THE KOREA BLOG Opening Event

Written by on January 20, 2011 in Notice
Find the word “KOREA” around you and show it to the world! If you see any objects that have word “KOREA” on them, or find the word “KOREA” in the scenery around you, take a photo with your cell phone or camera and send it to us! Along with your photos, please write a little about your photo, including where you took it and what it is a picture of.Also, please leave a congratulatory message for the opening of our blog!
  • Date: Monday, February 7 to Monday, February 21, 2011
  • Announcement: Tuesday, February 22, 2011
  • How to participate:
– First, find the word “Korea” somewhere near you and snap a picture of it with your camera
or cell phone.– Second, upload your photo and comment on your blog, twitter or’s Facebook  page.  · BLOG: Post your photo and comment on your blog· TWITTER: Mention (@koreanet) with your photo and comment

· FACEBOOK: Post your photo and make a comment on’s Facebook page                         (

– Third, visit THE KOREA BLOG, click on THE KOREA BLOG OPENING EVENT under
“notices” and leave the address of your blog post, twitter account or Facebook ID.

  • Gifts
– A ticket to the National Ballet’s performance of “Giselle”(worth 100,000won)    : 1 person- Cultural voucher (worth 30,000won) or gift card (worth $30) if you live abroad   : 30 people
  • How will finalists be selected : staff will select the most interesting and best photos from the submissions.

  • Here are some tips on how to win :
– Follow’s Twitter page (@koreanet)- Visit’s Facebook page(, press “LIKE” and “Add as   Friend”


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.