'Regional strategy holds key to effective hallyu promotion' 2012/05/01, Source,
Assistant Minister Woo Jin-yung, director of Korean Culture and Information Service / Courtesy of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
By Do Je-hae
A state-run overseas PR agency, the Korea Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) has been spreading national interests for more than four decades.
The wave otherwise known as "hallyu" has been a compelling source of motivation for the agency, but it has brought along new challenges in promoting Korea to the outside world,...More
At Uijeongbu music festival, Korea meets the world 2012/04/21, Source,
"Nuova Barberia Carloni" by Italian theater group Teatro Necessario will be performed on May 12 at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on May 13 at 5 p.m. Provided by the festival
From Spanish theater to K-pop, this year's Uijeongbu International Music Theater Festival will feature a wide range of music from May 5 to May 20 as it aims to introduce foreign music to Korean fans,...More
Latin America embraces Korean culture 2012/03/14, Source,
Over the past years, Korean pop culture has made significant inroads in Latin America despite the geographical distance. With this, Korea's culture ministry will oversee a series of cultural events in 2012, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties with several Latin American nations.
Starting with the opening of the first Central American Korean Cultural Center in Mexico in March, Korean culture will extend its reach across the region participating as guest country in Costa Rica's International Arts Festival (FIA), followed by a series of bilateral exchange events slated for this September in Argentina and Chile,...More
Jo Sumi's Art of Sharing 2012/01/12, Source, Jo Sumi performs at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in 2010. Since debuting in Trieste, Italy, in 1986, Jo Sumi has become one of the most sought-after sopranos of her generation, performing in nearly all the major halls and conquering seemingly impossible vocal heights with graceful ease.
Last year, the 49-year-old celebrated 25 years of singing, and she is looking forward to another 25 _ "obviously not always on the stage but in other ways that I can share and give", says Jo over the phone while on tour in Sydney,...More
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