All posts tagged "Joseon"

  • The above photo shows Mado No. 4 buried in the seabed off Mado Island, Taean County, South Chungcheong Province. (Courtesy of the Cultural Heritage Administration) (Yonhap)
    S. Korean shipwreck found to date back to early Joseon

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A shipwreck discovered in South Korea’s southwestern waters last year was found to date back to the early Joseon Dynasty in what is believed to be the nation’s first discovery of a Joseon-era ship,...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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    Korean royal ritual music to go to Paris

    SEOUL, June 11 (Yonhap) — A Korean royal ancestral ritual music troupe will perform in Paris in the fall to help enhance European awareness of high-class Korean culture, organizers said Thursday. Jongmyo Jeryeak was designated to open...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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  • A family visiting LACMA views "Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty," an exhibition of more than 150 artworks which opened Sunday and which will run through Sept. 28. (Kim Young-jae / The Korea Times)
    [HOT LINKS] L.A. Times review of “Treasures of Korea” exhibition at LACMA

     Opened Sunday How remarkable that a simple piece of undecorated, fired white clay can be a riveting work of art. Yet there it is, beckoning quietly from a vitrine near the start of “Treasures...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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    Famous Joseon poet’s work translated into English

    By Robert Neff Selected Poems of Kim Sakkat is, as the title suggests, a collection of poetry from Kim Pyong-yon (1807-1863), better known as Kim Sakkat or the Rainhat Poet. Kim wrote satirical pieces in which he...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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  • KBS’ new period piece ‘Jeong Do-jeon’ will fill the 9:40 p.m. weekend drama
slot starting today. (Courtesy of KBS)
    Network drama revisits life of Joseon kingdom’s architect

    Joseon’s founding seen in unique angle By Do Je-hae The founding of Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910) has been a popular theme in period TV dramas. KBS is starting another one this week, aiming to duplicate the resounding success...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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