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“Descendants of the Sun” achieves international success

“Descendants of the Sun” achieves international success

“Descendants of the Sun” is the latest Korean drama to achieve an international success and overseas recognition, having only aired 10 episodes of the intended 16. The drama tells the story of Yoo Si Jin, a captain of the special forces in the military, and Dr. Kang Mo Yeon, and the romance they attempt in […]

Middle East’s first Hallyu festival in Abu Dhabi

Middle East’s first Hallyu festival in Abu Dhabi

According to “CJ Entertainment”, a Korean music company, their upcoming K-con festival for Korean culture “Hallyu” is going to be held on 25th March in Abu Dhabi’s “The Arena” open auditorium in UAE. The festival will include Kpop performances and other activities that would enable fans to enjoy Korean culture and what it offers including […]

Actor Lee Min Ho receives award for promoting tourism

Actor Lee Min Ho receives award for promoting tourism

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has crowned actor and hallyu star, Lee Min Ho, the “Shining Star of Tourism” of 2015. Starting in 2010, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has teamed up with Korea Tourism every year to present an award to those who best promote tourism in Korea. Other recipients of the […]

“Infinity Challenge” is Korea’s favorite TV show

“Infinity Challenge” is Korea’s favorite TV show

The most popular TV show that Koreans preferred in 2015 was announced by Gallup Korea to be MBC’s variety program ‘Infinity Challenge’ Gallup announced the results of its monthly research ‘TV Programs Koreans Like’ on December 22,  as 1,000 Korean men and women over the age of 19 decided which shows they enjoy watching the most. ‘Infinity […]

Korean actress forced to leave country after drug abuse

Korean actress forced to leave country after drug abuse

Entertainer and actress Amy, who was charged for abusing prescription drugs Propofol and Zolpidem, will be forced to deport the country on December 30. The Korean Immigration office revealed to Daily Sports on December 22 that they ordered for Amy to leave the country by December 31. According to the reports, Amy had initially been revealed to […]

Miss Universe 2015 is a huge Super Junior fan

Miss Universe 2015 is a huge Super Junior fan

German-Filipino actress and model Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, who was crowned as Miss Universe 2015, was apparently a huge fan of Kpop band Super Junior and especially Siwon. After naming her Miss Universe, somebody has dug up Wurtzbach’s tweets from 2009, where she jokingly calls herself Mrs. Choi Siwon, and talks lovingly of other Super Junior members. After the famous […]

Top rookie Kpop groups and Korean dramas for 2015

Top rookie Kpop groups and Korean dramas for 2015

Towards the end of the year, the Korean entertainment industry starts making a compilation of stars and dramas that gained most popularity through the year. “Star News” conducted a survey to determine ‘2015’s Best Rookie Group,’ based on the expert opinions of 28 entertainment industry insiders such as agency reps, producers, broadcasting network producers, and […]

CL’s “Hello Bitches” makes it into ‘Dazed’s list of “Top 20 Tracks of 2015”

CL’s “Hello Bitches” makes it into ‘Dazed’s list of “Top 20 Tracks of 2015”

Digital magazine “Dazed” just released their list of “Top 20 Tracks of 2015” and 2NE1’s leader, CL, managed to get the 14th spot on the list with her newest solo track “Hello Bitches.” On December 8th, Dazed revealed their list of top tracks of 2015 which they described as“the most game-changing tracks of the last […]

EXO “Sing for You” in their latest winter song

EXO “Sing for You” in their latest winter song

EXO have revealed the Korean and Chinese music videos of their winter-themed title song “Sing for You.” The song “Sing for You” is the title track from EXO’s upcoming 5 songs mini-album of the same name. The moody, black and white music video features EXO members going through some good and bad times. According to ALLKPOP, as […]

ZICO tells his life story in first solo album

ZICO tells his life story in first solo album

Having already released many singles, Zico now drops his first official solo mini-album “Gallery” The Block B leader’s self-produced album includes “Veni Vidi Vici” featuring DJ Vegun, “Eureka” featuring Zion. T, “Pride and Prejudice” featuring Suran, and his recent digital singles “Tell Me Yes or No,” “Day” and “Boys and Girls.” According to ALLKPOP, Zico explained […]

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