the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, and protect yourself from the disease.


Insight into Korea's long-lasting brands takes a look at a range of long-lasting brands and successful firms, companies that have won over the hearts of domestic consumers and are now branching out overseas.