Arts & Culture

Hadong and Gurye

  Countryside charms and nature's beauty await along the banks of the Seomjingang River   Gazing southeast, the sun rises slowly but surely over the horizon. The Seomjingang River’s pristine waters reflect the morning light…

Old Is New Again

Young entrepreneurs use old buildings to give Seoul new life   “Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration,…

SHINEE and All the ’90s Feels

Nostalgia is the name of the game as the legendary boy band releases a comeback album

Indie Films Resonate at BIFF

Busan International Film Festival 2016 showcases intriguing independent productions

A Tale of Modern China

Veteran Korean novelist Jo Jung-Rae’s ‘The Human Jungle’ is a critical look at a rising world power

Ten years of tvN

Cable station goes from vulgarity to victory

'I Like Many Festival vol.2'

Expat musician Ali Safavi puts together two days of music for some good causes

Finding Your Way Back

Han Kang’s ‘Human Acts’ examines the human impact of one of modern Korea’s most painful episodes

Will Work for Food

Popular variety show ‘Three Meals a Day’ goes fishing again as farming spin-off ends

Hollywood Studios Making Headway in Korean Film Industry

Local studios face pressure to adapt to industry’s changing ecosystem

Live music culture incubates in Seoul

The future of Korean indie music has never appeared so bright. Or cloudy.