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South Korea

Jogong: International Fan Service

Coffee Carts, Subway Ads, and Flower Gift Sets South Korea has a long-standing subculture of Jogong.  What’s Jogong you may ask? According to The Korean Times “Jogong” is a culture of gift-giving to celebrities. You can read more on this article “Besotted Fans Splash Out On Cars, Watches For Their K-pop Idols” on The Korea […]

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South Korea

International Fans: 5 Ways To Not Feel Left Out

Ideas For Struggling International Fans Who Like Kpop/K-dramas So you’ve started on your journey of learning more about South Korea since you’ve discovered a K-pop group or Korean drama that you really like.  Yet, how do you stay connected to events/life in Korea when you live thousands of miles away? I’ve noticed that a lot […]

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California

Kpop Artist Hangouts In L.A.

Korean Celebrity Hot Spots Every generation, fans follow handsome young boyband groups with an almost cult-like following.  The phenomenon of Kpop’s popularity has bought South Korean artists to the mainstream in the United States.  With so many Kpop artist touring in the United States it’s no longer difficult to see them in concert. However, where […]

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South Korea

Joon Park: Wassup Man A Must See

Joon Park YouTube Channel Review I first came across Joon Park (Park Joon-Hyung) on a variety show called Roommate.  Park’s outgoing and tell it like it’s personality immediately endears viewers to his onscreen persona.  His frequent chants of JYP Nation and BAAAM! have become synonymous with his brand. Joon Park is a Korean-American singer and […]

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California

K-Pop World Festival L.A. Finals

2018 Changwon Kpop World Festival Recap Earlier this month the K-pop dance and vocal academy commenced.  The Academy was hosted by the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles and the Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music.  The Academy consisted of a two-week dance and vocal training courses. There were a total of 80 entries in […]

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American YouTubers In South Korea You Need To Follow

Beauty, and Travel YouTubers When I seriously began to consider living abroad in South Korea I wanted to know what “A Day in Seoul” resembled.  There are thousands of YouTubers out there vlogging about their life.  Here are some of my favorites who urged me forward with their videos of snowcapped mountains while relaxing in a hot […]