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Launching Ceremony for 2021 Summer Deaflympics held at Olympic Parktel Hotel on April 18
Apr 21, 2022
The Inaugural Ceremony for the Korean national team to participate in the ‘24th Summer Olympic Games (Deaflympics)’ was held at the Olympic Parktel Olympia Hall in Seoul on April 18 (Mon). The 24th Games will be held in Caxias do Sul, Brazil from May 1 (Sun) to May 15 (Sun) for 15 days. This Game was originally scheduled to be hosted in 2021, which was postponed for one year due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Gangneung Selected as the First City for “Barrier-free” Tourism City Project
Apr 13, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) together with the Korea Tourism Organization (CEO AHN Young-bae, KTO) selected Gangneung City as the first “Barrier-free tourism city” project. The “Barrier-free tourism city” project, promoted for the first time this year, will lay the ground for all tourists, including the disabled, the elderly, pregnant women, families with infants to travel without restrictions on transportation and facilities and access information. The project focuses on strengthening the link between tourist attractions and facilities such as accommodation, food and beverage, and shopping through introducing and applying barrier-free tourist transportation and collaborating with private facilities.
South Korea, Guest of Honor at '2022 Bogota International Book Fair(FILBo)’
Apr 13, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) together with the Korean Publishers Association (KPA, President YOON Chul Ho), the Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea (KPIPA, KIM Junhee), the Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI, President, KWAK Hyo Hwan), the Gwacheon National Science Museum (GNSM, President YI Jeongmo), and the Korean Cultural Center in Mexico (KCCM, Director PARK Youngdoo) will organize and run Guest of Honor Pavilion at ‘2022 Bogota International Book Fair’ from April 19 (Tue) to May 2 (Mon).
The Smart Stadium at Gocheok Sky Dome and Jeju World Cup Stadium
Apr 06, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) together with the Korea Professional Sports Association (President CHO Won-tae, KPSA) created the Smart Stadium at Gocheok Sky Dome, a home field for Kiwoom Heroes of the Korean Baseball Organization and Jeju World Cup Stadium, a home field for Jeju United Football Club.
Sinan Named as the Place for Hosting the “2023 Month of Culture”
Apr 04, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG HEE, MCST) selected Sinan county as the place for hosting events for “2023 Month of Culture”. Under the theme of “Island – Treasure of the Korean Cultural Diversity”, Sinan county organized various events featuring special culture of the island and the life of residents and the ecosystem, where people can truly enjoy the cultural life of island.