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.

Ahead of anniv. of popular uprising against Japanese rule

A group of art college students performs as they reenact the 1919 popular movement that protested for independence from Japan's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula, in Seoul on Feb.

Remaking thatched roof for spring

Workers change straw thatch on the roof of a house at Hueree Park in the city of Seogwipo on South Korea's largest resort island of Jeju on Feb. 28, 2023. (Yonhap)

Black-and-white photos of independence fighters restored to color

This photo, provided by the patriots and veterans affairs ministry on Feb.

Ahead of anniv. of popular uprising against Japanese rule

South Korea's Taegeukgi flags are attached to trees at a park in Seoul on Feb.

Celadon festival

Cho Yoo-bok, a potter, checks baked Goryeo porcelains from a kiln during a celadon festival in Gangjin, a town in South Korea's southwestern province of South Jeolla Province, on Feb. 23, 2023.

Relief goods for quake victims in Turkey, Syria

Officials from the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, or Nonghyup, load relief goods for the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria onto a truck at the Nonghyup headquarters in Seoul

4th KF-21 fighter jet prototype succeeds in 1st flight

This photo, released by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) on Feb. 20, 2023, shows a KF-21 prototype fighter conducting a test flight the same day.

Robots make fried chicken

A clerk looks at robots making fried chicken at a shop in Namyangju, 30 kilometers east of Seoul, on Jan. 25, 2023. (Yonhap)

Traditional Korean dance for new year

A traditional Korean dance troupe stages a New Year's performance, known as "Jishinbalki," in front of the city assembly in the southeastern city of Daegu on Jan.