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Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo said Wednesday that the ministry is planning a special campaign to promote local tourism around the Liberation Day holiday Aug. 15, as more South Koreans boycott travel to Japan in response to Tokyo’s recent decision to impose retaliatory export restrictions.
South Korea's exports of cultural content increased 8.4 percent in 2018 from the previous year to US$9.55 billion, a government report showed Monday.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo stressed Monday that culture has become an engine for economic growth, noting it "feeds the nation."
South Korea's exports of cultural goods jumped about 47 percent year-on-year in 2017, led by games, K-pop and publishing, an official survey showed Thursday.
In June 2019, the Korea Arts and Culture Education Service hosted the Korea-China-Japan Arts and Culture Education Forum at the Jeju Haevichi Hotel and Resort and Phoenix Park Jeju on the topic of arts and culture education for children.
Is South Korea angling to become an international cultural hub? The Asian nation has unveiled a five-year plan designed to make its art and artifacts more accessible to the public, with its Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism announcing an ambitious goal of opening an additional 186 museums by 2023.