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Der Spiegel highlights K-pop
May 09, 2014
The German magazine Der Spiegel has shone its spotlight on K-pop and Korean hip hop and pop culture. In a three-page April 28 article, "Soundtrack eines Wunders," or "Sou...

140430_korean_film_thb1.jpg's list of must-see films: Secret Sunshine
Apr 30, 2014
Secret Sunshine (2007) ("Milyang") Directed by Lee Chang-dong The protagonist Shinae, played by Jeon Do-yeon, and her son are on their way to the town of Milyang in Gy...


BoA makes her move in Hollywood
Apr 25, 2014
“I've always wanted to do a great dance movie. For this movie, I was only able to concentrate on the dance part. It was a great opportunity to show off my dance moves.” P...

140415_korean_film_thb2.jpg's list of must-see films 1 : Pieta
Apr 15, 2014
When do you think movies were first introduced to Korea? The debate is still ongoing, but it is reasonably fair to say that regular public screenings of movies existed i...


Dynamic Duo, SHINee roll across the Americas
Apr 14, 2014
K-pop is rocking both American continents.On March 27, fans went crazy for hip-hop team Dynamic Duo as their music rocked the Millennium Stage at the John F. Kennedy Cent...


German daily finds 'Snowpiercer' to be great balance be...
Apr 11, 2014
The film "Snowpiercer" (2013) was recently highlighted by a German daily, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, which described the movie as, "a work that was excellent in mixing Western...


Pop duo TVXQ hosts fan train trip
Apr 02, 2014
Pop duo TVXQ made headlines recently when they hosted a train trip for their fans.On March 24, U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin travelled along in the "TVXQ Train," speciall...


K-Pop collaboration newest trend in pop world
Apr 01, 2014
All music that originates in Korea and that gains popularity overseas is broadly defined as "K-Pop." This umbrella term was first introduced only in the late 1990s. Up un...


Two beloved plays hit forty years on stage
Apr 01, 2014
Two stage masterpieces that brought about a theatrical upheaval when they touched Korean shores four decades ago have just begun their 2014 run. Coming back to the stage ...


Popular soap 'Daejanggeum' returns to air after 11 year...
Mar 31, 2014
The soap opera "Daejanggeum," or, "Jewel in the Palace," is based on the life of Janggeum, a chef-turned-physician who served the royal family in the 16th century during ...