All posts tagged "Arirang"

  • DC area to hold Arirang competition next month

    The Washington, D.C., area will soon see a medley of “Arirang” at a competition inviting performers to provide unique takes on the representative Korean traditional song. The event, organized by Washington Sorichung, WKTV and the local Korean...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • Former Arirang President Sohn Jie-Ae speaks inside the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communications & Journalism. (Cosmo Scharf)
    Former Arirang president: K-pop is fueling Korea

    By Tae Hong “When I was young, we’d tell people we were Japanese, because it was cool to be Japanese at the time,” the former president of South Korea’s only English-language government-affiliated network, Arirang TV, told a...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Saxophonist Jung Sung-jo
    Korean jazz musician to perform in New York

    By Chung Ah-young Korean veteran jazz musician Jung Sung-jo will perform two “Arirang,” traditional Korean folk songs, in New York at the LeFrak Concert Hall and the Colden Auditorium on March 18 and 22. The saxophonist will...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    New TV CEOs in Korea face independence questions

    By Kim Tong-hyung Journalists are expressing increasing frustration over the continuing Korean practice of parachuting presidential cronies into CEO spots at television companies, which they believe have irrevocably damaged the credibility of networks, such as MBC. The...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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  • Nah Youn-sun, 44, has been gaining worldwide recognition as bold and daring jazz vocalist
    Jazz vocalist Na Youn-sun gaining worldwide recognition

    By Park Jin-hai Koreans rejoiced as Sochi passed on the Olympic flag to PyeongChang, the host of the next Winter Games in 2018. The celebratory mood that night escalated when Korean artists performed their country’s beloved folk...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • Jazz songstress Nah Youn-sun
    Hallyu is more than K-pop

    Korean jazz artists gaining global attention By Chung Ah-young Jazz is not a style of music for everyone’s taste and seldom sees commercial success — at least in Korea where K-pop is dominating the music industry. Under...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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