Keyword: Festival Houston 2012

Lee Si-yeong absent from the National Sports Festival

Lee Si-yeong absent from the National Sports Festival

Boxer and actress Lee Si-yeong failed to attend the National Sports Festival.

She couldn”t attend the event that was held in Jejudo on the 30th due to an injury.

Lee Si-yeong“s shoulder was dislocated during a sparring practice.

While her contract with Incheon City Hall is up next January, Lee Si-yeong donated 10 million won to the Incheon City Athletic Club. She also wrote a letter thanking her boxing fans.

Lee Si-yeong said, “I am sorry to my team, the officials at Incheon City Hall and the athletes for not being able to participate this time. My apologies also goes to the fans of boxer Lee Si-yeong and not the actress”. ...

EXO-K are appointed as ambassadors of C-Festival

EXO-K are appointed as ambassadors of C-Festival

EXO-K have been appointed as the ambassadors of C-Festival. The ceremony took place at Samseong-dong Trade Tower in Seoul on October 21.

C-Festival is a global cultural expo which will be held at Coex Convention and Exhibition Centre and World Trade Centre complex in Seoul. The event is going to be conducted in April-May next year and expected to be attended by 3 million people. It aims to promote the complex as a tourist landmark through various promotional events like design exhibits, kpop concerts, and more....

Halloween festival takes root in Korea

Halloween festival takes root in Korea

When it comes to the last day of October, the streets of many Western countries are decorated with orange pumpkin lights and are crowded with children dressed in colorful spooky costumes. It”s the yearly celebration of Halloween.

Halloween has been influenced by Celtic yearly rituals performed as far back as 500 B.C. on every November 1 to welcome the beginning of winter and to ward off bad spirits. It has now become somewhat of a global festival, enjoyed across many regions. It”s one of the most exciting and entertaining days for kids. Clad in ridiculous ghost costumes, they visit the neighbors to ask for candy with the question, “Trick or treat?” ...

The organizer of the Pangyo Techno Valley Festival reported to have committed suicide

The organizer of the Pangyo Techno Valley Festival reported to have committed suicide

Following the tragedic incident at Pangyo Techno Vallet Festival which occured on October 16th, today it was reported that one of the organizers of the event have committed suicide.

According to the police on October 18th, one of the organizers named Mr.Oh(37) was found lying on the street next to a building in Bundang, Pangyo Techno Valley at 7:15am kst. The act was revealed to have happened when he went home for about 1 hour and 20 minutes after receiving investigation from the police yesterday....

YG delays release of Epik High"s "Born Hater" MV in light of "Pangyo Techno Valley Festival" incident

YG delays release of Epik High"s "Born Hater" MV in light of "Pangyo Techno Valley Festival" incident

Although Epik High”s MV for pre-release track “Born Hater” was supposed to be out today, YG Entertainment has decided to delay this out of respect for the victims of the “Pangyo Techno Valley” incident after a ventilation gate collapsed under spectators.

The group wrote via SNS: “In light of the recent incident at the Techno Valley concert venue in Pangyo on 10/17, YG ENTERTAINMENT will be postponing the release of Epik High”s music video for “BORN HATER” originally scheduled for 10/18 at midnight, to show its sincerest condolences to all those effected. We will be announcing the release of the video as it becomes determined [sic].” ...

[BREAKING] Total of 15 fans died in a tragic accident during 4-minute"s stage at a music festival

[BREAKING] Total of 15 fans died in a tragic accident during 4-minute"s stage at a music festival

Indeed a fresh and shocking news has arrived wherein reports are stating that fans are found dead during 4-minute”s performance at this afternoon”s Pankyo Techno Valley Culture Festival in Sungnam.

A developing report from THE FACT confirms that a ventilation window collapsed during 4-minute”s performance which caused more than  20 audience to fall down at the height of 10 meters (3 stories).

Police and rescue workers have arrived at the scene and confirmed that 15 people have died while 11 others are injured. According to reports, the window collapsed to the weight of the fans climbing up to watch 4-minute”s performance....

Concertgoers injured, killed at "The 1st Pangyo Techno Valley Festival" during 4minute"s performance

Concertgoers injured, killed at "The 1st Pangyo Techno Valley Festival" during 4minute"s performance

Tragedy struck at “The 1st Pangyo Techno Valley Festival” on October 17 at 5PM KST with over 20 spectators injured and 2 confirmed dead. 

4minute, T-ara, JungGiGo, and Cherry Filter were scheduled to perform, and during 4minute”s time on stage, a ventilation grate underneath concertgoers collapsed. Before 4minute”s performance started, fans reportedly grouped to get a better view on top of a ventilation grate, which eventually gave way due to the weight, causing the spectators to fall 10 meters (~3 stories). ...

Yoon Eun Hye to Promote First Film Festival for Chinese and Korean Teens

Yoon Eun Hye to Promote First Film Festival for Chinese and Korean Teens

 

Actress Yoon Eun Hye was selected to promote the first film festival for teens in China and Korea, a product titled “Pursue Your Dream.” The Pursue Your Dream project is for teens in China and Korea whose dream is to become filmmakers. CJ Entertainment on 17th of last month said, “The first Chinese and Korean short film festival focus on finding new film directors in Korean and China. Teens and young adults from ages 15 through 29 applied for the festival, and a total of 319 films were applied.” In related news, actress Yoon Eun Hye finished filming the movie “Chronicle of a Blood Merchant” with actress Ha Ji Won and actor and director Ha Jung Woo. The film “Chronicle of a Blood Merchant” tells a story of a blood merchant, played by director Ha Jung Woo, and features actress Ha Ji Won as his wife, and actress Yoon Eun Hye as the woman he has an affair with. In the film, the blood merchant has a son with his wife and soon after finds out that the son is not his, but from his wife”s relationship with another man in the neighborhood. The movie chronicles the blood merchant”s responsibility as a father in an ancient patriarchal Chinese society, and the wife”s (Ha Ji Won) suffering as a woman in love and a mother. ...

Daejeon festival serves up wine, food, music

Daejeon festival serves up wine, food, music

More than 10,000 wines were featured at a special festival that took place in Daejeon from October 2 to 5.

The 3rd Daejeon International Food & Wine Festival was underway at various venues across the city, including the Daejeon Trade Exhibition Center, the Daejeon Convention Center and the EXPO Science Park. Under the theme of, “Wine Meets Music and Business”, the festival brought together many of the world”s wine varieties, and added to the delight with some classical and jazz music. ...

K Festival brings culture and passion to Incheon

K Festival brings culture and passion to Incheon

The K Festival, a series of K-pop concerts, brought some excitement to Moonlight Park in the Songdo International Business District in Incheon on October 3 and 4. The Hallyu festival was organized by the Incheon Development & Tourism Corporation featured fashion shows, film screenings and food stalls, and was timed to coincide with the closing of the Asian Games.

The K Festival is held on October 3 and 4 in Moonlight Park in the Songdo International Business District in Incheon. ...