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Culture Business Sees Turbulent Days with Leaders’ Rise and Fall

Culture Business Sees Turbulent Days with Leaders’ Rise and Fall

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s culture and entertainment business has seen its high-speed ups and downs in just a couple of years, with a former music video director who made a meteoric rise now facing criminal charges.  Cha Eun-taek, who made a name for himself from making hit TV ads and music [...]

Foreign Students Visit Korea amid Rising Global Interest in Korean Literature

Foreign Students Visit Korea amid Rising Global Interest in Korean Literature

SEOUL, July 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean literature attracted international attention with Han Kang’s ‘The Vegetarian’ winning the 2016 Man Booker International Prize. And to add to the heightened interest, the Korea Foundation (KF), which operates under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is hosting what it calls a ‘Korean Literary Workshop for International Doctoral Program [...]

S. Korea Seeks Synergy of Science, Traditional Culture

S. Korea Seeks Synergy of Science, Traditional Culture

SEOUL, June 28 (Korea Bizwire) – As hybrid products have become a global trend, the South Korean government announced a project Monday to create synergy between its advanced science technology and the country’s cultural heritage.  Under the inter-agency initiative, the government aims to help modernize and commercialize Korea’s traditional cultural assets, according to the Ministry [...]

ASEM Culture Ministers’ Meeting Kicks Off in Gwangju

ASEM Culture Ministers’ Meeting Kicks Off in Gwangju

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) – High-level cultural officials from the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) member countries gathered in the southwestern South Korean city of Gwangju Wednesday to share their experiences in cultivating creative industries.  Some 200 delegates from 51 ASEM member countries, including eight culture ministers and 11 deputy ministers, will attend the 7th Asia-Europe [...]

Latest Marketing Trends Focus on Experience, Culture

Latest Marketing Trends Focus on Experience, Culture

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Seasonal sales and promotional events at retail stores are becoming too mundane, so companies are shifting their focus to try to connect with consumers and provide an engaging shopping experience. Unique and unconventional marketing methods that encourage consumer participation and trigger emotions are becoming popular in Korea. Fila Originale, [...]

Korea Hosts 2016 ASEAN School Tour Program

Korea Hosts 2016 ASEAN School Tour Program

GANGNEUNG, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The Asean-Korea Centre is hosting the 2016 ASEAN School Tour Program Friday at Dano Culture Center in Gangneung, Gangwon Province. The event is being co-hosted with the Gangwon Education Office, Gangneung Office of Education, and Gangneung Dano Festival Committee, and some 450 middle school students and teachers from the city [...]