Home Date: April 28th, 2012
A few weeks ago, it was reported that excited fans rushed to reserve their tickets for the annual “Dream Concert” to see their favorite artists. Each year, many of the country’s top artists gather on one stage to perform for their fans who usually sit in designated sections and wear their favorite artists’ official color. . ... Read more
Starting next week, two notable art exhibitions in Seoul will be in their final week showcasing the latest in digital and analog art.
The Samsung sponsored “Wish Note” exhibition, at The Page gallery, invited local pop artists to draw their work on Galaxy Note smartphones. . ... Read more
The Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea will be held for three months starting on May 12. Under the theme “The Living Ocean and Coast”, the international event will consider environmental issues like climate change and the sustainable development of the ocean. . ... Read more
Lady Gaga shared her feelings after wrapping her recent concert ‘Born This Way Ball‘ in South Korea.
The global pop star tweeted:
I could barely sleep last night. It was the 2nd highest attendance of fans in the History of concerts in Korea. Photo: twitter.com/ladygaga/statu… . ... Read more
By Kwon Mee-yoo
An association of private art museums in Korea gathers to discuss the Korean art scene.
The Korean Art Museum Association (KAMA) holds the third Museum Day event at Seoul Museum of Art (SEMA) through Wednesday. A total of 21 museums will participate to consult art students and provide information on the art museums in the two-day event. . ... Read more
On April 27, on a preview for “Dancing With the Stars Korea: Season 2,” the show’s twelve contestants and their dancing partners were revealed.
A short clip of dancer Kim Hyung Suk and his partner, Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon was featured in the clip. Hyoyeon’s partner said of the singer, “When Hyoyeon smiles she looks cute.” The two seemed to get along with one another – a good sign of things to come as each team needs to be synchronized for the upcoming competition. . ... Read more
Scenes from the musical theater production Moby Dick.
‘By Kwon Mee-yoo
The musical Moby Dick will end its voyage Sunday at Yonkang Hall of Doosan Art Center in central Seoul. Tickets are selling better than ever and the last performance is nearly sold out. . ... Read more
(Photo courtesy of KORAIL)
The opening of Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea is just three weeks away. Rated by CNNGo as one of the world’s top places to visit in 2012, the international event is gearing up to draw an expected 10 million visitors throughout its three-month run, equipped with an enhanced transportation infrastructure. . ... Read more
Earlier today, TTS’s mini album has been released on iTunes as well as on Melon and Olleh, and currently, ‘Twinkle’ has moved up to #4 on iTunes’ US ‘Top Albums’!
As announced, ‘Twinkle’ consists of seven tracks: . ... Read more
Collection of Eum Joong-ku includes Miro lithograph, Son’s ‘dark’ works
Son Sang-ki’s 1983 oil painting “Artificial City After Rain”, left, estimated at 80,000 to 120,000 dollars, and his 1986 painting “Artificial City In Ahyundong”, estimated at 53,000 to 80,000 dollars, are part of K Auction’s special sale of works from Eum Joong-ku’s collection on Wednesday. Provided by the auction house . ... Read more
TVXQ‘s frequent flyer miles have been revealed.
On April 28th, KBS 2TV‘s ‘Entertainment Weekly‘ met up with TVXQ in Japan during their concert in Osaka. Their Japanese concert tour catered to over 550,000 people and was filled with loud cheers and warm welcomes. Their explosive stage in Osaka filled with around 45,000 fans in attendance was so heartwarming that it brought Yunho to tears. . ... Read more