Answer Within Ourselves: “Magic Shop” By BTS

Sumona Sinha, Silchar, Assam BTS is the world’s most renowned and popular boyband. Their slogan Love Yourself, Speak Yourself is not only a slogan but it has become a motto of lives for millions of people around the world. Their song MAGIC SHOP is from their Album named “LOVE YOURSELF: TEAR.” It is written and…

Project Arré Voice: Women-first, Audio Platform for the Hallyu-loving Community

Jasmine Khan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh With the ever-growing presence of Hallyu and Korean-culture loving community in India; Arré, a digital content brand that produces and publishes original content with professional creators across varied genres, languages, formats, and platforms; has launched an invite-only women-first audio platform and application called Project Arré Voice (currently available on Play…

My Favourite Tracks from BTS’ O!RUL8,2?

Deepika Gill, Gurgaon, Haryana O!RUL8,2? (Oh! Are you late, too?), by BTS is their first mini-album released in 2013 after ‘2 Cool 4 Skool.’ It was released on September 11, 2013. It consists of 10 tracks namely Intro: O!RUL8,2?, N.O., We On, Skit: R U Happy Now?, If I Ruled the World, Coffee, Cypher: Pt.1.,…

K-Song Review: Hidden Track “Sea” by BTS

Nikita Punia, Mumbai, Maharashtra Flow in Psychology is defined as a state of mind in which one becomes fully immersed in the enjoyment of their activity and forgets about their surroundings. Sea, by BTS, has that very feeling of taking you into a state of flow and, for just a little over five minutes, rendering…

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-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…

BTS Anniversary Event at Mumbai by thehallyustore

Shrishti Kalwar and Nehal Tambe (Mumbai, Maharashtra) It is not an unknown fact that BTS has taken the world by storm and India exists in this world too. As a result of their great influence on the youth and their ability to spread the message of self-love and expression, BTS or Bangtan Sonyeondan has become…

BTS Anniversary Event at Delhi by Korean Culture India Fan Club

Smiti Iyer, New Delhi On Sunday,12th June, Korean Culture India Fan Club organized BTS’s 9th Anniversary Event at Cultured Heartbrew Café, New Delhi, from 12 pm to 2 pm. There were in total 38 attendees who came to attend the event. The event has started with everyone giving their introduction and their experience in being…