K-LIFESTYLE K-TRENDS 

K-Drama Actors with YouTube Channel

Are you a fan of YouTubers? How about K-Drama actors / Youtubers? With the growing number of content creators on YouTube, even your favorite actors are now joining the trend and sharing their personal lives as their content on their YouTube channels! Their raw content is a great way to connect and build a relationship with fans. Viewers can see the unglamorous side of these actors thanks to these personal and unfiltered vlogs. KIM MYUNG SOO (INFINITE’S L) AHN BO HYUN PARK SEO JUN LEE YIKYUNG KIM HYUN JOONG LEE…

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EXO’s Baekhyun Shares His Upcoming Military Enlistment and New Album

On March 26, EXO’s Baekhyun met his fans through an Instagram Live in which he talked about his future plans. The EXO member revealed why his upcoming album “Bambi” would not have a large-scale promotion. “I thought about it many times, whether I should tell you in early March or just tell you later. Late March is the final date where I could push back my military enlistment. He said. “We did their best with the enlistment date but we’re unsure to verify schedules in April.” He continued, “I wasn’t…

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Park Na Rae Releases Apology + YouTube Show to Be Cancelled

Gag woman Park Na Rae made an official apology for the controversial actions shown on the web variety show “Hey Na Rae.” In one episode of “Hey Na Rae”, Park Na Rae mimicked EXO’s Kai’s famous “panty” clip from “Knowing Brothers” and said, “The chili pepper in the pants,” and continued, “Chili peppers are vegetables, so it can be aired.” However, chili peppers also refer to the penis in the Korean language. Her co-host, Jini said, “My close friends told me that if I was ever startled by Park Na…

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‘Joseon Exorcist’ Receives Criticism from Korean Viewers Due to History Distortion

In the March 22nd premiere of ‘Joseon Exorcist’, intense criticism from Korean viewers arose due to history distortion. Viewers point out the distortion of the nation’s history. Despite being a fantasy historical drama with added fiction, majority of the respondents say that it is likely to create false historical awareness among domestic and foreign viewers by pulling distorted characters. In the scene where Prince Chungnyeong (played by Jang Dong-yoon) served Western exorcist John (played by Darcy Parkett) and interpreter Marco (played by Seo Dong-won) with Chinese mooncakes and century eggs…

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NCT Dream Confirmed To Release A New Album

7 members of NCT DREAM are ready for their much-awaited return! SPOTV News reported that the NCT subunit is in preparation for a spring comeback which, SM Entertainment confirmed, “NCT DREAM is preparing a new album set to release in April.” This will be NCT DREAM’s first album since “Reload” which was released back in April 2020. It will also be Mark’s first comeback with the group more since “We Go Up” in September 2018. Mark, who previously graduated from the group was added again last year and will be…

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SHINee’s Key Shares His Feelings About The Members to Taeyeon

On March 19, SHINee’s Key appeared on MBC’s entertainment program “I Live Alone,” where Key moved in recently to his new house and invited Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon to come over after cleaning up and doing a tteokbokki mukbang alone. Taeyeon and Key had a catch-up during dinner where Key showed off SHINee’s tight bond with Minho surprising him a housewarming gift and Key also pointing out the gifts given by the other SHINee members, including Jonghyun. Key then confessed, “The hardest thing about this album was the lack of vocals.”…

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Proceeds From EXO ft. Yoo Jae Suk’s“Dancing King” Are Donated

SM Entertainment has donated the proceeds of the 2016 release of EXO’s “Dancing King ft. Yoo Jae Suk” SM Entertainment donated 32 million won from EXO’s collaboration song “Dancing King”, to The Beautiful Foundation to help young adults who are leaving institutional care and will be self-supporting. CEO Tak Young Joon of SM Entertainment stated “All young people, including those who are leaving institutional care are shining stars that will give light to the future of our society,” “We will try our best in improving awareness about these young adults…

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K-Pop Songs You Can Listen to this Spring

Spring is just around the corner! With your timeline and feed turning into a pink haven, there’s no excuse for you to update your playlist as the new season unfolds. Spring is the perfect time to listen to these K-Pop hits well-loved by Koreans and international fans. Here are some of the bright and cheerful tunes to welcome a new beginning.  “Not Spring, Love, or Chery Blossoms” – HIGH4, IU  “Nonstop” – Oh My Girl “Spring Love” – Eric Nam and Red Velvet’s Wendy “Cherry Blossom Ending” – Busker Busker…

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K-EVENTS K-LIFESTYLE 

Korean Scholarships for International Students

You might be Korea’s next scholarship grantee! Little did we know, South Korea has been generously giving foreigners academic scholarship grants to study at some of their most prestigious universities. Whether it may be from the government or private companies, South Korea has sent hundreds of foreigners to aid their education expenses and experience the culture. Most scholarship programs also offer an allowance, dorm, and medical insurance. Here’s a list of some of Korea’s best scholarship programs. Art Major Asian plus Scholarship by Korea National University of Arts Apply here:…

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K-ENTERTAINMENT K-TRENDS 

K-Pop Songs That Returned To Korean Music Charts

You’ll never know what’s going to happen next. In a fast-paced industry like K-pop, most artists release 2 to 3 albums in a year. Others may top the charts while most dream of entering at least the top 100 of Melon. However, things might be different for these K-pop stars whose songs made it to the charts and became hits months or even years after their release. EXID: “Up & Down” EXID’s “Up & Down” is one of the most iconic K-pop songs of the 2010s, and it shows how…

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