K-Interview: Charlotte Wilson

Kaamaakshi Bhat, Zirakpur, Punjab First of all, we would like to thank songwriter and music producer, Charlotte Wilson, so much for taking out time for this interview on behalf of our Hallyuism Team. Here’s an excerpt from the interview that took place with her: Could you please give a brief introduction to our readers? I’ve…

K-Book Review: ‘Kim Ji-young, Born 1982’ by Cho Nam-Joo

Ashna Susan Varkey, New Delhi Cho Nam-Joo’s novel titled ‘Kim Ji-young, Born 1982’ was published in 2016. It sold more than a million copies. It is one of the key feminist contemporary novels in South Korea. It created an impact and was a catalyst for the Me too Movement in South Korea, back in 2017-18….

Exploring Jeju Island

Mugdha Sanjay Attarde, Mumbai, Maharashtra The main lead packs their bags and travels thousands of kilometers to relieve themselves from everyday stress and to bloom their love. Where have we watched this scene? All the K-drama fanatics have seen this scene in dramas and they never fail to fascinate us with the scenic beauty of…

K-Interview: King’s Bakery’s owner Mr. Jung Seok

Suparna Mitra, Kolkata, West Bengal Korean culture is spreading very fast all over India. And along with that, day by day K-food lovers are increasing and K-food restaurants are becoming one of the most visited places to K-culture enthusiasts. In Kolkata, West Bengal, India, ‘King’s Bakery’ is getting famous for its authentic Korean foods, we…

5 Feel-Good K-dramas That Are Perfect Stress-busters

Pahul Nanra, New Delhi The worldwide situation and aftermath of the pandemic has definitely taken a toll on us, be it physically or mentally and this, therefore, calls for things that are sure to lighten our moods, I mean, what better than amazing rom-com K-Dramas we can binge on? From sweet romance to hilarious comedy,…

K-SONG REVIEW: ANSWER – LOVE MYSELF BY BTS

Smiti Iyer, New Delhi There are times when we feel unsatisfied with the work we are doing and hence, we lack motivation which then leads to loosing our self–confidence, self esteem. Therefore, we reach at a point in life where we tend to give up, and then a feeling of disappoint with self seeps in…

Ahmedabad BTS Fanbase: Namkook Event

Jasmine Khan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Ahmedabad BTS (@ahmedabad.bts) fanbase recently organised “Namkook Event” in Gujarat on the occasion of two of the BTS’ members: Namjoon (RM), and Jungkook. As their media partner, Hallyuism is bringing to you some of the details from this event, right from the organisers to the attendees who shared their experiences…

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…

K-Pop India Contest 2022: Guntur Regional Round Winners

Sriadita Emani, Hyderabad, Telangana Guntur Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2022 was conducted online on 29th May on the YouTube page Korean Cultural Centre India by the Regional Round organiser AP K-POPPERS. Here’s an excerpt from the statements of the winners of the Dance and Vocal categories about their overall experience of this…

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…