Figure skating star Kim Yu-na, who won gold at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and silver at the recently ended Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, has admitted she is dating ice hockey player Kim Won-jung, who is six years her senior.
Her management agency All That Sports said in a press release on Thursday, "Most of the reports about the dating rumors [by entertainment website Dispatch] are true, and they are in a relationship".
On Thursday morning, the Korean online paparazzi published an article claiming that the two athletes were in love, along with numerous photos showing them together out on dates...More
JTBC has released an annual campaign song, "Colorful", which features Tae-yeon of Girls' Generation.
In the video clip for the song, JTBC depicts the importance of taking a different perspective in everyday lives, under the catchphrase "The world becomes more colorful if we celebrate the difference in us"...More
Fine-particle dust is increasingly becoming an early sign of spring in Korea, as the nation has been blanketed by pollution. [JoongAng Ilbo]
Budding flowers, yellow dust and a sudden, short spell of cold weather often herald spring in Korea. But these days, one more item should be added to the list: fine-particle dust.
Seoul and other cities across the nation have been hit hard this winter by fine particulates called PM2.5, meaning particles 2.5 microns in diameter or smaller. Since PM2.5 particles are small enough to pass through the membrane lining the lungs and enter the bloodstream, Korea's health-related ministries, such as the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Health and Welfare, have been advising people stay inside and wear face masks whenever they go out...More
Choreographer Ahn Sung-soo and fashion designer Jung Ku-ho have collaborated to create the dance performance "Two in Two".
TWO IN TWO
Seoul Arts Center
Tomorrow and Friday: The collaborations of choreographer Ahn Sung-soo and fashion designer Jung Ku-ho have created a new paradigm in performance arts over the decade. Following last year's celebrated "Dan", the two artists' latest work presents a contrast between black and white and man and woman using the rhythms of the tango and flamenco.
Kim Joo-won, the principal dancer of the Korean National Ballet, will be on stage, along with contemporary dancer Kim Bo-ram...More
This Korean psychedelic/folk rock band is very well known in South Korea, and about to perform at SXSW2014 this March. After attending SXSW, the band decided to perform in NYC as well.
Currently they are booked for two shows in NYC, and one of 'em is almost sold out...More