SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean author and illustrator Baek Heena has won the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book award. “With exquisite feeling for materials, looks and gestures, Baek Heena’s filmic picture books stage stories about solitude and solidarity,” a jury of the award said in a statement [...]
SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The popular K-pop group BigBang was named the best world artist at an annual music awards ceremony hosted by an Italian cable TV channel, the group’s management said Monday. The boys won “Best Artist from the World” in the Italian MTV Awards 2016, becoming the only Korean act or [...]
SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean actor Kim Soo-hyun and boy band BigBang have been name Best Actor and Best Boy Group, respectively, in a recent vote of 40 million hallyu fans around the world, an online news site said Wednesday. U.S.-based site Soompi, which covers the Korean Wave or hallyu, announced the [...]
SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) - Boy bands BigBang and EXO reigned over South Korea’s digital and albums charts in 2015, respectively, while none of their female counterparts made it into the top 10 of either chart, a local music website said Tuesday. BigBang’s “Bang Bang Bang,” “Loser” and “Bae Bae” took the No. 1, 2 [...]
Give over $100,000 to community nonprofits. Submit your nomination now through the Giving With Purpose Grant App.
BOSTON, Mar 31, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) - The Learning by Giving Foundation and Northeastern University are now accepting nominations for nonprofit organizations to receive grants through the massive open online course (MOOC) Giving With Purpose. Nominations may be submitted by anyone over the age of 13. Simply sign up to take the course on edX.org [...]