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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Fri, December 1, 2023 | 12:14
Trying on traditional Arab clothes
Visitors take photos in traditional Saudi Arabian attire during the 26th Seoul Friendship Festival, held at Gwanghwamun Plaza in central Seoul, Sunday. This year, a total of 68 embassies took part in the festival, each showcasing their country's unique food, clothing, performances and films. Yonhap
International Yoga Day
Indian Ambassador to Korea Amit Kumar, center, takes part in the ninth International Day of Yoga celebrations at Seoul Olympic Park in eastern Seoul, Saturday. Over 600 yoga enthusiasts joined the outdoor exercise celebrating the transformative power of yoga in fostering physical and mental well-being on the occasion of International Day of Yoga, which falls on June 21. Court...
'Life of Pi' author reflects on craft of writing
Celebrated Canadian writer Yann Martel visited Korea to mark dual milestones - the 60th year of diplomatic ties between Canada and Korea and the 30th anniversary of his own literary debut.
ASEAN Secretary-General discusses partnership with Korea
ASEAN Secretary-General Kao Kim Hourn, left, poses with ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) Secretary General Kim Hae-yong during his visit to the AKC, which plays a pivotal role in bolstering economic and cultural ties between Korea and the ASEAN member states, in central Seoul, Thursday. T...
ASEAN influencers discuss future of creative economy at WCIF
The ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) co-organized a special session called “Special Talks on Creative Economy with ASEAN Young People” at the WCIF 2023, held at Hotel Susung in the southeastern city of Daegu, Wednesday.
Swedish Embassy celebrates double jubilee, strong partnership with Korea
The Embassy of Sweden in Korea hosted Sweden Day 2023, Friday, to commemorate two major anniversaries for the Scandinavian country - the 500th anniversary of the election of King Gustav Vasa in 1523 and the 50th year on the throne for incumbent King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Hyundai IONIQ 5 to feature batik design for Indonesian market
Indonesian Ambassador to Korea Gandi Sulistiyanto speaks during a media briefing announcing the collaboration between Indonesia's Surakarta City and Hyundai Motor Group to feature Indonesian batik design at Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang in northern Gyeonggi Province, Wednesday. Courtesy of Embassy of Indonesia in KoreaIndonesian ambassador underscores creative collaborationsBy K...
Fundraising for Chevening Scholarship
British Ambassador to Korea Colin Crooks, left, shakes hands with Korea Britain Society (KBS) executive director Daniel Fertig after signing a memorandum of understanding to support the Chevening Scholarship at the ambassador's residence in central Seoul, Thursday. The scholarship, which marks its 40th anniversary this year, covers full funding for a one-year master's program...
Korea-Israel meeting
Foreign Minister Park Jin, right, shakes hands with Israel's Foreign Minister Eli Cohen at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in central Seoul, Wednesday. Cohen, who is the first Israeli foreign minister to officially visit Korea in 11 years, addressed bilateral issues and signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Lee Chang-yang on ne...
SIWA hosts community-building initiatives with diplomatic community
The Seoul International Women's Association (SIWA) launched a joint volunteering and community-building initiative "Coming Together," Tuesday, with a joyous musical event. Han Sung-hwa, president of SIWA, said "Coming Together" was born from their belief that effective collaborative partnerships can ignite transformational and beneficial change beyond borders.
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