Over 200 smitten teenage girls and young women congregated at EBS headquarters in Dogok-dong in southern Seoul on Monday to see JYJ's Kim Jun-su on stage.
He was performing on EBS' music show. It was a rare exception to the usual indie lineup, made possible by the persistence of JYJ fans. Since Kim released a solo album in March, fans kept writing requests on the EBS' website to have him on the show...More
"The Sky of Daehan" performance, set to be held from April 16 to 18 at the National Gugak Center, reenacts the 1897 ceremony marking the Joseon Dynasty's rebirth as the Daehan Empire. Provided by the center
People tend to make extreme decisions when they think it can't get any worse, which was certainly the case for King Gojong (1852-1919) from Korea's former Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) near the end of his reign...More
Kwon Young-woo's "Untitled", far left, is part of Gallery Hyundai's ongoing "Korean Abstract Painting" show. Park Seo-Bo's "Ecriture No.89-79-82-83", left, will be exhibited in Venice as part of the "Daesaekhwa" exhibition sponsored by Kukje Gallery during the Venice Biennale, which starts in early May. Provided by the galleries
The move to shed more light on abstract Korean paintings such as dansaekhwa - abstract paintings filled with minimal color and unusual textures - is winning positive responses in the local and overseas markets...More
A view of the H-shaped Japanese-style building, which was used as a detention center for leprosy patients during the Japanese Colonial Rule (1910-45) on Sorok Island. It is now the Sorokdo National Hospital, where leprosy sufferers are still treated. By Lee Sun-min
GOHEUNG, South Jeolla - An unusual record of Korea's modern history exists on Sorok Island, which has been a communal habitat for leprosy patients in Korea for close to 100 years...More
Many older people are joining the online sales market dominated by 20- and 30-somethings as e-commerce has grown markedly and become much easier to handle.
People over 50 accounted for a mere 18 percent of the startup sellers on shopping website 11st.co.kr in 2012. But their proportion jumped to 24 percent in 2013 and 39 percent in 2014, more than doubling in two years...More