Important notification for bloggers

Written by on March 2, 2011 in Notice

Congratulations to all the successful candidates!
We hope to see you enthusiastically engaged in blogging about Korea.  The following is a list of activities and responsibilities for you as a new blogger for THE KOREA BLOG.

1. Activities
▶ Duration: March to December 2011 (10months)
▶ Write about Korea-related topics on your personal blog at least twice a month. THE KOREA BLOG is open to a wide variety of Korea-related topics, including local performances of Korean arts; cultural exhibitions; Korean products, celebrities, , language, or even your own personal experiences interacting with Koreans.
▶ Report on Korea-related events, particularly those held by local overseas cultural centers, and post about that on your personal blog.
▶ Leave comments and actively participate on blog and KOCIS SNS.

2. Benefits
▶ Have your blog posts introduced on THE KOREA BLOG, and be given an icon indicating your affiliation for your homepage.
▶ Receive invitations to cultural center events as a partner.
▶ Receive an invitation to continue blogging for THE KOREA BLOG.
▶ Up to three overseas bloggers will be selected to participate in a  press tour of Korea for 3-4 days in September or October, based on evaluations from March through August
– Up to two bloggers living in Korea will receive round trip tickets to their home country in December.
▶ Criteria:  THE KOREA BLOG will consider the following in evaluating bloggers for the press trip and home country visits:
– the number of blog posts on Korea-related events, the number of blog posts introduced on THE KOREA BLOG, comments and feedback received from readers, and activities on’s SNS channels

3. Notices
A welcoming ceremony will be held on March 29 at 11am
– We would like to  request that THE KOREA BLOG bloggers in Korea, please RSVP by March 5.
– Will attend (Yes / no) / Date of birth /Passport No.
* We need your personal information(Date of birth, Passport No., etc,) in order to reserve seats at CHEONG WA DAE (OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT).
 Please submit the attached form to register your blog by March 5.
▶ To attend, please contact us by email ( /alt. and write ‘[BLOG] ‘ in the e-mail subject line
▶ When you post an item on your blog for THE KOREA BLOG, please inform us by email or by leaving a comment on THE KOREA BLOG using the tag ‘KOREA’
▶ Other important notifications will be sent both by email and through THE KOREA BLOG
▶ Please find the icon for your blog in the attached file.



About the Author


The Korea Blog was launched on January 31, 2011 by the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), a part of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. This blog aims to show the hip and contemporary side of Korean life and culture.