All posts tagged K-drama

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    Femme Fatale of the Joseon Dynasty, Jang Ok-jeong
    April 28, 2013, No comments

    A Joseon era beauty. Painting by Shin Yunbok. Photo courtesy of The Academy of Korean Studies. Although there are many beautiful women with virtue and grace, there are the opposite. Every country has one. An infamously…

  • The famous F4 seonbaes of K-drama “Boys over Flowers”
    Of being a Seonbae or Hubae in Korea
    August 27, 2012, No comments

    The famous F4 seonbaes of K-drama “Boys over Flowers” Seonbae (선배) – or with the more familiar Romanization “sunbae” – and hubae (후배). If you’re a fan of Korean TV dramas and K-pop, you’ve…

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    Uzbeks are experts in Korean history!
    May 3, 2011, 3 Comments

    * This post is written by Elleonora Ibragimova, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers.  Sounds shocking, right? It is truth, though. Recently I caught myself discussing Korean history with an Uzbek person…

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    Hallyu (Korean Wave), breaking ice in Sweden
    February 10, 2011, 2 Comments

    * This is The Korea Blog’s weekly Hallyu (Korean Wave) news. Even without direct access, K-pop and K-dramas have found their way to Sweden, thanks to the internet and Swedish fans who listen and view them online.…