[HanCinema's Event Coverage] The Top 8 Highlights of KCON New York 2016 + Beauty Giveaway 2016/07/02,
The second year of KCON New York held June 24 and June 25 at the Prudential Center shaped up to be an incredible event that attracted 42,000 Hallyu fans, nearly two and a half times as many fans as its inaugural year of 17,000. Half of the fans in attendance came from outside the New York metro area. Not only did fan numbers swell, but the convention enjoyed double the sponsorship, over ninety booths, and triple the workshops and panels. HanCinema was on two of those panels and will also participate in panels at KCON LA July 29 through July 30. We also visited many of the booths at the convention and have fantastic, high-quality beauty items for giveaway. Check out the giveaway instructions at the bottom of this list of highlights to learn how to enter! And don't worry, you will have more chances to win Korean beauty products! Keep following our KCON New York coverage to find out more! And now, without further ado, here are the top 8 highlights of the KCON New York 2016 Convention of all things Hallyu,...More
2015 MAMA Wows Fans with Unprecedented Performances Featuring Cutting-edge Tech 2015/12/03,
Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M says that Asia's biggest music awards 2015 MAMA excited over 10,000 K-culture fans from all over the world as well as the fans who were watching 2015 MAMA via various online platforms and on TV, showcasing mega-scale performances at AsiaWorld-Expo Arena, Hong Kong on December 2nd,...More
Nominees For 2015 Mama Announced, Online Voting Begins 2015/10/31, Source,
Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M has announced a full list of nominees across 18 categories for the upcoming MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards), set to take place at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong on December 2nd. The announcement was broadcast live on Mnet and through Naver's mobile application V at 6 p.m. (KST) on October 30th. The nominees have been carefully selected from a pool of artists, who have had songs and albums released during the period from October 26th 2014 to October 29th 2015,...More
'2014 MAMA' Paved Phenomenal Cultural Roads across Asia 2014/12/04, Source,
- With 10 months of preparation and 16 years of production know-how, CJ E&M successfully hosted Asia's premiere music awards ceremony - The show has reached 2.4 billion people in 16 countries and garnered 65 million online votes worldwide - Renowned Korean, Chinese, and US artists such as EXO, Taeyang, and John Legend delivered stunning performances in front of 10,000 audiences The 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) was successfully held in Hong Kong on December 3 announced Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M today. In its sixth year since evolving into Asia's premier music festival, MAMA's impact has spread far beyond its origins in Korea to across Asia and other parts of the world,...More
K-Pop Rocks Brazil 2013/02/27, Source,
Some big names in k-pop like Kim Hyun-joong, Ailee, Baechigi, and comedy group, Ongals, all took part in the 2K13 Feel Korea show in San Paulo, Brazil on February 24th. About 1,600 fans attended the show to watch some of their favorite k-pop acts perform live. The festival runs from February 23-25th, to celebrate the 50th anniversary for Korean immigration into Brazil,...More
Mnet America's 1st Annual Pre-GRAMMY® Party to Celebrate K-Pop's 2012 Breakthrough on February 7 2013/01/24, Source, Event to Take Place at Legendary East West StudiosWith a Night of Performances Including K-Pop Sensation Ailee Mnet Partners with CAPE and 3AF to PresentFirst Ever Mnet America Asian Pop Awards to Ailee, David Choi and Toyota
Mnet America (www.mnetamerica.com), a youth entertainment brand for all things Asian cool, has announced its first annual Pre-GRAMMY® Party to take place at East West Studios (www.eastwest-studios.com) on February 7, 2013, which coincides with Lunar New Year week. Celebrity presenters including Carrie Ann Inaba ("Dancing With The Stars" judge) and Suzanne Whang ("Las Vegas", "House Hunters") will host a celebration of Asian pop music, culture and entertainment highlighting the impact Asian America has made this past year, especially K-Pop which saw a huge explosion in popularity. Red carpet arrivals will talk place 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm,...More
Psy Beats Girls' Generation in 2012 Popularity Poll 2012/12/31, Source,
Psy has been named singer of the year in a poll by Gallup Korea. In the survey of 4,157 people aged between 13 and 59 in all parts of the country except for Jeju Island, the rapper was named this year's most popular singer by 24.4 percent of respondents, followed by Girls' Generation (19.8 percent) and boy band Big Bang (9.5 percent),...More
[ABU]Who is the Best Artist of the Asia-Pacific Region? 2012/10/19, Source,
The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union(ABU)'s General Assembly will open in Seoul on Tuesday.
As a precursor to the event, the ABU Radio Song Festival was held on October 11th at KBS Hall in Yeoido, Seoul. The ABU Radio Song Festival, in its inaugural year, is a radio music festival for Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union's member countries. A total of 26 teams from 18 broadcasting stations in 15 countries participated in the preliminaries and 14 teams from 13 broadcasters in 11 countries participated in the main event.
The main MCs of the event were KBS announcer Han Suk-joon and singer Ailee. Teams representing Korea included Bily Acoustie and Afro-dino while other singers and groups from Bhutan, Australia, Iran, Indonesia, malasia, Pakistan, Singapore and Vietnam got on stage to show off them talents,...More
Art and Culture 2012/07/27, Source,
It's almost the weekend now and I know many of us are looking forward to rooting for the Korean team during the Olympics. People from all around the world are now in London to cheer their teams on, and for those of you who are there right now, our Michelle Kim is here to tell us about some events that have been created to introduce Korean culture to the global audience. Hello Michelle [Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young So what events can we look forward to this weekend in London,...More
Son Dam-bi & Ailee's Comebacks Postponed 2012/07/25, Source,
Bad news for Son Dam-bi and Ailee fans!
We've been seeing hot k-pop comebacks left and right this summer, from Big Bang, 2NE1, G.na, Wonder Girls, T-ara, Sistar, 4minute, Beast, etc. Two names that were initially planning on dropping new track around mid-August, Son Dam-bi and Ailee, will be making a change of plans. Both solo singers will be pushing back their comeback dates,...More
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