Tag: hallyu

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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), […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Product Placement in Kdramas

Prime Minister and I: Nam Da Jung walks into a Subway to attend a meeting of the wives, where she heartily chomps down on a Subway sandwich. The Greatest Love: No one drank anything but Vitamin Water, and being the celebrity printed on the bottle was pretty much […]

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Internet Comics in Korea- Webtoons

Many of you that are interested in Korean culture may have listened to K-pop, or watched K-dramas. The popularity of these forms of Korean culture in the global stage has been dubbed as “Hallyu,” or the “Korean wave.” Amidst the popularity of these forms of Korean culture, I […]

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KPOP Battle of the Beasts: Shinhwa vs. 2PM

KPOP 2013 Battle of the Beasts: Similarities of Shinhwa & 2PM   Shinhwa’s 11th album: The Classic May 16, two of the most popular boy-groups of our generation made a comeback: Shinhwa, Korea’s longest lasting idol group with member’s average age being 34.5, and 2PM, currently the hottest […]