Category: KOREA-CANADA BLOG 2018

feat. a Korean-Canadian: A Special Announcement

feat. a Korean-Canadian is a blog series highlighting Korean-Canadians and their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on their identity as Korean-Canadians. Back in June, I had the wonderful opportunity to feature Glen Choi, who teaches humanities and social sciences-related subjects at Seneca College in Toronto. At the time of […]

Unusual Themes in Kpop MVs

Kpop groups showcase their talent and style through MVs that dazzle and delight, but sometimes these videos include elements that may surprise you. Whether it’s something that you never expected to see or a trend that is strangely popular, here are a few unusual items to keep an eye out for.

feat. a Korean-Canadian: Dongwoo Kim

feat. a Korean-Canadian is a blog series highlighting Korean-Canadians and their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on their identity as Korean-Canadians. This blog features Dongwoo Kim, who is a Post-Graduate Research Fellow at Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, a public policy research organization in Vancouver. He is working on […]

The BTS World Tour “LOVE YOURSELF” Experience

While BTS has been busy making history with their soaring popularity and expansion into the Western market, they have also been crafting a story for their fans called LOVE YOURSELF. Naturally, this detailed and captivating concept is the theme of their current world tour, which features songs from the LOVE YOURSELF albums (Her, Tear, Answer) and short film Wonder. Two of our KCB writers – Jennifer and Kelsey – had the chance to attend the tour, and are here to share their reflections on various aspects of their experience. 

Notes From a K-Drama Fan: Diane

Happy Fall, All! Today, I have an interview with Diane, who I met *get ready for it* via this blog!!! Diane is super knowledgeable about K-Dramas (especially historical Sageuk dramas) and she’s made some fab recommendations. I’m very lucky to have met her!! :) Below is my interview […]

Dumbfoundead Keeps His Word

Hip-hop legend Dumbfoundead (actual name Jonathan Park) played to an enthusiastic crowd on June 27th at his regular haunt The MOD Club in Toronto. This came after his original Toronto show was postponed due to illness. He could have cancelled the show completely, but he showed up. This […]

Where to Go for Korean Groceries in Calgary

Calgary is a diverse city, with a number of options for Asian markets and grocery stores. Although many of these stores have a lot of good items in stock, sometimes they just don’t have the specific ingredient or brand you are looking for. When it comes to Korean cooking, your best bet for an authentic taste is to visit a Korean grocery store – and lucky for you, there are several in Calgary.

feat. a Korean-Canadian: Andrea Bang

feat. a Korean-Canadian is a blog series highlighting Korean-Canadians and their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on their identity as Korean-Canadians. This blog features Andrea Bang, an actor/writer based out of Vancouver. She is best known as Janet from CBC’s Kim’s Convenience. She also makes short videos called Inanimate […]

Scotiabank Arena Got7 Stars

JYP’s Got7 dazzled at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last month. Produced by SubKulture Entertainment and Pop! Goes The World, the first stop on the North American leg of their “Eyes On You” World Tour introduced the seven to an audience of tens of thousands of fans. The […]