The loud Korean songs and the screams of K-pop fans reverberated around the Cambodia-Korea Cooperation last Friday as everyone was ecstatic for the first ever K-Pop World Festival.
South Korea’s pop industry has been shaken by a scandal involving sex videos and prostitution, tarnishing the reputations of some of the nation’s top stars and questioning the way South Koreans see women.
South Korea police are due to question two K-pop stars over allegations of sex tapes.
Is K-pop invading Cambodia? Well, if it is, it’s all for good reasons. Korean pop groups – and all their songs – have so much life in them that, in one way or another, inspire our very own local artists.
It’s not a secret that Cambodia has been hit by the “Halyu” – the Korean Wave – in the past years. We are all fans of Korean fashion, K-pop groups and K-dramas.
The South Korean Embassy in Cambodia and South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with KBS organise the K-POP World Festival 2018 in Changwon.
South Korean boyband phenomenon BTS have become the first K-Pop group to rise to the top of the US album charts, a vivid illustration of the genre’s growing global appeal.
Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook are not only topping worldwide album charts, but also social media trends with their latest album, ‘Face Yourself’. What’s behind this latest K-Pop craze? DW’s Jan Tomes tries to find out.
Musicians from North and South Korea held hands, sang and cried together at a rare concert held in Pyongyang that ended with an emotional standing ovation by thousands of spectators.
Top South Korean musical acts including a K-pop girl band held a rare concert in North Korea yesterday in the latest reconciliatory gesture before a rare inter-Korean summit.
The sugary pop songs of South Korean groups BTS, EXO and BlackPink might be sung in Korean but it has not stopped Palestinian refugee teenager Tasnim from being an avid fan from her home in war-torn Syria.
On Saturday night Smart Axiata organised the K-Pop superstar LC Smart Mega Concert at Koh Pich.
The Korean Cultural Festival, attracted students from different universities and other youth who love this culture.
Lee, better known as “CL”, is best known for her work as leader, rapper, and vocalist of the Korean supergroup 2NE1.