Kim Young-cheol “‘Episode 100’, Learn the Greatness of Things around us”

[Reporter Yang So-young on the Daily Economy Star Today]

KBS1’s ‘Kim Young-cheol’s neighborhood’ is the 100th journey, one turn and another turn. From Seoul to Jeju, walking through countless cities, towns, and alleys, ‘Kim Young-cheol’s neighborhood’ visited and met them, the happy memories of ordinary people who have lived there for a long time with sincere sweats. Those memories are also the heritage of the neighborhood that will continue to shine for more than 100 years. In the section of ‘Kim Young-cheol’s 100th Ep.’Continuing, 100 Years of Memories’, the history of our neighbors and their happy memories that will continue the 100 years of tomorrow that will shine beyond the last 100 years in a neighborhood inside the four main gates of Seoul. Go to it.

Strong rich man Kim Gura → SHINee Tae-min’s congratulatory message

In the hot July of 2018, ‘Kim Young-cheol’s Neighborhood Round’ began in old Seoul neighborhoods such as Manri-dong in Jungrim-dong and Gye-dong and Ikseon-dong in Seoul. From the 24th of November that year, the show visits 100 towns after passing one lap every week. Episode 100 begins with an interview with actor Kim Young-cheol, who has been walking around the town consistently. Kim Young-cheol said that he lost sleep while preparing for the 100th neighborhood. We listen to the inner heart of the townkeeper Kim Young-cheol, who learned the comfort of old things, the preciousness of small things, and the greatness of nearby things. In the 100 episodes of ‘A Circle of Township’ loved by many viewers, even seniors and juniors in the broadcasting industry deliver a message of congratulations. Actor Kang Boo-ja, Jang Hyun-sung, singer Tae-min (SHINee), broadcasters Kim Gura, and Alberto Mondi added congratulations to episode 100 of the neighborhood.

The royal rice cake of the Joseon Dynasty continues! “The pride of the family, the royal rice cake”

While walking near Bukchon, next to Gyeongbokgung, an old town in Seoul, Kim Young-cheol found a store without a sign. When he went inside, the store, which sells rice cake, but he couldn’t find it anywhere in the store. When he asked the reason why he cannot find rice cake, the store usually made rice cakes after receiving orders, so they do not make rice cakes in advance. There are old mills and rice sticks everywhere in the shop, and old photos of grandmothers and fathers making rice cakes are unusual. As it turned out, Grandmother Hong Gannan, who was taught the secret of royal rice cake from Sanggung Han Hee-soon, the last royal food player in the Joseon Dynasty, opened a rice cake shop in 1949, and the current owner inherited the rice cake shop and has been running it since 1970. Now, the father, son, and mother are running a rice cake restaurant in the name of royal rice cakes. Every morning, in the kitchen where the whole family gathers to make rice cakes, you can enjoy the tastes that have been passed down for a long time by looking at the representative royal rice cakes of this place, such as Ssanggaepitteok and Dutubtteuk.

“Seoul’s 100-year meteorological station” has become the city’s history after many seasons

As Kim Young-cheol went up the Hanyang-doseong Fortress-gil, he encountered a 100-year-old landmark in Seoul, the Seoul Meteorological Observatory, which is located on the site of the former Meteorological Agency. Entering the National Meteorological Museum, which is provided with the observatory, gives the impression of an old building. It turns out that the weather station building, which was first built in 1932, was reconstructed and traces of the old buildings remain everywhere. Actor Kim Young-cheol tries to imagine the seasons and weather of old Seoul by reading records of the weather in Seoul for a long time. He can get a glimpse of the history of meteorological observations in Seoul from the Joseon Dynasty from the side of the museum.

Kim Young-cheol stumbled across a person who visited this place early in the morning while visiting the museum, but it turned out that he was the first weather observation agent who was selected as the first technical official examination in 1968. He looked at the old meteorological tower, which used to observe wind speed, direction, and amount of sunlight, while talking about the days of working at the Seoul Meteorological Observatory. When he left the museum, he saw two large beautiful tree trees. They were seasonal observation trees that signal that spring has come when cherry blossoms bloom, and that autumn is deep when maple leaves are dyed. Stepping on the red maple leaves on the floor in autumn rain, he looked back at the memories of a 100-year weather station that saw the sky of Seoul for 100 years.

The historic alley of Hanyang City, which will continue for more than 100 years to shine beyond the last 100 years-“Bukchon, a future heritage neighborhood in Seoul”

He moved to Bukchon, a town with a long history in the Hanyang City Wall. Bukchon, designated as a ‘future heritage’ of Seoul that has value to pass on to future generations from the last 100 years to the next 100 years, has a long history buried in the hanoks that keep their place in every alley. Walking through the quiet hanok street, I think of the people who have been protecting this place, and feel the emotions of the people living in the present.

“Traditional mask workshop for rich people” of tradition carved on wood

As he continued his steps along the winding hanok alley in Bukchon, he found a house with large masks hanging side by side in front of the main gate. When he got curious about what he was doing, he saw masks displayed all over the room. A peek at the sound of conversation inside the house shows that foreigners are making chopsticks and coasters from one side of the wood. As it turned out, they were interested in Korean traditional culture, so they came to learn traditional masks, learning from the basics of woodcraft by making chopsticks that are relatively easy to make. The owner of this woodcraft workshop has been making masks for 50 years, continuing the tradition of traditional Korean masks. At first, he encountered masks while sculpting figures, and then studied masks consistently, and now his father, who is now a master of masks, and a son who makes masks together as successors. The story of a rich man who protects the past, present, and future of Korean traditional masks at the future heritage of Seoul, Bukchon.

A romantic neighborhood in Seoul that embraces history and art, “Seoul Times in Hyehwa-dong”

Actor Kim Young-cheol, who entered the Marronie Park guarding the middle of Hyehwa-dong, recalls his youthful days when he was running vigorously while raising his old dream. Walking along the alley in Hyehwa-dong, numerous small theater ticket offices catch the eye. In front of a small ticket office, he remembered memories of his days as an actor in the chick theater company, and even at this moment, he sent cheers while thinking about the youth who are eagerly pursuing their dreams.

“Kalguksu and Fried Fish”

Hyehwa-dong is an old town. There are also many restaurants that have kept their place unpretentious for a long time. In the eyes of Kim Young-cheol walking through the alley, the Kalguksu house appears as if time is stagnant. The exterior of the store with only the ‘Kalguksu’ signboard, and the appearance of people entering and exiting through a small door attracts attention. When he opened the door, he immediately saw the kitchen, and he was confused whether this is a restaurant or a kitchen of a house, but the space that used to be a briquette shop is now being used as a home house and a noodle shop. Even on a rainy day, when going down the stairs past the crowded guests, a hidden space like an underground shelter emerges. The signature dish of this restaurant is the broth made from beef bone and brisket for 24 hours, noodles of delicious thickness that are neither too thick nor too thin, and crispy cod fried in a fish pancake made to suit the tastes of young Daehakro. In the alley of Daehakro, which has been watching the modern history of Seoul from time to time, there is a Kalguksu restaurant that continues its small history with the same taste for 40 years today.

Continuing the history and future of Hyehwa-dong-“The history of Seoul, a romantic tea room in Daehakro”

In Hyehwa-dong, Seoul, there is an old coffee shop that has become a landmark of this neighborhood. Haklim Tea House is located across from Maronier Park for 65 years. Actor Kim Young-cheol also goes in to feel the nostalgia once again, recalling the memories of Hakrim. Designated as a future heritage in Seoul, this tearoom, as its name suggests, quietly tells the story of the passing of time while retaining its old appearance.

Since 1987, the president who has been keeping the coffee shop as a hakrim keeper has kept this place for the time when the sycamore tree outside the window became a beautiful tree from the soft branch and made fragrant coffee with the heart of protecting one heritage that will not disappear even after 100 years in Seoul. Is coming. The sweet Vienna coffee that recalls memories of the past is a romantic menu of Hakrim roasted by the owner, Hakrim. Actor Kim Young-cheol also opens a guestbook containing traces of the people who have visited this place while enjoying a cup of Vienna coffee topped with cream. He thought that the road he wanted to go to in the 100th neighborhood is no different from this, and he thought about the things that need to be kept as the times change.

Happy landscape painting made by small houses “Ihwa-dong Naksan National Housing Complex”

Actor Kim Young-cheol, who has moved to Ihwa-dong, Seoul, meets ‘Snail Road’ under the cliff in Ihwa-dong. The snail trail that rolls under the cliff boasts one of the best scenery in Seoul. The view of the snail path from the top of the cliff is spectacular, but the houses all over the steep cliff are also captivating. Actor Kim Young-cheol meets the residents who gather for three or three while climbing the steep stairs in Ihwa-dong and send pansies in the yard. Even if it’s not a special day, residents enjoy their time with each other. A woman in the town married to Ihwa-dong in her twenties and has been living in Ihwa-dong for more than 40 years. She is a neighbor who has been living in this town for 60 years.

My mother, said to have entered the Naksan National Housing Complex while settling in Ihwa-dong, cried as she looked up at the top from the bottom of the stairs every evening she returned home after work. Iwha-dong, Seoul, is said to have become a town that made both dreams and hopes come true, and has become a second hometown. Kim Young-cheol listens to the story of a neighborhood made up of small houses under Naksan and thinks about the size of a happy house and the conditions of happiness that we have forgotten about. In the alley in Ihwa-dong, Seoul, she returns with 100 flowers as a gift at the home of the countless nameless namesakes in this city, which allowed 100 turns of the town.

A half-century heritage of Samcheong-dong, Seoul

Actor Kim Young-cheol walks down the old palace street in Samcheong-dong and enters a sweet red bean porridge scent. In the store, an elderly mother and a son greet each other happily… An old lady said that her son is the boss and the son introduces the mother as the boss. When Kim Young-cheol asked the meaning of the store’s name, she named the signboard second, not the first, meaning that there is a way to go further. This place has been in business since the late 1970s and has been around for nearly 50 years. When she was hungry, mother, who had opened a teahouse at the risk of everyone, fled from the north and walked her life on that sweet red bean porridge because she couldn’t forget the taste of a bowl of sweet red bean soup that she had tasted in Busan as a child. The most delicious food in the world with a luxurious feeling of being treated. In order to reproduce the taste of the sweet red bean porridge, which was tasted on the evacuation road, it is said that after studying all the delicious red bean porridge houses, they made the present sweet red bean porridge. The mother’s sweet red bean porridge house, which has become a famous place next to the Seoul Palace, has been designated as a future heritage of Seoul that this city should protect. A bowl of sweet red bean porridge for a mother’s life is completed by sprinkling ginkgo and cinnamon powder on top of a child’s fist-sized loaf of rice cakes, hand-sealed chestnuts, and ginkgo and cinnamon powder every morning A bowl of sweet red bean porridge, a mother’s life and a son’s pride. The heritage of the city is not only grand and bright, but also a bowl of sweet red bean porridge like this, and a happy memory that supports us.

“Cheonggyecheon Berlin Plaza”

Actor Kim Young-cheol returns to the center of Seoul after sunset. Heading to Cheonggyecheon from among those who rush to go home from work. From there, you reach a square where an unfamiliar wall stands tall. The Cheonggyecheon Berlin Plaza, which is said to have been built by the city of Berlin by donating a part of the Berlin Wall to Seoul. It is a space to pray for peaceful unification of the Korean Peninsula through the Berlin Wall, which symbolizes the peaceful overcoming of the German division. In the familiar city center, in front of a wall from Germany far away, Kim Young-cheol dreams of a round trip in the northern neighborhood that he wants to visit one day.

For the next 100 years, the 100th story of ‘Kim Young-cheol’s journey in search of the precious memories of cities and neighborhoods that will continue to be brighter and more brilliant, and its beautiful heritage will be on air at 7:10 pm on the 12th.
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