Posts Tagged ‘China’

K-Pop Surpasses The Hallyu And Becomes A Culture Enjoyed All Over The World

K-Pop and the hallyu has surpassed Korea and has become popular all around the world.

Many K-Pop idol groups that release albums and hold showcases also have these events streamed live in many different countries.

K-Pop has become a culture that people from all over the world can enjoy. Korean idol groups and songs are fun and light and can be listened to by almost anyone.

Many foreign broadcasts have created their own "K-Pop corners" in which they teach Korean and promote K-Pop idol groups.

Many idol groups also have foreign members as well and have contributed to the global popularity of K-Pop.

New rookie group, JJCC, which was created by Jackie Chan, has a mix of members from different parts of the world.

Other groups similar to this include f(x), miss A, EXO, TASTY and more

Actress Jun Ji Hyun Graces The Cover Of China’s BAZAAR Magazine

Actress Jun Ji Hyun has been featured on the cover of China"s BAZAAR magazine.

On April 21, China"s Harper BAZAAR revealed the May edition"s cover photo through Weibo.

In the photo, actress Jun Ji Hyun showcases her glowing beauty as she wears a pink outfit with matching light pink makeup.

Her upgraded feminine vibe can be seen through her long effortless hair and natural pose.

Jun Ji Hyun was also on the cover of Korea"s BAZAAR magazine in April as well.

On the other hand, Jun Ji Hyun has gained much popularity in China with her role in the SBS drama, "My Love From The Star" and has received many love calls in China.

Andy To Join Shinhwa For China Fan Meeting On May 17

Shinhwa member Andy will be joining the group for their China fan meeting on May 17.

Due to last year"s illegal gambling incident, he had been away from the broadcasting world for quite awhile. This is his first time attending an event since the incident, but also made it clear that this does not mean he will be back as an active celebrity in the entertainment field.

His agency state today that there are no other schedules planned for him after this fan meeting. He will be attending this event due to the request from China"s side.

Previously, he appeared at Shinhwa"s last concert in march and officially apologized to the fans. The members were seen supporting him on stage along with the fans.

Controversy Raised Over Shinhwa Andy’s Fan Meeting in China

Shinhwa member Andy, who is currently taking time off with self-reflection, has made plans for a solo fan meeting in China.

According to Andy’s agency T.O.P Media, there are many Chinese fans who want a fan meeting with Andy and have continuously made requests, so they couldn’t help but to consent.

At news of the agency’s decision to hold the fan meeting, Andy and Shinhwa’s fans became quite upset. Previously, the agency had said, “At continued requests for a fan meeting, we simply said that we’d consider it, but a poster that Chinese fans had made was posted on SNS. However, no final decision has been made.”

Moreover, with the entertainment industry having come to a full stop with the Sewol ferry incident, that Andy is holding a Chinese fan meeting during his supposed time of restraint and self-reflection is not being received well by fans

Andy to Launch Fan Meeting in China Due to Numerous Fan Requests

Shinhwa’s Andy will be carrying out his fan meeting in China as scheduled.

Andy will be launching his fan meeting in Ningbo, China in the middle of May. An affiliate of TOP Media, Andy’s agency, revealed on April 21, “Andy will be carrying out his fan meeting in the middle of May, as was planned.”

“Andy’s fan meeting in China was planned before the recent tragedy of the sunken ferry so it will inevitably be carried out. Above anything else, numerous fans made their requests.”

Andy stopped his activities on broadcast after he was involved in an illegal gambling incident last year and apologized to his fans during Shinhwa’s 16th anniversary concert that took place on March 23.

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Kim Soo Hyun Attends Motor Show in China for Two Minutes

Kim Soo Hyun attended a motor show in China but left after two minutes.

Gathering popularity in Chinese speaking countries after starring in You Who Came From the Stars, Kim Soo Hyun attended ‘2014 Beijing Motor Show’ that launched on April 20.

According to a Chinese media outlet, Kim Soo Hyun planned to attend the motor show at 11:30 in the morning as the honorary ambassador for Hyundai motors.

However, the event was postponed to the afternoon and Kim Soo Hyun arrived at 2 p.m. After taking photos and greeting everyone, he left in two minutes.

The reason the event was postponed was due to security reasons. Around 8,000 fans gathered around the place when the news spread that Kim Soo Hyun will be attending.

Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho, who is the model for Kia Motors, sent a video message instead of showing up in person

Kim Soo Hyun brings thousands of fans to Chinese motor show

Hallyu actor Kim Soo Hyun brought in over 8,000 fans who clamored for a glimpse at their favorite Korean actor at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show!


The actor had been signed as a promotional model for Hyundai at the auto show. Despite a delay due to safety issues, a multitude of fans still remained to welcome him for his apperance.


He only stayed for a few minutes, however, as he paused for a brief photo session and remarks before he had to hustle off stage for another engagement.


Meanwhile, fellow Korean actor and Kia promotional model Lee Min Ho also appeared via video message at the event, giving his fans a few moments as well.


SEE ALSO: Kim Soo Hyun donates 196,000 USD to the CCTF for children in need in China

CNBLUE, FTIsland, AOA & Juniel Send Encouragement To ’2014 FNC Entertainment Global Audition’ Participants In China


Going on stage and performing for a huge audience can be intimidating.Your heart is pounding, the crowd is watching you, you are hoping that you do not make a mistake, and you want to entertain the crowd.This can be nerve-wracking for a rookie artist.

FNC Entertainment is holding the "2014 FNC Entertainment Global Audition" and looking for new young talent to join their company.They just finished up auditions in Shanghai, China, on February 22nd and 23rd. The next place they are going is Guangzhou City, China which will kick off May 3rd and continue to the 4th.The auditions will be held at STYLEMALL Mingsheng Plaza, NO. 238 Beijing RD.

AOA, Juniel, CNBLUE, and FTIsland made short video messages for all the people who are going to audition.The messages encourage those planning to audition to never give up and to achieve their dreams

EXO-M Has Comeback Stage Through “Global Chinese Music”

EXO‘s China focuses division EXO-M held their “Overdose” comeback stage through CCTV‘s weekly ranking music program, “Global Chinese Music.”

EXO-M performed title track “Overdose” from their new mini album of the same name. Wearing all white suits, the boys threw a powerful performance, finally revealing the whole track and stage.

Despite EXO-M’s comeback stage, EXO’s “Overdose” album release, which was originally planned for April 21, and EXO-K’s comeback, which was originally planned for April 18 through “Music Bank,” has been delayed to an undetermined date due to recent ferry tragedy in Korea.

K-Pop Fashion Hot List: Yuri, Seohyun, Jo Yoon Hee

The KpopStarz Fashion Hot List features Girls Generation member Yuri, Girls Generation member Seohyun, Jo Yoon Hee, and more! Actresses kept it chic and casual in skinny jeans and structured jackets.

On March 22, Jo Yoon Hee attended a "Doshirak" fan-signing event. The actress, famous for her role in 2012 KBS drama "You Who Rolled in Unexpectedly" (also known as "My Husband Got a Family"), gave her casual outfit, a white T-shirt and distressed jeans, a touch of chic with a white, structured jacket.


On March 22, Krystal was photographed at Incheon International Airport leaving for the Arirang "Simply K-Pop" event in Shanghai, China. Krystal paired an oversized tweed jacket with dark-wash skinny jeans