Thursday, 7 February 2013

Joo in gong


Hwang Jin-i, also known by her gisaeng name Myeongwol was one of the most famous gisaeng of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea.

- Gisaeng were officially sanctioned Korean female entertainers or sometimes prostitues. Gisaeng are artists who work to entertain others, such as the yangbans and kings. -

She is famous because she was very smart, and talented in everything. She was poet, artist, author, calligrapher, singer, and dancer.

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