Public, private sectors bring classical music to the people 2014/03/29, Source,
The government and the private sector have joined forces to make classical music more accessible to the general public. The Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment and Shinsegae, a high-end retail outlet, signed a joint agreement on March 18 in an effort to enrich people's lives and to expand their exposure to classical music.
Chairman Kim Dong-ho of the Presidential Committee of Cultural Enrichment (left) and Vice President Chung Yong-jin of Shinsegae shake hands after striking an agreement to cooperate on enriching people's lives on March 18 at the Seoul Arts Center,...More
President Park attends movie on first Culture Day 2014/02/08, Source,
President Park Geun-hye introduces Ha Hoe-jin, CEO of Redrover, the company that co-produced "The Nut Job", at Daehan Cinema in central Seoul on January 29, before the screening of the film. (Photo: Jeon Han)
President Park Geun-hye watched the animated movie "The Nut Job", jointly produced by Korea and Canada, on January 29, in honor of the country's first Culture Day, which falls on the last Wednesday of every month. Among those present at the theater were Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yoo Jinryong, Chairman Kim Dong-ho of the Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment, Redrover CEO Ha Hoe-jin, who co-produced the movie, actor Lee Kwang-soo, the brother-sister duo Akdong Musician, and children who were specially invited to see the film,...More
Im Kwon-taek, will he go to Cannes? 2014/02/06, Source,
Hit maker Im Kwon-taek is aiming for Cannes again. His 102nd movie "Make Up" is in the process of the making and it looks like he's going with submitting it to the 67th Cannes International Film Festival. Director Im will complete all production in March.
A filmmaker claims, "Cannes is very interested in what director Im has in store. We are working hard for the production of the movie",...More
Seoul gets new modern art museum 2013/11/17, Source,
"Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within Home" by Suh Do Ho is one of the new installation art pieces on display at the Seoul branch of the MMCA on November 13. (Photo: Jeon Han)
The Seoul branch of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) opened to the public on November 13 at its new location next to Gyeongbokgung Palace in Jongno-gu, central Seoul. At the opening ceremony, President Park Geun-hye expressed her hope that, "The newly opened MMCA Seoul branch will offer the opportunity for people to enjoy culture and the arts and I hope it will serve as a source of creativity and inspiration".
President Park expressed her hope that the art museum would become a starting point to usher in an era of cultural enrichment by unleashing art and culture onto the city,...More
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