K-Song Review: ‘Yours’ by Raiden X Chanyeol (ft. Lee Hi, Changmo)

Susmita Sanyal, Kolkata, West Bengal: ‘Yours’ is a much-awaited track that released on May 12, 2020. A collaboration between DJ Raiden and EXO’s Park Chanyeol, the track also features Lee Ha-yi and Ku Chang-mo known by their stage name as Lee Hi and Changmo respectively. It had created quite a buzz ever since the collaboration was announced. The subsequent unveiling of the teasers only added to the fervour.

Taejin Event at KCCI, Delhi

Archana Goswami, Delhi: I always wanted to attend a K-event at KCCI (Korean Cultural Center of India), Delhi, ever since I got interested in the Korean Culture through K-pop and K-dramas. Last year, I finally got the chance to be a part of an event at KCCI. The admin of Korean Culture India Fan Club, Ms. Prerna Tiwari organised a birthday celebration event for BTS members Kim Seok-jin and Kim Tae-hyung on December 29, 2019. I will forever be grateful to her for organising this event and giving all of us a memorable experience of a lifetime. Around 130 fans attended this event!

K-Album Review: INFINITE’s Infinite Only

Legendary K-pop group INFINITE released its 6th mini-album called Infinite Only in 2016. As expected from the masters of synchronization, the news of the album spread like wildfire in the K-pop industry and was well received by music lovers. This album won accolades at various music chart shows, and it remains a masterpiece for their fans, Inspirits, and for other fandoms. A closer analysis of this album opens the door to an entirely different world. The album consists of 7 tracks that have their colours and charms.

K-Album Review: Kill This Love by BLACKPINK

Sriadita Emani, Hyderabad, Telangana The most recent album of BLACKPINK; KILL THIS LOVE consists of 4 new songs and 1 bonus remix track. It was released on 5th April 2019. The popular girl group from South Korea, with members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa; released their official music video for the song ‘Kill this Love’…

K-Song Review: ‘Winter Bear’ by BTS’ Kim Tae-hyung

The song ‘Winter Bear’, sung and directed by BTS’ Kim Tae-hyung, got instant admiration and praise from ARMYs, the official name of the fandom, upon its release on August 9, 2019. This song is co-written and co-composed by Kim Tae-hyung along with Hiss Noise, Adora and BTS’ RM.

Exciting India: Bringing India closer to K-Pop

Exciting India also known as Fluttering India or Dugeundugeun India (두근두근 인도), is a show released in 2015 where six idols from popular K-Pop groups namely EXO’s Suho, Super Junior’s Cho Kyu-hyun, SHINee’s Choi Min-ho, INFINITE’s Kim Sung-gyu, and CNBLUE’s Lee Jong-hyun went on a trip to Mumbai, India to explore their journey under the theme ‘Wasteland of K-Pop, INDIA’.

The Butterfly Effect: How BTS changed my life

Eshani Bora, Guwahati, Assam Three and a half years ago, I stumbled upon a music video called Blood Sweat & Tears by a K-Pop group called BTS. During that time, I was not in a very good head-space and would surround myself with self-doubt, insecurities, and inferiority complex.

‘Forever Young’ with BLACKPINK: Reasons Why I Stan Them

Diya Sharma, Delhi BLACKPINK is a four-member girl group from South Korea, who made their debut in the year 2016 with the highly popular album Square One. With members Jisoo, Rosé, Lisa, and Jennie, the group from YG Entertainment has come a long way since their debut. With numerous accolades and records to their name,…

Rejuvenating Mind through K-Pop

Once upon a time, there was a non-K-popper, school-going girl. She used to get depressed due to her health conditions. Even though, she had a few friends but still, she would feel alone. Many times, she would cry at night or when she was alone because it was getting harder for her to bear the pain she was going through. All she wanted was someone who could support her mentally and emotionally. She used to feel isolated and upset. And that girl was me!

South Korea: A Blend of Heritage and Modernity

The East Asian Country that we know as South Korea, is known as Hanguk in Korean and officially referred to as the Republic of Korea i.e. Daehan Minguk. The country constitutes the southern part of the Korean peninsula and shares one of the most heavily militarized borders with North Korea.