Statue of ‘Haechi’, a Korean symbol of Justice to be unveiled in Peace Palace

In the main picture Mr. Tae-yul Cho, Vice Minister of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivering his speech. A “Haechi”, instead of its roar against evil, showed its smile at the unveiling ceremony at the Peace Palace in The Hague, on  December  19th , 2014. It is a result of a first donation of artwork from the Korean government to the Peace Palace.   The “Haechi” is a mythical animal with righteous temperament distinguishing good and evil, punishing the wrongdoers, and guarding important monuments from any danger. Embroidered in the chest of the official costume of Daesaheon, the Inspector General in Joseon … Continue reading Statue of ‘Haechi’, a Korean symbol of Justice to be unveiled in Peace Palace