K-pop stars, organizers gearing up for Asian Games 2014/08/30, Source,
The organizing committee for the 2014 Asian Games, which will be held in Incheon from Sept. 19, unveiled some highlights being prepared for the event's opening and closing ceremonies yesterday at the central Seoul branch of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Jongno District. As the budget for the Asian Games in Incheon was "relatively restricted" compared to the London Olympics or the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, film directors Im Kwon-taek and Jang Jin, who were appointed to oversee the ceremonies, showed concern that the Incheon event may not be as spectacular,...More
Art displays, music shows proliferate in honor of pope 2014/08/16, Source,
Kun-woo Paik and Jo Sumi
Artifacts that rarely travel outside of Italy and the Vatican are coming to Korea to celebrate Pope Francis's five-day visit. The Gates of Paradise, the east door of the Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, can be viewed in a six-month exhibition starting Friday at the National Palace Museum of Korea in central Seoul,...More
Sochi passes flame to Pyeongchang 2014/03/02, Source,
The Sochi Olympic flame has gone out as the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games ended with a spectacular closing ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on February 23.
Dancers create the five Olympic rings during the closing ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on February 23.
At the closing ceremony, participating athletes looked back on all the delightful memories the Sochi games had given them and looked forward to the next Winter Olympics slated to be held four years from now in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do (Gangwon Province), Korea, in February 2018,...More
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