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Stepping Up From Failure, A Wonderful Success Story- BEAST

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The last day of 2011 concluded with an extremely unexpected surprise at the KBS Music Awards Festival.

Based on the audience's text votes for Song of the Year was neither Girls Generation nor Super Junior. It was none other than BEASTs Fiction.

Since their debut 2 years ago, the idol group has gone through some mixed opinions by K-pop music fans. However, despite those times they were able to accumulate more fans that loved and adored them.

Position: Leader/Rapper

Education: Kyung Hee Cyber University

Specialty: Vocal/Rap/Soccer

Hobbies: Listening to hip hopRB, soccer, and playing games.

Education: Anshan Information Industry High School

Hobbies: Web surfing and bowling.

-He was eliminated from YG group Big Bang in the ninth episode of their documentary.

Stage Name under Xing: Poppin' Dragon

Education: Anyang Arts High School

Hobbies: writing lyrics, watching movies, and dancing.

Nickname: 양요, endorphins, siksin

Education: University of East Broadcasting Arts [absent for about 1 year]

Hobbies: Writing lyrics

Training: Trained under M-Boat

Education: Seoul Absence of Comprehensive Art School

Hobbies: watching movies, sports, and dancing.

Trainee Years: 4 years under JYPE

Favorite Singers: Taeyang, Omarion, Usher

Education: High School hanyoung

Specialty: Piano and traditional Chinese

Hobbies: lyrics writing and reading

Stepping Up From Failure

October 16, 2009 is BEAST's debut date. For BEAST's fan club 'Beauty,' it marks the beginning of their love for them, but for BEAST, it was probably the most memorable day of their lives.

For BEAST to be who they are today they faced many hardships and failures. Yoon Doo Jun, Yang Yo Seop, and Son Dong Woon were all JYP Entertainment trainees who were supposed to debut as 2 PM and 2 AM. Jang Hyun Seung was an YG trainee that was supposed to be part of the group Big Bang but was voted out at the end. Yong Jun Hyung used to be part of a dance group called Xing where he was known as Popping Dragon. Lastly, Lee Ki Kwang used to be a solo singer by the name 'AJ.' However, all of them were faced with failure and defeat. After being discharged from their agencies, a new entertainment called Cube Entertainment took them all in and created BEAST.

An Idol Group That Focuses on Music.

Usually idol groups have certain roles that each member plays. One member sings while another is good at dancing. Fashion, dance, singing, and visuals are all the qualities an idol group should have. Because one member takes one part, it is not necessary for all members to be good at singing or dancing. However, BEAST wanted to be known as a group that does real music. From their debut song 'Bad Girl' to 'Shock,' 'Breath,' 'Fiction' and so on looked like any other Kpop idol group. But with their Single Album song, 'On Rainy Days,' each members solo parts showed off each one of their vocals. This gave impression that although they are an idol group, each member still had their own musical talent as well. This allowed more of the masses to fall in love with BEAST.

A Leap Towards The World

A new chapter in K-pop history was opened on August 14, 2011 as BEAST, along with other groups from Cube Entertainment went on a World Tour to Europe and Latin America. Also on December 5, 2011 at the O2 Academy, Brixton concert more than 4,000 fans attended creating another stroke in K-pop history in London. The O2 Academy, Brixton, otherwise known as where "world renowned bands perform," for the first time Asian artists were able to perform successfully. As soon as the concert stadium opened on the morning of, the building was surrounded by fans in all 4 sides. On December 13, 2011 marked the first K-Pop artists' concert in Brazil. Because it was the first for Brazil to have K-pop stars in their country the concert received exclusive coverage by Globo TV through the show 'Fantastico' as well as live updates were provided on online communities such as 'K-POP Station' and 'Sarang In Gayo.'

Their footsteps leading out to the world couldn't be stopped, but rather grew. Starting on February 4, 2012 at the BEAST Seoul Concert, the group kicked off Beast's World Tour, 'Beautiful Show.' The tour visited a total of 17 cities in 12 different countries from Asia Europe, North America, and South America to ignite the fire in different places with their music.

2012 BEAST WORLD TOUR 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW' in SEOUL

Concert Venue : Olympic Park Gymnastics Gymnasium (First Gymnasium)

Concert Date/Time : February 4 (Sat)February 5 (Sun), 2012 @ 6:00PM KST

2012 BEAST WORLD TOUR 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW' in GERMANY

Concert Venue : Berlin Collumbiahalle

Concert Date/Time : February 12, 2012 (Sun) @ 7:30PM CET

2012 BEAST WORLD TOUR 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW' in SHANGHAI

Concert Venue : Shanghai International Gymnastic Center

Concert Date/Time : February 25, 2012 (Sat) @ 7:30 PM CST

2012 BEAST WORLD TOUR 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW' in SINGAPORE

Concert Venue : Max Pavilion, Singapore Expo

Concert Date/Time : March 3, 2012 (Sat) @ 7:00PM SGT

2012 BEAST WORLD TOUR 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW' in INDONESIA

Concert Venue : JITEC Mangga Dua Square, Jakarta

Concert Date/Time : March 17, 2012 @ 8:00PM WIB

2012 BEAST WORLD TOUR 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW' in JAPAN

Date/Time : March 21, 2012 (Wed) @ 7:00PM JST | March 22, 2012 (Thu) @ 7:00PM JST

Date/Time : March 24, 2012 (Sat) @ 6:00PM JST | March 25, 2012 (Sun) @ 3:00PM JST

Venue : NGK Insulators Hall

Date/Time : March 26, 2012 (Mon) @ 7:00PM JST | March 27, 2012 (Tue) @ 7:00PM JST

2012 BEAST WORLD TOUR 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW' in TAIWAN

Concert Venue : National Taiwan University Stadium

Concert Date/Time : March 31, 2012 (Sat) @ 7:00PM CSTApril 1, 2012 (Sun) @ 6:00PM CST

2012 BEAST WORLD TOUR 'BEAUTIFUL SHOW' in THAILAND

Concert Venue : Impact Exhibition Hall 1

Concert Date/Time : May 26, 2012 (Sat) @ 5:00PM ICT

More Schedules will be Announced

On MBC Every1's 'Weekly Idol' BEAST were chosen as the group with the 'best teamwork' by other idol groups. Idol group members voted for the group they believe has the best team work and may even match the legendary group Shinhwa. Shinhwa is a 6 member group that has been around for 14 years, the longest out of all idol groups.

Cube Entertainment's CEO stated, "These kids have gone through so much hurt, tears and time. Some of them went as far as up to the moment just before their debut and some have lost all hope during this process. I felt that with all of them together they would be able to create great happiness for their fans."

Is it because each one of them has gone through some sort of hardship? On one talk show program they talked about how all members shared the revenue as well as the stardom. This close relationship showed how much of a family they've become and that they will always be one.

Taking the chance and stepping up from failure can be rewarding. BEAST has shown us that failure is not the end and today they continue to spread the wind of K-Pop through their hard-working performances.

G-Friend's Yuju admits she did not like the fan cam of her falling at first

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G-Friend's all-rounded famous person Yuju seemed on Lunar New Year special, 'In Star Awards,' on February nine for her immense SNS effect after the fan cam of her following endless times in a functionalitywas once posted.

She admitted, "At first, I told the contributors I wish that the video hadn't been posted up, yet later the video went up, the view count were givenupper and it even got here out in foreign press. I in point of fact felt that my affect on SNS got bigger."

Spoiler 'Six Flying Dragons' Yoo Ah-in finds to Sin Se-kyeong, "I will have to grow to be king"

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Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung Joins Tumblr and Celebrates Her Birthday

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Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung Joins Tumblr and Celebrates Her Birthday

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung Joins Tumblr and Celebrates Her Birthdayilmare42 February 9, 2016 0 Girls Generations mischievous and talented attractiveness Sooyoung turns 27 years old in Korean reckoning (26 years old in Western reckoning) on February 10, and to celebrate she’s made a blog on Tumblr that’s filled with birthday-themed images.

Sooyoung posted an image from her birthday photo shoot to her Instagram shortly after middle of the night KST on February 10, directing her fansto try her new blog.

Her blog functions several footage from the similar shoot in which she celebrates her special day with massive birthday balloons, a cake with a unmarried candle, and funny big glasses. On one photo of herself protecting up the cake, she writes in English, “uncertain, yet exciting.”

Kim Tae Woo And Gummy Show off K-Pop's Beyond And Long run With Surprising Long island Town Performance

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Kim Tae Woo And Gummy Show off K-Pop's Beyond And Long run With Surprising  Long island  Town Performance

Gummy, who was wearing a sublime black get dressed and stellar prime heels, at the other hand, was less inquisitive about pandering - and after all, why will have to she? Her voice was the special treat of the evening, with power, soul, and a breathy emotional expression that'scertain to be the envy of all who want toapply in her footsteps. In fact, the songs she preformed were most commonlynow not her own, suggesting that she was not there to advertise herself or garner attention for her maximumcontemporary album.

Her functionality reminded the crowd in theirbeyond and gave them the likelihood to revel in IT in a position where Korean language occasions are slightly few and a ways between.

Kim Tae Woo and Gummy's contrast as artists were highlighted over the process the concert, with either artists gambling to their strengths. Gummy's soulful voice left a lasting impact, as she spent her hour of solo songs excited about ballads. Meanwhile, Kim Tae Woo was all about the applause, the cheers, and the power - reminiscent and simultaneously pointed toward what K-pop is set today.

'Superman Is Back's Daebak gets his first ever football lesson from his father!

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Soccer player Lee Dong Guk's son 'Daebak' (Lee Shi Ahn) won his first ever soccer lesson from the maximum efficienttrainer he may always wish for--his own father! Lee Dong Guk is a noted Korean soccer player and is the all time scoring leader in the K-League, he also in brief played in Europe with clubs Werder Bremen and Middlesbrough.

On February 9, Lee Dong Guk's wife Lee Soo Jin uploaded an adorable clip of Daebak making an attempt to kick a soccer ball, together with the words, "First ever soccer lesson." 

When Daebak driven the ball with the end of his toe and looked up smiling, Lee Dong Guk sternly told him, "You must kick it hard, kick it not easythe usage of your foot. Not with your toe." 

Spoiler 'Glamorous Temptation' Jeong Jin-yeong uses Choi Kang-hee as safety to threaten Joo Sang-wook

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Seok-hyeon said, "It turns out that you still have no idea me well. There would possibly be one time I took Il-joo's side. I bring it to mindwas once when Sin Eun-soo discussed seomthing about the record to you. You two met twice".

As Hyeong-woo attempted to excuse Eun-soo, Seok-hyeon said, "You still love her" and "I would now notin all probability touch blood with my own hands. There's someone else who would that for me".

Ra Mi Ran throws disses at 'Reply 1988' co-star Ryu Joon Yeol

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You can actually call the forged of 'Reply 1988' a circle of relatives as Ra Mi Ran spared no disses and nagging like a true Korean parent.

The 3rda section of tvN 'Taxi's 'Reply 1988' special aired on February nine amongst appearances through Ryu Joon Yeol and Ra Mi Ran, who answered to the within track of Ryu Joon Yeol at the start being a qualified swimmer with, "So Ji Sub used to be also originally a pro swimmer like you, yet how are you so different?" making every person laugh with her subtle, lighthearted jab.  Well, So Ji Sub may just be on a whollyother level, but Ryu Joon Yeol has his own charms!

Lee Il Hwa told him to watch out of repute (and Lee Dong Hwi to be careful of women), then Ra Mi Ran took over, advising Ryu Joon Yeol, "Your face gets distorted, so do not smile too big, and be careful of catching the fame disease," because of this getting too cocky from changing into popular.  That's now not all! After he mentioned the of entirety of the drama, Ra Mi Ran stated to him, "Once you are out of the bubble meaning forestall trending, it's going to exist over for you."

14 Times The Jung Sisters Showed Us True Sister-Goals

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14 Times The Jung Sisters Showed Us True Sister-Goals

74kstocksShare on FacebookShare on Twitter There’s no sisterly duo that’s more popular and talented than Jessica and Krystal Jung. The Jung Sisters have change intowidely known in K-Pop, from their amazing duet songs in combination to their unbelievable photo shoots.

We’ve compiled a listingof a fewin theirhighest and lovely moments in this list for you to enjoy! Take a glance at our list titled, “14 Times The Jung Sisters Showed Us True Sister-Goals

There’s no sisterly duo that’s more popular and talented than Jessica and Krystal Jung. We’ve compiled an inventory of some of their most sensible and lovable moments in this list for you to enjoy!

Fans Rate The pinnacle 10 Idols Who Glance Classiest In Tophats

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Fans Rate The pinnacle 10 Idols Who Glance Classiest In Tophats

Share on FacebookShare on Twitter one hundred years ago, fedoras were regarded asinformal attire, expected to be worn by way oftrendy men on a normal basis.  Now classy hats are reserved for more formal outfits and occasions.It takes a undeniablepoint of magnificenceto tug of the tophat or fedora. Yetthose idols end upthey've what it takes! Here’s are 10 Classy Idols Who Can Rock Tophats!

a hundred years ago, fedoras were taken into consideration casual attire, expected to be worn by popular men on a normal basis.  Now classy hats are reserved for more formal outfits and occasions.

7 Tips that could Turning into An English Instructor In Korea

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7 Tips that could  Turning into An English Instructor In Korea

While your circle of relativesin a foreign countrywould in all probability not count as an emergency contact, local hospitals, embassies, and any other foreign geared make stronger organization do count, and you will have some numbers on hand.

In todays virtual age, there are lots of online resources which are made by foreigners living in South Korea (including teachers) FOR foreigners visiting Korea. Youtube is a brilliantbeginning point.

To steer transparent of or a minimum of mitigate opposed to committing any cultural fake pas whilst you land, glance up some not unusual customs (e.g. bowing in your elders) so you've a elementaryfiguring out of the Korean society.