Key Highlights of The 2023 G20 New Delhi Summit

Aanchal Tekriwal, Godda, Jharkhand and Mehak Sharma, Delhi G20 or Group of 20 is a “premium international economic forum” which is held annually under the presidency of the world’s major economies, comprising 19 nations and the European Union (EU). It focuses on various global economic, trade, sustainable development, environment, health, anti-corruption and agricultural issues. India’s…

Queen Heo Hwang-ok: The Connection Between India and Korea

Haarini Balasubramaniam,  Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu Queen Heo Hwang-ok was the first queen of Geumgwan Gaya, present-day Gimhae in Southeastern Korea. She was born in 33 A.D. in India and is the legendary queen mentioned in Samguk Yusa (Memorabilia of the Three Kingdoms) in the 13th Century. In Korea, she is known to be a native…

Visit to KTO India Office

Mehak Sharma and Ashley Kumar (New Delhi): On behalf of Hallyuism and the Korean Culture India Fan Club, we visited Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) on 23rd July 2021. The office is located in Gurugram, Haryana. The meeting was organized to discuss various ways in which the Korean wave can be promoted in India. We reached the office by 11 am and were greeted in a very warm manner by the staff. The meeting began with a little introduction to KTO.

Independence Day Celebration in India and South Korea

Amandeep Kaur, New Delhi: Freedom is the most valued thing in this world and every human individual has the right to freedom. Many countries struggled to get rid of their rulers, colonisers, and invaders for centuries. Thousands of freedom fighters and warriors sacrificed their lives for their country and fought wars and battles to get independence. The timeline of history reveals that India and South Korea are among the countries that got freedom from their colonisers Britishers and Japanese respectively on the same day, i.e., 15th August.