* Date : 2018-12-27
NOW Episode 26
Watch the Sunrise, a New Dawn for 2019
"First" often has its special significance. Watching the first sunrise of the year is no exception. Homigot in Pohang is one of the easternmost points on the Korean peninsula that serves every year as a gathering place to greet Korea's first sunrise of the New Year. Let's go find more about Homigot, one of the nations top locations for watching the sunrise this coming New Year's Day!
Korean Ssireum Wrestlers Take on Spain's Lucha Canaria
Ssireum is a type of wrestling originally from Korea in which two players, wearing long fabric belts around their waists and one thigh, deploy various techniques to send the opponent to the ground. It became the first Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO jointly registered by South and North Korea last November. A group of Korean ssireum wrestlers have taken on the challenge of Spanish folk wrestling called Lucha Canaria and joined in the Lucha Canaria World Championship of the year. Let's follow their journey.
Biggest News Stories of 2018
The April Inter-Korean Summit, the first summit meeting between the leaders of the two Koreas in 11 years, the success of Korean soccer, and the sensational K-pop act BTS: 2018 has been full of pleasant surprises. Let's recap the year and refocus on some of Korea's biggest news stories from the year.