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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Fri, December 1, 2023 | 12:31
New MMCA director named
New director of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) Kim Sung-hee, right, poses with Culture Minister Park Bo-gyoon during her appointment ceremony at the Seoul branch of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Yongsan District, central Seoul, Friday. T...
Kim Soo-ja's 'Concentric Circles' offers quiet response to noisy world
In an era where the hustle and bustle caused by social network services fills our days, Kim Soo-ja, an illustrator whose career dates back 40 years, invites visitors to pause and reflect on at her latest exhibition "Concentric Circles.”
'Blue House Concert'
Drones spell out "Blue House Concert" above the heliport of the former presidential compound Cheong Wa Dae, Saturday, during the first segment of the 2023 Blue House Concert series hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Courtesy of National Symphony OrchestraPianist Sunwoo Yekwon, the first Korean to win the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2017,...
Hanbok fashion show in Jakarta celebrates Korea-Indonesia ties
"Hanbok" the traditional Korean garment took center stage in Jakarta last Friday, as the Korea Craft and Design Foundation (KCDF) showcased both its classic and contemporary interpretations in a fashion show.
[PHOTOS] Frieze captivates Seoul
Visitors queue up to enter Frieze Seoul, held in conjunction with the annual Kiaf Seoul, at COEX in southern Seoul, Wednesday. NewsisVisitors take a look at Alex Katz's “Sunrise 8" during a VIP preview of Frieze Seoul at COEX in southern Seoul, Wednesday. YonhapFrieze CEO Simon Fox speaks during the opening ceremony for Frieze Seoul and Kiaf Seoul at COEX in southern Se...
Korean comic artists break new ground in Brussels
Korean comic artists are teaming up with their European counterparts in Brussels, Belgium forging new creative alliances in an exhibition that aims to redefine the boundaries of the comic world.
Inclusivity takes center stage at UAE's COP28
The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Seoul hosted an event to introduce the country's initiatives and preparations for the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) at a hotel in Seoul, Thursday.
31st anniversary of Korea-China ties
Chinese Ambassador to Korea Xing Haiming delivers congratulatory remarks during a seminar on the direction and challenges of Korea-China relations at a hotel in Seoul, Thursday. Hosted by the Institute for Global Strategy and Cooperation, the seminar marked the 31st anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries and Ambassador Xing highlighted the importance of stro...
Kazakhstan marks Constitution Day, looks to deepen ties with Korea
On the occasion of Kazakhstan's Constitution Day, the Kazakh Embassy in Korea organized a roundtable discussion, Tuesday, pledging to strengthen ties with Korea on the basis of shared democratic values.
German Embassy offers insight into collaboration on decarbonization
As the global push for carbon neutrality intensifies, the Embassy of Germany in Korea and the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KGCCI) hosted a conference on ways to cooperate on decarbonization at the industrial level, Aug. 24.
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