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AOA, TWICE, 2PM to Headline KCON 2016 Japan

AOA, TWICE, 2PM to Headline KCON 2016 Japan

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean bands AOA, TWICE and 2PM will headline KCON Japan, that country’s edition of the world’s largest convention on all things “hallyu,” or the worldwide popularity of Korean culture, organizers said Friday. This year’s KCON Japan will consist of a convention displaying merchandise related to Korean culture, a [...]

Naver Rolls out New Video Streaming App on K-pop Stars

Naver Rolls out New Video Streaming App on K-pop Stars

SEOUL, July 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver, South Korea’s top Internet portal operator, rolled out a real-time video streaming app on Friday that features behind-the-scenes stories of popular K-pop artists, as it seeks to expand its global presence with the new mobile media platform. Dubbed V, the app is designed to provide footage of top Korean singers [...]

The Biggest K-pop Expo to be Held Alongside with Incheon Asia Games

The Biggest K-pop Expo to be Held Alongside with Incheon Asia Games

  SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the Hallyu  — a wave of popular South Korean culture — sweeping through the entire Asia and now starting to invade the rest of the world, evident from K-pop YouTube videos gathering over 3 billion hits from total 225 countries, “K-pop Expo in Asia,” which will be the largest [...]

[Feature] Picture Taking at Polling Stations Becomes a National Fad

[Feature] Picture Taking at Polling Stations Becomes a National Fad

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The June 4 elections had widely been expected to be quiet and uneventful in the wake of the Sewol ferry incident three weeks ago. The elections were completed without any foul play or controversy. As many as 23,465,000 went to the booth out of 41,296,000 registered voters, with the final [...]

This Unsual Joint Performance Featuring K-Pop Idols to Set You Laughing

SEOUL, Korea, Sep 13 (Korea Bizwire) –”Running Man” is one of the most popular entertainment programs on network TV channels. Aired on every Sunday evening, the program makes the audiences of all ages feel part of it. As with all other entertainment programs in Korea, Running Man has several segments within the program, some of [...]