K-drama Review: Touch Your Heart

Anisha Nath, Kolkata, West Bengal The South Korean drama Touch Your Heart also known as “Jinsim-i Data” (Korean:진심이 닿다) really touched my heart and I was amazed by all the beautiful scenes, OSTs, and the acting skills of the cast. Based on the webtoon of the same name by Yegeo and directed by Park Joon-hwa,…

5 YouTubers to Know For Korean Vlogs

Aanchal Tekriwal, Godda, Jharkhand My enthusiasm was engendered in South Korea with BTS. Soon enough my curiosity got the better of me and led me to some YouTube channels where vloggers focus on the minutiae of daily life. These videos take you through the little things in life, be that cooking, reading, travelling, or tending…

BBQ and Banchan: An Introduction to Korean Barbeque

Abhilasha Rawat, Pune, Maharashtra What is Korean Barbeque (KBBQ)? Korean Barbeque, also known as KBBQ, originating from South Korea, is a family-style meal used to cook various types of meat, vegetables, and side dishes. Different variety of meats are grilled on gas stoves or charcoal grills at the dining table. Side dishes such as noodles,…

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,…

WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO ‘Y’ BY FANXY CHILD (K-HipHop Crew)

Ashna Susan, New Delhi Just like the American hip-hop scene, the Korean counterpart is also in a very volatile state, with new artists and crews making stunning compositions. One such crew is Fanxy Child. It is a hip-hop crew formed by Zico in 2016. It is indeed fancy, as it consists of genius rappers, Zico…

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…

My Favourite Tracks from BTS’ O!RUL8,2?

Deepika Gill, Gurgaon, Haryana O!RUL8,2? (Oh! Are you late, too?), by BTS is their first mini-album released in 2013 after ‘2 Cool 4 Skool.’ It was released on September 11, 2013. It consists of 10 tracks namely Intro: O!RUL8,2?, N.O., We On, Skit: R U Happy Now?, If I Ruled the World, Coffee, Cypher: Pt.1.,…

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…

The Revolution that is BLACKPINK

Ayushi Saxena, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh “BLACKPINK in your area!”  Does it ring any bells? Absolutely! It is BLACKPINK, a revolutionary South Korean girl group band who has taken over the world! The South Korean company YG Entertainment’s famous Girl group K-Pop band debuted on August 8th, 2016 with four members. The group consists of rappers Lisa…

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…