Superior B-Sides That Should Be On Your Playlist

Diya Nair, Kochi, Kerala Cinematic music videos, explosive choreographies, and fashion inspos for days; this is what hooks us onto the title tracks but in the midst of all this; B-sides get overshadowed by their counterparts. Here are 10 B-sides from K-Pop boy groups that you shouldn’t miss! DAY6’s Afraid Extending from the general theme…

K-Song Review: SPIDER BY HOSHI

Kimi Kar (Agartala, Tripura) & Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab) Hoshi, member of the self-producing idol group, SEVENTEEN, revealed his first solo mix tape at 10:10 pm KST on 26th May 2021, making his fans surprised and curious as the member was finally going to welcome his first solo mix tape. Fans were sent into a…

KOREAN CULTURE AS SOFT POWER

Abhishek Sharma, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh The term soft power was coined by US scholar Joseph Nye in the 1980s, which meant the ability of a country to persuade or co-opt others to do what it wants without force or coercion. It was just another way to look at the idea of influencing states in the…

K- MOVIE REVIEW: Miss & Mrs. Cops

Aanchal Yadav, New Delhi The movie, Miss & Mrs. Cops (걸캅스), directed by Jung Da-won, was released in the year 2019. It is about two police cops who set out to fight against the heinous crime that has been taking place against women in South Korea wherein men are using spy cams to record women…

K-Drama Review: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo

Meghana Jayaraj, Kolkata, West Bengal A Worth Watching Romantic Comedy Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo is a K-Drama of the sparkling romance between two Olympic athletes of different categories, completing their journey with lots of struggles and tough competition. The drama comprises 16 episodes and the main casts starring Lee Sung-kyung, Nam Joo-hyuk, Lee Jae-yoon, and…

An Insight into the Korean Education System

Ishika Gupta, New Delhi South Korea is the most educated country in the world with a high literacy rate. South Korea is also one of the top-performing OECD countries in reading literacy, mathematics and sciences with the average student scoring about 519, compared with the OECD average of 493, placing it ninth in the world. Korean people have schools from 7 am…

K-SONG REVIEW: ‘BLACK SWAN’ BY BTS

Aanchal Tekriwal, Godda, Jharkhand “A dancer dies twice – once when they stop dancing, and this first death is the more painful.”– Martha Graham. The quote recites the essence of this song exquisitely. Black Swan is a song by the world-famous boy band, BTS, from their album “Map Of The Soul: 7”, which was released…

K-Fashion: Casual Blazers, A Key to Elegance

Sanchita Bathija, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh As we see the increasing popularity of the Hallyu wave, people are getting inspired from K- pop to K-dramas and of course K- fashion. If we talk about K-Fashion in particular; the uniqueness of Korean fashion is a sort of oversized, comfortable, cute, aesthetic, sometimes relaxed and rocking, or baggy…