K-Hip Hop: the Next Trend for the K-Wave

If you have heard of the Hallyu Wave, you might associate the term with K-Pop or K-Dramas; such popularity travels overseas as it gains...

Korean Youtubers: Explore Korean Culture via Youtube Videos

As proven by Gangnam Style's masive popularity, potential of Youtube in the global scene is much more powerful than one can imagine. Not only...

Korean American Actor Justin Chon Directs a Film about the LA Riots

Korean American actor Justin Chon, who is best known as an actor in The Twilight Sage series, is producing and directing a film about...

British Singersongwriter Damon Albarn Speaks about His Visit to North Korea

“Visiting North Korea was like going into the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland. It felt like I was falling under the spell.” Gorillaz member...

Korean Voice Actress Replaced for Wearing a Feminist T-Shirt

  A voice actress in South Korea got replaced for needing neither a hero nor a prince. On July 18, voice actress Kim Ja-yeon tweeted a...

2017, the Year of the Fire Rooster

  2017 presents itself as the Year of the Fire Rooster, so people who were born in 1969, 1981, 1993 and 2005 can truly say,...

Trash-Picking as a Sport Spreads from Japan to Korea

In the evening of September 16, about 40 people were gathered in the plaza in front of U-Plex in Seoul. Each of them had...

Kpop Cover Dance Boom Takes Center Stage on University Campuses

Hallyu (Korean Wave) is more than just an increased popularity of Korean music abroad. The Korean Wave refers to the rising interest in Korean entertainment...

Traffic lights for the pedestrian with a nose in a smartphone

This December, traffic lights with installed special lights appearing on the streets to direct smartphone users will arrive in Sydney, Australia. The Guardian reported that the New South...

Korean Coffee Experience – Take a Sip of the Atmosphere

  When Starbucks first took the world by storm they did so on the premise that they weren’t just selling coffee drinks, but an experience...

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