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Reenactment of Examination Held During Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1592

Reenactment of Examination Held During Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1592

JEONJU, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Past tests conducted during the Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1592, the Joseon Dynasty, will be reenacted. The Jeonju city in North Jeolla Province said Thursday it will hold the “1593 Jeonju Civil Service Examination Reenactment Event” on Saturday at the Traditional Culture Training Institute and around the Hanok [...]

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 [...]