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Dream like a K-pop star: South Korea unveils new ‘K-Culture training visa’

Gulf News 19 Jun 2024
Calling all K-pop hopefuls! South Korea has just announced a new visa programme designed to make your dreams of training like a K-pop star a reality ... live in South Korea on its new ‘workcation’ visa.
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Japan-born judoka chases gold for South Korea in memory of grandma

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jun 2024
Three years ago Huh, who has a Japanese mother and Korean father, gave up her Japanese citizenship and moved to South Korea to train ... Having relocated to South Korea at about age 20, he said it was not easy to get used to the culture and training.
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Opinion: You know what might cool off North Korea’s nuclear program? Balloons carrying K-pop

The Los Angeles Times 19 Jun 2024
In the recent past, Kim has become paranoid about his people being exposed to outside information, particularly details about cultural touchstones and lifestyle advances in South Korea.
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Chèo performance honoured in regional festival

Vietnam News 19 Jun 2024
Lai became popular with his leading roles at the Việt Nam Youth Theatre ... Twenty-two troupes from international cultural and artistic institutes in South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Mongolia, the US and Việt Nam attended the festival ... VNS. .
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Meteoric rise of South Korea's webtoons powers Nasdaq IPO

Guam Pacific Daily News 18 Jun 2024
Supported by South Korea's ultra-fast internet and smartphone-crazy populace, webtoons are fast becoming the country's latest viral cultural export ... Supported by South Korea's ultra-fast internet and ...
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BTS’ Jimin announces MUSE release and fans’ suspicions come true with previously hinted new music in SUGA's vlog

Pinkvilla 18 Jun 2024
Jimin, along with BTS, was awarded the Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea for their contributions to Korean culture and literature globally.
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Bizarre psychological warfare using K-pop and trash balloons raises tensions between the 2 Koreas

Sun Star 17 Jun 2024
On Sunday, South Korea redeployed its gigantic loudspeakers along the border for the first time in six years and resumed anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts ... North Korea was more tolerant of South Korean pop culture when ties warmed in the past.
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South Korea likely to host Asian rendition of Grammy Awards; Seoul, Incheon and Hanam considered as venues; Reports

Pinkvilla 17 Jun 2024
Asian version of the Grammy Awards likely to take place in South Korea ... Reportedly, South Korea is poised to potentially host an Asian version of the Grammy Awards, signaling a significant cultural and musical milestone.
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BTS’ Jin revealed to have referenced Jungkook and Cha Eun Woo's SEVEN challenge at hug event for FESTA 2024

Pinkvilla 14 Jun 2024
In 2018, he received the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit from the President of South Korea, along with the other BTS members, for his contributions to Korean culture.
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Is BTS' Jin being courted by luxury brand Gucci for an ambassadorship? Here's why fans think so

Pinkvilla 14 Jun 2024
In recognition of his contributions to Korean culture, Jin and his BTS bandmates were collectively awarded the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea in 2018.
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It's not too late: You can still book these vacations for summer 2024

Usatoday 14 Jun 2024
▶ Intrepid’s South Korea Family Holiday explores everything from Korean BBQ and K-pop culture to mediation, martial arts and other Korean cultural traditions.
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Indigenous toys can go global

Business Line 13 Jun 2024
... and culture ... This parallels the success South Korea has achieved with its K-Pop and dramas, popularity of which on Netflix in India skyrocketed by over 370 per cent in 2020 compared to that in 2019.
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Jin from K-pop group BTS finishes military service in South Korea

NBC Bay Area 12 Jun 2024
Exceptionally skilled athletes and artists are sometimes exempted from military service, and supporters had argued that BTS members and other K-pop stars were equally valuable cultural ambassadors for South Korea.

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