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....
Added episode 14 for the Korean drama “High School – Love On”
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“High School – Love On” (2014) Directed by Lee Eun-mi-II, Seong Joon-hae Written by Lee Jae-yeon Network : KBS With Woohyun, Kim Sae-ron, Lee Seong-yeol, Choi Soo-rin, Sin Hyeon-tak, Lee Joo-sil,… 20 episodes – Fri 20:55 Also known as “Hi! School: Love On” Synopsis High school may be tough, but Woo-hyeon (Woohyun) has a guardian angel looking over him – literally. Disguised as a naive high schooler, Lee Seul-bi (Kim Sae-ron) descends from the heavens to protect Woo-hyeon”s life, but discovers she”s got a thing or two to learn about life as a teenager, including the pains of falling in love. Can this cherubic guardian protect the apple of her eye and also manage to survive high school? Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/07/11 ...
Added the Korean drama “Be Proud”“s page to HanCinema database
“Be Proud” (2014)
Directed by Yoon Ryoo-hae
Network : SBS Plus
With Yura, Yoo Min-gyoo, Shin So-yul, Ko Se-won, Kyeon Miri,…
A romance drama about three men and women running a fashion shopping mall.
Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/10/27
Added the upcoming Korean drama “Shine or Go Crazy“”s page to HanCinema database
“Shine or Go Crazy” (2014)
Directed by Son Hyeong-seok
Network : MBC
With Im Joo-hwan (Pending),…
Mon, Tue 22:00
A fantasy romance that takes place within a palace between cursed emperor Wang So and an abandoned princess named Sin Yool.
Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/01
Added the upcoming Korean drama “Drama Festival – Old Goodbye“”s page to HanCinema database
“Drama Festival – Old Goodbye” (2014)
Directed by Kim Hee-won-II
Written by Min Ji-eun
With Jang Hyeok, Jang Nara, Ko Doo-sim, Lim Hyeong-joon,…
1 episode – Sun 24:05
Part of the “Drama Festival” series
A short drama about a boxer named Su-hyuk whose wife has died. But he travels into the past and re-encounters his wife....
Coming soon teaser video released for the upcoming Korean drama “Servants”
“Servants” (2014)Directed by Jo Hyeon-takWritten by Jo Hyeon-kyeongNetwork : jTBCWith Oh Ji-ho, Jeong Yoo-mi, Kim Dong-wuk, Lee Si-ah, Lee I-kyeong, Kim Kap-soo,…Mon, Tue 09:50SynopsisThe story of slaves in the Joseon times and a modern historical drama about the one who overcomes status and class.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/12/01 ...