Archive for March 26th, 2012
SM Entertainment, one of Korea’s largest entertainment companies, has recently announced that it would be issuing approximately $881,000 worth of new shares for its artists. As a part of their capital increase through a third party allotment, SM Entertainment artists will become major shareholders of the company, thereby effectively owning a piece of their company. On March 26th, SM Entertainment announced the plan through DART Financial Supervisory Service, which will provide SM artists Kangta, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, Girl’s Generation, SHINee, f(x), Go Ara, and more of approximately $881,000 worth of SM Entertainment stock
"Love Rain" depicts a 1970's pure love and a love from the present day at the same time. It shows how the offsprings of a previous ill-fated couple, who met in the 1970s, managed to meet and fall in love. Seo In Ha and Kim Yoon Hee, a art student and a shy beauty, met and fell in love with each other during college in the 1970s but unfortunately their love was fated to never be. Now in the present 21st century Korea, Seo In Ha's son, Seo Joon (a liberal photographer) meets and falls in with the daughter of Kim Yoon Hee, Kim Ha Na, a cheerful and energetic girl who's personality is different from her mother's. Will their love for each other keep them together or will they have to face the same fate as their parents?
Synopsis Summary for Episode 3 of The King 2 Hearts Hang Ah and Jae Ha who constantly hurl insults at each other decide to have a showdown on treadmill, and loser must leave the training ground. At this time, military vehicle bomb is hit with bomb explosion, the North Korean solders aboard were wounded. Si Kyung who intuitively senses the danger rushes to gym for military officers where Hang Ah and Jae Ha are at.
On March 26, President Barack Obama gave a speech at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul and made note of “Hallyu,” the Korean word for the spread of Korean pop culture around the world. Speaking in front of hundreds of Korean students, Obama discussed the quickly evolving “digital era” and how social media networks are changing the world. He said, “In our digital age, we can connect and innovate across borders like never before – with your smart phones and Twitter and Me2Day and Kakao Talk
Singer Rain recently completed his first stage performance since his enlistment in the Korean military. Rain who is currently serving as a national defense public relations officer put on a passionate performance at the ‘2012 Seoul Peace Music Festival‘ that took place on March 26th at the War Memorial in Seoul. Temporarily putting aside his military uniform, Rain dressed down for his stage and gave a military salute to the audience before beginning his performance. Rain proved that he was still alive and well despite being in the military, displaying his polished dance skills
Idol group U-KISS successfully completed their first Japanese tour for 25,000 of their Japanese fans. According to leading Japanese music site Oricon Style, U-KISS held their last performance of their first independent Japanese tour ‘U-KISS First Japanese Live Tour 2012‘ at ‘Zepp Tokyo‘ on March 25th. The boys made a grand entrance to the stage, displaying their masculine appeals wearing all-white suits. U-KISS performed their single “Neverland” which was released in Japan this past January, as well as a performance of “Take Me Away” by Kevin and Hoon
Sometimes it feels like SNSD is everywhere in K-pop. Dramas, music shows, variety shows, plays — you name it. This time around, it’s photo shoots. It hasn’t been long since SNSD’s last photoshoot, starring Jessica, and two other members have appeared in magazines this past week: Sooyoung for In Style and Tiffany for Vogue Girl. Now, even professionally styled and created photo shoots can be a hit or miss but luckily both girls look absolutely gorgeous in their spreads. Let’s begin with Sooyoung because she’s my favorite of the two
On March 26th, famous fashion photographer Terry Richardson shared some fun photos that he took with the boys of Big Bang in his studio. Big Bang takes on a variety of poses and in one particular photo, G-Dragon takes a playful faux punch to the stomach. Check out the photos below, which one is your favorite? Big Bang 1 Big Bang 2 Big Bang 3 Big Bang 4 Big Bang 5 Big Bang 6 Big Bang 7 Big Bang 8 Source & Images: terrysdiary.com Tip: margot.
On March 26, MBLAQ released their final video message on J.Tune Camp’s official YouTube channel. In the 49-second video, MBLAQ shared their thoughts on ending their fourth mini album promotions and future plans moving forward. Seungho started by saying, “Finally, our fourth mini album promotions have come to an end,” as he pretended to be breaking down in tears. G.O. followed up by saying, “We have mixed emotions of joy and sorrow. Because of some of the member’s injuries, a lot of our fans worried about us