K-Interview : Lucknowi Nawab in Korea!

Suhasini Singh, Pune, Maharashtra Im Sua also known as the Lucknowi Nawab in Korea is a Youtuber of Indian origin who is currently working in a South Korean company as a Digital Marketer. She started her YouTube channel to tell people about her experience as an Indian in South Korea. Her videos are very interesting and it helps her viewers explore more…

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…

Economic relations between India and South Korea

Ishika Gupta, New Delhi The trade and economic relations between India and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) have gathered pace in recent years. Their annual bilateral trade (exchange of goods between two nations while reducing or eliminating tariffs) reached $21.5 billion in 2018 and now has crossed over the $20 billion mark in 2020…

K-Interview with YouTuber and Creator: Jenna

Nikhat Parveen, Khushi Vaid (New Delhi), and Jasmine Khan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Please introduce yourself to our Indian audience and what you do? I am working in Korea to understand and introduce the cultures of India and Korea by producing content that contains the culture, education, and lifestyle of India and Korea. As Korea and…

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…