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Kim Yeon-koung, BTS Make Appearance on Istanbul’s Galata Tower

Kim Yeon-koung, BTS Make Appearance on Istanbul’s Galata Tower

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s “taeguk” mark, a symbol that is most prominently displayed on the country’s national flag, has made an appearance on top of Istanbul’s landmark Galata Tower. The Korean Cultural Center in Turkey celebrated its 10th anniversary Tuesday by screening a video on the tower walls that talks about [...]

Turkish Environmental Organization Thanks Kim Yeon-koung’s Fans for Sapling Donations

Turkish Environmental Organization Thanks Kim Yeon-koung’s Fans for Sapling Donations

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — An environmental organization in Turkey sent a Korean letter of appreciation to fans of South Korean volleyball star Kim Yeon-koung for their sapling donations amidst one of Turkey’s worst wildfires. Turkish Environmental Organizations Solidarity Association (CEKUD), a non-profit organization in Turkey, posted a letter of appreciation written both in [...]

Fans of Volleyball Icon Kim Yeon-koung Launch Tree Donation Drive for Turkey Beset by Wildfires

Fans of Volleyball Icon Kim Yeon-koung Launch Tree Donation Drive for Turkey Beset by Wildfires

TOKYO, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Fans of Kim Yeon-koung, captain of the South Korean women’s Olympic volleyball team, have launched a drive to donate tree saplings to Turkey, which is currently battling severe wildfires, following the team’s hard-fought victory over the transcontinental nation. Devoted followers of the star captain have started a movement on [...]

Korean Cultural Center in Turkey Kicks Off Kimchi Promotion Project

Korean Cultural Center in Turkey Kicks Off Kimchi Promotion Project

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Cultural Center in Turkey announced the launch of a new promotion project aimed at providing accurate information on the Korean traditional dish kimchi and kimjang, the traditional culture of making and sharing kimchi. The center, together with Haberturk TV’s food show “Tadinda Hikayeler,” produced a program under [...]

South Korean Sculpture Heading to Turkey

South Korean Sculpture Heading to Turkey

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A famous sculpture made by a Korean artist will be set up in Turkey this November to commemorate Turkey’s 70th anniversary of participating in the Korean War and promote South Korea-Turkey relations. Greeting Man Friends, a non-profit organization, announced that “The Mirror Man,” a signature sculpture piece designed by [...]

Korean Firm Successfully Relocates Historical Structures in Turkey

Korean Firm Successfully Relocates Historical Structures in Turkey

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ Logistics Corp., a major South Korean logistics firm, said Thursday it completed the relocation of historical structures in Turkey to prevent them from potentially being submerged by a dam project. The Hasankeyf project, launched in 2017, involved transporting 23 units of ancient structures aged well beyond 500 years [...]