Broadcasters gear up for year-end K-pop festivals 2014/12/23, Source,
Nichkhun of 2PM, Jeong Yong-hwa of CNBlue and Baro of B1A4 are three of five singers who hosted SBS' year-end K-pop awards on Sunday.
The end of the year is usually the busiest time for the country's K-pop groups because the number of festivals and performances organized by the nation's three major broadcasters skyrockets. "Since each member pursues his or her own career [outside of their roles within their groups], it is quite hard to adjust each individual's schedule to rehearse for year-end special performances", said Yu Hae-na, the head of the public relations team at WM Entertainment, the home of K-pop boy band B1A4,...More
Lee Hyori wins Women's Link award 2014/12/12, Source,
Singer Lee Hyori won a Pureun Media Language award on Thursday from Women's Link, a civic group dedicated to supporting women's rights. The organization said Lee was selected because "she addressed difficult issues like domestic violence and prevalent lookism in society with plain and easy language when she was hosting the talk show "Magic Eye",...More
Families spend longer vacations on Jeju 2014/12/07, Source,
The newest way to enjoy Jeju is to stay on the island for up to 30 days and spend quality time with family. Lee Gyu-ri, left, and her brother Ju-won are staying in Jeju with their mother for a month. By Kim Kyung-rok
Jeju Island is probably one of the few destinations that make almost any Korean feel giddy just thinking about it. Until the 1960s and 1970s, it was a once-in-a-lifetime holiday destination for honeymooners,...More
'2014 MAMA' Paved Phenomenal Cultural Roads across Asia 2014/12/04, Source,
- With 10 months of preparation and 16 years of production know-how, CJ E&M successfully hosted Asia's premiere music awards ceremony - The show has reached 2.4 billion people in 16 countries and garnered 65 million online votes worldwide - Renowned Korean, Chinese, and US artists such as EXO, Taeyang, and John Legend delivered stunning performances in front of 10,000 audiences The 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) was successfully held in Hong Kong on December 3 announced Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M today. In its sixth year since evolving into Asia's premier music festival, MAMA's impact has spread far beyond its origins in Korea to across Asia and other parts of the world,...More
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