The Third Generation of K-Pop: The Breakthrough

Chhavi Sharma, Surat, Gujarat and Ashley Kumar, New Delhi: K-pop (Korean pop music) originating from South Korea, is vast content-driven music, divided into several categories, one of which are “Generations”. Seo Taiji and Boys is considered to be the first K-pop group that gave birth to the K-pop industry. Groups debuting around the short timeline 2012-2016 are considered to be a part of the 3rd generation of K-pop. The Third Generation of K-Pop artists plays a significant role in the breakthrough of the K-pop industry in the true sense. 

5 Existing Korean Beauty Standards

Shalini Roy, Kolkata, West Bengal: As you know, the high level of beauty standard is a well-known feature of Korea for a long time which has mostly been influenced by media, actors, and K-pop idols. Most of the people in Korea desire to look perfect like Korean celebrities which have led to the fixation of such high beauty standards. There are many features that define the ideal type of Korean beauty standards. Lets have a look over five of the most common ones.

K-Pop MVs Screening Glimpses of Nature

Khushi Sharma, New Delhi; Diya Nair, Kochi, Kerala; Khushi Vaid, New Delhi: K-Pop MVS are astoundingly known for their peculiar shooting; capturing every detail as much as possible. They try presenting minute details regarding colour, contrast, lightening, depth and composition. Regardless of the budget, they try to capture every complexity of the scene, resulting in pleasant aesthetics and vibrance. It is said that our emotions are connected to music while at the same time connected to the nature. To celebrate this imperishable bond here are some K-pop songs that celebrate nature of South Korea.

K-OST Review: ‘Orbit’ by MAMAMOO’s Hwasa

Sonali Sharma, Tezpur, Assam: Girl group MAMAMOO’s Ahn Hye-jin, better known by her stage name Hwasa, took the fans by surprise when she joined the original soundtrack lineup of SBS’s The King: Eternal Monarch and released her first-ever solo OST titled ‘Orbit’ on April 19, 2020.

[INTERVIEW] LOKALZ CREW: Winner of LG K-Pop Contest India 2019

We are thankful to LOKALZ CREW for taking out time from their busy schedule and letting us know their experience in the field of K-Pop. Read their journey in this interview and try to take the positivity. From being contestants and then emerging as winners at LG K-Pop Contest 2019 in the dancing category, here is LOKALZ CREW, to tell you that if you have that passion and if you are sincere, nothing can stop you from achieving your dream. Do follow them on Instagram and YouTube.

[INTERVIEW] VAISHALI: The Indian Yeoja

Hallyuism: We are here to share Vaishali’s journey of becoming a part of the K-World, her first trip to South Korea, how she started her YouTube channel and about her selection as one of the Honorary Reporter in Korea.net!