Vietnamese Tet inspires foreigners

Porcelain calendars for Year of Rabbit

Models display porcelain calendars for the new year bearing images of rabbits, the zodiac sign under the lunar calendar for 2023, during a publicity event at the headquarters of Hankook Chinaware i

Ahead of Seol holiday

A group of preschoolers plays "yunnori," a traditional Korean game played with sticks, in the southeastern city of Daegu on Jan.

Making Korean rice cake ahead of holiday

A shopkeeper makes "garaetteok," a long tube of Korean rice cake, in five colors at a rice cake shop in Suwon, 34 kilometers south of Seoul, on Jan.

'Sancheoneo' fishing festival

A boy fishes for "sancheoneo," a special kind of trout that lives in cold temperatures, at a fishing ground on the frozen Hwacheon Stream in the mountainous town of the same name in South Korea's n


High school seniors holding bouquets pose for a group photo after a graduation ceremony at Sacred Heart Girls High School in Seoul's Yongsan Ward on Jan. 5, 2023. (Yonhap)

Royal tombs to be made public

This aerial photo, provided by the Cultural Heritage Administration on Jan.

Shipment of dried persimmons

A farmer inspects dried, peeled persimmons, known as "gotgam," before shipping them at a farm in Jangseong, a town in South Korea's southwest province of South Jeolla, on Jan. 3, 2023.

Preparation for trout festival

A worker puts the finishing touches on snow sculptures in Hwacheon, a mountainous town in South Korea's northeast province of Gangwon, on Jan.

Drying bean paste to make soy sauce

An employee inspects bricks of bean paste drying and ripening at the traditional sauce maker Seoil Farm in Anseong, 77 kilometers south of Seoul, on Dec. 27, 2022.