Ep.86 [Parasite Makes Oscar History / Seomun Night Market in Daegu / Handok Museum of Medicine and Pharmacy]
World Ch. Schedule : THU 10:30 KST
Date : 2020-02-20
“Parasite,” by director Bong Joon-ho, is the film that took home the most awards at the Oscars 2020, winning four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best International Feature, and Best Original Screenplay, becoming the first non-English language film in Oscar history to win the award for Best Picture. The wins capped an incredible ride that began last year when the film won Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. His achievement is a true triumph for Korean culture. Learn more about Director Bong and “Parasite.”
The Seomun Night Market is Korea’s largest outdoor night market that stretches over 350 meters, featuring some 70 kiosks selling a variety of food and goods. Since its opening in 2016, it became Daegu’s major public and tourist destinations with over 10 million people visiting every year. Open every night from 7 to 12 all year round, the market has changed the night scene of the city. Visit the market and feel the local sentiments.
The Handok Museum of Medicine and Pharmacy, established in 1964, is Korea’s first corporate museum and the first museum of medicine and pharmacy in Korea, that houses tens of thousands of drug-related relics from both the East and the West. It also exhibits the fantastic chronology of human progress in the realm of medicine. Take a glimpse into that chronology at the Handok Museum of Medicine and Pharmacy.