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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 [...]