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LG to Promote Masterpiece Drawings via Signage Solution

LG to Promote Masterpiece Drawings via Signage Solution

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Monday it participated in an exhibition in Seoul promoting drawings from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) by utilizing the latest 88-inch Ultra Stretch signage solution. The company said it installed the signage solution at the exhibition hosted by Kansong Art and Culture Foundation and the Seoul [...]

King Sejong Institute to Open in 6 More Overseas Cities

King Sejong Institute to Open in 6 More Overseas Cities

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The government said Wednesday that it will set up overseas institutes that offer foreigners Korean language courses and Korean culture activities at six universities in six additional countries. The six universities, designated as the new operators of the King Sejong Institute, are Yancheng Teachers University in China’s Jiangsu Province, [...]

Royal Palace Hosts Rice-Planting Ceremony

Royal Palace Hosts Rice-Planting Ceremony

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Rice has long been a big part of the Korean diet. And despite a recent decline in the consumption of the staple, rice still remains an irreplaceable dish in Korean cuisine, with an annual average rice consumption per capita of 62.9kg (2015).  The ancient kings of Korea used to [...]

The Guardians of Deoksugung Palace

The Guardians of Deoksugung Palace

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Buckingham Palace has its Changing of the Guard ceremony – and so does Seoul’s Deoksugung Palace. Deoksugung Palace, or simply Deoksugung, was a compound of palaces that was once inhabited by royal family members of the Joseon monarchy. It is also one of the Five Grand Palaces built during [...]

Traditional Guard Ceremony at Sungnyemun to be Restarted in April

Traditional Guard Ceremony at Sungnyemun to be Restarted in April

SEOUL, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) - The traditional guard ceremony at Sungnyemun will be resumed in April after being discontinued for eight years after a fire destroyed part of the wooden structure of the imposing historic gate, the Seoul city government said Sunday. The watch ceremony with the chief gate keeper, along with other guards dressed in Joseon [...]