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  • Sujonggwa, Original Drink of Korean Nation 
    2020-10-12 
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    Sujonggwa, Original Drink of Korean Nation Sujonggwa is an original fruit drink of the Korean nation made of dried persimmon, ginger, cinnamon, sugar, honey and so on. The historical classic Tongkugsesigi goes that sujonggwa is cooled boiled water mixed with dried persimmon, ginger and pin... 
  • Korean folk holiday, Chusok 
    2020-09-28 
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    Korean folk holiday, Chusok Chusok or hangawi is the day that falls on August 15 on the lunar calendar. Chusok has been from of old the greatest of all folk holidays in a year celebrating a bumper crop before harvesting. Chusok began to be celebrated splendidly from the time of the Three Ki... 
  • Leek Long Used in Korea 
    2020-09-20 
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    Leek Long Used in Korea Leek was long cultivated in Korea, which Korean people like to use at present in their diet by way of making kimchi, broils, salting and seasoning. Seeing that it was recorded in the classic of medicine Hyngyakgugubang compiled in the first half of the 13th century, it w... 
  • Korean Nation and Hot Springs 
    2020-09-15 
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    Korean Nation and Hot Springs The Korean people used the bath in hot springs as the main therapeutic method for thousands of years. The records of Samguksagi - the younger brothers of the King Sochon in the Koguryo time (277 B.C.-688 A.D.) took pleasure in baths in hot springs on the plea of d... 
  • Medical Classics of Koguryo Koryorosabang 
    2020-09-09 
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    Medical Classics of Koguryo Koryorosabang Koguryo (B.C.277 - 688) is a first feudal state in Korean history and the medicine in that time was on a very high level in those days. Koguryo people could distinguish cases and apply corresponding treatment with drugs, acupuncture and moxibustion. Th... 
  • Stories on the First (8) 
    2020-09-01 
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    Stories on the First (8) World-first production of iron The human history developed from the Stone Age to Bronze Age and further to Iron Age. Recently relics of the earliest time showing the time of iron production and use were unearthed recently in the basin of Taedong River in Korea. An ex... 
  • Phyohun Temple in Mt Kumgang 
    2020-08-31 
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    Phyohun Temple in Mt Kumgang The Phyohun Temple situated in the Manphoktong route was built in 670. The present buildings are those renewed in the latter half of the feudal Joson dynasty. The Panya Holy Shrine, a central building, is a hip-saddle roofed house with double-eaves, 14.09 m in f... 
  • Mung-bean Jelly, Korean National Food with Many Historical Records 
    2020-08-27 
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    Mung-bean Jelly, Korean National Food with Many Historical Records Jelly is one of favourite foods of the Korean people from of old. They made many kinds of jelly according to the materials: Buckhweat jelly, mung-bean jelly, acorn jelly and so on. The best among them is the mung-bean jel... 
  • White-clad Race 
    2020-08-27 
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    White-clad Race The Korean people regarded the white colour as a symbol of purity from of old. They were fond of white robes showing clean and soft beauty. Therefore, the people of the world called the Korean nation as the white-clad race. Since they regarded the white as a colour of signifyin... 
  • World Intangible Heritage Korean Folk Song Arirang 
    2020-08-18 
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    World Intangible Heritage Korean Folk Song Arirang The representative Korean folk song is Arirang. This folk song is as much valuable musical heritage symbolizing the nation as the Korean nation is called an Arirang nation. The song embodies in itself the national sentiments and spirit. Suppor... 
  • Stories on the First (7) 
    2020-08-17 
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    Stories on the First (7) Picha, World-first Glider Picha was a sort of a manned glide invented and used in the beginning of the Imjin Patriotic War (1592-1598). Historical records go that in the early October 1592 encircled the Fort Jinju of Kyongsang Province, a man aboard a glide flew 12 km... 
  • Features of Korean Folk Cuisines 
    2020-08-12 
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    Features of Korean Folk Cuisines The Korean folk cuisines evolved and enriched for long history have some original features distinguished with those of other countries. - They have unique colour, odour and good taste and varied in assortments. They have neither greasy taste nor unpleasant sme... 
  • Stories on the First (6) 
    2020-08-10 
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    Stories on the First (6) World-first Medical Encyclopedia Uibangryuchwi Koreans long developed medicine and medical science and inherited many excellent medical heritages. Out of them, the Uibangryuchwi vast in size and rich in contentis one of the national treasures of the Korean nation as ... 
  • Stories on the First (5) 
    2020-08-05 
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    Stories on the First (5) World-first Time-bomb Pigyokjincholloe The Korean nation had long displayed its wisdom in the field of military science as well. Among its creations is the Pigyokjincholloe meaning a thundering bomb shaking the earth. In September 1592, a fierce battle was on to take... 
  • Korean Jugglery with Long History and Tradition 
    2020-08-03 
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    Korean Jugglery with Long History and Tradition The national jugglery in Korea has a long history and tradition. The sleight of hand and conjuring tricks with simple tools and materials during the Three Kingdoms (Koguryo, Paekje and Silla) developed to multifarious tricks based on the fire-han... 
  • Tug of War 
    2020-07-27 
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    Tug of War A tug of war is an event of national athletics, which two groups of same number of players contest the pulling with each other within appointed time taking the rope face to face. Korean people played the tug of war from long time ago. At the time, they used a thick main rope made ... 
  • Stories on the First (4) 
    2020-07-20 
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    Stories on the First (4) World-first drilling and blasting technique The method of drilling and blasting in mining is registered in the list of the world major technical inventions. According to the list, the method was invented in 1627 by an Austrian mining engineer Kaspur Weindell. The So... 
  • Medieval Military-related Book Tonggukbyonggam 
    2020-07-12 
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    Medieval Military-related Book Tonggukbyonggam Tonggukbyonggam is one of the classic heritages created by the Korean nation. It is a military-related book, which compiled the materials of the wars from the ancient time to the end of the 14th century in Korea. It was edited and published in abou... 
  • Stories on the First (3) 
    2020-07-06 
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    Stories on the First (3) Hwacha, World-First Volley-firing Weapon The Korean people possessed of unusually strong spirit in patriotism from of old used hwacha, a volley-firing weapon in the wars first ever in the development of the military in the world. Hwacha was invented while studying a w... 
  • World Popularity of Taste of Korean Foods 
    2020-07-01 
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    World Popularity of Taste of Korean Foods The host country of the 26th Olympics in July 1996 chose the kimchi as one of the major foods to be supplied to the players and tourists from the world. A scientific symposium held on the auspices of a UN-affiliated organization discussed about the ferm... 
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