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• Other people with the same Korean name (박지원) : Park Ji-won-I (1970/02/13, Male, Lighting/cinematography department Directing department Sound department Cinematographer Editor Producer Director Scriptwriter ), Park Ji-won-II ( Female, Actress ), Park Ji-won-III (1997/09/25, Female, Actress ), Park Ji-won-IV ( Female, Actress )
  • [Korean Drama Spoiler] 'Ping Pong Ball' Episode 2 Screenshots Added

    2018/09/26, Source
    Added episode 2 screenshots for the Korean drama "Ping Pong Ball",...More
  • [Korean Drama Spoiler] 'Ping Pong Ball' Episode 1 Screenshots Added

    2018/09/19, Source
    Added episode 1 screenshots for the Korean drama "Ping Pong Ball",...More
  • Korean Drama Starting Today 2018/09/17 in Korea

    2018/09/17, Source
    Korean drama starting today 2018/09/17 in Korea "Ping Pong Ball",...More
  • [Photo] Poster Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Ping Pong Ball"

    2018/09/13, Source
    Poster released for the upcoming Korean drama "Ping Pong Ball",...More
  • [Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Ping Pong Ball"

    2018/09/04, Source
    Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Ping Pong Ball",...More
  • [New Drama] An Unlikely Friendship Forms in New Drama, "Ping Pong Ball"

    2018/08/18, Source
    Added the upcoming Korean drama "Ping Pong Ball"'s page to HanCinema database,...More
  • Yoo Yeon-seok cast for "Hwayi : A Monster Boy"

    2013/01/14, Source
    Actor Yoo Yeon-seok has been cast for he movie "Hwayi : A Monster Boy". Yoo Yeon-seok has left a strong impression in the movie "A Werewolf Boy" as the evil Ji-tae,...More
  • Contemporary History Museum Opens

    2012/12/29, Source
    The nation's first museum exclusively dedicated to its contemporary history has opened in downtown Seoul. President Lee Myung-bak and about 100 figures who have worked for the opening attended on Wednesday the ceremony for the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History. The museum chronicles the nation's events starting from the late 19 century, which is when Korea first opened its doors to the outer world. The government remodeled the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism's former office building in downtown Seoul into an eight-story museum,...More
  • Chuseok Holidays at Seoul's Traditional Royal Palaces

    2012/09/29, Source
    Deoksu Palace in Seoul dates back to the 16th century. It attracts thousands of foreign and Korean visitors throughout the year,. but a rare contemporary art exhibition is bringing even more people through the gates. [Reporter : Park Ji-won] " Nine installation art works are currently displayed at various locations around the palace. 12 contemporary Korean artists participated in the project",...More
  • ICF 30th Anniversary Symposium on Korean Literature

    2012/06/30, Source
    "Please Look after Mom" is a best-selling novel by Korean author Shin Kyung-sook. The book, exploring the theme of motherhood, was first printed in Korea in 2009, and became a literary sensation worldwide, after being translated into more than 30 languages. As recipient of a number of international literary awards, Shin has emerged as a trailblazer for Korean authors trying to make it overseas. Her awards include the prestigious Man Asian Literary Prize, which she won this year, making her the first female writer to earn the acclamation,...More
  • Natl. Archives of Korea Releases Rare Photos and Documentaries on Korean War

    2012/06/30, Source
    Cities were devastated by war. Houses and factories were destroyed and in rubble. A woman carrying a baby is checking where there used to be a kitchen. Civilians hurry to flee from the battlefields. A train is packed with refugees, and desperate people ride on the top of the train. Refugees with a wagon loaded with luggage line up, to cross the Han River.People cross the river with flickering hopes of finding a safer shelter,...More
  • Korean Population to Reach 50 Million Saturday

    2012/06/23, Source
    The Korean population, according to Statistics Korea, has doubled in just 50 years, from 25 million back in 1960, to 50-MILLION this Saturday on June 23rd. This figure includes the number of foreign residents who have been staying in Korea for more than three months,...More
  • KCDF Exhibition on Urban Farming and Urban Gardening

    2012/05/12, Source
    This is the heart of downtown Seoul, and on this rooftop urban farm, flowers and vegetables like lettuce and strawberries have been planted, as part of a special art exhibition. Inside of the building, the exhibit on urban farming and city gardening is currently underway,...More
  • Korea's Most Beloved 100 Comics

    2012/04/28, Source
    Renowned Korean comic artist Lee Hyeon-se's 1980s graphic novel of coming of age for a group of boys .. "The High School Baseball Team", was selected as the most popular manhwa,.. or Korean comic. Huh Young-man's famous food comic series"Le Grand Chef", or "sikgaek" in Korean, took the second place, and Park So-hee's romantic graphic novel "Princess Hours", was third,...More
  • Arirang, Korea's Traditional Folk Song Representing Soul of Korea

    2012/04/28, Source
    This is the song of songs for Koreans. With its many variations, it has been sung on the Korean peninsula for hundreds of years. This tender and somewhat sorrowful melody has been deeply inscribed in the hearts of of Koreans throughout history, representing the resilient soul of its citizens. With the Korean government recently applying to UNESCO to list Arirang as an intangible cultural heritage, the Gyeonggi Arts Center announced plans to host a special concert titled "Arirang Arariyo Festival", on June 2nd,...More
  • Current Status of Korean Wave after 20 Years of Its Beginning

    2012/04/23, Source
    K-pop's flashy dance moves, and catchy tunes. Korean films portraying unique and sympathetic characters with intense imageries. And Korean dramas, boasting intriguing plots. These are some of the distinctive characteristics of Korean pop culture, or the Korean Wave. The popularity of these cultural products is globally,...More
  • Current Status of Korean Pop Culture

    2012/04/20, Source
    In today's "In the Spotlight" segment, we take a closer look at the phenomenon of Hallyu , or the Korean Wave. Now garnering attention globally, the Hallyu really got its start in the mid-1990s, When Korean dramas like "Winter Sonata", and "Dae Jang-geum" caught on first in Korea, then throughout Asia. Now, of course, when we talk about Hallyu the dramas are only part of the story. K-pop, Korean food and Korean movies are all part of the growing Korean Wave. Arirang News correspondent Park Ji-won joins us live from our newsroom to give the latest on this key Korean export. Good evening to you, Ji-won. Let's talk about Hallyu,...More
  • Small Business Owners at Traditional Market Voiced Opposition to SSM Ordiance

    2012/04/01, Source
    This is Gong-duk market located in central Seoul, one of the 16-hundred traditional markets in Korea. However, the business here isn't as good as it used to be,especially since January, when a large retailer in Korea opened a branch only 200 meters away from here. [Interview : Choi Byung-keun, Shop owner] "Compared to large retailers, we fall behind in terms of facilities. How can we survive if they flood the market with their large volume of products,...More
  • Korea National Ballet Marks 50th Anniversity in 2012

    2012/02/18, Source
    The Korea National Ballet will open this year's first season with the romantic ballet "Giselle", which led to sold-out performances last year. It's a perfect combination of graceful movements with athletic strength. [Reporter : Park Ji-won] "To pull off the perfect stage, ballet dancers go through daily sessions of practice",...More
  • Performing Arts Market in Seoul 2011 Provides Networking Opportunities for Performing Arts Professionals

    2011/10/12, Source
    Hundreds of professionals, including directors, actors, dancers and producers, have gathered for this year's Performing Arts Market in Seoul or PAMS. Organized by the Korea Arts Management Service, this seventh installment of the annual international event aims to promote creative production and active collaboration in the performing arts industry in and outside of Korea,...More
  • National Archives of Korea Releases Video Footages of the Past Hangul Day

    2011/10/10, Source
    This year marks the 565th anniversary of the proclamation of the Korean alphabet, or Hangul, back in the 15th century, and many events are being held nationwide to commemorate this historic event. The National Archives of Korea has released the country's video footage of the 1950s and 60s,showing how Koreans of the time celebrated this special occasion. This is a Korean alphabet typewriter. It has become obsolete now but during the 1950s and 60s, a typing contest with the typewriter had been held on every Hangul day,...More
  • World Festival of National Theaters Kicks Off in Seoul
    2011/09/09, Source
    Every September and October for the past four years, the National Theater of Korea holds the World Festival of National Theaters, inviting representative performing art works from a number of countries. And this year's opening performance, 'Mr. Rabbit and the Dragon King', or 'Sugungga' in Korean kicked off the event on Thursday evening. This opera is gaining a lot of attention as it it's being directed by world-renowned German art director Achim Freyer, who is attempting to transform "pansori", Korea's traditional storytelling through song, into a new art form called "pansori opera".,...More
  • Seven Korean Films to Feature in the 2011 Cannes Intl. Film Festival

    The 64th Cannes International Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with a grand opening ceremony. One of the world's oldest and largest film festivals, Cannes will continue for eleven days featuring 49 films selected from 33 countries, with seven hailing from Korea. Director Hong Sang-soo's "The Day He Arrives", Kim Ki-duk's "ARIRANG - Movie", and Na Hong-jin's "The Yellow Sea" will be screened in the festival's second-most prestigious "Un Certain Regard" category,...More

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