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2011-09-26 06:07:00

SEOUL, South Korea , Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The opening ceremony of the 2011 Millennial Anniversary of the Tripitaka Koreana was held at the main event site located in Gaya-myeon, Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea, on September 23rd, 2011. This festival celebrates the millennial history of the Tripitaka Koreana, a UNESCO world record heritage. The 2011 Millennial Anniversary of the Tripitaka Koreana commemorates the cultural and historical values of the Tripitaka...

2011-09-15 08:44:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The opening of the 2011 Millennial Anniversary of the Tripitaka Koreana on September 23rd in Hapcheon, Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea, will offer a rare opportunity to appreciate the actual blocks of the Tripitaka Koreana, recognized as the world's best woodblocks of the Buddhist scriptures. This cultural festival celebrates the millennial history of the Tripitaka Koreana, considered as the highest quality woodblocks in the world and thus...

2010-12-25 00:01:24

Korean Cultural Industry Recognizes Outstanding Achievement for Growing New Korean and American Business Relationships New York, NY (PRWEB) December 24, 2010 The Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), a branch of the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in conjunction with the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles (KCCLA) awarded DramaFever.com with the prestigious "2010 Best Business Award" as part of the annual 2010 DARI Awards. Named after the Korean word for "bridge", the...

2008-08-06 12:00:33

The center of Korean commerce, Gyeonggi province, is launching an investment fund and comprehensive production support program to promote joint ventures between the Hollywood and Korean entertainment communities. The announcement was made today by Byung Heon Kim, President of Gyeonggi Digital Content Agency (GDCA). Details of the Korean initiatives will be unveiled at a press conference at the Cicada Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at 5:00 PM. Hollywood...


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2008-05-27 16:17:17

The Jindo, or more specifically the Korean Jindo, is a hunting breed which originated in Korea and is relatively unknown elsewhere. There is no written record of the origin of the breed, but the breed is important enough in its supposed native country that it is a national monument. The breed is known for its hunting ability; it has been known to hunt dangerous animals such as Siberian Tigers, as well as dear and boar. Traditional Korean hunting is done without guns, so a pack of Jindos is...

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