Journey of Learning Hangeul by Myself

Chanchal Bharti, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh Annyeonghaseyo, like everyone, I’ve been interested in learning languages since I was 12 years old. I’m not sure if it’s a hobby or a passion, but I think learning languages is a lot of fun, it’s like a getaway to a whole new world. I can speak English, Hindi, Punjabi,…

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-Event Review: ‘IN2ITXION’ BY IN2IT

Smiti Iyer, New Delhi The dream of every K-pop fan of having a K-pop concert in India came true with the event of ‘IN2ITXION’ by IN2IT. IN2IT is a South Korean boy group that debuted on October 26, 2017. There are six members in the group namely, Lee In-pyo, YooJi-ahn, Jeong Yeon-tae, Hwang In-ho, Han…

K-Interview: Songwriter and Record Producer Mr. Appu Krishnan

Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab) & Sriadita Emani (Hyderabad, Telangana) Mr. Appu Krishnan is an Indian-origin LA based music producer, composer, and songwriter who has also worked with several K-artists and groups from South Korea and has contributed immensely to the K-Pop Scene. Take a look at our interview conducted with him: We are always humbled…

K-Interview: Korean G1

Isha Singh, New Delhi Jiwon also known as Korean G1 from South Korea, is a well known Korean influencer who is deeply in love with the Indian culture, music, languages, food, dress, festivals, people etc. To express her love towards India and to deepen India-Korea’s friendship, she makes content – like Indian song covers, dance…

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…

#LOVESTAY CAFE: Stray Kids Anniversary & Hyunjin Day Event (Behind the Scenes)

Smiti Iyer, New Delhi You’ll love this, as much as Stray Kids #LOVESTAY The Indian Fanbase of the K-Pop group Stray Kids, Stray Kids India (@straykidsindiaa) in collaboration with various regional fanbases (@hwanghyunjindaily, @straykids_mumbai_official, @staybengaluru, @StrayKids_TamilNadu and @straykids_Bengal) of the group had organised an offline event – ‘Hyunjin Day’; birthday of the member of the…

K-Pop India Contest 2022: Patna Regional Round Winners

Riya Choudhary (New Delhi) Patna Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2022 was conducted online on 5th June 2022 at 6:00 p.m. IST on the YouTube channel of Korean Cultural Centre India. Here is an excerpt from the statements of the winners and the Regional Round organiser, King Sejong Institute Patna and Kculture.bihar regarding…

K-Pop India Contest 2022: Bhopal Regional Round

Sanchita Bathija, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh/Bhopal Regional round of K-Pop India contest 2022 was held on 4 June 2022 at 2p.m. IST on the Youtube channel of Korean Cultural Centre India. This article contains excerpts from the statement of the winners of the dance and vocal categories and regional rounds organiser MPKFC_hallyuwave regarding their experiences of this event….