Keyword bonanza: welcome to LKL's taxonomy archives

Below are all the tags we use on LKL, bucketed together into groups. The tags are sorted alphabetically within those groups. Korean names are generally family-name first. Western names are generally given-names first.

The groupings are set out in the table below. Click on the taxonomy title to jump to the detailed listing lower down the page. You might also want to review the LKL Category Archive for more generic taxonomies.

Taxonomy titleDescription
The people who feature in our posts
Artistsvisual artists past and present, plus designers and architects
Directorsdirectors of movies, documentaries, animations and dramas
Musiciansclassical and gugak performers, rock and pop groups, composers. If you’re looking for your favourite K-pop star here, you might instead find them under Everyone Else
People in history figures from the past: monarchs, scholars and other people you find in the history books.
Writersnovelists, poets, playwrights and other authors
Everyone elsecelebrities, actors, sportsmen and everyone else. If you can’t find a celeb in this list, it may be because they are included under Musicians, Artists or Directors
Culture, heritage and other things we write about
Exhibitionsnotices and reviews of some, but not all, exhibitions we have visited
Festivalsarticles relating to film, arts, design or other festivals, either one-offs or annually recurring ones.
Intangible Cultural Heritage art forms, crafts and other items of intangible cultural heritage registered at National or Provincial level.
Titlestitles of books, plays or films
UNESCO Heritageitems of tangible and intangible heritage that the Koreas have registered with UNESCO
Other taxonomies
CompaniesKorean chaebol and SMEs, and Western companies with Korean connections
Organisations and venuesgalleries, museums, societies - often venues or organisers for events that we report on
Placescities and provinces in Korea, or indeed places elsewhere. Given the remit of this site, where so many articles are London-based, we haven’t bothered creating a “London” tag
Other post tagseverything else - a pretty random collection of keywords

Artists

Visual artists past and present, plus designers and architects

Directors

Directors of movies, documentaries, animations and dramas

Musicians

Classical and gugak performers, rock and pop groups, composers. If you’re looking for your favourite K-pop star here, you might instead find them under Everyone Else

People in history

Figures from the past: monarchs, scholars and other people you find in the history books.

Writers

Novelists, poets, playwrights and other authors

Everyone Else

Celebrities, actors, sportsmen and everyone else. If you can’t find a celeb in this list, it may be because they are included under Musicians, Artists or Directors

Exhibitions

Notices and reviews of some, but not all, of the exhibitions we have visited. We create a tag here if there's more than 2 or 3 articles on the exhibition that we need to bucket together.

Festivals

Articles relating to film, arts, design or other festivals, either one-offs or annually recurring ones.

Intangible Cutural Heritage

Art forms, crafts and other items of intangible cultural heritage registered at National or Provincial level.

Titles

Titles of books, plays and films. We've only created a tag for these if we've written two or more articles about the particular work.

UNESCO Heritage

Items of tangible and intangible heritage that the Koreas have registered with UNESCO

Companies

Korean chaebol and SMEs, and Western companies with Korean connections

Organisations and Venues

Galleries, museums, societies – often venues or organisers for events that we report on

Places

Cities and provinces in Korea, or indeed places elsewhere

Other tags

A random collection of other post tags and keywords