Kimi Kar, Agartala, Tripura Winter melts and spring takes over, splashing the cities and the countryside with brilliant colours and fragrant scents. While we all wait with bated breath for the forecasts and the festivals, get a head start on your travel plans with these top tips for savouring spring in South Korea. Let’s not…
K-Interview with YouTuber and Creator: Jenna
Nikhat Parveen, Khushi Vaid (New Delhi), and Jasmine Khan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Please introduce yourself to our Indian audience and what you do? I am working in Korea to understand and introduce the cultures of India and Korea by producing content that contains the culture, education, and lifestyle of India and Korea. As Korea and…
Places to visit other than Seoul
Anika Chopra, New Delhi To all the Korean drama fans out there, a trip to South Korea is a must on our bucket lists for sure. For most people, their first stop in Korea will be Seoul. In fact, there’s a lot more to South Korea than just the capital city Seoul. An opportunity to…
The Tradition and History of Korean Pottery
Khushi Sharma, New Delhi: “What amount of art would be needed to produce an artless art?” In regard to the answer, Korean ceramics are the perfect example for marking effortlessness. By just looking at the piece of pottery one can feel the essentials it carries in its intentions. Korea- “the land of morning calm” possesses a long history of clay and its beauty. Living through different dynasties the interplay of clay, glaze, and temperature became eternal. Thus, eternity is not only a part of Korean culture instead it imparts a lot about the culture within.
History of Silla Dynasty
Mughda Sanjay Attarde, Mumbai, Maharashtra: Korea is a land with a significant history. Bak Hyeokgeose of Silla found Silla dynasty in 57 BC. When he turned 13, six clans submitted to him as king and established Saro-guk. Saro-guk comprised six villages and six clans. Silla was also referred as Gyerim and the dynasty was recorded to use Hanja or traditional writing system using Chinese characters. This dynasty acquired a detail system of law and governance, social status and official advancement by 6th century and the bone rank system dictated them.
Cherry Blossoms: Blossoming Blooms of South Korea
Misha Bharti, New Delhi: Have you ever wished to walk under the illuminated cherry blossom trees? The best time to catch a glimpse of these cherry blossoms that paint Korea in pastel pink shades is between late March and mid-April. As they say ‘Spring is surely the best time to visit Korea.’