Keyword: Kontol Korea

Go Ara Goes Sporty Chic for "Elle" Korea

Go Ara is looking chic and casual in a spread for the January issue of “Elle” Korea. Go Ara is known for her usual feminine and charming style in magazine photo shoots. Instead of her usual youthful and girly style, Go Ara goes for a boyish look in this spread which was inspired by her next film, “Pace Maker

Korea Times Announces Ticket Sale Date for Korean Music Festival 2012

The Korean Music Festival, one of the largest and most successful K-Pop concerts in America, is returning for their 10th anniversary show! The mega concert will take place on April 28, 2012 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles

Show Biz Korea Top 7 Stars Viewers Wish to Go On a Date With: Super Junior Dominates

    If you could, which Korean star would you go on a date with? Show Biz Korea (Arirang TV) overseas viewers voted. The Top 7 were either Super Junior members or Big Bang Members. 1. Super Junior’s Donghae 2

CNN Names Big Bang as One of "12 Reasons to Visit Korea in 2012"

On December 30, CNNGo published an article listing the top 12 reasons to visit Korea in 2012. Among the list, “Hallyu Madness” ranked third, listing Big Bang’s upcoming concert and the “21st Seoul Music Awards" as some of the reasons why 2012 will be a good year for K-Pop

Song Ji Hyo is a Lady in Red for Bazaar Korea

Multifaceted actress Song Ji Hyo who skillfully juggles between her career as an actress and as an entertainer on variety show Running Man has showed off yet another side of herself through this pictorial

Jung Yeop Serenades on "SNL Korea"

Soulful vocalist Jung Yeop will showcase a smooth, melodious, live concert on Saturday night. On January 14, Jung Yeop is set to appear as a musical guest and serenade to the female audience members on tvN’s "SNL Korea (Saturday Night Live Korea)" hosted by actor Kim Sung Soo

Tired Looking YoonA Returns to Korea

SNSD returned to Korea on January 13 after finishing up at the "Golden Disk Awards in Osaka." In the photograph taken at Incheon Airport, YoonA is wearing a mod coat and clutching her cell phone, passport and bag

‘The Voice’ is coming to Korea

Shin Seung Hun, Baek Ji Young, Kang Ta, and Leessang‘s Gil are joining forces to find the top musicians in the country. Mnet‘s ‘Voice Korea‘ stated on the 10th that Shin Seung Hun, Baek Ji Young, Kang Ta, and Gil have been confirmed as the four coaches for the new program

Song Ji Hyo is femme fatale for Bazaar Korea

Actress Song Ji Hyo showed off a fresh look through her recent photoshoot. Song Ji Hyo brushed off her popular tomboy image shown on variety shows, and put on a fierce, feminine look for the January pictorial of Bazaar Korea

Lee Hyori speaks up on the issue of cow starvation in Korea

Singer Lee Hyori isn’t just an advocate of abandoned animals, but for mistreated ones as well. On the afternoon of January 14th, Hyori tweeted angrily about the issue of starving cows. “People might say what’s the big deal over cows starving to death when people are starving too, but isn’t there the option of putting them down or something?” “There was an image of a cow so starved that it only had the strength to lie down and lick the dirty floor

Lee Byung Hun is said to be the highest paid actor in Korea

According to the founder of Taewon Entertainment, Jung Tae Won, actor Lee Byung Hun receives the highest acting fee in Korea. On the January 25th broadcast of Channel A‘s ‘Shocking‘, Jung Tae Won made a guest appearance and talked about his relationships with famous actors/actresses

Big Bang-Endorsed North Face Jackets Lead to Gang Violence in Korea

K-Pop fans are sure to remember the recent ad campaign for the North Face. Popular group Big Bang was chosen as the celebrity endorsers for the brand. The campaign had even taken the members to New Zealand for promotional photo shoots and commercial filming of the fellas and gear in action

Superstar K3’s Chris Leaves Korea Due to Sexual Abuse Rumors

Superstar K3's Chris was close to being sued by a group because of his “private life.” The problem was a personal meeting with a female member of his fan café. Around 10 fans argued that they were sexually abused

SNSD is One of Korea’s Power Band- Tyler Brûlé

Awhile back, we had reported that Tyler Brûlé thought SNSD was one of Korea’s potential exports. For those of you who don’t know him, he is the editor in chief of  global culture style magazine Monocle

We Like Airport Fashion, SNSD Back in Korea After HK Concert

After their successful Hong Kong concert, the girl’s were seen at the local Hong Kong airport on their way back to Korea.  As always, the girl’s are on point with their outfits, but again, I saw something I thought was funny in the media pictures

Hyoyeon Appears On Vogue Korea !

    Hyohunnies’ rejoice ! Our dear dancing queen of SNSD finally gets a solo photospread in Vogue ! Yes, the November Korean issue of Vogue will feature a beautifully taken, edgy photo montage of our dear Hyoyeon modelling the latest in street fashion for readers to enjoy

[UPDATED] Summer Sonic 2011 + Interview with Billboard Korea

+ Added 09.17.11: Performances of Mr. Taxi/Bad Girl [GBSHD] cut – mikechi + Interview with Billboard Korea [2011.08.31] On August 14, Girls’ Generation performed as a special guest at 2011 SUMMER SONIC… The nine members sat down with Billboard Korea to discuss their appeal as performers and the problem of overcoming criticisms as a stereotypical ‘dance group

Especially For YoonAddicts – Images From The Recent “2010 -2012 Visit Korea Event”

Well, it seems Taeyeon was not the only one to get exclusive photo coverage at this prestigious event…. Our Deer Yoong also had her fair share of individual photoshots to commemorate her presence at this important event held on August 19th 2011

[Updated] Jessica featured on Marie Claire Korea

Updated: added magazine scans. -catfatcat As we reported earlier, Jessica recently took a trip to Bangkok for a Photoshoot. Now the photos have been revealed by Marie Claire Korea! Jessica was seen sporting “Levi’s” Denim apparel for the exotic shoot

Visit Korea to name SNSD as Ambassadors

Visit Korea 2010-2012 is a Korean committee dedicated to promoting South Korea as a top tourist destination.  Finally this group has recognized the power of Girls Generation as they have decided to add them to their list of official Ambassadors