Category Archives: Europe

Hong Kwangho news

I admit, Miss Saigon is not my favorite musical. Or was. Now it is! Following people who don’t tweet for half a year was a good choice afterall. The news are here: Kwang-Ho Hong joins the previously announced Jon Jon … Continue reading

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1st Korean Woman to Lead Vienna Boys’ Choir

The Vienna Boys’ Choir has gotten the first Korean conductor in its 500-year history. Kim Bo-mi has been appointed director for the Mozart Choir, it announced Sunday.  Kim breaks the mold in many ways, being also the first Asian and … Continue reading

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Viki goes global

OMG! Kdramas in Europe!! Europe!! Yes, THIS Viki site. Here: Viki and SBS Content Hub Sign Multi-Year Agreement to Deliver Popular Korean Shows Exclusively to European Audiences CANNES, France, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — – Viki Fast Becoming Global Hub … Continue reading

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JYJ in… Germany?

  在ドイツ韓国大使館は「人気グループJYJより、10月末から11月初めにかけてドイツで公演したいとの連絡を受けている。また、Wonder Girlsや2PMなどが所属する芸能事務所JYPも現在、ドイツ公演を検討している」と説明した。 (from Chosun online) I’m sorry, but if Korean Embassy is not pulling any joke on us all… I’m in heaven. Now, to find some extra work and save money.  The whole article is about the music charts … Continue reading

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Xenophobia

According to wikipedia: Xenophobia is defined as the “hatred or fear of foreigners or strangers or of their politics or culture”. It comes from the Greek words ξένος (xenos), meaning “stranger,” “foreigner” and φόβος (phobos), meaning “fear.” Xenophobia can manifest … Continue reading

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Oh Midas, what have you done to me?

Article from yahoo: A free trade pact between the European Union and South Korea, the first such deal linking Asia and the world’s largest economic bloc, came into effect on Friday, bringing with it sweeping changes. The deal will eventually … Continue reading

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Europe – some country over the rainbow

Oh well, maybe, just maybe some “big idiots heads” out there start to differentiate at least 5 countries in good ol’ Europe, no? Europe is France, sure, but also not oh-so-famous-for-nothing-castles countries. We have castles here too, you know… Anyway, … Continue reading

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