Exhibition on traditional cosmetics

An employee tries out a traditional cosmetics product in a china case during a media showcase at the National Palace Museum in Seoul on Dec.

Kimchi Day in U.S. Congress

Korean American congressman Andy Kim (at the podium) speaks at the Library of Congress in Washington on Dec. 6, 2022, on the occasion of Kimchi Day. (Yonhap)

Navy restores Adm. Yi's 'geobukseon'

A turtle ship, "geobukseon" in Korean, is opened to the public at a naval base in Changwon, 400 kilometers south of Seoul, on Dec. 6, 2022.

Goryeo Dynasty relics discovered

This photo, provided by the National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage on Dec.

Gyeongbok Palace

Tourists wear warm traditional clothes at Gyeongbok Palace in central Seoul on Dec. 4, 2022. (Yonhap)

K-culture products promotion center in Jakarta

This photo, provided by the culture ministry, shows visitors experiencing the cooking of Korean food at the Korea 360, a Korean culture-related products promotion center set to open in Jakarta, Ind

Year-end donation campaign

A man puts a donation into a red kettle of the Salvation Army Korea on Myeongdong Street in Seoul on Dec.

Children's art troupe

The South Korean children's art troupe Little Angels performs at the Sejong Cultural Center in Seoul on Dec. 1, 2022, to wish for peace on the Korean Peninsula and the world. (Yonhap)

S. Korean wins Miss Earth Pageant

South Korea's Choi Mina Sue is crowned at the 2022 Miss Earth Pageant in Manila on Nov. 29, 2022, in this photo provided by the event's organizer. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

Charity thermometer

The "thermometer of love" is installed at Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul on Nov. 29, 2022.