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Treasure Hunt to Take Place on Seoul’s Dulle-gil Next Month

Treasure Hunt to Take Place on Seoul’s Dulle-gil Next Month

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Early next month, Seoul’s Dulle-gil will host a treasure hunt that has more than 10 million won in prizes awaiting eager treasure seekers. To commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Dulle-gil’s opening, the “2018 Seoul Dulle-gil Festival” will be held on November 3 with over 1,000 residents participating in [...]

Gyeonggi Province Aims to Turn Namhansanseong into Major Tourist Attraction by 2022

Gyeonggi Province Aims to Turn Namhansanseong into Major Tourist Attraction by 2022

SUWON, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Gyeonggi Province announced yesterday that it was planning to allocate 19.63 billion won to be used to transform Namhansanseong Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, into a major tourist attraction by 2022. The province is expected to hold a yearly “cultural festival” in October starting next year, and will [...]

Historic Text to be Recreated as Part of 3D Database

Historic Text to be Recreated as Part of 3D Database

CHEONGJU, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The “Anthology of Great Buddhist Priests’ Zen Teachings” (also known as “Jikji”), the world’s oldest existing book printed with moveable metal type, will be re-created and incorporated into a 3D database. The Korea Culture Information Service Agency has selected the Goryeo Virtual Reality Program proposed by the Jikji Korea [...]