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Chuseok Celebrations Held in Neuchâtel of Switzerland

Chuseok Celebrations Held in Neuchâtel of Switzerland

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – The Swiss city of Neuchâtel held an event featuring traditional Korean performances for locals and Korean immigrants in celebration of the Chuseok holiday. The Chuseok event also coincided with the 20th anniversary of the opening of the city’s botanical gardens. The overarching theme of the event was the “relocation [...]

BTS Drops Plan to Release Song by Japanese Producer amid Fans’ Outcry

BTS Drops Plan to Release Song by Japanese Producer amid Fans’ Outcry

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Responding to a wild outcry by fans, BTS canceled its plan to release a new Japanese song in collaboration with a Japanese producer accused of chauvinism and misogyny. “Due to reasons concerning the production, the track list for the Japanese album scheduled for release in November will be changed. [...]

BTS to Be First Korean Artist Nominated for American Music Awards

BTS to Be First Korean Artist Nominated for American Music Awards

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop phenomenon BTS has been nominated for the annual American Music Awards (AMAs), slated for Oct. 9, becoming the first Korean act to receive such recognition, according to its organizer Thursday. “On Sept. 12 local time, the 2018 American Music Awards announced its nominees, and BTS has been included [...]

Bearing Achievements in Mind, BTS Vows Further Efforts

Bearing Achievements in Mind, BTS Vows Further Efforts

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The members of mega-popular K-pop group BTS have said they feel a “responsibility and burden” regarding their achievements but vowed to “try harder to have a right mindset in all areas.” The boy band members made the remarks during the event called “A conversation with BTS” on Tuesday (U.S. [...]

Jay Park Performs at Made in America Music Festival as First Korean Artist

Jay Park Performs at Made in America Music Festival as First Korean Artist

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean-American rapper Park Jae-beom, also known as Jay Park, performed at the annual Made in America (MIA) music festival in Philadelphia, the United States, as its first Korean contributor, his management agency said Tuesday. “Park was invited to MIA to perform for its Sept. 2 event as the first [...]