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Canada’s Got Talent

Nothing beats the summer heat like going to a concert and cheering until your head is numb and voice gives out, especially if the music you were listening to was K-Pop – the most infectious music in the world. I attended an event called “KPop World Festival 2015” […]

The Match That Changed History and Me

On June 17th, 2015, the Republic of Korea women’s national football team made history by earning their spot in the Round of 16 in FIFA Women’s World Cup. This was their second appearance (first one being in 2003) and although they fought valiantly against France today (June 21st), […]

my5 Korean Variety Shows

I’ve been watching variety programs for as long as I can remember. I’ve spent countless hours watching celebrities showing a different side of themselves just to be on air for even a brief moment. Now that I think about it, I probably should have spent those hours doing […]

my5 Korean Drinking Games

It’s time for another one of my5 lists. I crafted this compilation using anecdotal evidence so although it may not appeal to some, I am confident it will to most because these are what we have all heard of or/and played before. They are: my5 Korean Drinking Games. […]

my5 Korean Movies

I am a movie fanatic. On days where I have spare time, I actively research online to find any well-received films. So far, my efforts have not disappointed me. Some of the movies that I watch drive such influential themes that I introspect deeply about my life and […]

my5 Choreography

I would like to meet anyone who can disprove me that most contemporary Korean music is not geared towards dancing. And because of this, Korean recording artists have built themselves a reputation as the dancing kings and queens of the world; but it also puts immeasurable pressure on […]

Born To Sing?

It’s Friday night (or in Korean, Bool-Geum (불금), literal translation; Fire Friday). You could either sit at home and watch a movie or you could go out with your friends. While these two activities are actually two of my favourite pastimes, there is one particular thing that I […]