An Op-ed written by HiExpat blogger: Andrew Fraser December 31st, 2014 As I started taking a look back at 2014 in Korea, I initially thought it would be nice to do a piece for the end of the year that tied both good and bad events together as a replay of what happened this year.
Blogging is all about getting as many views as possible, and since I became what you might call a full time blogger I’ve been pondering what to write about in order to achieve that, and then suddenly yesterday it dawned on me; I have to write about celebrities that’s what’s going to make my views explode,
The most anticipated music event of the year, Mnet Asian Music Awards most commonly known as MAMA, is all set and ready to rock the world with performances from well-known Kpop Idols and long time names in the music industry of South Korea this coming December 3, 2014 in Hong Kong, last year’s host country.
When I scrolled my Facebook timeline down, I found a heartbreaking story about a Korean girl band, Ladies’ Code, ‘s fatal car accident in a website. This news brought a sad memory of a car accident where some of Super Junior members involved. Luckily, Super Junior was safe and able to recover fast. But
Over the past two years, a lot of soloists and girl/boy groups debuted, that it’s weird to not remember any. Why is that? Because they’re all so similar, except for the different –and surprisingly amazing- fresh sounds of Akdong Musician, for example, or as they’re known now as “AKMU”. The point is, besides the
As many K-Pop fans know, the Sewol Ferry incident put a temporary halt to the industry as families grieved and news stations covered the happenings at the site. As of the middle of May, K-Pop has resumed yet again in South Korea, and the releases are as strong as ever. The first major comeback since
If you aren’t familiar with the four letters ‘A’ ‘K’ ‘M’ and ‘U’ – you’re seriously missing out. Originally known by the name ‘Akdong Musician’, Lee Chan-Hyuk (18 years old) and Lee Soo-hyun (15 years old) are a brother-sister duo who got their start on K-Pop Star, Season 2 and are currently taking the Korean pop world by
K-Pop lovers, are you ready to hunt for everything about your favorite K-Pop artists ? I’ll bring you to the ‘heaven’ for K-Pop lovers, Myeongdong Underground Shopping Center. Myeongdong is well-known as the hippest spot for youngsters in Korea. You won’t find any days off in Myeongdong. It’s always crowded! To reach Myeongdong Underground Shopping