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Rain has long been one of the most popular stars of the Korean wave, with countless screaming fans all across the planet.
The singer has been dormant for the last two years while he fulfilled his mandatory military service, but has been hard at work since his discharge and has a lot of exciting plans for 2014.
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At the moment Rain is stateside filming for his latest Hollywood film The Prince, an action film where he plays alongside Bruce Willis.He also recently finished working on a new album slated to be released on January 6.
On December 11, reps for the singer-actor were still unsure if Rain would hold an official comeback stage on any of the televised music programs, what with his already jam-packed schedule, but fans needn't worry
SBS’s Wednesday-Thursday TV series He Who Wishes To Wear the Crown, Endure Its Weight – The Heirs (Also known as The Inheritors) is reportedly negotiating with 13 countries worldwide on its licensing.
The contracts are being finalized in Europe, America and all over asia including Japan and China. Especially, a contract with Japan for the highest price among korean dramas aired in 2013 draws sharp media attention.
On the other hand, the teen romantic drama signed with one of domestic cable TV channel at the highest price earlier this year.
“Enormous interest is currently showering The Inheritor home and abroad,“ an official of the production company Hwa and Dam Pictures said. ”We really appreciate a large crowed of supporters rooting for the television series. We would like to repay the viewers’s love and support in full
Korea’s representative male group Super Junior will be returning to the domestic concert scene after a long break next month, and member Heechul will be meeting his Korean fans on the stage for the first time after finishing his military service.
Super Junior will be spending the end of the year with their fans by holding two concerts from December 28 to 29 at Kintex in Ilsan. They are titled SMTown Week Super Junior – Treasure Island and are a part of SMTown Week, a large-scale series of concerts by artists of SM Entertainment. The two concerts will also be the finale of the week. While the group has previously held tours with the title Super Show, these upcoming concerts are said to have a fairytale-like theme, presenting the fans with something unseen
A four-part music documentary series has become the first Korean program to collect a gong at the International Emmy Awards.
"Hello Orchestra", which aired on MBC last year, won the award for the Best Arts Programming at the annual awards ceremony in New York on Monday.
The documentary focuses on a group of kids from multicultural families in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, who form an orchestra with violist Richard Yong-jae O'Neill. Independent producer Cenmedia filmed it over the space of a year.
Due to its strong reception, it was subsequently remade into an 80-minute theatrical version, which is to be released on Thursday.
The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has been hosting the International Emmy Awards since 1973 to introduce high-quality foreign programs to U
The runner-up in the photo contest is of nine Indonesian siblings dressed in hanbok, the traditional Korean fashion.
Korean pop culture is gaining lots of attention from all corners of the world these days.
Just take a look at the results of a special online competition that was launched to promote the documentary series "The Three Colors of Korea". The series was jointly produced by the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) and KBS World and it aired on Saturdays for eight weeks starting on September 28.
The online event, running from September 28 to October 27, received quite a few entries from around the world. A total of 2,306 entries were submitted from more than 100 nations, including 1,872 photos and 434 video clips. In all the entries, the global Korea-lovers dressed up, set up stage and made things "very Korean"
Yori! is Soompi’s special series on Korean culture and cuisine. Yori means “cooking” or “cuisine” in Korean, and the series will offer simple Korean recipes and honest reviews of the hottest Korean restaurants and cafes. Ever watched your favorite actor chow down on food and wondered if you could cook it up yourself? Or how about wanting to know not only what your Oppa’s new restaurant looks like, but also if the food actually tastes good? Yori! will be your portal to the Korean food scene.
Happy Pepero Day! Pepero Day falls on November 11 (The number ones look like pepero sticks) and, as if Valentines Day and White day isn’t enough, is another holiday for couples and friends to exchange sweet gifts. This holiday is particularly popular with students, who give boxes of this sweet cookie snack to their friends and perhaps to their crushes
Idol band LEDApple recently made their comeback with track, “With the Wind” and its respective music video was uploaded on LOEN Entertainment’s official YouTube page on November 3. In celebration of their comeback, the boys sat down for a brief interview in a special “I’M: Led Apple” segment as part of LOEN’s special interview series. English and Japanese subtitles are available for non-Korean speaking fans to enjoy!
In the clip, the LEDApple members Han Byul, Young Jun, Kwang Yeon, Hyo Seok, and Kyu Min get to introduce themselves, talk about the origin of their group name, what kind of music they play, pick the most handsome member, recommend fall item necessities, favorite songs to listen to during the fall season and more! For example, did you know that the name LEDApple was inspired by comparisons others made of LEDApple to Led Zeppelin and the apple part was chosen to represent a fresh idol image? Watch the clip to find out more!
After news of Primary raising plagiarism suspicions hit the media, dutch artist Caro Emerald‘s producer David Schreurs left a series of tweets about his response.
On November 4, Schreurs tweeted, “South Korean hit producer @mrPRIMARY really seems to like our songs.. it all sounds a bit errrr.. Familiar? Props for his production though.”
He also tweeted, “Myung Soo & Primary ‘I Got C’ great blend of Liquid Lunch+You Don’t Love Me. Over the line but you gotta love the track! #IGotC,” and “The Other Woman and One Day also got ripped off haha.”
Two days later on November 6, Schreurs tweeted again, “@mrPRIMARY @amoebakorea yes we think you guys copied us. Not the end of the world, just not very cool
"The Guy with the Glasses", above, and "Family Photo", below, are part of pop artist Lee Dongi's "Soap Opera" series, which capture the cliche scenes of Korean TV dramas. They are on display at Songwon Art Center as part of his solo show titled "Don't Look Back in Anger".
A handsome man from a chaebol family falling in love with a good-natured, cheerful girl from a poor family is a notorious cliche of Korean TV dramas, which led the so-called Korean Wave before the rise of K-pop. But cliches are not only in characters and plots. They can be found in some gestures of actors, scene settings and the angles of the cameras that film them.
Those who are unconsciously used to these images would feel familiar and, at the same time, unfamiliar, when they see the latest paintings by Lee Dongi, who is often dubbed "Korea's leading pop artist"
"Drama Festival - Swine Escape" (2013)
Directed by Oh Hyeon-jong
Written by Ryoo Moon-sang
With Park Ki-woong, Seo Dong-won, Han Ji-wan, Choi Jong-hwan, Kim Hyeong-beom, Kim Yong-geon,...
1 episode - Thu 23:20
Ep. 5 of the "Drama Festival" series
A historical revealing the modern society's human network problem, referring to the past status system.
Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2013/10/31