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K-CULTURE

Top culture stories of the year in Korea 2022

1. BTS heads to boot camp K-pop sensation BTS has been through a tumultuous 2022. It kicked off the year with a Seoul concert in...

Korean productions watched by over half of all Netflix users this year: Report

Six out of 10 Netflix viewers worldwide watched at least one Korean production this year, according to a new report Thursday released by the...

South China Morning Post names BTS, Korean football team as ‘Asian Icons of the Year’

Hong Kong media group South China Morning Post (SCMP) named BTS member Jin, girl group Blackpink, actor and model Hoyeon, Park Seo-joon and the...

Blackpink’s ‘Born Pink’ returns to Billboard 200 after three weeks

K-pop group Blackpink’s second studio album “Born Pink” returned to the Billboard main album chart Billboard 200 after three weeks. “Born Pink” was pushed out...

[FanTalk] WEi wraps up a busy year with nothing but love for its fans

What question do you want to ask your favorite K-pop idol? In “FanTalk,” the Korea JoongAng Daily relays fans’ questions directly to the stars....

Actor Lee Jung-jae, director Hwang Dong-hyuk receive Geumgwan Order of Cultural Merit

Squid Game actor Lee Jung-jae and director Hwang Dong-hyuk received the Geumgwan Order of Cultural Merit from President Yoon Suk-yeol Tuesday. Yoon held a ceremony...

Boy band NCT 127 to appear on ‘New Year’s Eve Live’ on CNN

Boy band NCT 127 will appear on CNN's "New Year's Eve Live," one of the largest end-of-the-year television shows welcoming in the New Year. The...

Le Sserafim’s ‘Antifragile’ passes 100 million streams on Spotify

Girl group Le Sserafim's "Antifragile" surpassed 100 million streams on Spotify, the group's agency Source Music said Wednesday. The group hit the record on Dec....

Netflix series ‘The Fabulous’ looks at glitz and grit of the fashion world

What’s behind the glamor of the Korean fashion industry? You can find out in Netflix’s new drama series “The Fabulous,” which will begin streaming...

K-pop girl group marketing becomes premium and pricey

On Nov. 28, 1997, three young girls climbed on stage during the SBS variety show “Recharge 100% Show” (1996-98, translated). Wearing matching white oversized...