Abhishek Sharma, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh My experience with learning the Korean language has been very easy-going, with lots of fun and excitement and no hurdles! Unfortunately, this is not true at all, and I hope it will be easy for others to learn it. As per the popular imagination, Korean Language at the start may…
Rising K-Fashion Trends Globally
Ayushi Saxena, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh In recent years, the “Hallyu wave” has taken the world by storm. South Korea and its culture have seen a large number of admirers across the globe all thanks to the talented artists who have managed to garner an audience outside their home country too. Due to this, various aspects…
The Revolution that is BLACKPINK
Ayushi Saxena, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh “BLACKPINK in your area!” Does it ring any bells? Absolutely! It is BLACKPINK, a revolutionary South Korean girl group band who has taken over the world! The South Korean company YG Entertainment’s famous Girl group K-Pop band debuted on August 8th, 2016 with four members. The group consists of rappers Lisa…
Boba with Blinks & Brunch with Blinks Events organised by thehallyustore and Blink India Official
Smiti Iyer, Ayushi Saxena, Sanskriti Saxena (New Delhi); Anisha Nath, Suparna Mitra (Kolkata) The Indian Fanbase of the K-Pop Group BLACKPINK, Blink India Official and the India-Korea based verified Korean album and merch store thehallyustore organised a three-city offline event for the Indian Blinks starting with ‘Boba With Blinks’ in Mumbai & Kolkata and ‘Brunch…
K-Album Review: “The Album” By BLACKPINK
Ojasvi Peer, Hyderabad, Telangana Experimentation is the beginning of discovering your talent and creativity. Whenever you experiment with something that you enjoy, your mind opens with the possibility of improving more and you consequently find your strengths and weaknesses. YG Entertainment’s second girl group BLACKPINK, comprising members Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo, Rosé, the most prevalent Korean…
The Third Generation of K-Pop: The Breakthrough
Chhavi Sharma, Surat, Gujarat and Ashley Kumar, New Delhi: K-pop (Korean pop music) originating from South Korea, is vast content-driven music, divided into several categories, one of which are “Generations”. Seo Taiji and Boys is considered to be the first K-pop group that gave birth to the K-pop industry. Groups debuting around the short timeline 2012-2016 are considered to be a part of the 3rd generation of K-pop. The Third Generation of K-Pop artists plays a significant role in the breakthrough of the K-pop industry in the true sense.
5 Existing Korean Beauty Standards
Shalini Roy, Kolkata, West Bengal: As you know, the high level of beauty standard is a well-known feature of Korea for a long time which has mostly been influenced by media, actors, and K-pop idols. Most of the people in Korea desire to look perfect like Korean celebrities which have led to the fixation of such high beauty standards. There are many features that define the ideal type of Korean beauty standards. Lets have a look over five of the most common ones.
BLACKPINK: THE MOVIE’s SPECIAL SCREENING EVENT BY KTO INDIA
Hallyuism Team: PVR Directors Cut, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. It was a documentary film of the worldwide famous K-Pop girl group BLACKPINK, directed by Oh Yoon-dong and Su Yee-jung, starring band members Jisoo, Jennie, Rose, and Lisa.
Environment Preservation Initiatives by K-Celebs
Isha Singh (New Delhi); Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab), and Chanchal Bharti (Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh): Every year, 5th June is celebrated as World Environment Day to raise awareness about the protection of the environment. The theme of this year’s Environment Day was “Ecosystem Restoration.” There are many notable celebrities from South Korea who understand their social resposibilities and have many times stepped ahead to carry out initiatives that are meant to save and protect the nature and the environment. With the strong and familial connection, they have with their fans, they not only leave a positive impact on them, but also encourage many people around the globe to do their bit. Here, we will highlight some of the impressive causes and acts that these celebrities from South Korea have been a part of:
K-Pop: An Inspiring Musical Journey
Diya Jain, Delhi: The world offers an endless amount of fresh and breathtaking art in the form of movies, films, songs, paintings, and much more. But we often find ourselves cocooned in our world, to an extent that the majority of cultures remain alien to the average individual. Even in the case of diverse musical cultures, as a fan of K-pop, I’m often asked the reason to choose and appreciate the music I listen to. After all, it is in Korean, they say. But the beautiful thing about music that most fail to notice is that one does not need to understand the language in order to enjoy it.