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The Girl Crush Phenomenon: Why Now?
The Girl Crush Phenomenon: Why Now?
2017-02-16
The “girl crush” phenomenon has become the latest trend. “Girl crush” (걸크러쉬, read as it is in Korean) is a neologism that combines the word “girl” with the expression to have a “crush” on someone to refer to the feelings of admiration of a ...
With the “Girl Crush” Appeal, KBS’s Sister’s Slam Dunk Opens New Doors
With the “Girl Crush” Appeal, KBS’s Sister’s Slam Dunk Opens New Doors
2017-02-16
An all-female cast of a TV show has captured the attention of many viewers as they strive to make their dreams come true. Sister’s Slam Dunk (언니들의 슬램덩크) is a show that boldly challenges the yeneung (collective term for Korean “entertainment...
The Batik Story: One Root, Two Nations (Indonesia-Malaysia)
The Batik Story: One Root, Two Nations (Indonesia-Malaysia)
2017-02-16
Batik, the Pride of IndonesiansBatik is a form of dyeing process that uses the resistance of natural wax. Strictly speaking, batik only refers to the dyeing process, but, generally, it includes the textiles, clothing, and various products c...
Spreading Korean Culture in the Middle of New York-Interview with Obi Lee, President of KLCEM
Spreading Korean Culture in the Middle of New York-Interview with Obi Lee, President of KLCEM
2017-02-16
Obi Lee explains Korean culture while clad in the traditional hanbok dress Q. Please tell our readers about KLCEM.KLCEM stands for Korean Language and Culture Exchange in Midtown NYC. It was found four years ago by Youngjin Lee under t...
Vocal trainers help dreams come true
Vocal trainers help dreams come true
2017-02-16
K-Pop has taken its place as an important genre in the global music industry. Although myriads of aspiring trainees undergo years of strenuous training with the dream of becoming the next superstar, they must face fierce competition in the ...
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