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New Exhibition Offers Chance to View Korean Cultural Assets Held Overseas in AR Format

New Exhibition Offers Chance to View Korean Cultural Assets Held Overseas in AR Format

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — An exhibition will be held to provide the chance for visitors to enjoy Korean cultural assets held overseas in augmented reality (AR) format. The Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation will host the ‘exhibition without artworks’ at the National Intangible Heritage Training Center in Seoul from Aug. 20-31. This exhibition will [...]

Yuna Kim’s Ice Skates Become “Cultural Asset”

Yuna Kim’s Ice Skates Become “Cultural Asset”

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – A pair of ice skates worn by South Korean figure skating legend Yuna Kim will soon become a “cultural asset” officially designated by the Cultural Heritage Administration.  The skates were worn by Kim during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, where she won the gold medal with a world record [...]

‘Vivid Cultural Heritage’ Program Confirmed for 2016

‘Vivid Cultural Heritage’ Program Confirmed for 2016

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced that next year’s plan for its ‘Vivid Cultural Heritage’ program has been confirmed. The program uses the meaning and value of cultural assets as cultural content, to allow citizens to experience heritage vividly. The CHA selected 88 businesses among 197 applications that were submitted [...]

Silla Cultural Assets, All in One Place

Silla Cultural Assets, All in One Place

Seoul, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) - A meaningful exhibit covering different aspects of Silla culture is opening in Gyeongju, the historical capital of the dynasty. To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the Gyeongju National Museum will display 600 Silla cultural assets, including the 30 pieces that are state-designated cultural properties. The exhibit titled ‘The Golden Culture and Buddhist [...]

Korea Restructures Intangible Cultural Assets Law for Pervasive and Flexible Inheritance

Korea Restructures Intangible Cultural Assets Law for Pervasive and Flexible Inheritance

SEOUL, Mar. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Korea’s law on intangible cultural assets has been modified in order to allow for a more flexible process of inheritance and the proliferation of cultural legacy, which can be in accord with UNESCO’s standard on intangible cultural assets. The Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea (CHA) said on March 4 that the [...]

Cultural Properties with Newly Developed Technology

Cultural Properties with Newly Developed Technology

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – A technology to realize Korean cultural properties in virtual space has been developed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. With floor plans of cultural asset buildings and three dimensional scan data, the ministry digitalized the traditional building materials of the properties. Considering the fact that existing technology [...]