8 Fascinating Facts About South Korean Culture

Rupali Teresa Kujur, Ranchi, Jharkhand Are you still confused about the South Korean culture you love so much or have explored it recently? Never mind; let me familiarize some spellbinding idiosyncrasies of Korean culture. Here we are presenting 8 fascinating facts about South Korean culture: 1. Ondol System Ondol, also known as goodle (구들), is a sub-floor heating structure designed to fight against…

K-Interview: Youtuber and Vlogger Ellie Jones

Sanskriti Pun, New Delhi: Ellie Jones is a UK based YouTuber who makes vlogs about South Korea which includes exploring different cities, her lifestyle, and much more. Her videos have a fun vibe to match which is suitable for any age group. She has also travelled many countries in Europe in her van and has videos on it too. Here is an excerpt of her interview with Hallyuism:

K-Pop MVs Screening Glimpses of Nature

Khushi Sharma, New Delhi; Diya Nair, Kochi, Kerala; Khushi Vaid, New Delhi: K-Pop MVS are astoundingly known for their peculiar shooting; capturing every detail as much as possible. They try presenting minute details regarding colour, contrast, lightening, depth and composition. Regardless of the budget, they try to capture every complexity of the scene, resulting in pleasant aesthetics and vibrance. It is said that our emotions are connected to music while at the same time connected to the nature. To celebrate this imperishable bond here are some K-pop songs that celebrate nature of South Korea.

[INTERVIEW] Rea and Jimmy about living in South Korea

Jasmine Khan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh: Rea and Jimmy are International Couple YouTubers based in South Korea. Rea is from Southern California and has been living in South Korea for about three and a half years. She has studied English and Linguistics and is currently an English teacher pursuing her passion for language and culture. Jimmy is from Seoul, South Korea. His real name is Jeong Jae and has been living in South Korea his whole life. Majored in Korean History and Korean Classic Literature, he takes active interest in explaining Korea-related things to people. Both are active on making vlogs together as well as manage their own respective YouTube and Instagram to share about their lives living in South Korea, their love for food and cafes, Historical facts about South Korea and more. Here is an in-depth interview of both where they talk and share about their personal and professional lives in South Korea.

Beauty of South Korea Captured in K-Dramas

Sanskriti Saxena (New Delhi), Anisha Nath (Kolkata, West Bengal), Piyush Mandal (Panvel, Maharashtra), Biti Sophia Soren (New Delhi), Suparna Mitra (Kolkata, West Bengal): South Korea is filled with many tourist destinations which attract a lot of people every year. There are many famous K-dramas that capture the attention of the viewers and play an important role in adding value to promoting the tourism and cultural heritage of the country. Here, we take a look at some of the famous K-Dramas that explore the marvelous beauty of South Korea that can be easily added to the bucket list of all the K-enthusiasts who wish to visit the country one day. To celebrate this imperishable bond between the nature and K-Dramas, here are some K-Dramas suggestions that explore the beauty of nature in South Korea.

K-Event: BTS 2021 Muster Sowoozoo

Shrishti Kalwar (Mumbai, Maharashtra), Smiti Iyer (New Delhi), and Madhavi Sutar (Kolhapur, Maharashtra): On 13th June 2021, BTS completed 8 years of their journey in the musical industry. In order to celebrate this occasion, the group organised their 6th Muster, an annual fan-meeting event that marks their anniversary; at Jamsil Stadium, also known as the Seoul Olympic Stadium on 13th & 14th June. The word Muster means an assembly of troops, referring to the meeting between the Bulletproof Boys and their A.R.M.Y (fandom of BTS). The event marked the end of their two week long celebration known as Festa. This year, the fan-meeting event was conducted virtually and was streamed on the online platform due to the pandemic and included diverse elements such as ARMY Signal, ARMY in Echo, and ARMY on Air to connect with the fans. Nearly, 1.33 million fans, from 195 regions attended this two-days paid-event all over the world.

Cherry Blossoms: Blossoming Blooms of South Korea

Misha Bharti, New Delhi: Have you ever wished to walk under the illuminated cherry blossom trees? The best time to catch a glimpse of these cherry blossoms that paint Korea in pastel pink shades is between late March and mid-April. As they say ‘Spring is surely the best time to visit Korea.’

My Experience of Trying Gimbap

Ashley Kumar, Delhi: Ever since I became a Korean Culture Enthusiast, I always wanted to try Korean food. Watching actors eat in the most satisfying way possible in K-dramas, made me want to try it too. I came across the opportunity in 2017 to try Korean food in Busan Restaurant located in Majnu Ka Tilla, Delhi.