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Relationships and age difference in Korea and Middle East

Relationships and age difference in Korea and Middle East

Age difference has always been a deciding factor for relationships success in Middle Eastern countries, that it’s refreshing to see how that aspect of a person is the last thing to determine a relationship’s success in South Korea. In middle Eastern countries, like online dating, younger men dating older women, is also a taboo. Though […]

Lee Min Ho, Korea’s most loved star in Middle East

Lee Min Ho, Korea’s most loved star in Middle East

According to a questionnaire by KBS World Radio Arabic, the Korean star Lee Min Ho was chosen as the most loved Korean star among Arab audiences. They asked Arabic audience about the Korean star who comes to mind when they talk about Korea, Lee Min Ho topped the results with percentage of 14.8%. In the […]

Kpop pamphlets in American universities

Kpop pamphlets in American universities

Popular South Korean singer “PSY” cooperated with public relations expert professor “So Kyung Dok” in promoting Korean pop music in the US. They printed pamphlets introducing Kpop, and distributed them in some of the big American universities. The pamphlets’ cover has a picture of PSY, and includes a brief history about Kpop music in English. […]

JOO makes her comeback after 5 years

JOO makes her comeback after 5 years

The kpop singer Jung Min Joo, who’s known by her stage name JOO, hasn’t been active since 2011, and she’s finally making a comeback. JOO’s latest album “Heartmade” was released in 2011 under the management of JYP entertainment, with the main single being “Bad Guy”. Following that she released “Not What I Expected” to be […]

Lee Min Ho endorses Ferrero chocolate

Lee Min Ho endorses Ferrero chocolate

On October 2, Starhaus Entertainment confirmed that Lee Min Ho would serve as a spokesmodel for the Italian chocolatier “Ferrero Rocher”, whose brand grew exponentially through heavy marketing. “Korean Wave star Lee Min Ho has exceptional talent, as a model, showing the continued interest in the Korean market of Rocher Group,” said Ferrero Rocher executive, […]

“Reply 1988”: another trip down the memory lane

“Reply 1988”: another trip down the memory lane

After “Reply 1997” and “Reply 1994” comes the third installment in these past-driven dramas “Reply 1988”. The previous two installments were a huge success and its cast saw the immediate success the dramas achieved, and that’s probably why the writer came back with another drama that goes between the past and the present, but it’s […]

Anticipated “The Village”: thrilling Korean drama

Anticipated “The Village”: thrilling Korean drama

One of the most anticipated upcoming dramas is “The Village: Achiara’s secret” which stars BTOB’s member Yook Sung Jae and Moon Geun Young, accompanied by Shin Eun Kyung, On Joo Wan, and Jang Hee Jin, directed by Lee Yong Suk. The drama revolves around Achiara, which is a quiet, peaceful village with hardly any crime. However, […]

Ailee releases “vivid” first album

Ailee releases “vivid” first album

  Ailee who debuted in 2012 has definitely come a long way until she finally released her first full length album in 2015. Amy Lee or as she’s better known as Ailee was a Korean youtuber wanting to get noticed for her powerful voice, and got the recognition she needs when she flew back to […]

17 Years of Continuing Popularity – Nanta Pounds On the World

17 Years of Continuing Popularity – Nanta Pounds On the World

The era of Hallyu, or Korean wave, has come. K-Pop has gone beyond idol music and swept the world with “Gangnam Style”. The thrilling rhythm and simple movement that could be easily imitated by anyone made the world dance. But 15 years before this “Psy Boom”, there was an original Hallyu that pounded on the […]

Drama sets becoming ‘ghost towns’

The sensational drama series “My Love From the Star” is elevating “hallyu” or the Korean wave to new levels. It has created a positive overflow, particularly in the tourism sector as the locations where the drama was shot have become tourist hot spots. But how long will they continue to draw tourists? Years after they […]

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