Tag Archives: South Korea

A Simple Way to Drastically Reduce The Rate of Suicide in South Korea

In my opinion, the worst has happened. SHINee is my number one band in K-Pop. No other group can measure up to them in my eyes. Like many ShaWols, I’m still heartbroken over Jonghyun’s recent passing. Since I became a fan … Continue reading

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Isak Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary at Arirang Radio

Congratulations, Isak! K-Poppin’s radio DJ marked an impressive milestone at the international-friendly South Korean radio station. Today, she shared a precious throwback photo of herself  via Instagram during her first of 10 years at Arirang Radio. Check out her message … Continue reading

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SHINee and SF9’s popularity contest begins on October 5th

Let the music games begin… I’m shocked that my favorite K-Pop group SHINee is planning to compete against newbies SF9 next month! The veterans and rookies have already started their album teasers. (which are both fabulous) October 5th will either … Continue reading

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EXO is Coming to the Rosemont Theatre on Feb. 19

SM Entertainment is bringing one of their hottest boy groups to the Midwest this winter! We finally know where EXO will hold their EXO’luXion North America tour in the Chicago area. It will be in the famous Rostmont Theatre. Check out … Continue reading

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7 Questions with Hallyu Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Nadezhda Hope

Hallyu Magazine began to make its mark in the South Korean entertainment industry in 2011. After being scouted by them the same year, I have followed the emerging publication ever since. I may not be an official member of the … Continue reading

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Should We Accept Kim Hyun Joong’s Apology?

Actor and singer Kim Hyun Joong recently sent out a formal written apology to his ex-girlfriend regarding the domestic violence case against him. He admitted to inflicting physical and psychological pain on the person he loved for two years. Hyun … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson West and South Korea are Pride of 2014 Little League World Series

My hometown and my friends from abroad went head to head in the best baseball game of the season today. Jackie Robinson West brought pride back to Chicago that hasn’t been seen since President Obama was re-elected President of the … Continue reading

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