Posts tagged "big bang"

Seoul’s Folk Museum

Our Sunday Funday series is all about trying to get you to have fun by spending your weekends exploring – sometimes without spending a single won. If that takes your fancy then you’re in luck – as at the National Folk Museum of Korea you can do just that. Located within the grounds of Gyeongbokgung...
Lessons From a K-Pop Concert

Lessons From a K-Pop Concert

K-pop isn’t just a genre of music, it’s a way of life. I learned that at the YG Family Concert I went to on the weekend, along with plenty more of K-pop’s golden lessons. 1: Gimmicks are everything. If you want to throw a shit-hot concert you need CGI, a stage more complicated than the...
Events This Week: 28/11/2011

Events This Week: 28/11/2011

There are rather a few huge events on this week in Seoul and South Korea, including one so hyped that a brand new subway car on the recently-opened Bundang line has been decorated in celebration of it.  Yes, we’re talking about the 15th birthday of K-Pop factory YG Entertainment, where huge stars 2NE1 and Big...
YG Family Concert

YG Family Concert

YG Entertainment are having a K-Pop orgy in December with performances from Big Bang and 2NE1, as well as Se7en, Psy, Tablo and Gummy. I casually practice the dance to ‘I AM THE BEST’ every evening before bedtime so of course I’ve already bought my ticket. If you also want to give some waygook support...
Busan Fireworks Festival

Busan Fireworks Festival

The summer is overrrrrr, I hear you cry. Although, you should in fact celebrate the end of summer as it was hardly a summer worth missing, weather wise. The weather is now glorious and there is no reason not to go to Busan one last time. Busan Fireworks Festival 2011 is an event that we...
K-Pop Kicks: 바람났어

K-Pop Kicks: 바람났어

바람났어, ba-lam-nass-eo. I’m having an affair. This song is by GD, Park Bom and Park MyungSoo. I like anything by either Big Bang or 2NE1. This has a combination of a member of each band, and was made for Infinity Challenge (a Saturday night entertainment show). Infinity Challenge is pretty funny in a “what the...
Dry Summer Nights

Dry Summer Nights

We finally did it, everyone. We finally got to see GD and T.O.P. They performed at Hotel Ellui on Thursday night as part of a Hite promotion, along with The Pretty Reckless and Major Lazer (a DJ duo featuring Diplo). Clearly GD and T.O.P were the best part of the night. They were the act...