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Come visit the 1st Newtro Festival “Today’s Traditions”, where traditional culture is led by the younger generation
Jan 27, 2023
The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (MCST) and the Korea Craft & Design Foundation (KCDF) are holding the 1st Newtro Festival “Today’s Traditions” at Culture Station 284 (1st and 2nd floors) from January 19 to February 26 where visitors can enjoy a traditional market and exhibition, as well as hands-on activities.
K-content, the new powerhouse on the front line of exports, to gain wings with policy financing support of KRW 790 billion, the largest amount in history
Jan 25, 2023
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) announced its major plans for 2023 on January 5 (Thur), under the vision of “National Leap and Happiness of the People Led by K-culture.”
Visit Gangwon Province to Show Your Support for the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games and Enjoy Korea’s Winter Wonderland!
Jan 20, 2023
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister PARK Bo Gyoon) organized the 2023 Winter Korea Festival Day celebration in collaboration with Korea Tourism Organization (President KIM Jang-sil) and the Gnagwon provincial government (Governor KIM Jin-tae) at Yongpyong Resort outdoor stage on January 19 (5PM). During the celebration, the mascot and theme song of Gangwon 2024 were revealed. A prize contest targeting students and young adults (aged 14-24) was held to collect ideas for the mascot and theme song. The screened ideas were modified and supplemented jointly by experts in the field, the Organising Committee for the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and contest winners.
Budget for K-content Finalized at KRW 844.2 Billion for 2023
Jan 19, 2023
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) has announced that a total budget of KRW 844.2 billion, or 12.5% of the Ministry’s total budget of KRW 6.7408 trillion for 2023, has been assigned to creating and promoting K-content for the year to launch Korea into becoming a first-rate culture enjoyed by the public and appreciated by the rest of the world. The MCST intends to create an environment where creative ideas become global intellectual property, and provide all-out support for strategic expansion of K-content export as well as expansion of manufacturing and service industry exports.
Shopping and Tourism Festival with K-Culture marking the Year of Visit Korea
Jan 12, 2023
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) together with the Visit Korea Committee holds the 2023 Korea Grand Sale from January 12 (Thur) to February 28 (Tue). The Korea Grand Sale was held in 2011 for the first time with voluntary participation of various private companies in the fields of travel, accommodation, shopping, and entertainment to promote foreign tourists visiting Korea and increase tourism income during the off-season.