All posts tagged K-pop

  • TM000759
    How did the Korean wave start?
    January 27, 2014, No comments

    It seems a little unbelievable but everyone’s favourite Korean wave of K-dramas, K-pop, K-fashion and K-tagged popular items all began with Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park. Not literally but it did…

  • HOT1997
    Flashback! K-pop idols of the ‘90s
    December 4, 2013, No comments

    Nostalgia seems to be a popular theme for Korean entertainment these days. The most-talked-about TV drama at the moment is Reply 1994 (응답하라 1994), a look into a boarding house and its boarders in a university…

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    The London K-Pop Academy
    November 16, 2013, No comments

    A short while back I received an email from the London Korean Cultural Centre informing me that I had been given a place to attend the new K-pop Academy. Since it was my last week in Korea at the time, I was rather preoccupied…

  • Jay Park London
    Jay Park in London
    November 13, 2013, No comments

    Jay Park has been spending a lot of time in Europe lately after his European tour, he has just finished his collaboration with Dok2 in Paris! Here is our coverage of Jay’s very first London concert! A couple of days…

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    Korean Songs for a Rainy Day
    July 23, 2013, No comments

    Or night. It is utterly cliché, but there is something enchanting about listening to music on a rainy day. All our senses seem amplified under the umbrella of clouds. The pouring rain traps the melody and rhythm within…

  • dwawg_mbc
    Top Korean Variety Shows 2013
    July 1, 2013, No comments

    A well-known Korean saying goes: “In 10 years, even rivers and mountains change.” In TV Land, however, that time span would be less, and in Korean TV Land, it would even be shorter. We don’t have a “seasons’ …

  • Psy has not yet made a statement on the honor.
    Seoul to get name change
    April 1, 2013, No comments

    Just when you thought Psy’s hit song “Gangnam Style” had run out of ways to surprise you, the City of Seoul reports that it’s going Gangnam Style. That is, the metropolis is set to rebrand itself…

  • K-pop flashmob as part of London's "All Eyes on Korea" summer festival to promote Korean culture
    What is a K-pop Flashmob?
    November 8, 2012, No comments

    Gone are the days of the hesitant individual sending out an online appeal before performing a ditty, in a modest troupe, to a non-existent audience. October 2012 has seen the UK’s largest and most successful K-pop …