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KBS Drama 'Hwang-jin-i' to Premiere in New York

2008/11/12 | 194 views | Permalink | Source

The New York premiere of the KBS drama series "Hwang-jin-i", starring actress Ha Ji-won, will be held at the Korea Society in Manhattan, New York on November 12 at 6:30 p.m. The premiere event will screen the 10th and 12th episode of the drama series.

Following the screening, producer Kim Cheol-gyoo and Harvard University Professor David McCann, who specializes in Korean literature, will hold a discussion session with audience members.

The event will also introduce "Asian Corridor in Heaven", a KBS documentary that was included in the list of candidates for the International Emmy Awards. The drama "Hwang-jin-i" will go on to be aired in the United States on December 10, after which it will be aired on January 14 and February 11 in 2009.

KBS recently said it is the first time that the Korea Society organized a premiere featuring a drama series by a Korean broadcasting company. "Hwang-jin-i" is about the life of a renowned Joseon period gisaeng that well portrays aspects of traditional Korean culture.

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