All posts tagged "hallyu"

  • K-pop fans can be found all over the world  thanks to Hallyu (Yonhap)
    S. Korea to hold ‘hallyu’ expo in China

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea will hold an exposition in China to further promote the popularity of its culture there, riding on the recent successes of Korean TV shows in the world’s second-largest economy, the Ministry of...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • cuba
    Korean dramas are a hit even in Cuba

    By Kim Sang-mok HAVANA, CUBA — “Do you know the Korean actors Lee Min-ho and Yoon Sang-hyun?” was the question posed to me by a 15-year-old Havana resident inside a bootleg CD store. As it turns out,...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • Park geun hye peru kpop
    President Park promotes K-pop, Hallyu in Peru

    By Do Je-hae President Park Geun-hye met with Hallyu fans in Peru Sunday during the second leg of her South American tour. Korean TV dramas and pop music are becoming more popular in Peru, where more than...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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  • leesuzy
    Lee Min-ho and Suzy confirm they are dating

    Two of Korea’s most beloved stars are dating. According to local media, actor Lee Min-ho, 27, and Miss A’s Suzy, 20, confirmed they are a couple Monday in Korea. Star House, Lee’s agency, said the pair have...

    • Posted March 22, 2015
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  • Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts President Kim Joon-won speaks to the Korea Times Sunday.
    Korean broadcasting university to set up Hallyu Global Education Center in LA

    A Korean broadcasting university is reaching to bring the Korean wave to new heights with the creation of a Hallyu Global Education Center in Los Angeles. Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts said it hopes to bring...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Milpitas Public Library librarian Stephen Fitzgerald, second from left, with culture program participants.
    Milpitas library launches Korean culture program for K-pop lovers

    A Korean culture program for K-pop and Hallyu lovers was launched at a public library in Milpitas, Calif., this week. The library, which joined hands with the Korean Language and Culture Foundation for the program, will run...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Members of a Hallyu fanclub in Argentina which led the effort to get K-dramas onto local television. (Yonhap)
    Finalmente! K-dramas to debut in Argentina

    By Tae Hong Finalmente! K-dramas are making their debut in Argentina. “Secret Garden,” the mega-hit drama that swept South Korea into a Hyunbin obsession in 2010, will begin airing with dubbed voices Jan. 10 on a local cable...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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