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Korean Tug-of-War Game Added to UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage List

Korean Tug-of-War Game Added to UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage List

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – A traditional Korean folk game of tug-of-war added its name on UNESCO’s intangible heritage list on Wednesday, jointly with three other Asian countries with a similar tradition. Tugging rituals and games, proposed by South Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines, gained status as UNESCO-recognized traditions of humanity during the 10th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Windhoek, the capital [...]

Korean Designer’s Braille Reader Nominee for Lexus Design Award 2014

Korean Designer’s Braille Reader Nominee for Lexus Design Award 2014

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – A young Korean Designer’s braille reader design was selected as a nominee for a Lexus Design Award 2014. The young designer, Jeong Joo-Cheon, was one of 12 nominees selected among 1,171 contestants from 72 countries.  The third Lexus Design Award’s 12 nominees were screened by 6 jury members, including [...]

Dongbu Daewoo’s “Mini” Among 10 Leading Products in China

Dongbu Daewoo’s “Mini” Among 10 Leading Products in China

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – “Mini”, a small-sized drum washer made by Dongbu Daewooo Electronics, was included in the top 10 leading products in China selected by Beijing Zhongyikang Shidai Market Research. The selection of Mini was validation for Dongbu Daewoo’s market analysis that China would increase its demand for small-sized home appliances. According [...]