Park Ji-min receives highest score ever on 'K-pop Star' 2012/03/26, Source,
Singing-audition show "K-pop Star" contestant Park Ji-min gave a recital that sent shivers down BoA's spine and induced BoA's fellow judge Park Jin-young to say he wanted to "pack her in a bag and take her to his management company".
With her rendition of "Over the Rainbow" on March 25, Park was awarded 299 points out of a possible 300 points – 100 points from BoA, 100 points from music producer Yang Hyun-suk and 99 points from Park, achieving the highest score ever attained by a contestant on the show,...More
Who Grabbed the Spotlight in 2010? 2010/12/31, Source,
From left, Kim Yu-na, Lee Chung-yong, Ji So-yun, Jeong Da-rae, and Son Yeon-jae
Sporting events were a big source of energy and pleasure for Koreans this year as young rising athletes shone in major world competitions.
Figure skating star Kim Yu-na secured her leading status in February by winning the gold medal in the Vancouver Winter Olympics with the highest score ever by a female figure skater at 228.56 points. AP spoke of "a women's figure skating performance that likely will be remembered as one of the best of all time",...More
South Korea and its export-oriented economy seem to have found new bestsellers, thanks to "hallyu", the wave of enthusiasm for Korean pop culture sweeping Asia. Korea's cultural contents such as films, TV dramas and K-pop, have emerged as hot export commodities.
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