All posts tagged Korean Wave

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January 2, 2015

I am writing this on the eve of the first day of the year 2015. As I look back on the past year, I see that I have accomplished several things as a Korea fan – or a Koreanist, if you will.

I kicked my geekiness up a notch by finally…


My Hallyu Fandom’s Many Faces

December 24, 2014, No comments

I recently read an article about Hallyu fandom in the Philippines which says that Filipino fans tend to be either of these three: an active fan, a sta ...


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 Stev ...

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Seoul is for Film Geeks (Where to watch Korean films for free)

September 21, 2013, No comments

Korean films are known for their quirky plots, soulful quality, and clever twists and turns. Coupled with beautiful scenery and an equally beautiful-l ...

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    Korean Slang: Umchina 엄친아
    April 4, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Miguel Estela, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. If you are familiar with the Korean celebrities Lee Seung Gi and Song Joong Ki then you are probably aware of the Korean slang …

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    HMV – Kpop makes it to the ground floor!
    March 19, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Korean Class MASSIVE, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Korean Class MASSIVE dropped by Oxford Street’s HMV today to have a quick chat with Paul, the manager who’s…

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    V-I-C-T-O-R-Y! Korean sports movies
    January 11, 2012, No comments

    Anyone who has seen the millions of Koreans flocking to the streets and plazas to cheer on the National Team during World Cup season would probably be aware how much Koreans love sports. Korea is a highly competitive society…