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  • Must Thing to Do in Seoul – Hanbok Photoshoot in Gyeongbokgung Palace

    Maybe K-Pop, K-Drama, and K-Foods are just some of the amazing aspects that make you want to visit Korea. The sheer abundance of beauty, nature, brains, and technology in the region has made it one of the fastest developing hubs despite its socio-political conflicts. Book your Hanbok Photo Session We could say the best things about Seoul is that because of +

  • Song-Song couple’s breakup troubles Taebaek City

    The breakup of actor Song Joong-ki and actress Song Hye-kyo is dealing an unexpected blow to Taebaek in Gangwon Province, which has promoted itself as the location of 2016 mega-hit drama “Descendants of the Sun” through which the two met. Officials of the city government said Friday that they are discussing whether to change the city’s promotion strategy involving the drama, and especially whether to push ahead with the third “Taebaek Couple Festival” in July as planned. The KBS drama was incredibly popular at the time, recording a viewer rating of almost 40 percent, and continued to remain relevant because of the real-life romance that developed between the leads which eventually led to their marriage in October 2017. Some of the drama sets had been built at an exhausted mine in Taebaek, but were demolished before the drama aired. As the +

  • ‘King’s Letters’ gives cinematic treatment to Hangeul’s origin story

    The monarch whose face appears on Korea’s KRW 10,000 bill is none other than King Sejong the Great, the fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty whose legacy left a lasting imprint on Korean society. Among his numerous achievements, he is most remembered for the invention of Hangeul, +

  • Oh my ‘Gat’ – Korean Traditional hats in hit Netflix

    The success of Netflix’s Korean zombie series “Kingdom” overseas has fueled heightened global interest in and demand for traditional hats worn by the characters. Men from the Joseon Dynasty era (1392-1910), the period in which the series is set, tied their long hair in the hairstyle sangtu every morning and +

  • Is another “Winter Sonata” storm coming again?

    The sequel of “Winter Sonata” ― a melodrama series that enjoyed Asia-wide popularity in the 2000s ― is set to be filmed. An outsourced production company official said shooting is about to begin but did not reveal cast members. Kim Yong-soo, who directed the famous horror series +

  • Netflix zombie thriller K-Drama “Kingdom” looks to be a global hit

    The highly-anticipated “Kingdom” debuts on Netflix this Friday. The series has garnered attention worldwide, and has been renewed for a second season even before premiering. Written by Kim Eun-hee, who also wrote the popular tvN drama “Signal” (2016) and directed by Kim Seong-hun of the 2016 film +

  • Park Bo Gum shared how he feels about wrapping up his drama ‘Encounter’

    Korean actor Park Bo Gum shared how he feels about wrapping up his drama ‘Encounter’, which he had been working on for months with actress Song Hye Kyo. Following the broadcast of the last episode of tvN’s romance drama ‘Encounter’ last night, Park Bo Gum delivered his thoughts and feelings on wrapping up the drama +

  • 10 most-talked-about K-Dramas in January 2019

    These were the 10 hottest South Korean drama series during the first week of this month, according to big-data analyst Good Data Corporation’s weekly monitoring report. Sky Castle, drama “Sky Castle” held onto the top position as the most-talked-about TV series in South Korea for the fourth +

  • TWICE’s Mina from world tour due to extreme anxiety

    Mina, a Japanese member of K-pop girl band TWICE, will be absent from a world tour due to extreme anxiety, according to her agency JYP Entertainment, Thursday. “Mina is suddenly feeling extremely nervous and anxious about performing on stage,” the agency said. “We do not exactly know the name of +

  • Kang Daniel confirmed his solo debut on 25 July

    Kang Daniel will release his solo debut mini-album on 25 July and start his solo career. The website( which had the countdown from midnight on the 11th, announced the date of its solo debut at midnight on the following day. Kang Daniels is currently making all-out efforts to prepare for +

  • BTS ‘IDOL’ hits 500 million views on YouTube

    The music video for boy band BTS’s hit song “IDOL” surpassed 500 million YouTube views on Thursday, becoming the band’s fifth music video to accomplish the feat. The hypnotic music video from the band’s previous album “Love Yourself: Answer,” released in August 2018, hit the milestone early Thursday morning, according +

  • 2019 Hangang Summer Festival Opens on Friday

    The 2019 Hangang Summer Festival will be held throughout 11 parks along the Han River starting this Friday, and will continue until August 18. One of Seoul’s most celebrated festivals with more than 10 million visitors every year, the Hangang Summer Festival is coming back for its seventh year with +

  • EXO’s Baekhyun makes solo debut

    Over the past eight years, Baekhyun of EXO has been recognized as one of the most talented vocalists in the scene, but it wasn’t until he dropped his first solo album that his solo prowess fully bloomed for the world to hear. “I’ve been asking my company about my solo +

  • BTS likely to release new songs exclusively for the platform

    Big Hit Entertainment, the mastermind behind global sensation BTS, and the nation’s No. 1 mobile game developer, Netmarble, have joined hands to launch a brand-new music-streaming platform, multiple sources said Tuesday. Even though the new platform may not be solely dedicated to BTS, sources say, the septet is highly likely +

  • BIGBANG T.O.P Expresses Apology & Thanks to His Fans

    Following his discharge, T.O.P of K-pop boy group BIGBANG thanked his fans for their incessant support. On July 7, T.O.P took his personal social media account to share photos of his recent meeting with fans who came to greet him on the last day of his service as a public +

  • 2019 Hwacheon Tomato Festival

    The 2019 Hwacheon Tomato Festival will be held in Hwacheon County, Gangwon Province, from August 1 to 4. This year, in particular, the festival is being organized for the first time in 17 years under the leadership of a committee consisting of residents. Until last year, Hwacheon County and a +

  • Seoul City Operates Waterparks and Summer Programs Free of Charge

    Seoul City will be operating waterparks in 50 different parks and plazas in 17 districts from July to August, in order to offer residents an opportunity to enjoy playing in the water with their children to endure the scorching heat that will come right after the rainy season. The hours +

  • 2019 K-World Festa Getting Hot Attention

    The Korean Wave Festival “2019 K-World Festa” proved its ticket power by continuing a sell-out procession at the same time as the first ticket opening. The “2019 K-World Festa” which will be held at Olympic Park in Songpa-gu, Seoul, for 10 days from August 15 to 24, has opened the +

  • Water gun festival to be held in Sinchon this weekend

    A summer festival inviting people to play with squirt guns will be held on Yonsei-ro Street in Sinchon, western Seoul, over the weekend, Seodaemun-gu Office said, Thursday. The seventh Sinchon Water Gun Festival will be presented from 11 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. +

  • Win 2 Million Won: 2019 Boryeong Mud Festival Youtube Competition

    Boryeong Mud Festival has announced today that they will have YouTube competition during this festival period. Grand Prize Winner will get 2 Million Won KRW by sharing their own youtube video of Boryeong Mud Festival 2019. The 22nd Boryeong Mud Festival will be held at Daecheon Beach in Boryeong, South +