Famous artist celebrates 20 years of making history 2011/03/01, Source, Musician, activist, impresario Kim Min-gi has inspired a generation of young artists
"I will continue to produce more plays and musicals until the day Hakchon closes", said Kim Min-gi, who has settled in Daehangno for 20 years. "These days, production companies reach out to produce musicals for commercial reasons. This act as a barrier for a new culture to form". [YONHAP]
When Koreans think of Kim Min-gi, 60, the legendary folk-rock musician and composer, most think of his song "Morning Dew", which broke barriers in Korean music. Kim is also recognized as the father of the Hakchon Theater, a small experimental theater in Daehangno, Seoul's theater district, that is celebrating its 20th anniversary next month,...More
[PIFF] Hoping that moment will be about Busan 2010/10/08, Source,
Actor Won Bin, actress Kim Sae-ron and director Lee Jeong-beom of film "The Man From Nowhere" walk the red carpet of the opening ceremony for the 15th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) in Busan, South Korea on October 7, 2010. [Chae Ki-won/10Asia]
Second visit to Busan and first time covering the Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF). It is experience that is embarrassing to even be considered short. But instead feeling discouraged by the Busan natives and reporters who cover PIFF every year, the fireworks which went off at the start of the festival were watched with ease and excitement. It was probably from the anticipation felt from getting to meet directly with actors and directors who turned up at the show with their films as precious as their own child, and the satisfaction felt from being amongst the huge crowd seated at the venue,...More
BUSAN ― The hours leading to the long-awaited opening of the 15th Pusan (Busan) International Film Festival (PIFF) Thursday night saw traffic slow to a crawl along Haeundae Beach,...More
Sung Si-kyung Bids Farewell to Fans Before Military 2008/06/16, Source, A farewell with a promise to meet again can be more heartrending than a permanent goodbye as it must last throughout the waiting period. For Sung Si-kyung (29), who is about to start his military service, his just-released sixth album "Here in My Heart" is just that: it's bye for now, but we'll meet,...More
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