Shinhwa: 'We Will Become Longest-Lived Idol Group' 2012/03/07, Source,
The group Shinhwa will make a comeback after a four-year break by holding commemorative concert to celebrate their 14th anniversary from March 24 until 25. Shinhwa said, "We will celebrate upcoming anniversaries even after the 14th anniversary as we will become a longest-lived singing group who is holding activities in the center of the music industry".,...More
Shinhwa sells out reunion concerts 2012/02/14, Source,
Boyband Shinhwa performs during the 10th-year anniversary concert at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Bangi-dong, southeastern Seoul, in this March 29, 2008 file photo. / Courtesy of Shinhwa Company/Topclass Entertainment
Boy band remains hot ticket 14 years after debut
By Kwaak Je-yup
As the years go by, even the hottest teen idols often disappear into oblivion and make room for the younger generation to bask in the limelight. But one group in Korea has managed to stay relevant and even wildly popular ― 14 years after their debut.
Shinhwa, the longest-running boy band in the country, sold out its two-night concert series "THE RETURN" 40 minutes after tickets went on sale at 8 p.m. Monday, the group's management announced the morning after,...More
Shinhwa to Make Comeback After Four-Year Break 2012/01/27, Source,
The longest-lived idol group Shinhwa will make a comeback after a four-year break by releasing their 10th album and holding a concert in March with support from CJ E&M. They will release their album around the middle of March and hold a concert to commemorate their comeback from March 24 to 25 at Olympic Gymnastic Stadium,...More
Shinwha Ready for Comeback After 10-Year Hiatus 2012/01/27, Source,
Shinhwa, one of the most popular boy bands of the late 1990s, are returning to the stage in March after a four-year absence.
CJ E&M and Shinhwa Company said the group will hold their comeback concert at Olympic Park Gymnastic Stadium from March 24 to 25 after releasing their 10th album in the middle of March,...More
Shinhwa's Eric To Hold Fan Meeting In Shanghai 2012/01/05, Source,
Shinhwa fans are looking forward to March 24th of this year for the comeback of the longest running boy "idol" group in k-pop: Shinhwa. Their upcoming, highly anticipated full-length album--their 10th one to be exact -- will mark their 14th year anniversary,...More
The Army Blues - Celebrity Enlistment 2011/11/19, Source,
It's already been one year since Kang Dong-won (my current obsession) entered the army. I am getting so depressed over this. How I miss my oppa... Oppaaa! Come back to me quick!!!
Oh come on, how can I not joke about this? It's begging for it! And since I have been thinking about the issue of army due to this "anniversary" and what with others now enlisting as well, I thought I'd make a little article about it. My blog version of this is a bit more Kang Dong-won oriented (a few more paragraphs on that), but I'd like to mainly talk about the issue here,...More
Jun Jin discharged on November 14th 2011/11/13, Source,
Sinhwa's Jun Jin is returning to society after two years of military service.
On November 14th he will be discharged from the Seoul Management Corporation he served at for two years. He started basic military training at Nonsan training base in October 2009 and managed to spend two years in public service,...More
Is Ven. Beopjeong in hell? 2011/08/19, Source, By Jason Lim
Ven. Beopjeong of the non-possession fame was one of the most respected religious figures in modern Korea when he passed away last year at the age of 77. He was also a popular spiritual writer that resonated with the masses with his simple but eloquent prose with the power to continually move us even from beyond his grave; or, in his case, cremated ashes that were scattered about his favorite tree,...More
Eric, "I'll take her back after advising her as an older person" 2011/08/18, Source,
KBS2 "Spy MyeongWol" Eric Moon requested the fans' support for Han Ye-seul who returned to shoot the drama.
Eric Moon posted on his Twitter on the 18th, "I hope you support Han Ye-seul. I wanted to point out the position of actors and staff at a lower position than the main actress as well as clear their accusations". This was an explanation for what he said on the previous day, "No one is going to be comfortable carrying out the drama like nothing happened. There was no 'incomplete scripts'. Improvement of the production is also important depending on who it's for".,...More
Han Ye-seul Walks Away from Soap Opera Flop 2011/08/15, Source,
Actress Han Ye-seul has sent tongues wagging by missing two days of filming for a soap opera and going to the U.S. The KBS TV drama "Spy MyeongWol" is a love story between a beautiful North Korean spy and a Korean Wave star, but it tanked in the ratings and was criticized for its absurd premise.
KBS was forced to cancel the 11th episode scheduled to run on Monday night because Han absconded and instead aired highlights from previous episodes. Han left Korea on Monday afternoon aboard a Korean Air flight bound for Los Angeles, booking the ticket using her American name Leslie Kim. The actress was born in Los Angeles and her family still lives there,...More
Eric "I apologize to Venerable Beopjeong" 2011/08/14, Source,
Singer and actor Eric Moon (32, Moon Jeong-hyuk) explained and apologized about the religious battle with netizens.
Eric Moon posted on his Twitter on the 12th, "There have been many followers on Twitter who ask for help using religious quotes but there are many who aren't religious so please refrain from doing that on Twitter".,...More
Shinhwa Form Their Own Agency 2011/08/03, Source,
Boy band Shinhwa have founded their own management company 13 years after their debut. Although the six members of the group belong to different management agencies, they established the joint venture to perform as Shinhwa,...More
Shinhwa Announces Comeback Plans 2011/08/01, Source,
The longest-running boy group in Korea will be making a comeback next year!
An outline of the group's future plans was released with a comeback slated for March of 2012. March 24th 2012 will mark the group's 14th anniversary. After releasing a commemorative album and promoting it for two months, the members plan on embarking on an Asian tour starting in June,...More
weekly star scene 2011/07/14, Source, Show transcript
Up next is , our round up of the top 5 stories from showbiz in the past week.
: We have our lively, energetic Dami here in the studio with us. Hello, Dami!
[Reporter : ] : Hi Sean and Hi 건영. It's nice to have you back!
: I'm glad to be back! What sort of news do you have for us today,...More
Drama explores inter-Korean love story 2011/07/12, Source,
From left, actors Eric Moon, Han Ye-seul and Lee Jin-wook pose during a press conference for "Spy MyeongWol" last week in Seoul. / Courtesy of KBS
By Kwon Mee-yoo
True love is often said to be borderless, but the DMZ dividing the North from the South on the Korean peninsula might be a tough one.
A new KBS drama bringing together a beautiful North Korean spy who falls in love with a top South Korean "hallyu" or Korean wave, actor starts today,...More
Kim Ok-bin and Eric return project "Poseidon" step down? 2011/02/22, Source, Kim Ok-bin is known to be stepping down from SBS new drama "Poseidon".
She was due to make a comeback in four years with the drama "Poseidon" (written by Jo Gyoo-won, produced Yoo Cheol-yong) but she will be stepping down from it because of scheduling matters and unfitting conditions. A spokesperson for the drama says, "There were problems with scheduling as the shooting got postponed to mid-winter. Even the drawing for May has been recently postponed. Kim Ok-bin was one of the first to be cast for lead roles last September, but we can't hold her back for our scheduling matters".,...More
Singer Eric to hold fan meeting in Japan this weekend 2010/12/15, Source,
Singer and actor Eric Moon (Mun Chong-hyok) [Top Class Entertainment]
Singer and actor Eric Moon will hold fan meetings in Japan this weekend, according to his agency Top Class Entertainment on Tuesday.
Top Class Entertainment announced through press release yesterday that Eric Moon from six-member boy band Shinhwa will hold fan meetings in Tokyo and Osaka on December 18 and 19, respectively,...More
Eric Moon and Kim Dong-wan from Shinhwa to Hold Fan Meeting in Japan 2010/11/11, Source, Kim Dong-wan will debut in Japan by releasing a solo album this month. Members of the star group Shinhwa, Eric Moon and Kim Dong-wan will visit Japan to see their fans again. Eric Moon had joined the army first among the members of the group in October, 2008 and finished his duty by serving in the public service sector. After being discharged from the military duty on October 30, he will hold his first fan meetings at Yuport Hall in Tokyo on December 18 and at Archaic Hall in Hyogo Prefecture on December 19,...More
U-Know Yunho cast in upcoming action drama 2010/11/03, Source,
Singer and actor U-Know Yunho [SM Entertainment]
Korean singer and actor Jung Yunho, whose singing name is U-Know Yunho, will be making a comeback to the small screen, this time with a role in an upcoming action series.
According to the show's producer on Tuesday, Yunho will be playing the role of Oh Yoon-jae, a special forces soldier for the National Maritime Police Academy in a new series tentatively titled "Poseidon",...More
Shinhwa Eric discharged from military 2010/11/01, Source, Eric Moon smiles after being discharged from the military in Seoul, South Korea on October 30, 2010. [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily]
Boy band Shinhwa member Eric Moon was discharged from the military over the weekend, fulfilling the two-year duty required of all Korean men.
The 31-year-old rapper of the group had served as a public service worker at a military station in Seoul since October 2008,...More
While many singers are gasping for air amid the economic recession, which lowered revenue from already plunging album sales, some are temporarily leaving their original posts to pursue different careers.
[ChanMi's star news] Ko Ah-ra picked best model by Kwangjoo citizens! 2008/10/23, Source, Actress Ko Ah-ra and actor Lee Seon-gyoon has been picked the best models for this year. The two stars have attended the KAA ceremony, "2008 Korea Kwangjoo Festival- Kwangjoo Night Awards".
They have been picked because of how they present the products they model for in commercials with amiable and attractive ways. It is a picky process with 3 steps to go through to be chosen the best model in commercial films.
Ko Ah-ra has won the votes with 43.1 percent. Her innocent and bright image in commercials for,...More
[ChanMi's star news] Eric Moon in training! 2008/10/13, Source, Eric Moon's image in the military camp being trained has been released.
Eric is tightening his fist and is yelling in this picture with others in training.
He will be here for four weeks and then will be able to work at the military office. He has given up his residency of California and has been injured in the drama "Wolf" thus could not even continue filming this. Because of this injury, he cannot stay serve in the military camps for two years but has to work in the offices instead.,...More
[ChanMi's star news] Stars show up at Lee Eon's funeral 2008/08/23, Source, Many stars who have worked with him in dramas have showed up at the funeral on his way to be burried. Fans and coworkers show much sadness at this tragic event.
Lee Eon has been in a motorcycle accident on the 21st and did not survive it. He was only 27 years old. This tragedy is talked about everywhere.,...More
Fans Give Shinhwa Members Surprise Gift 2008/03/31, Source, 'Shinhwa Must Go On 10th Anniversary Live', a special concert marking the 10th anniversary of Shinhwa's debut, was held at the Fencing Stadium at the Seoul Olympic Park.
After the three-and-an-half-hour performance, including encore numbers, Shinhwa members got ready to step off the stage when a,...More
[2007 Drama Highlights] Best Kiss scenes 2007/12/27, Source, The drama market of 2007 had been flooded with a large number of high-quality dramas, range from large-scaled dramas of billion dollars worth production cost to much smaller-scaled, but of rich conten,...More
K-pop's longest running male group Shinhwa will reunite in December, with a new single and concerts in Japan and China. Fans are eagerly awaiting the group's comeback, especially since it will celebrate its 10th anniversary in March.
It may be hard to imagine, but even a long-time boy band member like Kim Dong-wan can get nervous wh,...More
The Ideal Young Korean Male -- Revealed 2007/06/28, Source, A plastic surgeon has published a composite image of the ideal male Korean face. Rhee Seung-chul, the head of plastic surgery at Hanil General Hospital, made the image from the faces of 16 Korean Wave,...More
It's been over a year since Shinhwa, one of the longest running Korean boy bands, has released an album. While younger boy groups like TVXQ, Super Junior, SS501 and Big Bang have been getting all the attention, Shinhwa members are concentrating on solo acti,...More
Shinhwa Gives Successful Performance in Thailand 2006/08/21, Source, The six-man group Shinhwa, currently on an Asian tour, has held a successful concert in Bangkok, Thailand, following performances in China. The group held its first Thai concert on Friday at the Impact Arena, where many world-famous artists, including Korean singer Rain, have performed.
Lee Byung-hun plays Seon Woo, an owner of a bar (named "La Dolce Vita") and a lieutenant,...More
Shinhwa to hold large-scale fan meeting 2006/01/25, Source, The music group Shinhwa will hold a fan meeting combined with birthday parties for its members on Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Bucheon Indoor Stadium ahead of the release of its eighth album.
Over 6,000 fans from all over the country are expected to attend the event, entitled "Birthday Party in Shinhw,...More
To some, Eom Tae-woong is known as one of 2005's most promising new talents who saw his career take off with a supporting role in ",...More
Heartthrobs head for Army service 2006/01/17, Source, To the great disappointment of many female TV fans, several Korean heartthrobs are preparing to enlist in the Army this year, ready to serve their country as the "virile sons of Korea".
After the 2004 draft-dodging scandal involving several popular entertainers including Korean Wave star,,...More
The upcoming film "Diary of June" seems a typical investigation thriller about a serial killer, but its director and actors say that the movie also tries to shed light on the problems caused by people',...More
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I never watch Korean movies before, but
I watch Spy Myung Wol for the first
time, and I loved it. I really like Eric
Mun acting. After that, I can't
even watch any Korean movies, he's
a very good actor.
Four years ago I heard you were going in
the Army so I prayed each day for you!
Two years later I find out you just went
in the Army so I prayed for two more
years! Ok your out now . Have a Happy
birthday ! Ivory
ERIC,YOU ARE MY TOP ACTER!!!I HAD WACTHED YOUR MOVIE IN "SUPER ROOKIE" AND "PHOENIX".I THINK YOU ARE MUCH... ...CH HANDSOME IN PHOENIX CUZ
OF YOUR HAIR STYLE.BUT...I HAVEN'T WATCH FINISH THE MOVIE, "PHOENIX".BYE MOW!!!
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