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Reporter : Park Ji-won
Tue, December 6, 2022 | 02:18
Korea's oldest combat techniques text to become national treasure
Korea's oldest-known fighting arts manual, titled “Muyejebo,” published in 1598 to train soldiers of the 1392-1910 Joseon Kingdom in armed combat techniques, is one of seven cultural heritage items to be newly added to the list of state-recognized treasures, the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) said Friday.
Cellist Han Jae-min wins third prize at Geneva International Music Competition
Cellist Han Jae-min, 15, has won third prize at the 75th Geneva International Music Competition, Switzerland, Thursday (CET). It was the first time for a Korean cellist to win an award in the competition in about 50 years, since cellist Chung Myung-wha won first prize in 1971, the Kumho Cultural Foundation said.
CHA defers construction companies' revision plan near UNESCO-designated tomb
The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) rejected Thursday a revised plan offered by construction companies for what it called the “illegal” building of an apartment complex near Jangneung Royal Tomb, a UNESCO-listed site dating back to the 17th century in Gimpo, Gyeonggi Province, asking the firms to submit a better one.
Pianist Paik Kun-woo fires back at MBC, in-laws over his actress wife
Pianist Paik Kun-woo speaks during a press conference held to refute allegations that he is mistreating his wife, actress Yun Jung-hee, at White Hall in Seoul, Thursday. YonhapPaik takes legal action, denying allegationsBy Park Ji-wonPianist Paik Kun-woo denied allegations that he and his daughter abandoned his wife, actress Yun Jung-hee, who is suffering from Alzheimer's dis...
[INTERVIEW] Singer-songwriter Seori talks about Shang-Chi OST, her music
The list of artists who were featured on the 18-track soundtrack for Marvel Studios's "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings," the first Asian hero-led movie in the action film series, came as a surprise to many Koreans as the album, produced by Sean Miyashiro and 88rising, included a lot of Korean musicians, such as DPR Ian, DPR Live, BIBI and Mark Tuan of GOD7.
Jeju shamanistic ritual to be designated as intangible cultural heritage
Jeju's biggest shamanistic ritual for wellbeing will be designated as national intangible cultural heritage, according to the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA).
Coex Artium to reopen with more seats
COEX Artium, which was run by SM Entertainment as a concert hall from 2015 to 2020, will reopen in December with more seating available.
Korean, German artists to perform 'Borderline,' collaborative play on defector, refugee issues
“Borderline,” a play created jointly by South Korean and German artists focusing on the issues of defectors and refugees in each country, will be performed offline in Seoul.
Pianist Evgeny Kissin to hold solo recital in Seoul for just one day
Pianist Evgeny Kissin will be playing the famous piano works of legendary composers, such as Chopin, Bach, Mozart and Beethoven, for Korean audiences for the first time in three years. During a solo recital scheduled to be held at Lotte Concert Hall on Nov. 22, the renowned musician and composer will be playing Bach's “Toccata and Fugue in D minor;” Mozart's “Adagio in B mino...
Canadian Bruce Liu wins 2021 Chopin Competition; Lee Hyuk finishes without prize
Canadian pianist Bruce Xiaoyu Liu won the first prize at the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland, on Thursday, while Korean national Lee Hyuk finished his final round without a prize.
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