Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Korean Pop


V&A celebrates 'Korean Wave' of popular culture with new exhibition

September 22, 2022 5:37 pm

The exhibition is split into different sections including K-pop and its fans, television drama and cinema, fashion and beauty

RM, boy band superstar, embraces new role: Art Patron

August 25, 2022 11:06 am

RM has also been embracing the role of art supporter, loaning a terra cotta sculpture of a horse by Korean artist Kwon Jin-kyu to a Seoul Museum of Art retrospective

Sriya Lenka, 18, joins Korean band Blackswan to become first K-pop star from India

May 29, 2022 9:21 am

She has learnt many dance styles, including the Odissi classical form, freestyle, hip-hop and contemporary

BTS' RM comforts anxious ARMY after Jin's surgery, shares throwback photo with him: 'You scared me...'

March 21, 2022 3:44 pm

BTS' Jin had to undergo surgery recently for his finger. Band's leader RM took to social media and shared photos with him.

BTS: V tells fan to 'calm down' after they ask if it 'hurt when he fell from heaven'; Jungkook gives cheeky response to ARMY's pick-up lines

March 21, 2022 8:50 am

BTS V and Jungkook took to social media and responded to ARMY on Weverse and Instagram.

BTS' Jin undergoes surgery after injuring his finger, had to rush to the emergency room

March 19, 2022 11:00 am

BTS member Jin had to undergo a surgery after injuring his left index finger. The band's agency Big Hit released a statement.

K-dramas and now K-products: Indian viewers get 'K' brand conscious

January 17, 2022 5:41 pm

The world of 'K-dramas' has opened a new chapter of product placement, or PPL, the practice by which manufacturers or providers of a service gain exposure for their products by paying for them to be featured in films and television programmes.

Netflix hit show 'Squid Game' spurs interest in learning Korean

October 12, 2021 1:54 pm

Just this week, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added 26 new words of Korean origin to its latest edition, including "hallyu", or Korean wave, the term widely used to describe the global success of South Korean music, film, TV, fashion and food

How Mizoram fell in love with Korean pop culture

March 15, 2020 4:52 pm

Stepping into Aizawl is like stepping into any South Korean town, where the youngsters animatedly discuss K-pop bands like Bangtan Boys and iKon

Korean beauty: Why they use snail mucin in skincare

February 27, 2020 3:31 pm

Turns out snail mucin has numerous benefits for your skin. Click here to know all about it.