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Korea.net'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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Korean film festival wows Italian fans
Mar 27, 2014
A Korean film festival in the heart of the Renaissance has gathered much interest in Florence, Italy. The 12th Florence Korea Film Fest is the first of many event...

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Actor Lee Min-ho talks about his popularity in China
Mar 20, 2014
Actor Lee Min-ho has been taking China by storm. In a recent interview with Seoul-based fashion magazine Atstar1, he was asked about the secret behind his sweeping popula...

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Alien love story goes viral in China
Mar 18, 2014
One of China’s top seven Communist Party leaders, head of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection Wang Qishan, mentioned a Korean soap opera at a recent meeting ...