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The 2022 Korea Grand Sale opens on January 13
Jan 14, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) together with the Visit Korea Committee (Chairman YUN Youngho, VKC) will hold the “2022 Korea Grand Sale” for 47 days from January 13 to February 28. The Korea Grand Sale, started from 2011, is one of Korea’s best and largest shopping, culture and tourism festivals for international visitors that combine tourism with Hallyu (Korean wave).
MCST Holds the 5th Intellectual Property Protection Consultative Body Meeting to Explore Measures to Globally Protect Intellectual Property of Korean Content
Dec 27, 2021
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) held the 5th intellectual property protection consultative body meeting on Dec 23rd (Thursday) to discuss the measures to respond to global Intellectual Property violations of Korean content. This meeting was held virtually due to COVID-19. The intellectual property protection consultative body meeting is convened biannually as a regular meeting for intellectual property protection in the content area to foster the spread of Hallyu content. It has reinforced the cooperation to identify violation status and jointly respond to the violations.
“Gwanghwamun Project” Unveils to the Public from December 17
Dec 20, 2021
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) and the Korean Creative Content Agency (President JO Hyun Rae, KOCCA) open “Age of Light” (Gwanghwa Sidae) to the public on December 17. MCST and KOCCA planned the project to raise awareness on the immersive contents with using the state-of-the-art technology and promote the well-developed Korea’s technology and culture.
Experience Your Korean Culture in Virtual World
Dec 02, 2021
The Korean Culture and Information Service (Director PARK Jung-Youl, KOCIS) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) launched the virtual (Metaverse) exhibition hall called “Korea World” for the first time this year to create a virtual environment where people can enjoy the Korean culture and discover new Korean contents. The newly launched virtual space called “Korea World” opened on November 30 to serve as a venue for international Hallyu fans to share and communicate with the contents they have created. The name “Korea World” shows the purpose and desire to gather Korean cultural contents in one place and to enjoy beyond physical boundaries.
“Global Forum for Culture and Youth 2021: Youth, Culture, and Innovation for Future” live-streamed on Dec 1
Nov 29, 2021
Korean Culture and Information Service (Director PARK Jung-Youl, KOCIS) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) in cooperation with KDI School of Public Policy and Management (Dean YOU Jong Il, KDIS) will host “Global Forum for Culture and Youth 2021” on Wednesday, December 1, 9:30 a.m. at Grand Walkerhill Seoul. To open up an opportunity for all, the forum will be live-streamed on the website of KOCIS (www.kocis.go.kr).