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The purpose of this study is to review the administrative systems for cultural relations of United Kingdom, France, and Japan, and to find some implications from them to vitalize 'hanryu' in Korea. New trends in cultural relations are: First, cultural relations are considered as more important agenda than before. In the era of globalization, nations put more importance in expanding cultural relations. They regard cultural relations as an important tool to promote their image, and consequently to help their industrial exports, particularly cultural products. Cultural relations have multiple facets. Governments spend more money for cultural relations. Second, many organizations are involved in supporting cultural relations. Partnership between government organizations and non-government organizations are formed. Third, the role of non-governmental is getting more important than before. Non-governmental organizations are taking a leading role in promoting cultural relations and in making cultural relations networks.