Just two days after ticket sales for Korean pop group Wanna One’s fan meeting in Singapore began on 2 Sept (Saturday), most of the ticket categories have been sold out, with only CAT 3 ($128) available for purchase. Earlier on Saturday (2 Sept), after sales had started, local concert promoter IME Singapore announced that they opened more seats for sale due to “overwhelming response”. IME Singapore announced on 28 Aug via their Facebook page that the popular 11-member group would be visiting Singapore for the first time.
South Korean actor Kang Ha-neul was in Singapore to promote his upcoming movie "Midnight Runners". More from the press conference here: Kang Ha-neul drew inspiration from The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon for 'Midnight Runners' Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
'Midnight Runners' director Jason Kim poses with star Kang Ha-neul and a cardboard cut-out of co-star Park Seo-jun at a press conference in Singapore. Find out what he had to say about his role here: Kang Ha-neul drew inspiration from The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon for 'Midnight Runners' 'Midnight Runners' opens in Singapore cinemas on 7 September.
While in Singapore on Thursday (31 Aug) to promote the movie ‘Midnight Runners’, South Korean actor Kang Ha-neul told the media that he took reference for his role from Sheldon Cooper, a popular character from the long-running American television sitcom, “The Big Bang Theory”.
The bodies of dozens of female models were turned into living canvases at a festival in South Korea this weekend, as delicate brush strokes and flamboyant illustrations covered up their bare skin. Near-naked women -- wearing only panties and strategically placed pieces of tape on their breasts -- packed the 2017 Daegu International Bodypainting Festival, surrounded by teams of artists and onlookers. Top artists from across the world took part in the event South Korea's southeastern city, as their female subjects strutted across the stage in high heeled shoes and exotic headdresses to display their dazzling body art before the cameras.
UPDATE: Popular South Korean pop groups SHINee and Red Velvet will be returning to perform in Singapore for the Shilla Beauty Concert on 24 November, to celebrate the opening of the new The Shilla Duty Free store at Changi Airport T4.
South Korean singer and actor Yuk Sung-jae will be coming to Singapore to perform at ION Orchard’s outdoor fashion concert on 29 September, in line with celebrations for the mall’s eighth anniversary.
BTOB’s Yook Sung Jae attending ‘2016 F/W Seoul Fashion Week’. Could South Korean boyband singer and actor Yook Sung-jae be in Singapore on 29 September for ION’s ION8ight Anniversary Fashion Concert? ION Orchard teased in a Facebook post on Monday (7 August) that a mystery guest would be attending the event, and hinted that he is “from Korea and he will be serenading the audience with some of his hit songs”.
Following G-DRAGON’s concert in June, fellow BIGBANG member TAEYANG will be heading to Singapore for his own solo concert tour on 27 October, according to a Facebook post on TAEYANG’s official page on Thursday (10 August).
During a press conference for Korean movie 'The Battleship Island' in Singapore, popular K-pop star Song Joong-ki was asked if he would invite his co-stars and director to his upcoming wedding. Find out what he had to say in this video and read about what else happened at the press conference here: 'Soldier for 5 years' Song Joong-ki feels working with Song Hye-kyo in future 'won't be easy' You can also about the fan meet-and-greet here: Fans queue from 5am at Suntec City to catch 'Descendants of the Sun’ star Song Joong-ki 'The Battleship Island' opens in Singapore cinemas on 17 August.
Several hundred fans flooded the North Atrium of Suntec Tower Two on Tuesday evening (8 August) to catch a glimpse of South Korean star Song Joong-ki during a meet-and-greet session, part of promotions for his upcoming movie The Battleship Island.
South Korea heartthrob Song Joong-ki may have finished his two-years of mandatory military service in 2015, but the actor feels he’s “been a soldier for five years” thanks to his roles in “Descendants of the Sun” and more recently, “The Battleship Island”. “I feel like I have lived five years as a soldier,” Song said during a press conference for “The Battleship Island” on Tuesday (8 Aug).
South Korean singer and actor Kim Myung-soo, also known as L of popular K-pop boyband INFINITE, will be in Singapore on 23 Sept for a fan meeting.
The request by a Hong Kong-based pay-TV service operator to block website Dramanice for illegal streaming of Korean TV dramas was rejected by the Singapore High Court on Thursday (3 August).
Korean-American singer-songwriter Eric Nam, who speaks English, Korean, Spanish and Mandarin, tells us about his plans to release songs in other languages, the weirdest thing about achieving fame and how he deals with it. Read about his concert in Singapore: Korean-American singer Eric Nam keeps fans laughing at first Singapore concert
Korean-American singer-songwriter Eric Nam made his first appearance in Singapore over the last weekend of July, keeping fans entertained with his unique blend of western humour and K-pop magic. Armed with his witty comments, deadpan humour and exaggerated expressions, the 28-year-old kept the 800-strong audience laughing throughout his hour-and-a-half concert.
Have you ever loved something so much you just had to stick a hammer in your mouth? That's how one devoted K-pop fan felt. 14-year-old Kaley was inspired to display her passion for the band BTS during a conversation with her friend. SEE ALSO: Snake owner calls 911: 'I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face' "I was sending her pictures of one of them, [and] he’s good-looking," she told BuzzFeed News . "So I sent it and said, ‘He’s so beautiful I could shove a hammer in my mouth.’" Of course, her friend challenged her to follow through on that assertion. And, of course, Kaley ended up with a hammer stuck in her mouth. how do u tell ur mom that u got a hammer stuck in ur mouth pic.twitter.com/JzPmehLfP0 — kaley (@guillctine) July 26, 2017 Kaley told BuzzFeed that she got the hammer out 10 minutes later, and then put it back in a couple times to show her friends. Since then, she's added a hammer to her display name on Twitter. @guillctine did you really .. pic.twitter.com/9Os7ZzureQ — Theo (@sunnwillrise) July 29, 2017 @MCHammer are you proud https://t.co/v911t6b7HW — kaley (@guillctine) July 29, 2017 And really, who could blame her? how could you NOT attempt to eat a hammer because of him he's so adorable pic.twitter.com/5RLJb2Owom — kaley (@guillctine) July 28, 2017 WATCH: Truck overflows with dough on freeway as heat and hilarity rises
McDonald’s in Malaysia has been cashing in on the love for Korean dramas by creating hilarious ads for their new Spicy Korean Burger. Launched on Tuesday (25 July, the same Singaporeans mourned the end of the Nasi Lemak Burger), the Spicy Korean Burger has a kimchi-seasoned beef patty, mixed vegetables, grilled onions and cheese in a charcoal bun. To promote the burger, McDonald’s Malaysia released three posters with titles that are a play on popular Korean drama titles, “Descendants of the Sun”, “My Love From The Stars” and “Boys Over Flowers”.