All posts tagged "Gyeongju"

  • Rescue workers search for survivors from a collapsed resort building in Gyeongju, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.  (Yonhap)
    At least 10 killed in in building collapse in Gyeongju

    (Yonhap) — At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 others were injured after a gymnasium in a southern resort town collapsed late Monday, according to local police officials. Police said 565 first-year students from...

    • Posted February 17, 2014
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  • The Maitreya in Meditation, a 7th-century gilt-bronze Buddhist statue designated as National Treasure No. 83, is on display at the “Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) in New York, the United States. The exhibition will continue through Feb. 23, 2014, featuring a total of 132 objects from the Silla Kingdom. 
/ Courtesy of National Museum of Korea
    Korean art on exhibit at world-renowned U.S. museums

    Silla, Joseon artworks on show in world-renowned museums By Chung Ah-young Korean art has been regarded as a spinoff from those of China and Japan, which are believed to possess the core of Asian cultural and aesthetic...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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