Lighting event for fallen sea border defenders

The Light of Immortality -- three large light pillars created by 55 lights -- illuminates the sky over the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul's Yongsan Ward on March 21, 2023.

Spring at Changdeok Palace

Foreign tourists wearing the traditional Korean costume, hanbok, stroll among the spring flowers at Changdeok Palace in Seoul on March 21, 2023. (Yonhap)

K-pop concert in Bangkok

K-pop fans visit a Bibigo booth on the sidelines of the 2023 K-pop concert (K-CON) in Bangkok, in this photo provided by CJ E&M.

Mask rule removal on public transportation

A public official puts up a notice at a Seoul subway station on March 19, 2023, informing that the mask rule on public transportation will be lifted Monday.

Permanent return of Sakhalin Koreans

Red Cross officials welcome 63 ethnic Koreans who resided on Russia's Far East island of Sakhalin upon their arrival at the port of Donghae, 280 kilometers east of Seoul, on March 17, 2023, for per

Excavation site for 'woldae' restoration made public

Citizens look around an excavation site for the restoration of a "woldae" in front of Gwanghwamun, the main gate of Gyeongbok Palace, in downtown Seoul on March 16, 2023.

Colonial-era tramways discovered

This photo, taken on March 13, 2023, shows Y-shaped tramways, built during the Japanese colonial rule of Korea (1910-45) and recently discovered while restoring a "woldae" in front of Gwanghwamun,

S. Korean WBC team

Team Korea, the South Korean squad in the World Baseball Classic (WBC), poses for a group photo at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on March 3, 2023.

Medals to mark 140th anniv. of Taegeukgi's designation as nat'l flag

A model holds commemorative medals during a publicity event at the headquarters of Poongsan Hwadong Co.

Torchlight march to mark March 1 Independence Movement

Participants hold the national flag in a torchlight parade in Cheonan, 92 kilometers south of Seoul, on Feb. 28, 2023, the eve of the 104th anniversary of the March 1, 1919, Independence Movement.