A Jewel In The Palace
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
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
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
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
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
Around 170 meter-long stone-wall road around the Deoksu Palace, which has been blocked by the British Embassy in Korea, is expected to be re-connected. If the road is restored, Koreans can enjoy walking on the entire 1.1 km-long stone-wall walkway around the palace in 131 years since the British Embassy was built in 1884. . ... Read more
On the 5th episode of MBC”s Monday & Tuesday drama, “Splendid Politics”, it showed Princess Jeongmyeong (Jeong Chan-bi) escaping from the palace to survive.
On this day, as Queen Inmok (Sin Eun-jeong) recollected Gyeok-am”s prophecy, “She will be entitled to a higher place as far as she is alive”, she decided to hide Princess Jeongmyeong. While Gyeok-am”s prophecy book was found and the Northern faction was eying on Grand Prince Yeongchang (Jeon Jin-seo), Queen Inmok used the timing to hide Princess Jeongmyeong. . ... Read more
The red-lacquered royal throne decorated with dragons painted in gold. Behind it is the famous depiction of the sun, moon and five peaks, which symbolizes eternity. Provided by the museum
Besides replacing old lights and glass cases, officials said, they also expanded on the stories told by the gallery.The first part of the renovated gallery is dedicated to the dignity and life of the kings.This is where visitors can see one of the most important objects at the museum: the king”s red-lacquered throne decorated with golden dragons. Behind the throne is the famous Joseon-era painting of the sun, moon and five peaks, which symbolizes eternity. . ... Read more
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
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