You may notice that a lot of Korean historical dramas and movies have the Joseon period as their settings. The Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897) was the last dynasty and the longest-ruling dynasty in the Korean history. Given its long ruling period, it has left a lot of cultural legacy to modern Korea, for example, Hangeul, the Korean language, which was invented by King Sejong, and a lot of heritage in arts, literature, architecture, science and technology, etc.
If you want to learn more about the Joseon royal culture, you should participate in the annual Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전) which is held from 28 April to 7 May 2017. Continue reading