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: Dong Sun-hwa
Sun, May 29, 2022 | 05:05
How did BTS become beacon of diversity and inclusion?
“All sorts of things are happening in my life,” said RM of K-pop phenomenon BTS, Thursday, a few hours after reports that BTS would meet U.S. President Joe Biden next week to discuss Asian inclusion and representation.
| 2022-05-27 17:14
From BTS to TWICE's Nayeon, K-pop hotshots prepare June releases
Some of the hottest K-pop stars are gearing up to release their new music offerings next month, seeking to keep their fans cool with their summer bangers amid the rising temperatures. Included in the star-studded roster are boy band BTS, Nayeon of girl group TWICE and Jo Yu-ri of now-defunct project group IZ*ONE.
| 2022-05-27 09:18
[INTERVIEW] Korea needs more small-sized concert venues: Prof. Lee Gyu-tag
With President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol set to take office on May 10, Lee Gyu-tag, a K-pop expert and associate professor of cultural studies at George Mason University Korea, is calling on the new administration to build more small and mid-sized concert venues for various pop singers and create more platforms where they can meet the audience.
| 2022-05-26 08:45
Former GFriend member Yuju sings on track for drama 'Kiss Sixth Sense'
Yuju, a former member of K-pop act GFriend, has released “My Americano,” a song included in the soundtrack of the new Disney+ series “Kiss Sixth Sense.” Characterized by upbeat tropical sounds and Yuju's velvety voice, “My Americano” hit multiple streaming platforms on Wednesday afternoon. Based on the webnovel of the same name, “Kiss Sixth Sense” is a romance story starring ...
| 2022-05-25 16:42
[INTERVIEW] 'We want to help Korean dancers build global fandoms'
“Be Mbitious” is cable channel Mnet's latest dance competition show for male dancers who do not belong to a crew. Premiered on Tuesday, the program has been garnering positive reviews from many young viewers, who used to be big fans of Mnet's previous survival dance programs such as “Street Woman Fighter” (2021).
Shows & Dramas
| 2022-05-25 15:13
Yoogeum Museum sheds light on roof tiles from East Asia
Yoogeum Museum is the only museum in Korea dedicated to collecting and exhibiting roof tiles from different East Asian countries - Korea, China and Japan. Founded in March 2008, it is home to some 5,000 roof tiles and other stones used to decorate the walls and floors of ancient buildings.
| 2022-05-24 15:44
'GOT7 has not disbanded'
Last year, all seven members of K-pop act GOT7 terminated their contracts with JYP Entertainment, the K-pop powerhouse that debuted the group in 2014. But this was not the end of GOT7 - instead, it was a new beginning. GOT7, consisting of Mark, Jay B, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam and Yugyeom, put out its self-titled mini-album on Monday, more than a year after the rele...
| 2022-05-23 17:01
Girl group NiziU to begin 1st Japanese tour
K-pop powerhouse JYP Entertainment's all-Japanese girl group NiziU will embark on its Japanese tour for the first time since its 2020 debut, the company said, Monday. “The nine-piece act will kick off its NiziU Live with U 2022 'Light it Up' tour on July 23 and stage 15 concerts in seven cities,” JYP said in a statement. “The first leg of the tour will take place at the World...
| 2022-05-23 13:49
K-pop act Monsta X embarks on first US tour in 3 years
K-pop act Monsta X kicked off its U.S. tour, Saturday (local time), about three years after its last world tour.
| 2022-05-22 17:18
Why does it take so long for K-pop group members to go solo?
The news that Nayeon of K-pop girl group TWICE will make her solo debut with the EP, “IM NAYEON,” on June 24, electrified her fans worldwide. But at the same time, many wondered why it has taken nearly seven years for this talented singer to go solo after she debuted as part of TWICE in 2015.
| 2022-05-22 17:06
Korean Mental Health: Stranger Things
Dutch Korean artist's project: The Mother Mountain Institute of Sara Sejin Chang
S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 20,000 for 3rd day as pandemic slows
Why Mario Outlet founder keeps buying houses of former presidents
KOICA launches interactive town in metaverse for overseas volunteer program
Union agress to resume late-night subway services in Seoul starting next month
'Russia needs huge financial resources for military operations'
Uvalde school police chief faulted in shooting response
Former rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae to wed in August
Koreans hit polls on last day of early voting for local elections
75th Cannes Film Festival
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