2014 MTV EMA Holding Wildcard Vote for BTS, Boys Republic, and ToppDogg; Winner to Become Nominee for Best Korea Act
Every year, the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) has a Best Worldwide Act category, chosen among the winners of the categories for individual countries. This year, there will be five Korean acts up for a chance at the title of Best Korea Act, and subsequently, a chance at Best Worldwide Act.
The first four Korean acts have already been chosen: CNBLUE, BEAST, KARA, and B.A.P. The fifth nominee in the category is up to a wildcard vote by you, the fans! The three wildcard acts with a chance to join the other four nominees are BTS, Boys Republic, and ToppDogg. ...
WINNER to debut in South Korea and Japan in August and September; more teaser pics for “GRAND LAUNCH”
Following their first debut album video teaser “2-14 S/S GRAND LAUNCH” released back on August 1st, WINNER further revealed plans of their groundbreaking debut in Korea and Japan, as well as an upcoming tour in plan.
On Wednesday, August 6th, WINNER will hold their launching show, as revealed by snippets through the aforementioned teaser. More information has yet to be released regarding the location and time of the launching show, though promotions in Korea will continue with the official online release of their debut song on Tuesday, August 12th at midnight (KST). Offline release of the song will be held two days later on Thursday, August 14th, in which WINNER will stand on stage as real stars and promote as a full-fledged idol group. ...
[To:ur Imagination] Experience Korea’s Dynamic Culture with “America’s Got Talent” Winner Kenichi Ebina
We’ve previously announced that KTO (Korea Tourism Organization) is hosting two fun events for foreign fans: Event 1 (win a free trip to Korea or other prizes), Event 2 (simply share a video link to win an iPad mini or other prizes). Both events take minimal effort to participate, which you can see from our tutorial articles. Just click on the respective events for the easy 5 step process!
For this series, we will be covering the different attractions of Korea that’s a must for tourists as well as the latest hotspots enjoyed by the locals. Four foreign celebrities participated in the first event and wrote down what they’d like to do if given the chance to visit Korea for 3-4 days. ...
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Who wants more of WINNER? We do!
YG Entertainment’s highly-anticipated up and coming boy group winner will grace the pages of GQ Korea’s July issue! On June 20, GQ Korea unveiled individual photos from their exclusive photo shoot with the soon-to-debuting rookie group.
In this shoot, fans will get a taste of Jinwoo’s, Seunghoon’s, Mino’s, Seungyoon’s, and Taehyun’s individual styles and personalities as they project various poses and showcase their infectious charms....
WINNER was recently featured in a pictorial for “GQ Korea” magazine!
On June 20, each member’s individual photos from their exclusive photo shoot spread with “GQ Korea” were released.
Combined with their individual style and outfits, members Jinwoo, Seunghoon, Mino, Seungyoon and Taehyun each made different faces and poses that revealed their unique personalities. From Mino’s goofy yet adorable kissy face to Jinwoo’s handsome expression while taking a bite out of the apple – WINNER proves they’ve possibly got all the makings of the next biggest male idol group. ...
It seems that November treats Girls’Generation member Sooyoung so well. This month, the beautiful singer-turned-actress has become the face representation for the two famous magazines!
Soo Young has drawn love of people for her chic and flawless beauty. Currently, the idol has received more attention of people as her main role in the MBC drama “My Spring Day”.
Sooyoung is more and more catching eyes of people. Recently, her glamorous appearance on the covers of both the Korea and Chinese edition of CeCi Magazine has made viewers breathtaking. The idol expressed two different styles in the two magazines. In the China edition of CeCi Magazine, Sooyoung looked so noble in the black and purple fur top, mixed with a black skirt. Meanwhile, in the Korea edition of the magazine, Sooyoung appeared in the outfit of light blue fur top mixed with a black lace skirt, which captivated every viewers....
Korean drama starting today 2014/10/20 in Korea: “Liar Game”
“Liar Game” (2014)
Directed by Kim Hong-seon-I
Written by Ryoo Yong-jae
Network : tvN
With Lee Sang-yoon, Kim So-eun, Sin Seong-rok, Cha Soo-yeon, Choi Jin-ho-I, Choi Yoon-so,…
12 episdodes – Mon, Tue 23:00
Based on an original by Kaitani Sinobu, a character who is too honest for his own good, joining a game which will reward him with money if he wins, but debt if he loses....
Limited Edition Korea released phone cases with pictures of stars such as actor Joo Won, Um Tae Woong, and Kang Byul. A spokesperson from Limited Edition Korea said especially on Joo Won”s Star Phone Case, “Since Joo Won has a lot of fans in Korea and outside of Korea because of his amazing acting skills, we are really looking forward to Joo Won”s Star Phone Case. In addition, his drama Tomorrow Cantabile just premiered, and his new movie based on the web cartoon Fashion King is about to premiere.” In related news, the new KBS 2 TV Monday Tuesday drama “Tomorrow Cantabile” which premiered this Monday on October 13, 2014, tells a story of an orchestra composer Cha Yoo Jin, played by actor Joo Son, who is a man who has everything but feels empty inside, and pianist Sul Nae Il, played by actress Shim Eun Kyung, who has nothing but is filled with positive energy. ...
Korean drama starting today 2014/10/19 in Korea “Drama Special – The Search for Battle” (2014)
Directed by Park Jin-seok
Written by Lee Min-yeong-I
Network : KBS
With Han Juwan, Min Ji-ah, Choi Dae-cheol, Jeong Eun-woo, Ahn Nae-sang, Lee Dae-yeon,…
1 episode – Sun 23:55
Part of the “Drama Special” series
A story about the birth of “Hong Gil-dong”. ...
Chinese students leave a building after attending a class at a university in Daegu on Oct. 7.
More and more young Chinese people study abroad, and this trend is also evident in Korea. As of 2013, around 790,000 Chinese students were studying overseas and around 50,000 of them in Korea.
The most popular academic destinations were the U.S., Japan, Australia, the U.K., Canada and Korea, in that order.
According to the Education Ministry, around 53,000 Chinese people studied in Korea as of April this year, accounting for a whopping 59 percent of all foreign students in the country. ...