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Britain’s V&A Museum to Hold Exhibition on Korean Pop Culture Next Year

Britain’s V&A Museum to Hold Exhibition on Korean Pop Culture Next Year

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, one of the world’s largest museums of decorative arts and designs, is hosting an exhibition of Korean popular culture. The London-based museum announced next year’s exhibition plans, with the “Hallyu! The Korean Wave” exhibition penciled in between September 2022 and June 2023. It is [...]

UNESCO Headquarters Hosts Korean Cultural Exhibition

UNESCO Headquarters Hosts Korean Cultural Exhibition

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Creative Content Agency are co-hosting ‘Korea: Cubically Imagined,’ an exhibition held at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters in Paris that began on July 6. The exhibition showcases BTS’s video performance of “BTS Map Of [...]

Environmental Problems Interpreted in Artworks Made with Protective Masks and Grab Handles

Environmental Problems Interpreted in Artworks Made with Protective Masks and Grab Handles

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — At art museum Daelim Museum in central Seoul, a narrow piece of fabric is seen rolled up between white circular chairs. This piece of art is made of fabric waste and defective products thrown away from manufacturing plants that make protective masks, which have become essential in the pandemic [...]

S. Korean Firms Sweep Innovation Awards at CES 2021

S. Korean Firms Sweep Innovation Awards at CES 2021

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean companies swept this year’s innovation awards at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest tech expo. The number of Korean products that won CES 2021 Innovation Awards this year totaled 101, accounting for 26.2 percent of the total award-winning products (386), according to the Korea [...]

Online Modern Hanbok Fashion Show Attracts 700,000 Views

Online Modern Hanbok Fashion Show Attracts 700,000 Views

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation has introduced a modern reinterpretation of “hanbok,” traditional Korean clothing, worn by princesses during the late Joseon era. The agency published a series of videos of a contact-free fashion show, which have already racked up more than 700,000 views. The Cultural Heritage Administration and [...]

Enjoy New Year’s Sunrise in Ulsan Through SK Innovation’s YouTube Live

Enjoy New Year’s Sunrise in Ulsan Through SK Innovation’s YouTube Live

SEOUL, Dec. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s top oil refiner, plans to live broadcast its 2021 New Year’s sunrise event through YouTube in accordance with the government’s special anti-COVID-19 measures. The company said it will use YouTube to live broadcast the New Year’s sunrise viewed from its Ulsan Complex for about [...]