All posts tagged "psy"

  • Psy to hold concert on Christmas

    By Chung Hyun-chae Have you heard from Psy lately? World star Psy on Monday commented about his mounting stress on Twitter on Oct. 28, while notifying followers of his upcoming concert on Dec. 25, Christmas Day. “Each...

    • Posted October 28, 2013
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    Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ hits 1.8 billion views on YouTube

    South Korean rapper Psy’s “Gangnam Style” hit an all-time record of 1.8 billion views on YouTube on Oct. 23, 2013. “Gangnam Style” peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard chart for seven straight weeks last year. Psy’s...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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    Hallyu expo to take place in London next month

    Korean cultural industry targets European markets By Chung Hyun-chae The Korean cultural industry will make inroads into European markets through “hallyu” (Korean wave) content from K-pop, animation, and traditional to contemporary art. The “Korea Brand and Entertainment...

    • Posted October 10, 2013
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  • K-rock band Jang Ki-ha and the Faces pose at a press meeting held to promote “MU:CON Seoul 2013” at the Broadcast Center in Mok-dong, Seoul, Tuesday. International music moguls will gather at the 2nd international music market, to be held from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11. The Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), the organizer of the event, will select promising Korean artists and promote them for overseas exposure. / Courtesy of KOCCA
    Looking for Another Psy

    International Music Moguls to Attend Korean Event To Find Out If Indeed K-Pop is Much More Than Psy By Lee Kyung-min Psy has cemented himself as the K-pop icon. Now it is time for the world to learn that...

    • Posted October 9, 2013
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  • Hallyu goes viral through social media

    By Chung Hyun-chae Every single happening in stars’ social media on Twitter, Facebook, Weibo or YouTube is the talk of the town for their ardent fans. Social media is becoming an effective tool for promoting themselves through...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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    Why is G-Dragon so hot?

    By Park Si-soo Can G-Dragon (GD) rock the global music scene as Psy did with “Gangnam Style” last year? The leader of five-member boy band Big Bang is undoubtedly a K-pop juggernaut adored by hundreds of thousands...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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  • Some 1,000 K-pop fans hold a flash mob performance, promoting the “K-pop Festival in Gangwon 2013,” at Almaty Park in Kazakhstan, on Aug. 19. 
/ Courtesy of Visit Korea Committee
    Cover dance is ‘interactive communication’

      By Park Jin-hai Cultural critics say that “hallyu” or Korean wave that the unlikely star Psy ignited to a global craze has seen better days. But Han Kyung-ah, secretary general of Visit Korea Committee, points to...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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