Category: KPOP

Alkkagi: A Korean Game.

Just like a lot of people I was first introduced to this game through Korean variety shows and dramas. Alkkaggi belongs to the shove family of games along with such games as Carooms, Shuffleboard, Shove Ha’penny, and Tabletop Curling, which use one object to…

Got7: Fly in the USA Concert Review.

On Friday July 1st the Kpop group Got7 held their first concert in the US and their first stop was Dallas, Texas. They had previously held a Fan Meeting here and so it was not their first trip to Dallas, although this time more…

Seoul: In Photos.

A few of my friends have asked me why I’m heading back to South Korea for the second year in a row, when I’m known for always going somewhere new and different. I’ve come up with a few different answers for them, but they…

KPOP:What Is It Really All About?

   Kpop, or sometimes KPOP, is technically just a short abbreviation for Korean popular music, but in many ways it has come rather to denote the idol sub genre of Korean music in the minds of many foreign fans. So while Psy with his…

Jegi Chagi: A Korean Hackysack/Shuttlecock Type Game.

Jegi Chagi is a traditional Korean game in the hackysack/shuttlecock family. It probably descended from Cuju, an ancient Chinese ball kicking game, which is also an ancestor game to Soccer. Cuju led to the Chinese game of Jianzi which was popular during the Han…

Banner Time: Making a Fan Banner for a Kpop Concert.

The popular Kpop group Got7 will be on their Fly tour in the US in less than a month and lots of fans are gearing up for the concerts. In the past I’ve noticed all sorts of fan made posters, banners, t-shirts, and other…

Hwarang: The Flower Boys of Silla.

Please note that although the article is a little old now, the information on the Hwarang is still valid. Those of us who follow Korean Dramas have probably already heard news of the upcoming sageuk, Hwarang, the Beginning which is already in production. The…