K-Pop India Contest 2020: Guntur Regional Round Winners

Riya Choudhary and Seema, Delhi: Guntur Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2020 was conducted online on 3rd August 2020, at 11 A.M on the YouTube channel, AP K-POPPERS. Here is an excerpt from the statements of the winners of the Dance and Vocal categories, and the Regional Round organiser, AP K-POPPERS regarding their experience of this event.

K-Pop India Contest 2020: Pune Regional Round Winners

Aqsa Ali Khan and Riya Choudhary, Delhi: Pune Regional Round of the K-Pop India Contest 2020 was conducted online on 8th August 2020 at 4 p.m. IST on the YouTube channel Indo Korean Culture Group Pune IKCG. Here is an excerpt from the statements of the winners of the Dance and Vocal categories and the Regional Round organiser, Indo Korean Culture Group Pune (IKCG Pune) regarding their experience of this event

[Interview]: Mr. Appu Krishnan: Creating Music Beyond Borders

Hallyuism is immensely thankful to Mr. Appu Krishnan for giving us an opportunity to interview him again. In the previous interview, he answered many of our questions related to his journey in the music industry and about his contributions to K-Pop as a music producer, composer, and songwriter. Read below to know the latest updates on his much-awaited song and thoughts on his experiences as a musician.

Limese Connect: Convergence between Beauty and Culture

Misha Bharati, Delhi: Limese Connect is a Korean skincare e-commerce website found by Dale Deugcheon Han, that brings authentic K-beauty skincare and cosmetics products from South Korea to your doorsteps. The website of Limese Connect provides a wide range of products such as A. by Bom, Eunyul, Klairs, Limese, and Make P: Rem. The website does not only deliver your wishlist but also provides a personalised scheduled skin consultation session created for you where you can get advices related to the products that are suitable for you.

K-Pop India Contest 2020

Riya Chaudhary, Delhi: K-Pop or Korean Pop is a music genre that originated in South Korea. It consists of a variety of popular music styles that covers mostly dance-pop, pop ballad, electronic, rock, hip-hop, R&B, etc. In India, the spread of Korean Wave, also known as Hallyu Wave, began in the early 2000s in the North East region and now it is spreading rapidly all over the country. By the persistent efforts of Korean Cultural Centre India, K-pop has marked its popularity and success in India through K-POP INDIA CONTEST, which takes place every year since 2013.

Must-Watch K-Dramas for Beginners

Aafreen Hossain, Delhi: If you have never watched any Korean drama before but are always intrigued when your friends continuously chat about them the whole day. Then worry not, just allow me to help you out there and introduce you to a whole new world. K-dramas are the Korean language TV series that have a variety of genres to choose from. After the recent Hallyu or Korean wave, Korean culture is increasingly getting popular among the youth across the world.

K-OST Review: ‘Aloha’ by Jo Jung-suk

Riya Choudhary, Delhi: ‘Aloha’, sung by Jo Jung-suk for his recently completed drama Hospital Playlist, is written by Kim Tae-hoon and composed by Wi Jong-soo. The soulful composition was released on March 27, 2020, as a part of the OSTs of the drama, in which the actor stars as one of the protagonists.

K-Drama Review: Crash Landing on You

Sonal Naudiyal, Dehradun, Uttarakhand: Crash Landing on You is a 16-episode tvN series that stars Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin in the lead. The romantic drama aired from December 14, 2019 to February 16, 2020, and became the third-highest-rated South Korean drama in cable television history.

Easily Available Korean Skincare Brands in India

Prianka Chaudhary, Delhi: Nowadays Korean skincare is really popular in India, and in order to cater to the demands of the customers here, a few Korean brands have opened their branches in some cities and also started their official websites.

Top South Korean Companies in India

Suba, Pondicherry: South Korea is a highly developed nation in Asia and one of the global leaders in the field of science, technology, and innovation-driven fields. It was also awarded “the most innovative nation in the world” for six consecutive years by the Bloomberg Innovation Index. It has dominated the world with its high-quality offerings and is much loved for its products and services.