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Cranes' Turf War
Water Spurts from Ship Bridge
Traditional Game Marks First Full Moon Day
Winter Sea where the Land Ends
Rising Sun
Red Apricot Blossoms
Waiting for Spring
Harvesting Water Parsley
Buseok Buddhist Temple
Spring On Its Way
Mandarin Ducks Out in the Snow
Brown Bear Finds Golden Pig Amusing
Image Taken by Chollian-2A Satellite
Holiday Greetings from Aquarists
Bustling Moran Market
Exhibition Marks Founding Anniversary of Goryeo

Cranes' Turf War

2019-02-19

Cranes, designated Natural Monument No. 202 and grade one endangered species, are engaged in a turf war on Hantan River in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province on Tuesday when snow advisories were issued nationwide. 



(Yonhap News) 




Water Spurts from Ship Bridge

2019-02-18

Fountains installed on the ship bridge which connects Dumulmeori (area where two rivers meet) and the Semiwon botanical garden in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi Province are gushing out water on Monday, a day before the seasonal division of "Woosoo" which means the day when snow melts into rain. 


(Yonhap News)





Traditional Game Marks First Full Moon Day

2019-02-15

The traditional fire game of Jwibulnori is played at Pyeongchon village in Chunghyo-dong, Gwangju city on Thursday ahead of Jeongwol Daeboreum, a Korean holiday marking the 15th day of the New Year according to the lunar calendar.

(Yonhap News)





Winter Sea where the Land Ends

2019-02-14

Cloudy skies over waters off the land's end in Haenam County, South Jeolla Province Thursday morning.

(Yonhap News)



Rising Sun

2019-02-13

The sun rises over Haegeumgang Island Wednesday morning as participants of a group devoted to the implementation of the June 2000 joint inter-Korean declaration gathered to view the sunrise.  
(Yonhap News)





Red Apricot Blossoms

2019-02-12

Red apricot flowers are seen in full bloom at Tongdo Temple in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province on Tuesday. Afternoon highs in Yangsan this day recorded 8.7 degrees Celsius.
 (Yonhap News) 





Waiting for Spring

2019-02-11

Fishing boats wait for the ice to melt at Geumgwang Reservoir in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province on Monday. 


(Yonhap News)






Harvesting Water Parsley

2019-02-08

Farmers harvest water parsley at a greenhouse in Naju, South Jeolla Province on Friday when cold wave advisories were issued in the region.  
(Yonhap News)




Buseok Buddhist Temple

2019-02-07

This UNESCO World Heritage site is located on Mount Bonghwang in Yeongju, North Gyeongsang Province. Visitors feel a peace of mind at the harmonious sight of nature and cultural heritage. The temple's Muryangsujeon Hall is known to be the most beautiful wooden structure in all of South Korea.







Spring On Its Way

2019-02-01

Plum blossoms are spotted in downtown Gangneung City in Gangwon Province on Friday despite the snowfall. 
(Yonhap News)  


Mandarin Ducks Out in the Snow

2019-01-31

Mandarin ducks, designated Natural Monument No. 327, enjoy the snowfall in a pond on Chonnam National University campus in Gwangju city on Thursday when snow advisories were issued in the city and other areas in South Jeolla Province. 


(Yonhap News)



Brown Bear Finds Golden Pig Amusing

2019-01-30

A brown bear looks at a snow sculpture of a golden pig at Everland theme park in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday. 

(Yonhap News)


Image Taken by Chollian-2A Satellite

2019-01-29


The Ministry of Science and ICT and the Korea Meteorological Administration said Tuesday that S. Korea's Chollian-2A indigenous weather satellite reached its target geostationary orbit of 36,000 km 17 days after the launch and successfully photographed its first photos at 12:10 a.m. on January 26 after the satellite underwent a monthlong process of removing pollutants. The image shows the Korean Peninsula and its surroundings. 


(Yonhap News)




Holiday Greetings from Aquarists

2019-01-28

Aquarists dressed as a mermaid and also wearing the Korean traditional attire hanbok bow to visitors at the Aqua Planet 63 aquarium in Seoul Monday ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.  

(Yonhap News) 



Bustling Moran Market

2019-01-25

Moran Market in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province is crowded on Thursday as shoppers buy food for ancestral rites ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday. 


(Yonhap News)




Exhibition Marks Founding Anniversary of Goryeo

2019-01-24

"Goryeo: The Glory of Korea" exhibition is under way at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul from December 4 to March 3. On display are some 450 cultural relics of the Goryeo era gathered from 45 establishments at home and abroad.