Home Date: March 26th, 2012
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. . ... Read more
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. . ... Read more
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. . ... Read more
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. . ... Read more
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.. ... Read more
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. . ... Read more
On March 24, Kim Hyun Joong stood on the ending stage of “2012 Tokyo Girls Collection,” which was held in Shanghai, China. During the highlight of the show, Kim Hyun Joong took the crowd by storm with stunning live performances of “Do You Like That” and “Lucky Guy.” Fans from Japan, China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong cheered for the star singer relentlessly throughout his stage, reflecting Kim Hyun Joong’s soaring popularity around the world. . ... Read more
Earlier in the month, some footage arose of 2NE1 and will.i.am‘s alleged US track at Club Answer in Seoul. However, it seems that this isn’t related to their American debut at all and rather is a track which will be used as a promotional single for Intel’s Ultrabook Project. Produced by will.i.am and DJ Poet, the track is electro-dance and titled “Take the World On“. . ... Read more
Actor Joo Won is currently learning martial arts and horse-riding for KBS 2TV’s new drama series Bridal Mask, in which 10 billion won is invested.
On March 26, Sim Entertainment, Joo Won’s agency, reported, “Joo Won is currently taking several martial arts classes such as Taekyun and a horse-riding class for Bridal Mask. He learned martial arts before he started to film the movie Special Investigation Unit, but it’s the first time for him to learn horse-riding.” . ... Read more
Idol group MBLAQ who recently wrapped up promotions for their fourth mini-album recently participated in a photo shoot that gave off a fresh feel of the new Spring season. . ... Read more