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2PM wrap up their 2-day "House Party" concert in Seoul

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2PM wrap up their 2-day

2PM held a 2-day house party for 16,000 fans in Seoul!
The boys had their “2015 2PM CONCERT HOUSE PARTY” at the Seoul Olympic Gymnastics Stadium on the 27th and 28th. The boys performed 23 songs, starting off with “Go Crazy!“, and continuing onto their hits such as “I Hate You“, “Hands Up“, “Come Back When You Hear This Song“, and of course their latest “My House“. . ... Read more

Half of Residents Feel Seoul Is Unsafe

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Half of Residents Feel Seoul Is Unsafe

More than half of Seoul residents feel the capital is an unsafe city, a straw poll suggests. In the poll of 800 Seoul residents by the Seoul Institute published Thursday, 42.9 percent said the city is relatively unsafe, and 8.9 percent very unsafe. . ... Read more

Web Drama Festival Set For Seoul

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Web Drama Festival Set For Seoul

 

Having a hard time fitting in your need for k-drama into a busy schedule? You may want to check out web dramas. These short dramas are a new way to satisfy your Hallyu craving on the go. Episodes last only minutes and can be seen on a smartphone, while you”re waiting for the bus or an appointment. . ... Read more

Shinhwa to hold their 17th anniversary encore concert in Seoul this August

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Shinhwa to hold their 17th anniversary encore concert in Seoul this August


Shinhwa will be holding an encore concert for 17th anniversary this August.

Shinhwa Company announced that the group will launch “2015 SHINHWA 17TH ANNIVERSARY FINALE CONCERT ‘WE_SHINHWA” on August 22nd and 23rd at Seoul Olympic Park Gymnastic Stadium.. ... Read more

The Seoul International Drama Awards Chooses The Best Dramas

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The Seoul International Drama Awards Chooses The Best Dramas

 

The Seoul International Drama Awards Organizing Committee has announced the final entries of the Tenth Seoul International Drama Awards 2015. The award festival features dramas that have been highly acclaimed for their cinematic quality and popularity. Featuring diverse international drama productions, this year the annual awards festival received a total of 212 submissions from 48 nations including first time participating countries such as Slovenia and Cambodia. . ... Read more

HIGH4 Surprise Fans With Guerilla Concert At Seoul Shopping Mall

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HIGH4 Surprise Fans With Guerilla Concert At Seoul Shopping Mall

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Boy group HIGH4 held a guerilla concert at a shopping mall in Seoul on June 21 and surprised their fans.

Titled “Date Concert,” HIGH4″s guerilla concert was aired live through AfreecaTV and over 20,000 fans watched the concert. Song Haye from K-pop Star 2 also appeared as a guest and sang “Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms” in front of 400 fans. . ... Read more

Woollim Entertainment Announces INFINITE's 2nd World Tour Will Kick Off In August With 2 Shows In Seoul

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Woollim Entertainment Announces INFINITE's 2nd World Tour Will Kick Off In August With 2 Shows In Seoul

Popular K-pop boy group INFINITE will be embarking on their second world tour!

INFINITE”s company, Woollim Entertainment, revealed the first poster for the group”s upcoming tour on June 22 at midnight KST.  Member Sungyeol is the first to grace the teaser posters, looking sleek dressed in all black as he looks into the camera. . ... Read more

Lee Jun Ki becomes the ambassador for The Ritz-Carlton in Seoul

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Lee Jun Ki becomes the ambassador for The Ritz-Carlton in Seoul


Actor Lee Jun Ki has been appointed as the ambassador for hotel brand The Ritz-Carlton in Seoul in celebration of its 20th anniversary.

On June 22nd, The Ritz-Carlton in Seoul announced through their Facebook,”We are delighted to welcome actor Lee Jun Ki as The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul ambassador. We look forward to keeping you up to date with his Ritz-Carlton experiences!”.. ... Read more

Mapping Seoul"s top art-house, indie theaters

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Mapping Seoul
“The first thing we needed to do to solve the problem is to inform people about where the theaters are located”, he said, “because although the interest in indie and art-house movies has increased, many viewers still don”t know where they can see the films”. ... Read more

Seoul designates 3 Buddhist scriptures as tangible cultural properties

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Seoul designates 3 Buddhist scriptures as tangible cultural properties

 The Seoul Metropolitan Government on Wednesday designated three 14th century Buddhist scriptures as the city`s tangible cultural properties. The scriptures are the Saddharmapundarika Sutra (The Lotus Sutra) in Gold on Indigo Paper Volume 1, the Saddharmapundarika Sutra Volumes 1-3 and the Essence of Zen Buddhism that were printed during the late Goryeo and early Joseon dynasties. They are important documents in studying the woodblock printing techniques and Hunminjeongeum, the Korean alphabetical system created by King Sejong the Great in 1443. . ... Read more