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K-pop fans’ gift-giving culture evolves

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The gift-giving culture among K-pop fans is now evolving into helping society, rather than just the stars

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A dream come true for Filipino K-pop fans

(From left to right) Super Junior M members Ryeowook, Donghae and Kyuhyun during talk segment. PHOTO by Hotaru Niitsu/INQUIRER.net

For many Filipino K-pop fans, their dream turned into reality as All Access Productions, together with JU Entertainment and MBC, brought another set of K-pop groups for the second installment of Dream K-pop Fantasy Concert, known for short as DKFC, last Feb. 2.

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PH films in Korea, Spain fests

DIRECTOR Erik Matti. INQUIRER file photo

Two more Filipino films will be screened at the 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) to be held in South Korea, from July 18 to 28.

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Going K-Pop

THE BBC DOCU, featuring the girl group Nine Muses (in photo), reports that Korean musical performances have become big business, grossing almost $200 billion a year.  Photo from WWW.MTVK.COM

On the BBC channel last month, we caught an instructive and cautionary documentary about the formation and training of a new “K-Pop” singing group. The docu informed viewers that Korean musical performances have become big business, grossing almost $200 billion a year!

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Psy goes back to back with Ai-Ai tomorrow


Korean pop superstar Psy will hold a back-to-back concert with Filipino comedienne Ai-Ai de las Alas tomorrow, 8 p.m., at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.   The Korean rapper’s concert, dubbed “PSY Live in Manila!,” was originally scheduled last Dec. 20 but was postponed due to logistical problems.   Psy became an international sensation [...]

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