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News Focus I
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News Focus III
Welcome To Korea I
Welcome To Korea II
Fellow Essay
Academic Window
Scent of Culture I
Scent of Culture II
Scent of Culture III
Moscow Office
Beijing Office
Tokyo Office
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KF Activities I
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News Focus I
Meeting of Korea and Australia, the ‘Middle Powers’
The first Korea-Australia Leaders Forum, designed to foster bilateral cooperation through in-depth discussion of relevant matters and personal interaction between key figures from Korea and Australia...

News Focus II
A Boost for Korean Language Education in Vietnam
As part of its efforts to promote Korean language education, the Korea Foundation held a workshop for the utilization of Korean language textbooks developed specifically for Vietnamese university stu...

News Focus III
Korea’s Future Strategies in the Era of Globalization
As part of a lecture series, President Yim Sung-joon of the Korea Foundation gave a presentation, titled “Korea’s Future Strategies in the Era of Globalization,” at Seogwipo, Jeju-do, on September...

Welcome To Korea I
‘Returning Home with a Blueprint for the Future of Serbia’
Milan Pajevi, Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the International and Security Affairs Centre (ISAC) of Serbia, visited Korea to look into ways to promote cooperative relations. The ISA...

Welcome To Korea II
‘Thank You Korea, with All My Heart!’
To help advance Korea’s development process, U.S. Peace Corps volunteers engaged in such activities as English-language education, public health, and vocational training, from 1966 to 1981. After re...

Fellow Essay
A Visit to the DMZ and the Image of Korea
When I see my students’ indifference to Korea at times, I sincerely hope that they, as Korean language majors, will have a chance to visit Korea, if only once. I hope that they will get to know more...

Academic Window
Sowing the Seeds of Korean Studies in South America
The Foundation sponsors a Lecture Tour to Central and South America series to broaden understanding about Korea and to promote Korean Studies in this region, through the presentation of lectures on K...

Scent of Culture I
Kumho Asiana Soloists Perform in Geneva and Central Asia
A performance tour of Kumho Asiana Soloists took the group to Geneva, Switzerland; Astana, Kazakhstan; and Tashkent, Uzbekistan; in late September and early October. The “2008 Classical Chamber Musi...

Scent of Culture II
Hands-on Training for Specialists of Korean Art
In cooperation with the National Palace Museum of Korea, the Korea Foundation invited curators in charge of Korean art collections at overseas museums to the tenth Workshop for Korean Art Curators (S...

Scent of Culture III
Music of the Caribbean Enlivens the National Assembly
The Korea Foundation and the National Assembly’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Trade and Unification co-hosted a unique concert by Editus, a new-age musical group from Costa Rica, which was staged a...

Moscow Office
Introduction of Korea’s Contemporary Art in Russia
An exhibition of 17 works by nine of Korea’s contemporary artists was recently presented in Moscow, Russia. While introducing a somewhat lesser known aspect of Korean culture, the dynamism and creat...

Beijing Office
Synergy Benefits of Korean Language Education
The third Korean Cultural Festival was conducted in Beijing, on October 19-24. This year’s festival host and primary organizer was the Department of Korean Language of the University of Internationa...

Tokyo Office
Yokohama’s Celebration of Contemporary Art
The attractive port city of Yokohama, where traces of Japan’s historic port-opening can be seen, is the home of the Yokohama Triennale, which has established itself as one of the largest festivals o...

KF News
Preserving the Legacy of the Goguryeo People
Goguryeo is not just the history of an ancient kingdom of 1,500 years ago. To Koreans, it is a source of national and cultural pride. Accordingly, there have been mounting calls for people to focus t...

KF Activities I
Recent Activities
Korean Language Lab and Korean Language Textbooks for Vietnam
October 9, 2008
Under joint sponsorship from the Foundation and Kookmin Bank, an opening ceremo...

KF Activities II
Activities Calendar
Traditional Korean Dance Troupe Performance Tour of Southeast Asia
November 3-9, 2008
The Gyeonggi Provincial Dance Company has been dispatched to stage perf...

Letter from Fellow
92 Days in Korea
From February to May 2006, I was able to stay in Seoul thanks to a Field Research Fellowship granted by the Korea Foundation. Getting that help was critical for finishing my doctoral dissertation abo...



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