K-Drama Review Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth

Chhavi. P. Sharma, Surat, Gujarat Aired on December 19th, 2016, ‘Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth’ is a drama based on the Kingdom of Silla (57 BC- 935 AD) where a group of young men formed ‘Hwarang.’ Starring Park Seo-joon, Go Ara, and Park Hyung-Sik, this series was aired every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 (KST) till February 21, 2017. Main Cast Hwarang is a Romantic/Historical…

K-SONG REVIEW: ANSWER – LOVE MYSELF BY BTS

Smiti Iyer, New Delhi There are times when we feel unsatisfied with the work we are doing and hence, we lack motivation which then leads to loosing our self–confidence, self esteem. Therefore, we reach at a point in life where we tend to give up, and then a feeling of disappoint with self seeps in…

Answer Within Ourselves: “Magic Shop” By BTS

Sumona Sinha, Silchar, Assam BTS is the world’s most renowned and popular boyband. Their slogan Love Yourself, Speak Yourself is not only a slogan but it has become a motto of lives for millions of people around the world. Their song MAGIC SHOP is from their Album named “LOVE YOURSELF: TEAR.” It is written and…

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-Song Review: Hidden Track “Sea” by BTS

Nikita Punia, Mumbai, Maharashtra Flow in Psychology is defined as a state of mind in which one becomes fully immersed in the enjoyment of their activity and forgets about their surroundings. Sea, by BTS, has that very feeling of taking you into a state of flow and, for just a little over five minutes, rendering…

K-Interview: Delhi Street Art, The Creative Team Behind the #walkstreet BTS Wall Mural

Jasmine Khan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh: Recently, when the BTS wall mural was revealed in the Pacific Mall, Pitampura, New Delhi; fans of the global phenomenon and one of the biggest musical scenes in the world; were rejoiced and taken by surprise. Within no time, the words were spread, and more and more love and support started outpouring for this gesture within the Hallyu loving community in India. So we, at Hallyuism, reached out to the creative team behind this project to know more about this refreshing amalgamation of music, Pop-art, and culture. Here’s an excerpt from the interview with the Founder of Delhi Street Art; Mr. Yogesh Saini.

BTS Coffee Launch in India at Korea Fair 2021

Jasmine Khan, New Delhi: We have some exciting news for all the Indian BTS ARMYs out there. The HY BTS Coffee is officially launching in India exclusively at the Korea Fair 2021, starting from 1st October 2021. The venue of the event where you can get your hands on this especially curated BTS coffee is Central Atrium at Select City Walk Mall, Saket, New Delhi. Let’s take a deeper look at what all are the exclusive offerings at this launch event.

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-Movie Review: BTS’ Break the Silence

Madhavi Sutar, Kolhapur, Maharashtra: BTS, a well-known boy-band from South Korea, internationally recognized around the globe for their remarkable performances; whose music echoes throughout the world always replenishing audiences with a sense of optimism, courage and enthusiasm that accentuates the significance of self-love within lives through the medium of their captivating music. The seven-membered much-loved boy-band perpetuates liveliness through their music. The meaning & lyrics of their songs are always energetic and encouraging to listen to. BTS, enthralled the fans globally when they announced the release of their docu-series based movie, Break the Silence, last year in September, 2020. During these reeling times of pandemic and lockdown being imposed in several countries, fans finally got a chance to get a glimpse of BTS and to know more about every member. This movie brings their raw and vulnerable self more closer for fans to connect to.

K-Event: BTS 2021 Muster Sowoozoo

Shrishti Kalwar (Mumbai, Maharashtra), Smiti Iyer (New Delhi), and Madhavi Sutar (Kolhapur, Maharashtra): On 13th June 2021, BTS completed 8 years of their journey in the musical industry. In order to celebrate this occasion, the group organised their 6th Muster, an annual fan-meeting event that marks their anniversary; at Jamsil Stadium, also known as the Seoul Olympic Stadium on 13th & 14th June. The word Muster means an assembly of troops, referring to the meeting between the Bulletproof Boys and their A.R.M.Y (fandom of BTS). The event marked the end of their two week long celebration known as Festa. This year, the fan-meeting event was conducted virtually and was streamed on the online platform due to the pandemic and included diverse elements such as ARMY Signal, ARMY in Echo, and ARMY on Air to connect with the fans. Nearly, 1.33 million fans, from 195 regions attended this two-days paid-event all over the world.