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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

Jo Yoon-hee joins Yoo Seung-ho in "The Joseon Magician"

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Actress Jo Yoon-hee joins the movie “The Joseon Magician“.

Jo Yoon-hee“s agency King Kong Entertainment said on January 19th, “Actor Jo Yoon-hee has been cast for “The Joseon Magician“, which is a highly anticipated film in 2015. She will show unexpected qualities unlike the typical sweet aspects of hers”. . ... Read more

Lee Yeon Hee"s elegant character poster for the movie "Joseon Detective 2" released!

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Actress Lee Yeon Hee posed as an elegant femme fatale in the latest character poster released for the upcoming movie “Joseon Detective 2“.

In the poster, Lee Yeon Hee is seen dressed in a beautiful kimono, delicately embroidered with flower prints, flaunting her elegant and deadly character. It was reported that the actress is to reveal more of her artistry while playing the part of Hisako. . ... Read more

Go Ara pairs up with Yoo Seung Ho for upcoming movie, "Joseon Magician"

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Go Ara pairs up with Yoo Seung Ho for upcoming movie,

Actress Go Ara has joined the cast of the upcoming movie, “Joseon Magician,” where she will be playing the role of a princess and the love interest of Yoo Seung Ho”s magician character. . ... Read more

Yoo Seung Ho and Go Ara will star in “Joseon Magician”

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Yoo Seung Ho and Go Ara will star in “Joseon Magician”

The actress Go Ara will star in the forthcoming film “Joseon Magician” with actor Yoo Seung Ho.

Yoo Seung Ho discharged from military at the beginning of this month and this film marked his return on small screen.. ... Read more

Joseon royal food returns to Seoul

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Joseon royal food returns to Seoul

Royal Joseon cuisine. as seen in the hit soap opera “Jewel in the Palace”, has now made a comeback in Seoul. An event to bring back the original form of Korean cuisine and cooking as enjoyed in the royal Joseon palaces, and aimed at developing various new menu items based on the royal traditions, was held at the Samcheonggak, a restaurant in Samcheong-dong in northern Seoul on December 15. For the “Royal Set Menu by Daejanggeum” event, the Institute of Korean Royal Cuisine demonstrated eight different dishes, out of a possible 70, which it has been cataloguing to make them more accessible to the general public. . ... Read more

Yoo Seung Ho and Go Ara confirmed for "Joseon Magician"

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Yoo Seung Ho and Go Ara confirmed for


Yoo Seung Ho and Go Ara will make their on screen comeback in a new movie together.

On December 21st, a rep from the production company WithUs Film announced that Yoo Seung Ho and Go Ara have been confirmed to play as the lead roles in new movie “Joseon Magician”.. ... Read more

The Joseon Period Drama ‘Maids’ Will Be Simulcast On DramaFever

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The Joseon Period Drama ‘Maids’ Will Be Simulcast On DramaFever

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“Maids” will be simulcast on DramaFever.

The highly anticipated historical drama “Maids,” which is billed as “Sex and the City” meets the Joseon Dynasty, will be simulcast on DramaFever. . ... Read more