Vive la difference! A global idol culture 2010/08/18, Source, Producers recruit foreign musicians to widen appeal
Up-and-coming idol girl group f(X) has two non-Korean members, Victoria, left, and Amber, not pictured. The other members, left to right, are Choi Seol-ri, Krystal and Luna. By Oh Sang-min
Victoria, a 23-year-old member of the up-and-coming idol girl group f(X), looks like just another beautiful, bubbly Korean entertainer. She spent three years in training at SM Entertainment, speaks fluent Korean and loves to gorge on local delicacies like samgyeopsal pork belly,...More
Kang Ta and f(x) to promote Together Day 2010/05/06, Source,
Korean singer Kang Ta and girl group f(x) [SM Entertainment]
Korean pop idols Kang Ta and f(x) have been appointed honorary ambassadors for the third annual Together Day, a day aimed at fostering understanding between Koreans and foreigners living in Korea.
SM Entertainment stated in a press release on Thursday that the Ministry of Justice had chosen Kang Ta as an ambassador due to the leading role he plays in promoting the Hallyu, or Korean Wave, and f(x) for the active singing career they have been pursuing both domestically and overseas,...More
Epik High, f(x) perform at Cannes music showcase 2010/01/28, Source,
Korean band Epik High performs at "K-pop Night" showcase at MIDEM 2010 [Korea Creative Content Agency]
Korean hip-hop group Epik High and girl band f(x) performed as representatives of Korean pop music at a global music showcase in Cannes held this week, according to a press release by the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA).
Epik High and f(x) performed for about 90 minutes on "K-Pop Night" event -- held January 26 at Hotel Martinez in Cannes, France -- in front of music and media industry executives at MIDEM 2010, KOCCA explained in the statement released yesterday.
"I felt a connection with many of the attendees despite our different nationalities and age", Tablo of Epik High was quoted as saying. "It was an amazing, entertaining performance".,...More
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