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Korean Festivals     

 

Steeped in culture, history and tradition, South Korea's festival offer is diverse, interesting and educational. Whether you visit South Korea in winter or summer, you won't miss a festival as there are events all year round.Mountain Trout Ice FestivalWinter is an exciting time in South Korea as ...

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Seoul Dining Guide

 

Whether you are into veggies, rice, seafood or beef, Korean cuisine is a great crowd-pleaser not only for locals but also for Western tourists. From street food to spicy stews, Seoul's dining offer is highly varied and delicious.As the competition is high, you'll be able to find exquisite food th...

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Where to shop and what to buy in Seoul

 

Whether you are into shopping for traditional, fashionable or luxurious goods, Seoul caters to every need and every whim. From cosmetics to cheap clothes and designer styles, the South Korean capital is a bargain hunter's paradise. The city is loaded up with department stores, malls and tradition...

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Hashtag BTS

 

You might have spotted on social media some reference to BTS. Either on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you can spot #BTS on almost every newsfeed and you might be wondering just what in the world does BTS stand for. BTS doesn't have a cryptic meaning or “Before Throwback Saturday” d...

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South Korea boosts the Entertainment Industry

 

While other countries' entertainment industry is declining, South Korean entertainment industry is thriving. Here are some of the things South Korea is doing that other countries should emulate:Screen QuotaForeign films are a huge threat to the local film industry in many countries. The most thre...

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Inspiring Quotes by K-Pop artists

 

If you need some motivation to make it in showbiz or just in life in general, here are some inspirational quotes by famous K-Pop artists.“All the promises we made in the beginning, did we forget because we were busy? Or are we already too busy forgetting?” - Tablo (from Epik High's Spoiler)“Don't...

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Rapper San E apologizes for his behavior

 

A recent online post has been published criticizing rapper San E and his manager for their ill-mannered behavior. In response to this post, San E posted a lengthy apology letter via Facebook in hope of defusing the rumors.In his post, San E apologized for the misunderstanding that arose at the fe...

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ARTLOVER Debut single

 

Korean Female Rapper “ARTLOVER” unveils debut track “Want U Back” out 2 March 2018South Korean native and London based K-pop prodigy ARTLOVER has announced the release of her debut single “Want U Back” available on all digital retailers March 2nd.With a background as a make-up artist serving clie...

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Western Celebrities who love K-Pop

 

The Korean wave is taking the world by storm. Its influence is such that even the biggest Hollywood stars are taking notice. From Liam Neeson to Lorde, a log of big-name actors and singers know and love a thing or two about K-Pop and Korean culture.One of the most prominent Hollywood celebrities ...

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South Korean celebrity couples

 

If you talk about relationship goals, you talk about K-pop singer-danger and actor Rain and his long-time girlfriend actress Kim Tae-hee. The couple finally tied the knot at a Cathedral in Seoul. Kim wore a knee-length lace dress designed by her stylist. The couple are reportedly spending their h...

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Netflix bets on Korean drama

 

Entertainment service providers are putting all their bets on South Korean content to expand their reach, boosting the cultural clout of region's fourth-largest economy.Netflix is just the latest entertainment service provider to jump on the bandwagon. The service provider announced an original 1...

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Wonder Girls Disbanding

 

The four-member girl group Wonder Girls announced they are going to split up after they release their final single. The K-pop sensation who rose to international fame with their hit single “Nobody” have decided to disband after 10 years in business.The announcement comes after rumors of the group...

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The novels of South Korean writer Han Kang

 

South Korean writer Han Kang has become a sensation in South Korea with the publication of her books “The Vegetarian” and “Human Acts”. Published back in 2007, “The Vegetarian” is a slim novel that tells the story of a woman named Yeong-hye who suddenly stops eating meat. This act enrages her fam...

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S-Korean Rapper San E Releases New Single

 

South Korean rapper Jung San, known as San E, is not just any rapper. He is, indeed, the most successful solo rapper in South Korea's mainstream music. After securing a contract with Brand New Music, San E recently released a new single.San E became famous back in 2008 when he released his first ...

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Goblin, a popular but controversial K-drama

 

K-dramas are known for their near-perfect male leads: attractive, intelligent heirs to vast fortunes, among other positive qualities. The K-drama Goblin follows in that direction, except for that they take it to the next level; they conjure a knight in shining armor who is considered by televisio...

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