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Modern Korea in Cheongwadae Sarangchae
Modern Korea in Cheongwadae Sarangchae

Cheongwadae Sarangchae is filled with joy and stories of hope.    Opened on January 5, 2010, Cheongwadae Sarangchae is a multi-purpose exhibition hall where visitors can learn about the past, present and future visions of Seoul and Korea. The museum is a place to get to know the lives and accomplishments of former Korean presidents […]

Gangneung Danoje Festival in Harmony with Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism
Gangneung Danoje Festival in Harmony with Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism

Gangneung Danoje Festival was designated as Korean Intangible Culture Heritage No. 13 in 1967. Every year, Gangneung Danoje Festival had many tourists, expatriates and Korean nationals overcrowding the area. Why? This festival was designated as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO in 2005 and also an “Important Intangible Cultural Property […]

Traditional Korean Ritual at Jongmyodaeje
Traditional Korean Ritual at Jongmyodaeje

Jongmyodaeje (종묘대제) is Korea’s Royal Ancestral Memorial Right that has been recognized with many important designations. Jongmyodaeje is an UNESCO Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 56 (Jongmyo Jerye), and Korea’s Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 1 (Jongmyo Jeryeak). This ritual is held yearly on the first Sunday […]

Taekkyon Arirang, showing off internationally!
Taekkyon Arirang, showing off internationally!

Korea’s original tradition, Taekkyon Arirang, showing off internationally! Korea’s own international nonverbal show, ‘Taekkyon Arirang ? Lyeon’ will take on a national performance before setting off to their world tour at K? Arthall, Olympic Park on November 2, 19:00. It is slated to be performed on stage in 70 cities of 30 different countries by […]

Got Bibimbap?
Got Bibimbap?

International mixing delight of bibimbap. 2013 Jeonju Bibimbap Festival will be held near Hanok Village, designated as International Slow City, from October 24 to October 27. When you ask foreigners about Korean food, over 90% of people say ‘bibimbap’. Bibimbap is a global food and?Jeonju is well known for their mouthwatering bibimbap. This festival has […]

UNESCO Tripitaka Koreana Keeping Tradition Alive
UNESCO Tripitaka Koreana Keeping Tradition Alive

Tripitaka Koreana encounters the world to harmonize for a better future. 2013 Tripitaka Koreana Festival carries out how to “Encounter the World and Harmony that Opens the Future” at Record Culture Theme Park, Hapcheon since September 27. It will last until November 10. The festival committee would like to inform the wisdom of the people […]