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Son Heung-Min in Korean Tourism Video to Attract Tourists
Oct 18, 2021
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST), together with the Korea Tourism Organization (President AHN YoungBae, KTO), announced that Korean tourism videos featuring world-class football star Son Heung-Min are released from 18 October. Son was appointed as an honorary ambassador for Korean tourism on 6 July to raise interest in Korea and promote Korea as an attractive international tourists’ destination when people will be able to freely travel in the near future.
Quarantine-free Travel Opened to Singapore from 15 November
Oct 15, 2021
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) announced that the ‘Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between the Republic of Korea and Singapore’ was agreed by the Minister NOH Hyeong Wook and Minister S. Iswaran from the Ministry of Transport in Singapore on the occasion of a virtual conference held on 8 October. The VTL arrangement between the two countries was a result of months-long discussion with relevant ministries involving the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Minister CHUNG Eui-yong, MOFA), Ministry of Health and Welfare (Minister KWON Deok-cheol, MOHW), and Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (Commissioner JEONG Eun-kyeong, KDCA).
K-Books, Ready to Meet the Audience in 14 Countries
Oct 12, 2021
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST, Minister HWANG Hee) and the Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea (KPIPA, Acting Director SHIN HyunSu) host Korean book promotional events in 14 countries, including the UK, Japan, Spain, and Belgium to provide opportunities for international readers to get a feel for Korean literature, taste and read Korean books. This event was organized in collaboration with 14 Korean Cultural Centers overseas to promote and support international readers meet Korean books more closely under the Pandemic challenge where face-to-face events were difficult for the past two years.
Officially Launch Korea Grand Sale Online Platform on Oct. 7th
Oct 07, 2021
Officially Launch Korea Grand Sale Online Platform on Oct. 7th Attract International Tourists for shopping, tourism, and K-contents in one place The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) and the Visit Korea Committee (Chairman YUN Youngho, VKC) officially launched “Korea Grand Sale Online Platform (http://en.koreagrandsale.co.kr)” on October 7th (Thu). This website is to help international tourists to enjoy shopping, culture and tourism festival in one spot virtually.
2021 World Convention of the Korean Language
Oct 06, 2021
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST), the National Institute of Korean Language (Acting Director-General SHIN Eun-hyang, NIKL), and the National Hangeul Museum (Director, SHIM Dong-seop, NHM) host the “2021 World Convention of the Korean Language” at the National Museum of Korea, and NHM from October 4th (Monday) to October 9th (Saturday) under the theme of Speaking the Future of the Korean Language and Hangeul. This convention is open for anyone interested in Korean and Hangeul.