Webtoon Review: Omniscient Reader

Lavanya Singh, New Delhi Omniscient Reader is a fictional Korean comic, now popularly known as Webtoon. It is a thrilling action comic consisting of really intriguing plots and exceptional characters. These characters make readers hooked up with this comic for a very long time. The ongoing comic, Omniscient Reader, is based on the completed web…

Webtoon Review: Cheese in the Trap

Shweta, New Delhi “…But I’m ready to make my decision from now.” – Seol Hong, Cheese in the Trap Cheese in the Trap (치즈인더트랩) is a South Korean webtoon series written and illustrated by Soonkki. The webtoon was first released in Korea in 2010 and ran till 2017, on the internet portal Naver Webtoon. It spanned 15…

Webtoon Review: Extraordinary You (July Found by Chance)

Khushi Aggarwal, New Delhi: Are you guys interested in watching K-dramas, manhwas, or webtoons? If yes, then this article is for you. Webtoons have recently gained a lot of popularity, just like how K-Pop spread in India. There exist many K-dramas that are recreated from the webtoons. One such popular K-drama titled ‘Extraordinary You’ is based on a webtoon series called ‘July Found By Chance’, written by Moo Ryu-yee. The genre is fantasy, romance, and comedy.

Seoul Lantern Festival 2021

Ekta Aggarwal, New Delhi: The Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제) held yearly for the past thirteen years is a vivid celebration of lights in South Korea and is one of the most famous celebrations across Seoul. It is one festival celebrated in Seoul that you should see to encounter the astonishing sights! The festival is organized by Seoul Tourism Organization and is sponsored by Seoul Metropolitan Government.

Visit to KTO India Office

Mehak Sharma and Ashley Kumar (New Delhi): On behalf of Hallyuism and the Korean Culture India Fan Club, we visited Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) on 23rd July 2021. The office is located in Gurugram, Haryana. The meeting was organized to discuss various ways in which the Korean wave can be promoted in India. We reached the office by 11 am and were greeted in a very warm manner by the staff. The meeting began with a little introduction to KTO.

K-Pop India Contest 2021: Lucknow Regional Round Winners

Diya Jain (New Delhi) and Anushka Gupta (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh): Lucknow Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2021 was conducted online on 27 October 2021 at 5pm on the YouTube page, Korean Cultural Centre India. Here is an excerpt from the statements of the winners of the Vocal and Dance categories as well as the Regional Round organisers, Kculturelko, regarding their experience of this event.

K-Pop India Contest 2021: Aizawl Regional Round Winners

Khiroda Singh Khuntia (Rourkela, Odisha) and Shalini Roy (Kolkata, West Bengal): Aizawl Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2020 was conducted online on 1st October 2021 at 8:00 p.m. IST on the YouTube page of Korean Culture Centre India. Here is an excerpt from the statements of the winners of the Dance and Vocal categories and the Regional Round organiser, Mizoram Kpop Fanclub regarding their experience of this event.

K-Pop India Contest 2021: Hyderabad Regional Round Winners

Aanchal Tekriwal (Godda, Jharkhand) and Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab): Hyderabad Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2021 was conducted online on 19th October 2021 at 5:00 p.m. IST on the YouTube page of Korean Cultural Centre India by the regional round organizer KFanzz Entertainment. Here’s an excerpt from the statements of the winner of the Dance and Vocal categories about their overall experience of this Contest.

K-Pop Contest 2021: Patna Regional Round Winners

Riya Choudhary (New Delhi) and Ayushi Saxena (Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh): Patna Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2021 was conducted online on 23rd October 2021 at 7:00 p.m. IST on the YouTube channel of Korean Cultural Centre India. Here is an excerpt from the statements of the winners of the Dance and Vocal categories and the Regional Round organiser, Patna King Sejong Institute, regarding their experience of this event.

K-Pop India Contest 2021: Bhopal Regional Round Winners

Anuja Vijayan and Meghana Jayaraj, Kolkata, West Bengal: Bhopal Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2021 was broadcast live on October 16, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. IST on the Korean Cultural Centre India’s YouTube page. The event was coordinated by Madhya Pradesh Korean Fanclub/MPKFC Hallyuwave. Here is the statement of the winners of the Dance and Vocal Categories, as well as the Regional Round organizer, on their experiences with this event.