CULTURE

CULTURE

2017 KCON Los Angeles draws 80,000 K-pop fans: organizer

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (Yonhap) -- KCON, a global Korean pop music and culture convention, wrapped up its Los Angeles event Sunday, bringing together...

Veteran singer Uhm Jung-hwa to drop new album next month

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- Singer-actress Uhm Jung-hwa will release a new album next month, according to a music production company Tuesday. The five-track record...

‘Idol School’ soars to top of TV popularity index

SEOUL, July 25 (Yonhap) -- "Idol School," Mnet's new idol trainee competition show, debuted at the top of a benchmark TV popularity index, data...

Kim Rae-won, Shin Se-kyung cast for fantasy drama ‘Black Knight’

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- Actors Kim Rae-won and Shin Se-kyung have been cast for a new TV series on KBS, a PR company...

Lee Min-ho’s DMZ wild life documentary to start next week

SEOUL, June 9 (Yonhap) -- "DMZ, the Wild," MBC TV's documentary series hosted by star actor Lee Min-ho, will begin airing next week, the...

‘Revolutionary Love’ lightheartedly mirrors young Koreans’ struggles, aspirations, loves

By Woo Jae-yeon SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Yonhap) -- "Revolutionary Love," cable channel tvN's new romantic comedy, seeks to be a comfort and encouragement to today's...

GFriend to release new EP album next month

SEOUL, July 20 (Yonhap) -- K-pop girl group GFriend will drop a new EP album next month, its management agency said Thursday. The band's fifth...

BTS stays on Billboard’s key charts for third-straight week

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Yonhap) -- K-pop boy band BTS has remained on Billboard magazine's two key charts for the third-straight week, according to the...

Bucheon fantastic film fest to kick off this month

SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's largest genre film festival will open its 21st edition on July 13 with a far larger number...

BTS holds onto Billboard 200 spot for fifth week

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- K-pop group BTS' album "Love Yourself: Her" has landed on Billboard magazine's main album chart for the fifth straight...

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