In the Press: The Imperial Family of Korea

March 1st, 2019

아시아경제 – [포토] 고종 장례행렬 재현

http://www.asiae.co.kr/news/view.htm?idxno=2019030116261930959

 

 

 

March 1st, 2019

News 1 – 고종 장례 행렬 재현 및 만세 행진

http://news1.kr/photos/details/?3532404

 

 

 

February 28th, 2019

머니투데이 – [사진] 태극기 흔들며 행진하는 고종 손자 이석 이사장

http://news.mt.co.kr/mtview.php?no=2019030115208211496

 

 

 

February 28th, 2019

Shin Donga Magazine – 대한제국 마지막 황손 “日, 위안부 피해 할머니들께 사죄할 것을 명한다”

http://news.donga.com/list/3/03/20190228/94342977/1

 

 

 

February 28th, 2019

국민일보 – 황손의 일갈 “日, 위안부 피해자에 사죄하라”

http://news.kmib.co.kr/article/view.asp?sid1=all&arcid=0924064776&code=11110000

 

 

 

February 28th, 2019

The Korea Daily – 태극기 흔들며 행진하는 고종 손자 이석 이사장

http://www.koreadaily.com/news/read.asp?art_id=7012373

 

 

 

February 4th, 2019

YTN (Yonhap Television News) 와이티엔 – ‘조선 마지막 황손’ 집의 설날 아침

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjlAUUR_TWQ

 

 

 

December 29th, 2018

The Telegraph – Californian techie becomes Korean crown prince in fairytale twist

“I do think that everyone needs to speak the language of technology because that’s the direction that we’re going in. If you don’t speak technology then you’re illiterate,” he said.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/12/29/californian-techie-becomes-korean-crown-prince-fairytale-twist/

 

December 3rd, 2018

서울신문 – 조선 왕실 세자가 된 재미교포 앤드류 리

앤드류는 “왕자라고 말하고 다니진 않지만 사람들은 왕족이란 사실에 대해 멋있다고 생각한다”고 설명했다. 한국을 방문한 경험이 많지 않은 그는 내년에 이 이사장이 사는 전주를 찾을 예정이다. 한국에서 컴퓨터 프로그래밍을 가르치는 ‘학교’란 이름의 코딩 학교도 열 계획이다.

https://www.msn.com/ko-kr/news/world/%EC%A1%B0%EC%84%A0-%EC%99%95%EC%8B%A4-%EC%84%B8%EC%9E%90%EA%B0%80-%EB%90%9C-%EC%9E%AC%EB%AF%B8%EA%B5%90%ED%8F%AC-%EC%95%A4%EB%93%9C%EB%A5%98-%EB%A6%AC/ar-BBQpQRF

 

December 1st, 2018

South China Morning Post – The Fresh Prince of Korea is a real royalty, and he’s American

In his successor, however, Yi sees promise for the future. “Andrew is a decent young man. He is a young entrepreneur who loves Korea … I’m 78 years old now, so this bright young man should try to do something for the people of Korea.”

https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/people/article/2175439/no-k-drama-fresh-prince-south-korea-real-royalty-and-hes-american

 

November 2nd, 2018

BBC – 조선왕실: 마지막 황손 이석이 말하는 ‘조선 그리고 고종’

“113년 전인 1905년, 한반도의 11월은 칼처럼 추웠다. 대한제국의 외교권이 일본에게 넘어간 을사조약이 체결된 것이다.”

https://www.bbc.com/korean/news-46056056

 

October 27th, 2018

Korea IT Times – Andrew Lee, the Prince of Korea plans launching Imperial Fund to invest for Korean small businesses

The Imperial Family of Korea plans on launching an Imperial Fund which will invest in small businesses in Korea. The goal is to start from the idea phase and get businesses to prototypes. The family intends to educate the Great Korean People with web and software development as well as provide the funding through the fund.

http://www.koreaittimes.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=86895

 

October 19th, 2018

NextShark – Korea’s Imperial Family Names Korean-American the New Crown Prince

Lee swore upon the symbolic sword from Yi that he “will commit to the values of love, human rights, peace and freedom for humanity to the best of my ability.”

https://nextshark.com/korea-crown-prince-andrew-lee/

 

October 18th, 2018

전주MBC Original – 전주 NBC 황손 이석이 기부하는 그의 최대 애정품은?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DegN60NN4QY

 

 

October 16, 2018

Benzinga – Andrew Lee Named New Korean Crown Prince

[…] Andrew Lee — who is Korean American — swore upon the symbolic sword from Yi that he “will commit to the values of love, human rights, peace and freedom for humanity to the best of my ability.”

https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/18/10/r12516630/update-andrew-lee-named-new-korean-crown-prince

 

August 7th, 2018

SJB News – 해리 해리스 주한미국대사, 승광재 이석 황손 방문

“대한민국과 미국의 역사가 문화 존중과 결연을 통해 다시 떠오를 것을 믿는다”

http://www.sjbnews.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=615481

 

September 12th, 2016

Korea JoongAng Daily – Joseon’s last royal family returns to center court

“Korea needs a royal family for symbolic reason,” he told JoongAng Ilbo in a recent interview.

http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3023696

 

September 6th, 2016

TVCHOSUN – 박종진 라이브쇼 ‘마지막 황손’ 이석 총재

https://youtu.be/a7gh_J_RrzQ

 

 

August 22nd, 2016

중앙일보 – 의친왕의 상해 임시정부 망명 시도 성공했다면 대한제국 이어졌겠죠

“‘헬조선’은 있을 수 없는 말입니다. 우리나라를 그렇게 격하해서는 안 됩니다. 역사가 있는 나라인데. 우리 신세대가 그러면 안 되거든요. 그래도 우리 조국인데. 우리나라는 똘똘 뭉쳐 통일만 하면 세계적으로 최고의 나라가 될 수 있어요. 지금이라도 늦지 않았습니다. 전통과 역사를 되찾아야 합니다. 우리 신세대가 역사를 확실하게 알았으면 좋겠어요.”

https://news.joins.com/article/20480956

 

October 9th, 2013

Channel A News (Korea) – 박종진의 괘도난마 – 이석 마지막 황손인 이유

https://youtu.be/Ri8LFWJf4Dg

 

July 21st, 2011

Shin Donga Magazine – ‘황손 가수’ 이석

“….젊었을 때 대동단에 참여해 중국에 망명정부를 세우려다 붙잡혔죠. 아, 그때 잡히지 않았다면 한국 근현대사가 어떻게 바뀌었을지….”

http://shindonga.donga.com/3/all/13/110437

 

June 18th, 2011

Washington Post – Discovering Korea’s Imperial Past

“We have a beautiful history. We must not forget,” he said, exuding the confidence of a man who has finally found his life’s work.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/discovering-koreas-imperial-past/2011/06/07/AGkMhjYH_story.html

 

May 20th, 2006

The New York Times – A Prince Nestled Once More in Korea’s Embrace

“I feel as if I’ve come home to mother,” Mr. Yi said as he walked around his neighborhood, dressed in a gold-colored robe and wearing a white mouth mask against the yellow dust blowing in from the Gobi Desert.

https://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/20/world/20yiseok.html