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China Claims Korean Folk Tradition as Chinese

China Claims Korean Folk Tradition as Chinese

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent Chinese TV show claiming Korean tradition as their own sparked controversy over spreading false facts and misunderstanding across the global community. “Street Dance of China,” a variety show broadcasted by China’s popular video platform Yuku, held an ‘Ethnic Dance’ competition last month in which one of the [...]

S. Korea to Offer Satellite Imagery from New Commercial Satellite

S. Korea to Offer Satellite Imagery from New Commercial Satellite

SEOUL, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea is all set to provide the world with high-resolution commercial satellite imagery from its new satellite, a government ministry said Monday.  The Korea Multipurpose Satellite-3A (KOMSAT-3A), also known as the Arirang-3A, was put into orbit in March last year as part of South Korea’s efforts to emerge [...]

Korean Farmers’ Song “Nongak” to Be on the List of UNESCO

Korean Farmers’ Song “Nongak” to Be on the List of UNESCO

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s traditional folk music “Nongak” is expected to be on the list of UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage. The Cultural Heritage Administration in South Korea announced on October 29 that a subsidiary body of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage recommended Nongak, literally meaning “farmer’s music,” [...]