Cultures

The legendary Korean comedian Kim Hyung-gon

김형곤(Kim Hyung-gon, 金亨坤, 1960/05/30 ~ 2006/03/11) was one of the legendary Korean comedian many people recall his moments of comedy activities, both on television and offline standing comedy. He popularized many phrases which were measurement of popularity of comedian. “잘 되야 될텐데, 잘 될 턱이 있나” (I hope it will be going well, but is […]

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The list of retrospect dramas Korean people watched 1

The popularity in Korean entertainment introduced many dramas to attention in worldwide scale. The paramount is history dramas, stories about the adventures of heroic protagonists in pursuit of virtue with their development. It is also popular that many Netflix movies worldwide, it would be meaningful to know about what dramas are fun to watch. In

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Korean, Chinese, and Japanese — colloquial cultural reception in some sense

Korea, China and Japan are three great countries in Far East. They have territories nearby each other, so they have confluences in cultural heritages. Historically this is topic to researches that fork many diverse reception of differences depending on nationality. In this posting, I would like to introduce it for international people, to extend how

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Korean 음주가무(飮酒歌舞) cultures for leisure time

Korean people are known as diligent workers for economic development. The international attention to Korea when Hyundai’s car was exported to the US, people’s focus was on overloaded workload by Korean workers. It is true in Korean point of view too, because in President Park’s era many laborers sufferred longer work hours and difficult, dirty

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Korean modern music cultures history

Korean people have chronically long history of musical play and performances, from government official musics to general public performances. 아악(Aak, 雅樂) was played on rituals, 사물놀이(samulnori, 四物놀이 where 놀이 is pure Korean word meaning “play”) was played on public concert. The modern form of musics, there has been tradition in Korean music, and modernized form

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In this time, bad thing about Korean society–Chemyeon

In Confucius tradition, there was conduct how Kunja to be. Kunja(君子, 군자) has to be careful practitioner for moral determinations, always to be wise man, and it is duty of being human being. The ontological conception of this conduct is sometimes to be stereotypes. The Euirye(의례, 儀禮), Confucius ritual or etiqueues in life, is appearance

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