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: Dong Sun-hwa
Sun, May 29, 2022 | 05:49
More foreign conductors leading Korean symphony orchestras
Since January, Finnish violinist and conductor Pietari Inkinen has been leading the KBS Symphony Orchestra as the new music director, succeeding Romanian-born conductor Yoel Levi. “I want to bring people together and communicate with them through our universal language, music,” Inkinen, who also serves as the chief conductor of the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie and Japan Philha...
| 2022-01-26 17:23
Kyuhyun tells 'Love Story' with his voice
Kyuhyun of K-pop act Super Junior said he has never read a romance novel in his life, but he still titled his new mini-album, “Love Story,” in order to sing about love and resonate with listeners. “Love Story,” which revolves around an ordinary couple that just broke up, only offers one new song - the namesake lead single - and five old tracks that Kyuhyun released over the l...
| 2022-01-25 17:15
[INTERVIEW] Music is about savoring, not competing: Hareem
Most singers release albums regularly - or at least occasionally - throughout their careers. But world music artist Hareem does not. This free-spirited musician has not put out a new album in 18 years, out of the belief that music is not about commercialization and competition, but is more about savoring and sharing. Hareem, whose real name is Choi Hyun-woo, said he did not r...
| 2022-01-25 09:01
Actress Song Ji-hyo goes into self-quarantine despite testing negative for COVID-19
Actress Song Ji-hyo tested negative for COVID-19, but still went into a 10-day quarantine as she has not been vaccinated.
Shows & Dramas
| 2022-01-22 09:00
From TREASURE to Apink, a wave of K-pop stars to drop new songs next month
A slew of K-pop stars including GOT the beat and Kep1er electrified their fans with their new music offerings in January. February is set to be another big month, with big names - like TREASURE and Apink - gearing up for chart competition.
| 2022-01-21 17:03
NCT 127's 'Sticker' stays on Billboard chart for 17-consecutive weeks
“Sticker,” the third studio album by NCT 127 - a sub-unit of K-pop boy group NCT - is showing its lasting power on the Billboard main albums chart.
| 2022-01-21 09:07
More K-pop singers take center stage in musicals
A growing number of K-pop stars are broadening their horizons by moving into musicals as well.
| 2022-01-20 16:54
VIXX's Ravi to release new album 'Love&Fight,' Feb. 8
Ravi of K-pop boy group VIXX is poised to drop his second full-length album, “Love&Fight,” on Feb. 8, according to his agency, GROOVL1N, Tuesday.
| 2022-01-20 08:52
BTS-inspired webtoon '7FATES: CHAKHO' is making waves, but what is 'chakho'?
As many people had expected, the BTS-inspired webtoon, “7FATES: CHAKHO,” turned out to be an instant hit, with the digital comic exceeding 15 million views only two days after its release on Jan. 15.
| 2022-01-19 16:00
[INTERVIEW] '6equence': MAMAMOO's Moonbyul unfolds 6 different stories in new album
For Moonbyul, being part of one of the most talented K-pop acts - MAMAMOO - was a double-edged sword.
| 2022-01-19 09:00
Korean Mental Health: Stranger Things
Dutch Korean artist's project: The Mother Mountain Institute of Sara Sejin Chang
S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 20,000 for 3rd day as pandemic slows
Why Mario Outlet founder keeps buying houses of former presidents
KOICA launches interactive town in metaverse for overseas volunteer program
Union agress to resume late-night subway services in Seoul starting next month
'Russia needs huge financial resources for military operations'
Uvalde school police chief faulted in shooting response
Former rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae to wed in August
Koreans hit polls on last day of early voting for local elections
75th Cannes Film Festival
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