Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Free wedding

My friend called me this morning and she's inviting me on her wedding. She's getting married here in Korea next month for free. I'm happy for her because getting married in Korea is very expensive. You need to spend at least $20,000, the reason why most Koreans don't get married early. But some couples can get back the money and others make more than they spend in their wedding. Visitors give money to the couples instead of gifts. I remember when we got married, some of my in laws' friends and relatives who couldn't attend our wedding called and asked for my father in law's bank account number. They sent money in my father in law's account as our wedding gifts.

My friend said the church is sponsoring 100 couples to get married for free. What surprise me more was the clothes and their honeymoon in Jejudo is also free. The 100 couples are going to Jejudo after the wedding? Wow~! Jejudo is very famous place for honeymooners here in Korea and they are so lucky that their honeymoon is also free. We've been to Jejudo several years ago and we spent more than $500 for our three days and two nights of staying there. Well, that was years ago so it's more expensive now. And one more thing~ they also got invitation letters to send for their parents so that their parents can also attend their wedding here in Korea. Wow!

Congratulations and Best Wishes to all!

Angry Mom (엄마가 뿔났다)

I like watching this Angry Mom "Ommaga ppulnatta" (엄마가 뿔났다) KBS drama which is on every weekend at 7:55 p.m. It's about the story of a married woman (Kim Hanja), Na Il Seok wife who asked for a year vacation from her family because she was very stressful taking care of them. Watching this drama makes me understand the role of an ordinary woman with 3 children and living with her father in law and doesn't do anything except doing household chores and preparing food for the whole family.

She also got much stress from her eldest daughter Na Young Soo (Sin Eun Gyoung) "신은경" who fell in love with a married and has a daughter guy. She's also stressful of thinking her youngest daughter Na Young Mi (Lee Yu Ri) "이유리" who got married to a rich man Kim Jeong Hyeon (Gi Tae Young) "기태영". Kim Jeong Hyeon has a perfectionist mom who was against their relationship.

You will like this drama if you want a drama about the family. You can also learn a lot here if you are interested on how Korean hajumas (married woman) live.

Source: picture - kbs drama

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Beethoven Virus

If you like music, i'm sure you will also like the new mini series entitled "Beethoven Virus" (베토벤 바이러스) every Wednesday and Thursday at 10p.m. (Korean time). It is about a misfit orchestra of random people brought together for their love of classical music.

Starring Kim Myung Min as Kang Ma Ae, an elite and workaholic orchestra Conductor but self-righteous and stubborn that's why people hate him. Lee Ji Ah as Du Ru Mi who plays Violin and trying not to get fired from her job, her task is to form an orchestra. And to her delight Jang Geun Suk as Kang Gun Woo a police officer and a trumpet performer at night that she had been chasing down also agrees to help her out!

I like this new MBC TV drama. A combination of classical music, drama and comedy series. The casts usually practice in the church and play music that always encounter difficulties.

Kang Ma Ae and Kang Gun Woo are falling in love with the same girl and together they form a love triangle.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Reason why An Jae Hwan committed suicide

It was holiday here yesterday so while I was watching tv, I saw the news about the death of An Jae Hwan. No one expected that he would commit suicide because he always showed on tv with smile on his face. No one also expected that his debt reached up to $4million, the money that he used for his bankrupted cosmetics business. The reason why he committed suicide. Do you think his wife (Jeong Seon Hui) is responsible of his debt eventhough their marriage contract wasn't registered? They have been married for less than a year and he had those debts before they got married. Actually, there's no issue about it but i'm just curious.

Monday, September 08, 2008

An Jae Hwan found dead in his car

I was shocked to hear the news this afternoon about the death of An Jae Hwan (real name: Ahn Kwang Sung). A 36-year old Korean actor who found dead in his car this morning. A witness found his car that was park on the road in front of a villa and called 112 (a number when calling a police). The police officers found 2 bottles of Korean alcohol, 2 briquettes (a small hard block made from coal dust and used as fuel) that were found burned inside the vehicle, possibly contributing to cause of death and 2 suicidal notes telling that she's worried of his wife (Jeong Seon Hui) so he's asking the people to give more support to her. His wife is one of the most famous comedian in Korea.

An Jae Hwan and Jeong Seon Hui has just got married last November 2007. They have been married for less than a year. The media don't know yet the reason of his committing suicide but they think there's a connection to the failure of his new business.

It's really shocking to hear news about the death of famous people specially if it is about the suicidal issue.

Condolence to his family and may he rest in peace.

Image source: star news

Sunday, September 07, 2008

saekjeuk sigong2 (색즉 시공2) Sex is zero2

My hubby rented the dvd of the movie saekjeuk sigong2 (색즉 시공2) or Sex is zero2. It's a combination of erotic, comedy and drama. Its about a law student guy (Eun Sik) who met a girl (Gyeong A) in the hospital who was trying to kill herself because she was raped by her coach in her swimming lesson. Inspite of her past, Eun Sik fell in love with her and been engaged for long years but never tried to do sex.

They are in love to each other. One day, Eun Sik's friend invited him and rented a girl to have sex with but unluckily, they were caught by the policemen and were shown on tv. Gyeong A's childhood lover who's still in love with her, helped Eun Sik and his friend to released. He also helped Gyeong A when she was hospitalized and wanted to bring her in the States to get a check up and study with him.

Gyeong A's mom likes that guy for her daughter. It was Gyeong A's birthday and Eunsik sent a message for her to go out for a while and meet him. He prepared a surprise birthday party to Gyeong A, but instead of her, her mother appeared because she saw the message that Eunsik sent her so she told Eunsik to stay away from her daughter because she wants Gyeong A to have good future.

He loves her so much but for Gyeong A's sake, he gave up his love. It's a very touching scene when they were separated. They met again before Gyeong A leaves for the States with the other guy. Gyeong A invited Eunsik to drink and when he was drunk she invited him to sleep with her in the hotel and have sex with him but he refused. They were together but couldn't show their real feelings until Eunsik went out of the hotel and there he cried a lot. Gyeong A who was in the hotel and was pretending to be sleeping was crying too.

Gyeong A found out everything from her friend the reason why Eunsik suddenly changed his feelings to her. Gyoeng A's friend slipped her tongue when they were in the airport and was giving the shoes that Eunsik bought for her as a birthday present. So, she didn't go to the States with the other guy and met Eunsik.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

You are my destiny

We are busy at work so I always come home late now a days. I always arrived home and see the just the half of my favorite drama. I'm hooked again with this drama entitled "너는 내 운명" (Neoneun Nae Unmyeong) or You are my destiny in English starring Yoon A in her role as Jang Sae Byuk, Park Jae Jeong as Kang Ho Se, and Geong Hyeon Ju as Kim Soo Bin. It is on weekdays at 8:25-9:00p.m. and I always arrived home 15 minutes late. If hubby arrived home earlier than me, I sometimes send him a message and ask him to record the drama for me and watch it when we are having dinner.

Jang Sae Byuk is a a girl who tries to find a new meaning in life after she receives an eye cornea transplant from the doctor that took care of her after her accident. That doctor, Kim Na Young, died in a car accident. Jang Sae Byuk was adopted by Kim Na Young's family and last night episode, Kim Tae Poong (Lee Ji Hoon), the twin of Kim Na Young found out that her sister died because of Jang Sae Byuk.

Kang Ho Se and Kim Soo Bin are engaged and were supposed to get married but Kang Ho Se fell in love with Jang Sae Byuk. Their marriage was cancelled and Kim Soo Bin tried to revenge against them but she's still a loser so last night episode, she was sick and brought to the hospital but she escaped and trying to commit suicide.

The drama is getting more interesting everyday.