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"Splendid Politics" actor Seo Kang-joon, the Joseon scholar enjoys spring flowers

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Seo Kang-joon, who took on the role as Hong Joo-won, who is the eldest son of Joseon”s top noble family equipped with intellectual talent and sharp mind, revealed a photo of himself enjoying the season under the spring flowers. . ... Read more

Cook with a Joseon link showcases food at forum

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Cook with a Joseon link showcases food at forum
The dishes on the table are based on the recipes in the Eumsikdimibang, the first Korean-language cookbook written in 1672. Provided by Cho Kwi-boon Cho Kwi-boon understands traditional Korean food. A relative by marriage to Joseon era-scholar Lee Si-myeong“s family, she had the opportunity to showcase her knowledge at the 7th World Water Forum held in the southeastern cities of Daegu and Gyeongju, where she presented the country”s traditional foods based on a collection of her family”s recipes that has been preserved for 343 years. ... Read more

"Treacherous Subject" Lee Yoo-young"s alluring eyes to play Joseon"s top kisaeng, Seol Joong-mae

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On April 10th, movie, “Treacherous Subject” revealed 12 still images to convey the overall cinematography at a glance.

The images portraying the tight suspense between the worst treacherous subject, Im Soong-jae and King Yeonsan as well as the 10,000 splendid and alluring beauties devoted to the King raises the level of curiosity about the movie. . ... Read more

[Spoiler] "Jing Bi-rok" Joseon at risk; Kim Sang-joong can"t do it alone

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It doesn”t seem like the situation in Joseon is going to get better. The Ming Dynasty is demanding ridiculous things and Japan was planning an attack. Joseon was in danger.

Seon Jo (Kim Tae-woo) was in deep thought. The people were complaining as they were poor and they had to deal with military and labor. . ... Read more

Updated cast for the upcoming Korean movie "The Joseon Magician"

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Updated cast for the upcoming Korean movie

Updated cast for the upcoming Korean movie “The Joseon Magician

The Joseon Magician” (2015)

Directed by Kim Dae-seung

With Yoo Seung-ho, Ko Ah-ra, Kwak Do-won, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Kyeong-yeong, Park Cheol-min,… More. ... Read more

"The Joseon Magician" with Yoo Seung-ho and Ko Ah-ra has begun filming

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Movie “The Joseon Magician” has commenced the shoot on Febuary 27th.

On March 2nd, Lotte Entertainment in charge of investment and distribution has announced about the beginning of the filming and opened the script reading session to the press. . ... Read more

"Joseon Magician" releases photos from the first script reading featuring Yoo Seung Ho and Go Ara

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Upcoming movie “Joseon Magician” has released some photos from the first script reading featuring Yoo Seung Ho and Go Ara.

It was revealed that the filming for “Joseon Magician” already began on February 27th and the production crew and cast will have to travel through Yongin, Namyang-ju, Mungyeong, Sokcho and Hwasun for over 4 months.. ... Read more

Palace museum"s Joseon-era kings get upgrade

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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

Ancient setting for rituals of Joseon to be restored

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Ancient setting for rituals of Joseon to be restored
Sajikdan, where Korea”s Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) held rituals for the gods of soil and grain, will be restored by 2027. Provided by the Cultural Heritage Administration Downtown Seoul – which centers around Gyeongbok Palace – has been a pre-planned area since the late 14th century when the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) chose it as its capital city. ... Read more

Joseon sites discovered in Jongno

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Joseon sites discovered in Jongno

At the site behind Jonggak Tower in Jongno, central Seoul, archaeologists found alleyways and building sites formed between the early part of the Joseon Dynasty and Japan”s colonial period (1910-45). Provided by the Cultural Heritage Administration . ... Read more