Daejoyeong of the Balhae Kingdom Special Stamps issued in 2011 (Image courtesy of the Korea Post)
Descendants of Goguryeo
Once referred to as the, “Prosperous Nation of the East”, or, “海東盛國”, alongside Unified Silla, Balhae launched 230 years of existence with the North South States Period on the Korean Peninsula and across mainland Northeast Asia.
Its founder, Dae Jo Yeong, rallied the descendants of Goguryeo and the Malgal tribes, to construct the nation of Balhae on Dongmosan Mountain in 698. Upon hearing the name Balhae, the hearts of many Koreans flutter with visions of the vast land it ruled. As a large empire, its territories included much of modern day Manchuria, Northeast China, Primorsky Krai in Russia and most of what is now North Korea. It fell to the Georan, or the Khitan, in 926. ...
Running man episode 211 is about the amusement park and like a warm-up to the upcoming episode 222. This episode contains many snippets of introduction of the various players. Hoping that we’ll get more of the action in next week’s episode, but then again there are some joyful moments that make these ninety minutes feel short and sweet. Like Jae-suk having to endure a rollercoaster ride multiple times, Jong-kook screaming in legitimate fear, Ailee’s impressive singing chops, and more....
Top model Dae Na is set to star in the first Korean American drama series, "The Romance Artist" with New York theatre actress Esther Nam
Plot: Lorraine is a con artist, who conned the wrong group of people this time. On the run from the Italian mafia, she finds sanctuary in a nunnery. There, she meets Devin, and for the first time, gets a taste of true love and happiness. The quiet life not being for her though, she winds up having to steal from Devin (her easiest yet hardest target yet). Having to have one more look at him before she leaves the country, she goes to watch him from a distance one last time. But he catches her and demands his money back....
Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie “Seasons Romance”
“Seasons Romance” (2014)Directed by Oh Chang-minWith Lee Eung-jae, Lee Min-ah, Choi Eun-ah,…Also known as “Men and Women”Synopsis1. Men : Woo-Ki and Sang-Bum are going to a mountain to enjoy the maples of trees. Yet, the mountain climbing is becoming a fight for self-respect because Su-Jin decided not to attend the mountain-climbing. Look at and enjoy the two guy”s bluffing.2. Women : Three old maids, Su-Jin, Mi-A, and Hyo-Jung, go to summer vacation together every year. Yet, this yea”s vacation doesn”t go well just because Mi-A”s boyfriend tries to join the trip. Look at and enjoy coyness and jealousy among three old maids.3. Man and Woman : Su-Jin and Woo-Ki are heading for Poong-Ki to buy Ginseng. Yet, the atmosphere between them is getting strange on snow train. Look at and enjoy the push and pull between an old maid and an old bachelor.Release date in Korea : 2014/12 ...
B.A.P has won the first round of voting for the MTV EMA!
The voting has been going on to determine the ultimate Worldwide Act, and B.A.P managed to win the Best Korean Act. They”re now against Japan”s Daichi Miura, and they”ll keep on moving upward in the ranks. There are 35 nominees currently, and ultimately 10 artists will go against each other for the Best Worldwide Act at the MTV EMAs.
Congratulations to B.A.P! Voting will continue until October 30th, so keep voting! ...
2nd Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie “Romance in Seoul”
“Romance in Seoul” (2013)Directed by Cho Hyun chul, Choi Si-hyeong, Jeong Hyeok-gi, Jung Jae-hoon, Kim Tae-yong-I, Lee Jeong-hong, Lee Woo-jeongWith Go Hyeon, Park Joo-hee-I, Koo Gyo-hwan, Lee Chae-eun, Han Seul-ki, Cho Hyun chul,…SynopsisJong-soo misses his roomate Yeong-joo, who is gone. He”s embarassed he misses someone who wasn”t even his lover, but a close roomate. Meanwhile, Yeong-joo knew this day would come. Min-ha is full of vitality. Ki-cheol lives in the greenhouse built by her. They”ve lived together for almost three years. One day Ji-hye bumps in between them.Lovers Yoon and Cheol decide to spend a day up in the mountains. However, Yoon suddenly pours her heart out on all the things she was upset about at Cheol. Sang-won is working at an electronics department and having a secret relationship with an elderly woman who is from the store across. As spring approaches Sang-won starts to feel weak.One warm afternoon, Min-jae the chef was taking a nap and Ji-hong woke him up. Byeong-goo, a former boxer has been caught in a punch-drunk. Byeong-goo realizes he doesn”t have much time life and starts boxing again.Release date in Korea : 2014/10/30 ...
Added new trailers and videos for the upcoming Korean movie “Romance Cells”
“Romance Cells” (2014)Directed by Kim Yong-wanWith Kim Woo-bin, Kim Yoo-jeong, Park Seon-ho, JiHyun, Baek Seong-hyeon,…SynopsisI can seduce her? A man who”s born solo attempts to seduce a girl group star!Release date in Korea : 2014/11/03
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Added the upcoming Korean drama “Family Outing”“s page to HanCinema database
“Family Outing” (2014)
Directed by Joo Dong-min
Written by Kim Sin-hye
Network : SBS
With Sojin, N, Choi Jong-hoon, Han Min-chae,…
A humanly drama based on the 2012 published novel “Grandpa”s Back”.
Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/12 ...
Added the upcoming Korean drama “Kill Me, Heal Me“”s page to HanCinema database
“Kill Me, Heal Me” (2015)
Directed by Kim Jin-man
Written by Jin Soo-wan
An invigorating romance drama about a conglomerate with seven personalities and his secretive female resident doctor.
Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/01
Added the upcoming Korean movie “Agassi“”s page to HanCinema database
Directed by Park Chan-wook
The theatrical version of Sarah Waters” “Finger Smith”.
Release date in Korea : 2014