Spotlight On Korea: Koreans Could Soon Be A Year Younger

South Koreans are to become a year younger as the country’s soon-to-be president aims to simplify the long-standing tradition. In South Korea, when a baby is born, they are considered one year old. They gain another year come New Year’s Day. This means a baby born in December would be considered to be two years […]

Dr Balcomb’s Tour Of Cheongpyeong [Video Update]

Dr Michael Balcomb gives us a tour of Cheongpyeong, South Korea. He shows us some of the new buildings, facilities and features that have been recently added to the HJ Heaven And Earth CheonBo Training Center. Watch the video below or directly on Vimeo.

Spotlight On Korea: 2022 Sunhak Peace Prize Focuses on Vaccine Equity

Professor Sarah Gilbert, Developer of AstraZeneca Vaccine, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance selected as Laureates of the 2022 Sunhak Peace Prize. Professor Sarah Gilbert, Professor of Vaccinology at Oxford University, was recognised for the key role she played in protecting billions of lives in less developed countries by co-developing the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, which is easier and […]

Spotlight On Korea: What Do Koreans Do For New Years?

While Koreans typically follow the lunar calendar, many still celebrate New Year’s Eve by watching the sunrise and attending a bell ringing ceremony. Instead of ringing in the New Year at midnight, many Koreans prefer to head to the mountains near them or the east coast to watch the first sunrise. Koreans believe that watching […]

Let’s Inherit The Cheonshimwon Prayer Hall Heavenly Fortune

The Cheonshimwon prayer hall is being extended and True Parents are inviting each nation and community to get involved. Dear EUME Families, A few months ago, True Parents invited each nation and community around the world, large and small, to receive the grace of being permitted to create a permanent “extension” of the Cheonshimwon special […]