All posts tagged K-pop

  • Is your Friday burning
    Sling around some Korean Slang
    March 24, 2014, No comments

    I overheard ajummas on the bus talking about a group of middle-schoolers who just had gotten off: “I didn’t understand a word of what they said.” Not surprising, because the teens’ conversation had been peppered…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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’…