Girl Group Sistar to Disband After 7 Years 2017/05/27, Source,
Girl band Sistar will disband after wrapping up their engagements late this month.
"The members of Sistar decided to part their own ways at the end of this month when their contracts end", their management agency said in a press release earlier this week,...More
[HanCinema's Korea Joa] Interview with Sistar with Video 2015/11/28,
HanCinema's correspondent Lisa Espinosa got to sit down with super girl group Sistar on October 7, 2015. These ladies, Dasom, Bora, Hyolyn, and Soyou, have had a big year. They released their fifth mini-album "Shake It" on June 22, 2015 and proceeded to shake up the stage at KCON LA two weeks later. Check out the interview to see what the four ladies of Starship Entertainment had to say about acting and rehearsing,...More
Torch Relay Begins for Incheon Asian Games 2014/08/17, Source,
Actress Lee Si-young carries the torch in a relay for the Incheon Asian Games in the port city on Wednesday.
The torch for the Incheon Asian Games has begun travelling in Korea as it arrived from India on Wednesday. The flame was first lit last Saturday at New Delhi Stadium in India, where the sporting event was held for the first time in 1951. Upon arrival in Incheon through Weihai, China, it was combined with another flame that was lit on Mt. Mani, Ganghwa Island, on Tuesday,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Master's Sun" Episode 17 (finale) 2013/10/07,
"Master's Sun" has completed it's run with no major snafus despite the extension. This finale was a solid bookend to the seventeen-episode run, but as a standalone episode, it was rather blasé. It tied up all loose ends and had neat, happy endings for all. The largest standing problem left to resolve in "Master's Sun" was Gong-shil's ability to see ghosts and how it would resolve. Would her ability disappear after her trip with Lee Chun-hee, or would she learn to live with it? It was an intriguing dilemma because it can be paralleled with real life. And true to real life, Gong-shil's ability did not disappear and she learned to live her life while seeing and helping ghosts. She even used the ability abroad to make money,...More
Hyomin wearing see-through 2013/09/04, Source, Hyomin appeared at the Incheon International Airport in a see-through look to depart to Japan.
T-ara have been an issue every time they appear at the airport for styles that express how different each of them really are. Amongst them, Hyolyn is the known stylish member of the group. This day, she wore a feminine see-through blouse with denims to expose her legs,...More
Veteran Talent Scout Goes Extra Mile to Find Budding Stars 2013/03/04, Source,
Top stars like IU, Kara's Goo Ha-ra and miss A's Suzy lead the K-pop scene at different entertainment agencies, but all have one thing in common: being spotted by Lee Ji-young at JYP Entertainment. Over her 10-year career, the casting manager has earned a reputation for her on-target instinct in identifying new stars. "This is my 10th year looking for new talent in showbiz. I have probably seen more than 200,000 people in auditions", said Lee, who started her career at SM Entertainment in 2004 before moving to JYP a year later.
Others discovered by Lee include 2PM, 2AM, 4minute's Kim Hyun-a and JiHyun, and Sistar's Hyolyn and Dasom,...More
Hyun-a, Goo Ha-ra and Hyolyn in sexy alcohol ad 2012/12/02, Source,
In following the icon of 'sexy' Lee Hyo-ri, 4 Minute Hyun-a, Kara's Goo Ha-ra and Sistar's Hyolyn are now the models of 'Cheoeum Chorum'.
Lotte is coming up with a video of these female idols and their bottles of soju. According to the concept 'softer as you shake it', the ad starts with the three ladies dancing a battle with each other,...More
Sistar to Have First Solo Gig 2012/09/08, Source,
K-pop girl group Sistar will hold their first solo concert in Seoul on Sept. 15. The Chosun Ilbo met band members Bo-ra, So-you and Hyolyn last week Thursday to hear about their experiences so far as well as their future plans. Dasom was unable to attend the interview due to personal commitments. "When we went to see other singers' concerts in 2009, a year before our debut, we all realized how thrilling it would be to give live performance. Back then, nobody knew who we were, but we had a big dream", said Bo-ra,...More
Fashion Images: Secret's Song Jieun 2012/03/13, Source,
Song Jieun (宋智恩; born May 5, 1990), popularly known as Jieun, sometimes Ji Eun or Ji-eun, is a South Korean idol singer and dancer.
She is best known as a member of a popular South Korean girl group Secret as the main vocalist of the group,...More
Who's The Best Singing Female Idol Star? 2012/02/27, Source,
This is a question that could get things pretty ugly amongh k-pop girl group fans, but here goes: who's the best singer among female idol groups?
According to an online community board posting, the topic of "Ranking of girl group idols with the best vocal talent" was raised. This posting attracted all the more attention because three industry/professional experts claimed to have taken part in the rankings,...More
K-Celebrities now VCR2 2012/01/26, Source,
On January 19th, a very special concert in Seoul featured Han Hyo-joo, Lee Je-hoon, and Hyolyn! The audience members got to watch movies, talk with the stars, and listen to music. Let's check it out.
It's a weekday night, but this theater in Seoul is filled with excited fans. They're all headed to the same place!,...More
'Dream High Season 2' To Begin 2012/01/19, Source,
"Dream High 2" will air its first episode on January 30.
The KBS drama "Dream High", which gained great popularity, will air its second season under the title of "Dream High 2" from January 30. Many idol stars will appear as the cast members like the first season, but it will present a different storyline featuring confrontation between the students at Kirin Art School. The previous season mainly presented how the young students at Kirin Art School developed their dreams of becoming stars, but the second season will mainly deal with the confrontations between students who have already become stars and students who want to become stars,...More
The 2011 K-POP World Festival 2012/01/05, Source,
The much anticipated K-POP World Festival finally opened on December 7th, 2011! Arirang Today followed the days leading up to this monumental event to find out more about the world's passion for K-pop,...More
"Flower Boy" Lee Ki-woo "Our whole base was a fan of Sistar" 2011/12/08, Source,
Pretty boy chef Lee Ki-woo (30) from the tvN drama "Flower Boy Ramyun Shop" confessed that he was a fan of girl group Sistar when he was in the military.
In a recent interview with "TV Report" he said, "Different bases have different favorite girl groups and mine was mostly fans of Sistar. When it was time for them to come out on music programs, everyone but the ones standing duty came to sit by the TV, breathlessly watching them sing to "Ma Boy",...More
"Billboard" Creates a New K-pop Chart 2011/09/06, Source, [ENG] [Interview : Lauren, Tourist France] "They sing well, they dance well, and they are kind of beautiful".
It's 2011, and the whole world is captivated by Korea's pop music. Some fans follow their favorite stars' dance moves
while others are taking the long flight to Korea to see them in person.
The demand for everything K-pop has now even produced a new online Hot 100 K-pop chart! Let's find out what exactly it is about K-pop that's grabbed the whole world by storm,...More
New KBS Idol Singer Reality Show 2011/05/04, Source,
Following the success of the reality show "I'm A Singer" featuring singers that are mainly known for their vocals and staying power in the music industry comes a new KBS show!
It will be called "Immortal Song 2", following "Immortal Song" which aired in 2007-2009. The first season involved renowned Korean artists to teach various entertainers how to sing their top hit songs,...More
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