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S. Korea's traditional culture kept alive in historic city

S. Korea’s traditional culture kept alive in historic city

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) — In a city about 268 kilometers southeast of Seoul, there sits a historic village where distinctive elements of South Korea’s traditional culture are well-preserved and kept alive. The picturesque scenery of golden paddy fields greets visitors to the village called Hahoe, the birthplace of the iconic Hahoe masks. At the […]

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Pondering future of traditional 'hanok' villages

Pondering future of traditional ‘hanok’ villages

Disruption from excessive tourism calls for attention to policy change By Do Je-hae Can preservation and successful tourism co-exist in famous traditional villages? This was the main topic of discussion among architecture scholars and experts at a recent policy forum organized by the Architecture and Urban Research Institute (AURI). Since being named UNESCO World Heritage […]

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Autumn festivals in motion to welcome visitors

Autumn festivals in motion to welcome visitors

By Lee Hyo-sik An unexpectedly hot and wet summer winds down and now it’s time for us to venture outside and enjoy what nature has to offer in autumn. Some may want to taste a range of newly-harvested agricultural and fisheries products in every corner of the country. Others may look to engage in a […]

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Foreigner sexually assaulted in Hahoe Folk Village

Foreigner sexually assaulted in Hahoe Folk Village

By Nathan Schwartzman Aug 14, 2011 1:43AM UTC In an unprecedented incident with undertones of worry over becoming a foreign relations problem, a female foreigner was sexually assaulted at the Haehoe Folk Village, a United Nations World Heritage Site, in Andong. Read more from the article source.

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2011 Andong Mask Dance Festival to draw 15 countries

2011 Andong Mask Dance Festival to draw 15 countries

The Andong International Mask Dance Festival, a major cultural attraction for Andong in North Gyeongsang Province, will celebrate its annual fiesta for 10 days from Sept. 30 to Oct. 9 in Mask Dance Park in Andong. The city is home to Hahoe Village, the most well-known historic clan village in Korea, and was added to […]

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