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  • How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea

    How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea When we walk around Gyeongbokgung Palace and Insadong, we often see people wearing hanbok. It is because the culture of taking photos wearing hanbok is popular among young people in recent years. Hanbok has been appreciated for its beautiful charm in foreign countries, but it has been dressed only on +

  • 2NE1 Reunite Perform Together at Coachella 2022

    2NE1 Perform Together at Coachella 2022 Disbanded K-pop girl group 2NE1 performed together for the first time in seven years since 2015. On April 16, CL performed at an annual music festival ‘Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’ that took place at the Empire Polo Club in California, the United States. CL performed songs from her first studio album including ‘SPICY’ and ‘Chuck’, as well as ‘Hello Bitches’ from her 2015 single. With her amazing rapping and performance skills, she made the crowd at the festival go completely wild. 2gether again ♠♥♣♦ 2NE1 reuniting for @88rising’s Head in the Clouds Forever set. Watch the @YouTube livestream for more surprises from the desert https://t.co/369m1pEHng pic.twitter.com/R40ntMdx5L — Coachella (@coachella) April 17, 2022 After her +

  • Korea to lift overall special travel advisory over COVID-19

    Korea to lift overall special travel advisory over COVID-19 The government said Wednesday it was lifting a special travel advisory affecting all overseas travel as a measure against the COVID-19 pandemic. The across-the-board special advisory, introduced in March 2020 and +

  • BTS stages suspense-filled performance at Grammy Awards 2022

    BTS stages suspense-filled performance at Grammy Awards 2022 K-pop supergroup BTS has grabbed the attention of music fans around the world with a suspense-filled performance of its 2021 megahit single “Butter” on the stage of this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony. +

  • 2022 Gyeongbokgung Palace Evening Admission Opens April 1

    2022 Gyeongbokgung Palace Evening Admission Evening admission at Gyeongbokgung Palace will begin in April. The Cultural Heritage Administration Gyeongbokgung Office announced this year’s special evening admission program will run for 38 days from April 1 to May 29. However, the +

  • 2022 BTS Seoul concerts draw 2.46M viewers, KRW 40B in ticket sales

    2022 BTS Seoul concerts draw 2.46M viewers A combined 2.46 million people worldwide saw in real time the BTS concerts on March 10, 12 and 13 held at the main stadium of Jamsil Sports Complex in Seoul’s Songpa-gu District. The +

  • South Korea lifts self-quarantine for overseas visitors from March 21

    South Korea lifts self-quarantine for overseas visitors from March 21 From March 21, COVID-19 vaccinations will be completed at home and abroad, and overseas entrants who have registered their vaccination history will be exempted from the obligation to self-quarantine. The +

  • Squid Game stars win major awards from US Screen Actors Guild

    Squid Game stars win major awards from US Screen Actors Guild Actors Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon of the Netflix smash TV series “Squid Game” have each earned major awards from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) of the U.S. At +

  • BTS Seoul Live concert in 2022

    BTS Seoul Live concert in 2022 K-pop supergroup BTS will hold its first live concerts in Seoul in about two-and-a-half years next month, the group’s management agency said Wednesday. Three concerts, under the title “BTS Permission To Dance On Stage +

  • Upcoming Korean movies to watch in 2022

    Upcoming Korean movies to watch in 2022 The year 2022 is shaping up to be a big year for the film industry, with an enormous lineup of movies coming to theaters. These include a number of delayed blockbusters rescheduled for +

  • 8 provincial sites honored with this year’s Korea Tourism Awards of 2021

    8 Stars of Korean tourism 2021 The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and Korea Tourism Organization have selected eight provincial places including Seogwipo Forest of Healing on Jeju Island and Banwoldo Island, known more famously as Sinan Purple Island +




  • “Squid Game” topped all 83 countries where Netflix is serviced

    Squid Game topped all 83 countries where Netflix is serviced The “Squid Game” also topped India. India was ranked second until the previous day. As a result, “Squid Game” topped all 83 countries where Netflix is serviced. According to the Flixpatrol chart, a global OTT (online video service) ranking chart released on the 2nd, “Squid Game” topped the “Netflix Today’s Top 10 TV Programs” list in 81 countries, including the United States, Finland, Indonesia, Norway, and Japan, excluding only two countries in Denmark and Turkey. In particular, India, which had been in second place until the previous day, also rose to first place. Denmark and Turkey, which ranked first the previous day, were pushed to second place, but “Squid Game” became the first work to rank first in all countries where Netflix is officially serviced around the world. Earlier in India, +

  • ‘Squid Game’ tops global Netflix chart

    Squid Game tops global Netflix chart Netflix’s Korean original series “Squid Game” has topped the global top 10 charts at the streaming giant, Friday, local time. This is the first time that a Korean drama series reached the top spot on Netflix’s top 10. According to streaming +

  • Netflix K-Drama ‘D.P.’ gave time for self-reflection, learning lessons: Jung Hae-in

    Netflix K-Drama D.P. Taking on a character that is a departure from his previous romantic lead roles does not mean he wants an image overhaul, actor Jung Hae-in says. “Shooting the six-part series ‘D.P.’ provided a chance to reflect on my emotions and I am certain that +

  • SBS’ ‘Taxi Driver’ to offer catharsis through justice served against criminals

    The new SBS series Taxi Driver The new SBS series, “Taxi Driver,” is set to air starting Friday, delivering hard-boiled action and a cathartic storyline of “good versus evil.” “The series is about rescuing crime victims who are on the edge of despair, and about delivering a +

  • Golden Globe-winning ‘Minari’ makes strong debut in Korea

    The Golden Globe-winning drama film “Minari” topped the South Korean box office on its first day of release, data showed Thursday. About 40,000 people saw the semiautobiographical work by Korean-American director Lee Isaac Chung on the previous day, according to the data by the Korean Film Council. +

  • ‘Train to Busan’ getting US remake

    Yeon Sang-ho’s zombie thriller, “Train to Busan,” which attracted more than 10 million moviegoers at local theaters, will be remade into a Hollywood film, according to foreign news reports. Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto, known for Netflix’s action thriller “The Night Comes for Us” (2018), is currently in +

  • ‘Space Sweepers’: adventure of four misfits aboard spaceship Victory in 2092

    What will Earth be like in 2092? Will everyone have fair access to cutting-edge technology that allows for a peaceful and pollution-free environment? Director Jo Sung-hee, who has created fairytale-like films such as “A Werewolf Boy” (2012) and “Phantom Detective” (2016), pictures a slightly pessimistic future of +



  • BTS stages suspense-filled performance at Grammy Awards 2022

    BTS stages suspense-filled performance at Grammy Awards 2022 K-pop supergroup BTS has grabbed the attention of music fans around the world with a suspense-filled performance of its 2021 megahit single “Butter” on the stage of this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony. The septet was fourth on the star-studded lineup of performers +

  • 2022 Gyeongbokgung Palace Evening Admission Opens April 1

    2022 Gyeongbokgung Palace Evening Admission Evening admission at Gyeongbokgung Palace will begin in April. The Cultural Heritage Administration Gyeongbokgung Office announced this year’s special evening admission program will run for 38 days from April 1 to May 29. However, the palace is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and during the +

  • 2022 BTS Seoul concerts draw 2.46M viewers, KRW 40B in ticket sales

    2022 BTS Seoul concerts draw 2.46M viewers A combined 2.46 million people worldwide saw in real time the BTS concerts on March 10, 12 and 13 held at the main stadium of Jamsil Sports Complex in Seoul’s Songpa-gu District. The group’s management agency Big Hit Entertainment on March 14 said +

  • South Korea lifts self-quarantine for overseas visitors from March 21

    South Korea lifts self-quarantine for overseas visitors from March 21 From March 21, COVID-19 vaccinations will be completed at home and abroad, and overseas entrants who have registered their vaccination history will be exempted from the obligation to self-quarantine. The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters (CDC) said at a +

  • Squid Game stars win major awards from US Screen Actors Guild

    Squid Game stars win major awards from US Screen Actors Guild Actors Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon of the Netflix smash TV series “Squid Game” have each earned major awards from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) of the U.S. At the awards ceremony on Feb. 27 at Barker Hangar in +

  • BTS Seoul Live concert in 2022

    BTS Seoul Live concert in 2022 K-pop supergroup BTS will hold its first live concerts in Seoul in about two-and-a-half years next month, the group’s management agency said Wednesday. Three concerts, under the title “BTS Permission To Dance On Stage ― Seoul,” will be held on March 10, 12, and +

  • Upcoming Korean movies to watch in 2022

    Upcoming Korean movies to watch in 2022 The year 2022 is shaping up to be a big year for the film industry, with an enormous lineup of movies coming to theaters. These include a number of delayed blockbusters rescheduled for release in 2022 because of the pandemic, such as “Emergency +

  • 8 provincial sites honored with this year’s Korea Tourism Awards of 2021

    8 Stars of Korean tourism 2021 The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and Korea Tourism Organization have selected eight provincial places including Seogwipo Forest of Healing on Jeju Island and Banwoldo Island, known more famously as Sinan Purple Island in Sinan-gun County, Jeollanam-do Province, as the winners of this +

  • South Korea finally recognizes foreigners’ overseas vaccination

    Korea will recognize foreign vaccination Korea will recognize foreign nationals’ vaccination history abroad so they can be verified as “vaccinated” against COVID-19, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), Thursday. This move is aimed at including them in the “vaccine pass” program and facilitating their receiving of +

  • BTS will hold live concert in Seoul March 2022

    BTS Concert in Seoul March 2022 K-pop supergroup BTS will continue its latest live concert series in Seoul in March, its management agency said Friday, after the group successfully finished its sold-out live concerts in Los Angeles amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “See you in Seoul, March 2022,” Big Hit Music +

  • Korea’s ‘Hellbound’ debuts at No. 1 spot on Netflix

    Hellbound debuts at No. 1 spot on Netflix The South Korean fantasy horror “Hellbound” has topped the world’s popular TV show rankings on the day after its release. According to data by streaming analytics firm FlixPatrol, the Korean-language Netflix original became the most-watched TV program on the streaming platform Saturday +

  • BTS wins Artist of the Year at 2021 AMA

    BTS wins Artist of the Year at 2021 AMA South Korean supergroup BTS once again rewrote K-pop history Monday by becoming the first Asian act to win artist of the year, considered the top award, at the American Music Awards (AMAs). The septet clinched the award during the 2021 AMAs +