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Mnet America Roadtrips with B1A4 on Their Four City U.S. Tour in New Series

Mnet America Roadtrips with B1A4 on Their Four City U.S. Tour in New Series

Follow hit K-pop group”s antics from New York, Dallas, and San Francisco to Chicago with fresh daily web clips and in-depth episodes of “Go! B1A4 2.0 – Road Trip”. Mnet America (www.mnetamerica.com), the first and leading national, 24/7 English-language television network in the U.S. for the hottest in Asian entertainment, will bring unprecedented access to one of the playful boy bands coming out of South Korea – B1A4 – as they make their way across the U.S. on a four city tour.  “Go! B1A4 2.0 – Road Trip” will premiere on November 5th at 8pm ET/PT on Mnet America with the four episodes also available online exclusively through www.mnetamerica.com.  On their epic road trip across the U.S., these wide-eyed young performers will meet many new faces and get into all kinds of trouble, while also revealing to their passionate followers what B1A4 is like when they are not on stage. Fans who tune-in will get to see these Korean pop cuties let loose and having all sorts of fun – rocking out with street performers in Washington Square Park in New York, getting a little goofy on a speed boat ride around Lake Michigan in Chicago, and starting a flash dance mob in the heart of San Francisco.  B1A4 debuted in 2011 and has since found great success around the world. Their newest single, “Solo Day” was release on July 17 and is part of their 5th mini album. The group toured the U.S. throughout October hitting up New York, Chicago, Dallas and San Francisco. ...

"City of Light" shines with food, arts festival

"City of Light" shines with food, arts festival

A college press corps covering the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism poses with a smile on their faces on October 17 as the Gwangjang Festival is underway at the May 18 Democracy Square to mark the “Month of Culture” in Gwangju, Jeollanam-do.Gwangju is alternatively known as the “City of Light”, with gwang meaning “light” in Korean and ju from the word for “province”. The southern city now abounds with cross-cultural activities that involve traditional food, arts and performances. Recently, this “City of Culture”, another nickname for Gwangju, has been playing host to a special festival going on around the Asian Culture Complex, focusing especially on the cultures of East Asia. ...

Seoul city designates actor as PR rep

Seoul city designates actor as PR rep

The Seoul Metropolitan Government will designate actor Kim Soo-hyeon-I as one of its public relations representatives, according to Keyeast Entertainment yesterday.

A ceremonial event to mark the designation will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Dongdaemun Design Plaza, central Seoul.

“We”re so glad that we could appoint Kim as a PR ambassador to the city because he represents the Korean Wave”, Seoul City said in a separate press release.

“We hope he will bring positive energy and influence to the tourism industry”. ...

2NE1 'I Am The Best' Goes Into Mainstream Rotation At New York City Radio Station 92.3 AMP

2NE1 'I Am The Best' Goes Into Mainstream Rotation At New York City Radio Station 92.3 AMP

(Photo : YouTube)

New York City radio station 92.3 AMP has started to include 2NE1’s “I Am The Best” within its playlist of songs. In addition to playing “I Am The Best,” 92.3 AMP provided listeners who were curious about 2NE1 and the song with a profile on the station website.

 

(Photo : 92.3 AMP ) 2NE1 has started to receive radio play alongside Ariana Grande and Sam Smith on New York”s 92.3 AMP.

 

The CBS radio station, which was formerly 92.3 NOW, includes music beyond the Top 40 format to include emerging artists from throughout the world. 92.3 NOW focused on Top 40 music but was one of the first radio stations to include the 2012 hit “Gangnam Style” in its rotation. 92.3 NOW also provided coverage of Psy”s iconic 2012 performance of “Gangnam Style” for NBC’s “The Today Show.”...

VIXX Will Perform In New York City & Chicago This November

VIXX Will Perform In New York City & Chicago This November

(Photo : MUSICENKOR ) VIXX will perform to a sold out audience in Chicago, followed by a stop at New York City”s Terminal 5.

Jellyfish Entertainment male group VIXX will embark on a U.S. tour in November that is slated for stops in Chicago and New York City.

On October 10, Limelight Entertainment released the details for the upcoming VIXX performances entitled MUSICENKOR Presents: VIXX.

The first tour stop will be at Chicago’s Star Plaza Theater at 8PM on Saturday, November 22. VIXX will then travel to the East Coast to perform at New York City’s Terminal 5 at 7PM on Sunday, November 23....

Park Hae-jin and director Jin Hyeok to come together for Chinese drama "Sex and The City"

Park Hae-jin and director Jin Hyeok to come together for Chinese drama "Sex and The City"

Director Jin Hyeok and actor Park Hae-jin from “Doctor Stranger” are coming together for a Chinese drama called “Sex and The City 2″.

The first drama was released 3 years ago in four different states of China and topped the charts. Directed by celebrity director Zhao Bao Kang, this Chinese version of the male “Sex and The City” dealt with three middle aged men from different backgrounds and values. The three men who starred in the movie then are still popular today. Park Hae-jin is to star in the next one. ...

B1A4 Delivers One Of The Best New York City K-Pop Performances Of 2014 [Concert Review]

B1A4 Delivers One Of The Best New York City K-Pop Performances Of 2014 [Concert Review]

B1A4 left BANAs with many happy memories.

During their October 3 show, B1A4 delivered one of the best K-Pop performances New York City fans have seen in 2014.

B1A4 played before a packed but relatively calm audience during the first leg of their American tour entitled Road Trip to US. Their fans, many of whom began to line up at noon, were eager to see B1A4 take the stage. B1A4 promptly began to perform at 8PM. 

(Photo : Jean Libert for Kpopstarz)
While the group are consummate vocalists, B1A4 also shined during dance sequences.

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Yoon Jong Shin reveals artsy animated MV for "Gray City" feat. Swings

Yoon Jong Shin reveals artsy animated MV for "Gray City" feat. Swings

Yoon Jong Shin has revealed his artsy animated music video for his track “Gray City” featuring rapper Swings.

“Gray City” is part of the “Yoon Jong Shin Monthly Project“, which features Yoon Jong Shin collaborations with different artists. As Swings joins the producer for this song, it has an RnB and rap flair added to the slow beat.

The MV includes animated images of a detective theme inspired by the mobile phone game “Gray City 2“....

Cheongju chosen as candidate for East Asian Cultural City 2015

Cheongju chosen as candidate for East Asian Cultural City 2015

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently chose Cheongju as Korea”s East Asian Cultural City 2015 candidate city. The above photo is a bird”s eye view of the city.

Cheongju City, the capital of Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province), has been designated as an East Asian Cultural City 2015 candidate.

Under the East Asian Cultural City project, which launched this year, each of the three nations involved — Korea, China and Japan — chooses one city to represent the nation and to carry out cultural exchange projects between the three selected cities. The three countries will announce the city officially selected as the East Asian Cultural City 2015 at this year”s Korea-China-Japan Cultural Ministers Meeting, which will take place at the end of this year. This year”s East Asian Cultural City 2014 members are Gwangju in Korea, Quanzhou in Fujian, in China, and Japan”s Yokohama. ...

BoA reported by the city of Namyangju to the authorities for illegally developing land

BoA reported by the city of Namyangju to the authorities for illegally developing land

BoA may be facing 50 million KRW (approximately 48,000 USD) in fines for illegally developing land.

BoA and her father bought 4600㎡ of land in Namyangju back in February 2004 and in August 2009. In 2005, they fixed the 66㎡ management office already on the land and converted the 99㎡ farming storage into houses, and BoA”s father has been living on the land since 7-8 years ago.

The problem lies in the fact that the land she bought is part of Korea”s Green Belt, land that is protected under strict laws regarding changing the soil, building or extending buildings. The management offices built on the Green Belt can only be used to store agricultural tools, or be used temporarily for breaks.
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