Models and Makeup Strut Seoul's Catwalks at the Asia Model Festival Awards 2013/01/27, Source,
The Korean Make-up Association's creation for the Asia Beauty Festival. Photo Credit: http://bit.ly/XQ79AG
If you thought mastering winged eyeliner for your night out was difficult, check out the intricate makeup and hair creations featured in this year's Asia Model Festival Awards.
This lively two-day event shows how much depth and expertise is really required in the modeling profession and also bring models closer to the beauty industry.
Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia were just some of the countries represented at this, the largest modeling event in Asia, which took place on January 14. Seoul, fashion forward city that it is, serves as the host city, thanks to sponsorship from the Korean Modeling Association,...More
K-pop stars in military to perform at Yeosu Expo 2012/06/13, Source,
By Kim Susan Se-jeong K-pop stars who are serving in the military will perform for fans at the Yeosu expo on June 16. Singers "Rain", Park Hyo-shin and KCM will perform at the K-Pop Special Concert hosted by K-Force Media. The show will start at 8:30 p.m. and run until about 10 p.m. at the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea this coming Saturday,...More
Celebrities Call for Protection of Copyrights 2012/04/26, Source,
For Korean artists and content creators leading the Korean Wave, copyrights are like an insurance that protects and promotes their innovations. On Thursday, marking the World Intellectual Property Day, two female music groups visited Seoul's hot spots for young people to raise awareness about the importance of protecting copyrights. Culture Minister Choe Kwang-sik joined the campaign, featuring Nine Muses..., a rising K-pop idol group, and Gayarang..., a group made up of identical twins whose music combines traditional Korean string and pop music,...More
NYT Dissects Global Success of 'Goose-Stepping' K-Pop Singers 2012/03/09, Source,
The New York Times published a feature article on March 5 on the secrets behind K-pop's worldwide popularity.
Under the headline "Bringing K-Pop to the West", the article talks about how K-pop is spreading and attracting audiences around the world. The genre "has spread, first to Asia and more recently to Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, mainly because of the broad use of social media", it said,...More
The 18th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards 2010/12/16, Source, The 18th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards took place at the International Convention Hall in Seoul's 63 Building on December 15th. The awards show first started in 1992, aiming to improve the quality of Korean culture and art and to further advance Korea's cultural content.
The following is a list of this year's winners!,...More
Twelve Asian Stars to Appear in 'Asia Song Festival' 2010/10/18, Source,
Star singers including Rain, BoA, 2PM, Lee Seung-chul from Korea, AKB48 from Japan, and Jane Zhang from China will appear in the "Asia Song Festival".
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on October 14 that twelve star singers from six Asian countries will appear in the "2010 Asia Song Festival" that will be held at the Seoul Jamsil Olympic Stadium on October 23,...More
Mnet "20's Choice" -- needless to explain with words 2010/08/27, Source,
All artists attending the 4th annual cable music channel Mnet's "20's Choice" ceremony held at the River Park pool of the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill hotel in Seoul, South Korea on August 26, 2010, sing and dance to trio DJ DOC's song "Run to You". [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia]
On the stage that miss A sang "Bad Girl Good Girl" and 4minute "Hot Issue", veteran actor Kim Kap-soo yelled to the audience to call him 'hyung' [a Korean term men use to men who are slightly older than them] and 'oppa' [a Korean term women use to men who are slightly older than them],...More
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