Recovered relics

Recovered relics

A pair of gilt-bronze shoes, far left, from Korea”s Baekje Kingdom (18 B.C. to 600 A.D.) have been found at a 1,500-year-old tomb in Naju, South Jeolla, the Cultural Heritage Administration announced yesterday. The pair is the most well-preserved gilt-bronze shoes from ancient Korea, with dragon-inspired imagery still intact on the toes of one shoe. Besides the footwear, Korean archaeologists have uncovered a host of rare relics such as gold accessories, jade, pottery, arrows and a harness, among other items (left middle and bottom pictures) at the Jeongchon tomb (top left) since early this year. Provided by the CHA ...

B2ST test their friendship on “Entertainment Relay”

B2ST test their friendship on “Entertainment Relay”

B2ST tested their friendship on the October 25 broadcast of KBS 2TV“s “Entertainment Relay”!


Junhyung explained the meaning behind their new album “Time, “It”s a special album. In honor of our 5th anniversary since debut, we made this album to keep our promise with fans.”


When tested on how strong their friendship is, they were asked to say “yes” or “no” to this statement: “I can lend up to 5 million KRW (~$4,700 USD),” to which all the members except for Hyunseung raised their hand. The reporter raised the stakes by asking what if it was 50 million KRW (~$47,300 USD) to which Dongwoon added, “As long as it”s paid back, right?” Only Kikwang, Dongwoon, and Junhyung raised their hand. ...

Affordable Fashion: Park Shin Hye & Jung So Min “Miu Miu” Coats [Blog]

Affordable Fashion: Park Shin Hye & Jung So Min “Miu Miu” Coats [Blog]

(Photo : Elle Korea & Allure Korea)

Miu Miu”s Spring 2014 RTW collection was a big hit in Korea. Articles have been worn by every revered actress and idol in the industry, from Jessica Jung to Ha Ji Won. My favorite pieces were the wool coats that were a classic, vintage ugly. Pretty adorable! Today, I will tell you where to buy similar contrast coats. The first is a blue, structured coat worn by Park Shin Hye for her Elle February 2014 issue pictorial. The second is a pink-patch coat worn by Jung So Min in the May issue of Allure. The vintage coats are extremely expensive (as in the thousands) and are rare to find online. Another pastel coat from the very same collection is on sale in MyTheresa for $1,734.00 (and it”s 40% off). So here are more affordable counterparts so you can channel Bond Girl on Vacation....

Between scarlet mountains and the deep blue sea

Between scarlet mountains and the deep blue sea

Ojingeo sundae, a sausage made from filling a squid with noodles and vegetables.

Not far from the border with North Korea, the East Sea fishing port of Sokcho is best known as the gateway to Seoraksan National Park, considered by many to be Korea”s most spectacular mountain park. The town itself is not large, but it is an important fishing port, and the constant influx of tourists gives it a surprisingly lively feel. Its dramatic location, wedged between the East Sea and Mt. Seoraksan, make this a very pleasant place to spend a day or two. ...

Wardrobe Inspection: A K-Pop Halloween!

Wardrobe Inspection: A K-Pop Halloween!

(Photo : d)

 

Halloween is but a week away and many already have a plan for what they are going to dress up as. If you”re having trouble deciding what costuime to go with, try going as some of your favorite K-Pop idols! There is a wide variety of concepts that have been released and here are just a few to give you some Halloween inspiration.

Glass in your skin, white ‘X’ contacts, and needles galore. If you’re really aiming for that creepy factor for your costume then VIXX’s “VOODOO Doll” is definitely the route you need to go.
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TEEN TOP”s Niel and Changjo turn old-school into new-school on “Immortal Song 2″

TEEN TOP”s Niel and Changjo turn old-school into new-school on “Immortal Song 2″

TEEN TOP”s Niel and Changjo turned old-school into new-school on the October 25th episode of “Immortal Song 2“.

For the trot special of the competitive show, Changjo and Niel covered legendary singer Seol Woon Do“s “Older Sister“, which was originally released in 1999. The two idol stars transformed the hit song into something that younger audiences could appreciate. They not only switched up the lyrics, but Changjo incorporated rap into the performance....

Perfect autumn weather in Seoul

Perfect autumn weather in Seoul

Leaves on the trees around the Aeryeonji Pond in the rear garden of Changdeokgung Palace, known as the Huwon, change from green to red, yellow and orange on October 22.The mountains and trees across Korea are changing their colors to red, yellow and orange, under a cloudless blue sky. The fields, too, are putting on a golden hue, augmenting the autumn vibe that is already in full swing across the peninsula. Many travelers across the nation venture forth to go on a “foliage trip”. They stroll past varicolored trees and trek up and down mountains, such as Seollaksan, Naejangsan, Odaesan and Jirisan, or on Namiseom Island, treading on the crisp, fallen leaves. To indulge in such perfect autumn feelings, one needs to go no further than Seoul. Trees across the mountains of Bukhansan and Namsan are rushing to change their colors, while some of their siblings are still showing off bits of green here and there with thick leaves. ...

Girl duo As One to comeback with “A Day Like Today”

Girl duo As One to comeback with “A Day Like Today”

The girl duo As One is returning in the music scene with a new digital single entitled “A Day Like Today.”
They signaled their upcoming comeback with a release of a still cut from the filming of their music video which features Troy’s Jae Woong. According to Brand New Music, As One”s agency, “”A Day Like Today” will showcase the other sides of the two talented ladies of As One.”
As One is composed of Korean-Americans Lee Min-young (Min) and Chae Da-hee (Crystal). In 1999, they released their first hit song “너만은 모르길” through Rock Records.
written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net SOURCE: OSEN...

Epik High’s “Preview Night” private album premiere BTS video

Epik High’s “Preview Night” private album premiere BTS video

On the official YouTube channel of Epik High, they revealed the behind-the-scene video of their event “Preview Night” which was held on October 17th.

“Preview Night” was a private album premiere of Epik High for their 8th album “Shoebox.” On the video, Tablo, Mithra and DJ Tukuz had an exclusive time with their fans, and talked about their newest album.

Watch below:

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OfficialEpikHigh...

IU undergoes wisdom teeth removal; assures fans she”s OK

IU undergoes wisdom teeth removal; assures fans she”s OK

The “Nation’s Little SisterIU uploaded the photos on her official fan cafe.
The photos showed her face on its before-and-after wisdom teeth removal state. The after photo showed the left side of face is swelling. She captioned it with, “Thank you for worrying about me.”
After her successful collaboration with Seo Taiji, she will be having another project and now with her fellow label mate Yoon Hyun Sang. Their collab work will be released with Yoon Hyun Sang”s debut album on October 31st.
written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net SOURCE: Star News...

KARA”s Seungyeon to star in one-act drama for MBC”s “Drama Festival”

KARA”s Seungyeon to star in one-act drama for MBC”s “Drama Festival”

KARA”s Seungyeon will be starring in a one-act drama for MBC“s 2014 “Drama Festival“, which features work by upcoming directors and writers.

On October 25, a rep from MBC shared that Seungyeon will be acting in the one-act drama “Guitar and Hot Pants“. The KARA member is currently playing the part of Ga Eul in the drama “Jang Bori is Here“, and it looks like she”s made some good impressions. 

Seungyeon is said to have already wrapped up reading the script for the upcoming short drama and will go into filming next week. She”s set to play the part of a member of a popular girl group. ...