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France opens new Lascaux prehistoric art cave replica

MONTIGNAC, France (AFP) -- A new replica of the stunning Lascaux cave paintings was unveiled Saturday in the Dordogne region of southwest France, more than seven decades after the prehistoric art was...

Updated : 2016.12.11 16:59

Dylan expresses awe over Nobel Prize, alludes to Shakespeare

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Bob Dylan has expressed awe at receiving the Nobel Prize in literature and thanked the Swedish Academy for including him among the “giants” of writing. Dylan was absent from Satu...

Updated : 2016.12.11 16:57

[Travel Bits] Upcoming festivals, travel news

Everland Romantic Illuminations Everland’s Romantic Illumination festival is continuing its celebrations until March 1 with beautiful and enchanting illuminations for a romantic and memorable holid...

Updated : 2016.12.09 13:40

Sports ministry discovers budget misuse at football governing body

South Korea's sports ministry on Wednesday said it has asked local law enforcement to investigate former and current employees of the national football governing body for apparently misusing the orga...

Updated : 2016.12.07 19:34

Blast Theory wins Nam June Paik Art Center Prize

Artist group Blast Theory has won the 2016 Nam June Paik Art Center Prize, the art institution announced Wednesday. The UK-based group, formed in 1991 by Matt Adams, Ju Row Farr and Nick Tandavanitj...

Updated : 2016.12.07 17:06

[Foreigners Who Loved Korea] Paul Yu Pin, the Roman Catholic Cardinal Who Supported the Korean Independence Movement

In late December 1945, when the issue of trusteeship over Korea became a political issue a mere two months after the Korean Provisional Government returned to the country, KPG President Kim Gu introd...

Updated : 2016.12.06 16:23

Bob Dylan sends speech for Nobel ceremony

STOCKHOLM (AFP) -- Music icon Bob Dylan won’t be at the Nobel prize ceremony this week to accept his award, but he has sent along a speech to be read aloud, the Nobel foundation said Monday. The 75-...

Updated : 2016.12.06 14:17

Korean intangible heritage week opens in Mexico

This year's Korean Intangible Cultural Heritage Week will open in Mexico City to provide the locals chances to learn and enjoy Korea's traditional arts, organizers said. The Korean Cultural Center i...

Updated : 2016.12.05 14:16

Keys, lightbulbs tied to Thomas Edison sell at auction

DALLAS (AP) -- Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and some of the lightbulbs that he perfected sold for more than $60,000 at auction on Saturday. The keys sold fo...

Updated : 2016.12.04 16:56

International push aims to protect endangered heritage

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) - Representatives from dozens of countries gathered in Abu Dhabi on Friday to focus on setting up a $100 million fund to protect and restore heritage sites threa...

Updated : 2016.12.04 13:48

French choreographer Millepied starts anew in LA

LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- French choreographer Benjamin Millepied, who spectacularly left the Paris Opera Ballet earlier this year, will mark his return to Los Angeles this week with a new show. The danc...

Updated : 2016.12.04 13:29

[Weekender] The art of writing in spotlight again

The rapid adoption of digital devices in recent years is reshaping the concept of writing. A growing number of people view writing as a synonym of typing on PC or taking notes on their smartphones. ...

Updated : 2016.12.02 17:36

[Weekender] Hangeul calligraphy goes mainstream

There was a time when Chinese character calligraphers criticized Hangeul calligraphy for being “too unsophisticated.” Luckily, a few calligraphers ignored the comments and mastered their craft in ...

Updated : 2016.12.02 17:32

[Eye Interview] Head full of dreams, feet on the ground

The music video for British rock band Coldplay’s track “Up & Up,” released last year from the album “A Head Full of Dreams,” has been described as “magical.” The video features a montage of m...

Updated : 2016.12.02 17:24

[Weekender] Beautiful writing goes beyond words

Nestled in the design books section of Kyobo Book Center in Gwanghwamun, Seoul, calligraphy workbooks are displayed in a separate stall as a special collection. According to Kyobo Book Center, call...

Updated : 2016.12.02 17:24