Jumong was the highest rated drama in Korea in 2006, and has started showing in other parts of Asia.

Korean drama Jumong

Jumong is a historical drama based on the life of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo in the first century. The storyline of the drama has been largely altered though, to more real-life basis instead of the myhtical legend of Jumong (he is said to be descendent of gods in Korean myth).

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The winners of 43rd Korean Baeksang Arts Awards 2007.

Movies

Daesang award (First prize or Big prize) – War of Flowers
Best film – The Host
Best director – Choi Dong-hoon (War of Flowers)
Best new director – Jeon Gye-soo (The Ghost Theater)
Best actor – Ryu Seung-beom (Bloody Tie)
Best actress – Yeom Jeong-ah (The Old Garden)
Best new actor – Jeong Ji-hoon (I’m a Cyborg, but it’s Ok)
Best new actress – Park Si-yeon (The Fox Family)
Best screen writing – Lee Hae-jun and Lee Hae-yeong (Like a Virgin)
Popularity award – Lee Jun-ki and Kim Tae-hee

TV

Daesang award (First prize or Big prize) – Jumong
Best show (drama) – Seoul 1945
Best show (educational) – SOS 24
Best director – Ahn Pan-suk (Behind the White Tower)
Best new director – Kim Hyeong-sik (Surgeon Bong Da-hee)
Best actor – Kim Myung-min (Behind the White Tower)
Best actress – Son Ye-jin (Alone in Love)
Best new actor – Park Hae-jin (Famous Princesses)
Best new actress – Koh Ara (Snow Flower)
Best screen writing – Jeong Hyeong-su and Choi Wan-gyu (Jumong)
Popularity award – Lee Bum-soo and Han Yeh-seul

Baeksang is considered one of the 3 major movie and TV awards in Korea. Congratulations to all the winners.


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