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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 [...]

9th Taekwondo Festival Due in New York on June 23

9th Taekwondo Festival Due in New York on June 23

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The United States Taekwondo Education Foundation (USTEF) plans to hold its 9th annual New York Times Square Taekwondo Festival on June 23, bringing together about 5,000 participants, including American students learning the Korean martial art, organizers said Saturday.  The festival, which was begun in 2008 to promote taekwondo among [...]

South Korean Festival Offers Paleolithic Experience

South Korean Festival Offers Paleolithic Experience

YEONCHEON, South Korea, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) – The 25th Yeoncheon Jeongok-ri Paleolithic Festival kicked off on Wednesday for the Children’s Day weekend, featuring various performances and participatory events.  Among over a dozen events on offer at the festival are a Paleolithic barbeque session, where visitors enjoy barbeque grill cooking the ancient way; a Paleolithic [...]