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  • 2nd Lineup of 2020 The Fact Music Awards

    The organizing committee of the “The Fact Music Awards” said Monday that six of the nation’s top female artists have confirmed their appearance of the second lineup for “The Fact Music Awards” including TWICE, Red Velvet, Mamamoo, Chungha, (G)I-DLE and ITZY. Led by global girl group TWICE, which is gaining popularity across Asia beyond Korea, Red Velvet, which has recently swept the top of the music charts with “Psycho” and “Reality in BLACK” released in three years and nine months, will be the first female artists to prove their distinct identity with their solo album “Reality in Black.” Chungha, who gained a foothold as a female solo artist in Korea with consecutive hits such as “Gotta Go” and “Snapping” last +

  • Korea Travel Advice in relation to the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV

    As there occurred in South Korea the first patient who received a definite diagnosis of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) from Wuhan, China, the Seoul Metropolitan Government will be operating the “Seoul Virus Prevention Task Force” 24 hours a day to +

  • BTS producer Bang Si-hyuk named to Billboard’s Power List

    Bang Si-hyuk, the chief producer for K-pop sensation BTS, has made the 2020 Billboard Power List. The U.S. music publication unveiled its annual list of the industry’s most powerful figures on 23th Jan. And Bang, CEO and executive producer of +

  • Korea reports the fourth confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus

    South Korea on Monday reported its fourth confirmed Wuhan coronavirus case amid mounting concerns the pneumonia-like illness is spreading to other parts of the world from China despite concerted quarantine efforts. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and +

  • BTS’ new single ‘Black Swan’ ranks 57th on Billboard singles chart

    K-pop super band BTS’ new song “Black Swan” landed at 57th on Billboard’s latest main singles chart. “‘Black Swan’ by BTS debuts at No. 57 on Billboard Hot 100. This becomes their eighth entry to the chart,” Billboard said on +

  • Deokjin Park in Jeonju, Korea – The Best Place to Relax and Unwind!

    When I visited Jeonju, South Korea with my Mom, we went to this very beautiful park called Deokjin Park. It is the representative city park of Jeonju City. Deokjin Park is popularly known to have lotus flowers blooming in its +

  • [Video] BTS Becomes First K-pop Act to Perform at Grammy Awards

    K-pop super band BTS has performed at the Grammys, becoming the first South Korean act to do so, in the latest in a series of milestones the band has accomplished in Korean music history. The septet teamed up with rapper +

  • BTS will dazzle the world music scene with a series of high-profile performances in the United States

    K-pop super band BTS will dazzle the world music scene with a series of high-profile performances in the United States next week ahead of its official release of a new album. American broadcaster iHeartRadio recently announced an upcoming live show +

  • BTS will be on a series of US shows next week!

    K-pop super band BTS will dazzle the world music scene with a series of high-profile performances in the United States next week ahead of its official release of a new album. American broadcaster iHeartRadio recently announced an upcoming live show +

  • Differences in how both South and North Koreas celebrate Lunar New Year

    Lunar New Year’s Day, or Seollal, is one of the two biggest holidays in Korea and falls on Jan. 25 this year. A Korea.net staff writer picked the following keywords to show the differences in how South and North Korea +

  • The Best Hidden Place for Autumn Photo-shoot In Seoul!

    NAMSAN BOTANICAL GARDEN Many foreigners who come visit Korea want to take colorful pictures of Korea’s fall. With spring and fall getting shorter and shorter due to the effects of climate change, you can enjoy Korea’s fall for only a few weeks from now. So I decided to introduce a +

  • The best “All you can eat” in Seoul, Roun Shabu-shabu and salad bar!

    All-you-can-eat ShabuShabu in Korea Winter is coming in Korea, and it’s a perfect season for hot-pot! Ro-un Shabu-Shabu & Salad Bar (로운샤브샤브) would be a great place for you to enjoy hot-pot Shabu-Shabu. This is more than a shabu-shabu buffet that you can have unlimited vegetable and meat, Ro-un offers +

  • British singer-songwriter Anne Marie confirmed 2019 VLIVE AWARDS “V HEARTBEAT”

    British singer-songwriter Anne Marie, who was impressed by her free guerrilla performances, will visit Korea. Anne Marie confirmed her appearance at the 2019 VLIVE AWARDS “V HEARTBEAT” to be held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul at 7 p.m. on November 16. Anne Marie is the most loved pop singer +

  • What more does BTS need for Grammy? BTS wrapped up its “LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF” tour

    Tuesday was a bittersweet day for K-pop titan BTS. The seven-piece boy band staged the last leg of its “LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF” world tour at Seoul’s Olympic Stadium, ending a year-long, globe-trotting journey. The tour that kicked off in August had an accumulated audience of more than 2 million +

  • Best 3 Korean fried chicken that local Korean recommends!!

    “Let’s go have some Korean fried chicken!”    Chicken is undoubtedly Korean’s soul food. When asked what Korean food you like best to foreigners who visit Korea, the most commonly returned answer is also Korean Fried chicken. For example, I have a friend who lived in Japan all his life +

  • Jungkook of BTS under police investigation after being involved in a car accident

    BTS member Jungkook is under police investigation after being involved in a car accident. Seoul Yongsan Precinct confirmed the accident on Monday, but did not give further details. According to police, the accident happened on Saturday in Hannam-dong, Seoul. Hannam is home to “Hannam The Hill,” a complex of luxury +

  • BTS’ ‘Boy With Luv’ hits 600m YouTube views

    The music video of K-pop super band BTS’ “Boy With Luv” has surpassed 600 million YouTube views. The video of the band’s main song on the “Map of the Soul: Persona” album released in April, achieved the feat Sunday evening, about seven months after it went on sale, according to +

  • Incheon Paradise City Wonder Box, Must visit place for couple and family

    – Halloween Monster Box event will be held until Nov. 17, 2019. – A romantic dating course that would be great for you to enjoy with your lover. Sudden cold weather makes people worried about the upcoming winter. Isn’t there a place for weekend outings that are warm but guarantee +

  • 4 top spots to enjoy peak fall foliage in Seoul

    Peak fall foliage is upon the peninsula and enjoying the colors should be everyone’s top priority. Here is where you should be headed to see beautiful red, orange, yellow and purple leaves or browning silver grass and autumn blooms. Wherever you choose to go this season, make sure to get +

  • Seoul’s Best Pink Muhly Spots in Autumn

    Pink is the most sought-after autumn color in South Korea right now. Do an Instagram search for #pinkmuhly and you’ll get an idea of what’s going on. There are over 300,000 posts, many showing couples, children and young women posing in picturesque gardens full of pink grass. Surreal displays of +

  • 2019 KBS Gayo Festival performing lineup including BTS, GOT7, MONSTA X, TWICE and more

    2019 KBS Gayo Festival unveiled its first lineup with BTS at the forefront. The KBS Gayo Festival is the biggest year-end festival featuring the nation’s top singers who have shone every year, and it took place under the theme of “The Grand Fantasy Party” in 2018, with a total of +

  • Cha Eun-woo, K-pop boy group ASTRO used to live in the Philippines

    K-pop boy group ASTRO’s member/actor Cha Eun-woo shared that he lived in the Philippines when he was in elementary school. Recently, Cha Eun-woo sat down for an interview with local broadcasting station ABS-CBN during his visit to Manila, the Philippines, as part of his Asia fan meeting tour. During the +