A pristine bond has developed between fans and artists which make K-pop followers pull out all stops to express their love and gratitude towards their artistes, who are referred to as idols in South Korea. read more
The grand finale of K-Pop India, in Delhi, will witness participants battling for the top position, a performance by boy band Snuper, and may be a surprise visit by the First Lady of South Korea, too. read more
Tamara of the Chilean music group ‘Rough Bunnies’, a K-Pop band which pays tribute to South Korean band BAP, poses for a picture in Santiago. As embassies around the world stage early competition rounds ahead of the 2018 K-Pop World Festival, thousands of teenagers have been out practicing their moves, with the local winners invited to join the final in South Korea.
North Korean defectors sent water bottles filled with rice and K-pop-loaded USB sticks floating towards their homeland Tuesday, even as the two Koreas removed border loudspeakers following a rare summit last week. The North’s leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s president Moon Jae-in agreed last week to “completely cease all hostile acts” along the Demilitarized Zone from May 1, including loudspeaker broadcasts and leaflet balloon launches.
South Korean performers rehearse at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre on April 1, 2018 in Pyongyang, North Korea. The 1,500-seat East Pyongyang Grand Theater played host to a rare performance by visiting South Korean pop stars under the ‘Spring is Coming’ concert series ahead of the inter-Korean summit slated later in April.
A South Korean artistic group, including some of the South’s pop legends and popular girl band Red Velvet, flew to Pyongyang over the weekend for two performances in the North Korean capital. read more
Palestinian demonstrators cut a birthday party during a protest against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah December 18, 2017.
Kim, a lead singer of SHINee, was pronounced dead shortly after being moved to a hospital, and a coal briquette was found burning on a frying pan in the room. Burning coal briquettes, which release carbon monoxide, is a common method of suicide in South... read more