A once steel city now emerging as a cultural powerhouse with filming sites
An industrial complex gives off heat along the Hyeongsan river, the first impression of Pohang. But that is just a part of the city. If one aspect of ...
Baek Won-Keun (Books & Society Research Institute, President)
Current Status of Publications for Seniors in Korea
Heightened interest in “publications for older readers” ahead of the post-aged society
The United Nations (UN) defines a society where people aged 65 and above account for more than 20% of th...
Rapid Transition from an Industrialised City to a Cultural City
The city of Gumi, or Gumi-si, lies in the interior of Gyeongsangbuk-do and is the birthplace of Korean industrialization. It has developed into a rapidly growing i...
A City Infused with the Scent of Books
Daegu Metropolitan City, located in the southern part of Gyeongsangbuk-do, is an inland basin where mountains, forests, springs, and wetlands make beautiful harmony. Being the epitome of “harmonio...
Book-Stay, a Romantic Night with Books
Time to read as many books as you like
Book-stay refers to spending a night reading books. A cozy room with books filling one corner… How romantic and perfect does it sound? Most of the book-stays in Korea are run by ...