A Jewel In The Palace

'Jewel In The Palace' became popular in Cuba

By
'Jewel In The Palace' became popular in Cuba

 

Because Cubans have found out K-dramas, they can’t enjoy all of the K-drama. At the beginning of last year, they first watched K-drama goodness with the comedy “Queen of Housewives” which was published in 2009 on the Canal Habana, winning ratings of 70 percent. After that, Cubans continued to see “My Fair Lady” which featured Yoon Eun Hye as the spoiled rich girl and Yoon Sang Hyun as her chauffer. The romantic comedy made Yoon Sang Hyun a sought-after star in Cuba. Next aired was “Secret Garden,” the body swap comedy that stars Hyun Bin and Ha Ji Won. Now the historical drama “Jewel in The Palace,” also known as “Dae Jang Geum” is airing.. ... Read more

Lee Young Ae considers to make a ‘Jewel in the Palace’ sequel

By
Lee Young Ae considers to make a ‘Jewel in the Palace’ sequel

Actress Lee Young Ae is considering to make a sequel to the worldwide hit drama, “Jewel in the Palace” (Dae Jang Geum).

Newsen reported, “Talks about making a sequel to ‘Jewel in the Palace’ has been going on since the original drama ended. There have been continuous proposes to make it. ‘Jewel in the Palace’ is the only drama to have been exported to over 80 countries so it is no wonder that people would want a sequel.” . ... Read more

Will there ever be a “Part 2″ for “Jewel in the Palace”

By
Will there ever be a “Part 2″ for “Jewel in the Palace”

In the 20th anniversary edition of “Elle”, actress Lee Young Ae unveiled that she was thinking about making a part-2 sequel for the well-known Korean drama, “Jewel in the Palace” (in which she starred Dae Jang Geum) . . ... Read more

MBC to jointly produce ‘Dae Jang Geum 2’ (Jewel in the Palace) with Chinese groups

By
MBC to jointly produce ‘Dae Jang Geum 2’ (Jewel in the Palace) with Chinese groups

After months of speculations and rumors, MBC has finally confirmed the rumors that a sequel to the smash-hit drama, ‘Jewel in the Palace (Dae Jang Geum)‘ has been green lit.. ... Read more

Lee Youngae to star in "Jewel In The Palace 2"?

By
Lee Youngae to star in "Jewel In The Palace 2"?

The popular 2003 Korean drama “Jewel In The Palace,” which achieved a record 57.1% in viewer ratings and was aired in Europe, Asia, North America, and Africa, may soon have a sequel!

According to the drama’s director Lee Byungjoon, plans for filming a “DJewel In The Palace 2″ are currently underway, and actress Lee Youngae is in the middle of talks to once more play the role of the female protagonist Jang Geum. If Lee Youngae decides to take the role, “Jewel In The Palace 2″ will mark her return to the small screen after a near ten-year hiatus. . ... Read more

Century-old stone palace reborn as historical museum

By
Century-old stone palace reborn as historical museum

One hundred and seventeen years ago, King Gojong (r. 1863-1907) of Joseon rechristened the nation as the Daehan Empire in 1897 and ruled as an emperor until the end of his reign. The king, then emperor, built a Western-style stone palace, the Seokjojeon, inside the Deoksugung Palace grounds, from which he ruled the empire. . ... Read more

Palace festival opens this September

By
Palace festival opens this September

A festival will be held in Seoul this September offering the opportunity to experience and enjoy various aspects of ancient royal court life during Joseon times (1392-1910). Festival-goers can learn about royal ancestral rites, the tea ceremony and court food, appreciate Korean traditional music, or gugak, performances at the palace, or simply walk through the secret garden of the king. . ... Read more

A palace procession

By
A palace procession

About 40 performers of the National Gugak Center play traditional Korean instruments in front of the National Palace Museum of Korea on Thursday. The music was played during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) when there was a royal ritual. [NEWS1]. ... Read more

Palace exhibit presents a picture of royal health

By
Palace exhibit presents a picture of royal health

Who wouldn”t want to live a long and healthy life? The kings of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) certainly did, and so they sought primary access to what”s known to be good for the human body, including top-notch medical services. . ... Read more

Director Christine Yoo dishes on her movie ‘Wedding Palace’

By
Director Christine Yoo dishes on her movie ‘Wedding Palace’

“Wedding Palace” centers on 29-year-old Jason (Brian Tee), who is abandoned at the altar by his would-be bride early in the proceedings. This sends his family, especially his hysterical, domineering mother (Jean Yoon), into a panic, since there is a family curse that will kill him if he fails to marry before his 30th birthday.. ... Read more