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Gyeongju honored as the 2022 Culture City of East Asia
Mar 29, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) supported and Gyeongsangbuk-do (Mayor JOO Nak-young) organized the opening ceremony of the “2022 Culture City of East Asia” on March 25 (Fri) in the area of Woljeong bridge, Gyeongju.
The National Museum of World Writing Opens in May 2023
Mar 24, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) held “Plate Hanging Ceremony for the National Museum of World Writing” on March 18 (Fri) at Meet-You-All Tower, Songdo, Incheon.
“Friends of Korea” - Promoting Correct Information on Korea -
Mar 22, 2022
The Korean Culture and Information Service (Director PARK Myung-soon, KOCIS) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) held a non-face-to-face “14th Friends of Korea” inauguration ceremony on March 17 (Thur). This ceremony marks the start of the activities that the members of the “Friends of Korea” start to find incorrect information about Korea and correct them.
SONG Ga-In Became “2022 Hanbok Honorary Ambassador”
Mar 21, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) appointed singer SONG Ga-In as the “2022 Hanbok Honorary Ambassador”. SONG made debut in 2012 and has appeared in various famous TV shows, including “Miss Trot”. SONG finally became the winner of the show in 2019 and has led the huge popularity of trot music. SONG originally started as Pansori singer when she was in middle school. During her many performances at TV shows and on stages, SONG has worn Hanbok, showing the beauty of the Korean traditional costumes.
Three Thousand Workers to be Located to Make Safer Tourist Attractions
Mar 14, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) will locate three thousand (3,000) workers from the tourism industry, including those who are on leave or unemployed due to COVID-19, as a supplementary staff to make a safer environment at the tourist attractions. MCST has developed this plan to strengthen quarantine measures in tourism spots and to prepare the situation when there will be increased number of people in the tourist attractions after the pandemic peak has passed. Additional staff will be doing preventive measures during this challenging time and providing safer places for people to visit in the post COVID-era.