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Shedding New Light on the Habsburgs at the Heart of European History
Oct 24, 2022
- The National Museum of Korea to Present the Special Exhibition Six Centuries of Beauty in the Habsburg Empire - Starting October 25 (Tue.), the National Museum of Korea (Director General: Yoon Sung Yong) will be hosting the exhibition Six Centuries of Beauty in the Habsburg Empire in partnership with Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien in Austria to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Austria and Korea.
2022 City of Culture Expo and Global Conference to be Held in Seogwipo, the City of Culture, from October 26-29
Oct 21, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister PARK Bo Gyoon, MCST) will host the 2022 City of Culture Expo and Global Conference at Jeju International Convention Center in Seogwipo, the City of Culture, from October 26 to 29 in collaboration with Jeju Special Self-Governing Province (Governor OH Yeong hun), Seogwipo (Mayor LEE Jong-woo), the National City of Culture Council (Chaired by Gimhae City, Mayor HONG Tae-yong), and the Regional Culture and Development Agency.
Hanbok Culture Week 2022: Various events held at HiKR Ground and in 36 cities and 17 countries until Oct 23
Oct 19, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister PARK Bo Gyoon, MCST), in collaboration with the Korea Craft and Design Foundation (President KIM Tae Hoon, KCDF), will host Hanbok Culture Week 2022 until October 23 (Sun), which started on October 17 (Mon). The Hanbok Week stages a variety of cultural events in 36 cities and 17 countries, including at HiKR Ground, a Korean tourism promotion center located next to Cheonggyecheon Stream in Seoul. Marking its 5th anniversary this year, Hanbok Culture Week is an annual festival celebrated in the third week of October that presents different programs such as exhibitions, try-on activities, and fashion shows, all aimed at promoting Hanbok culture in everyday life.
Minister PARK visited the 50th International Cervantino Festival in Mexico to enhance cooperation with Mexico
Oct 17, 2022
On October 12 (Wed), Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister PARK Bo Gyoon, MCST) attended the opening ceremony of the "50th International Cervantino Festival" held in Guanajuato, Mexico as a Guest of Honor. During his visit, the Minister said, “We are celebrating the 50th Cervantino Festival. It is a great honor to participate as a Guest of Honor in this special year. We have prepared diverse venues to show K-pop, classical music, traditional dance, modern dance, BTS performances in IT and immersive technology, media art, and movies. Based on the close cooperation and vibrant exchanges between the two nations, we hope the two nations will lead the times together in the future.”
BTS fully support the successful bidding of the AFC Asian Cup 2023
Oct 14, 2022
The boyband group BTS supports the South Korea's bidding for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 with the release of the new video. Recently, BTS filmed a short video supporting Korea's bidding for the AFC Asian Cup 2023, expressing their hopes to host the game for the first time in 63 years since 1960. The video was uploaded on October 12 (Wed) at the official website of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister PARK Bo Gyoon, MCST) and the Korea Football Association. Also, the video can be watched on the official SNS channels (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) of the MCST.