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Taeyeon has the ideal image that men/boys look for in their university juniors

June 13, 2012

Netizens have picked Taeyeon as the female star who has the ideal image of a university junior that men/boys dream of.

Community portal site ‘DC Inside’ conducted a survey entitled ‘Who is the female star with the ideal image of a university junior that men/boys dream of?’ from June 5th to June 12th which saw a total of 26,436 votes cast. Taeyeon topped the poll with 9,020 votes (34.1%). In addition to her excellent singing ability, Taeyeon is a star who could melt any man’s heart with her cute appearance as well as her overflowing aegyo and charms. Besides that, she also received significant amount of supports from female fans for her easy going image.

Actress Lee YeonHee came in 2nd with 7,054 votes (26.7%) followed by Seohyun in 3rd with 4,693 votes (17.8%). Among others in the list of the poll were Kara’s Goo HaRa, miss A’s Suzy, IU, etc.


Seohyun to visit 2012 Yeosu EXPO on June 20th

June 13, 2012

Maknae Seohyun who is the goodwill ambassador of the UN Pavilion at the 2012 Yeosu EXPO will be making a visit to the venue in her effort to further promote the UN Pavilion to the visitors.

According to the organizer of the Yeosu EXPO on June 13th, Seohyun is expected to visit the Yeosu EXPO on June 20th. While visiting the EXPO, Seohyun will also be conveying messages from United Nations (UN) as well as informing the visitors about the activities and efforts being carried out by the UN. Besides that, there will be a fansign event and photo taking sessions at the UN Pavilion which enables Seohyun to interact more closely with the visitors.

Seohyun was appointed as the goodwill ambassador of the UN Pavilion back in March where she received the official appointment certificate directly from UN Secretary General, Ban KiMoon.

A representative of the organizing committee said, “As June 20th also marks the opening of ‘Rio+20 Summit’ in Brazil, Seohyun’s visit to the EXPO as the goodwill ambassador of UN Pavilion at Yeosu EXPO is very meaningful”. In addition to that, the representative added, “In conjunction with World Refugee Day, UN Refugee Agency will be having an exhibition and therefore, visitors to the UN Pavilion will have the opportunity to meet Seohyun directly as well as getting to know about the various activities of UN agencies”.

Meanwhile, at 7pm KST on the same day (June 20th), Girls’ Generation – TTS will be performing at the 2012 Suncheon Bay Daeden Expo D-300 Celebration at Suncheon Palma Stadium.


1st Japanese album ‘Girls’ Generation’ certified ‘Million’ by RIAJ

June 8, 2012

Girls’ Generation’s 1st Japanese album ‘Girls’ Generation’ which was released in June last year has been ‘Million’-certified by Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).

RIAJ categorizes singles and albums into different levels of certification – ‘Gold (100,000 copies)’, ‘Platinum (250,000 copies)’, ‘Double Platinum (500,000 copies)’ and ‘Million (1,000,000 copies)’ based on the number of copies shipped.

Girls’ Generation is the second Korean artist to have achieved the ‘Million’ certification by RIAJ after BoA. It has been 7 years and 3 months since BoA’s first compilation album ‘Best of Soul’ in 2005 was awarded with the ‘Million’ certification.

With the release of their 4th Japanese Single ‘Paparazzi’ on June 27th, the girls are expected to kick off their promotional activities in Japan again soon.


Sooyoung to make a cameo appearance in ‘Gentleman’s Dignity’

June 5, 2012

On June 4th, Kim SooRo posted on his Twitter, “‘Gentleman’s Dignity’ 5th episode’s prologue. Spoiler. Shh, it’s a secret. Living till the end”. Along with his tweet, he had also uploaded a picture.

Sporting a pink shorts, Sooyoung was seen standing in between the four actors (Jang DongGun, Lee JongHyuk, Kim SooRo and Kim MinJong) of SBS TV’s ‘Gentleman’s Dignity’, flaunting her beautiful long legs.

The netizens commented “Gentleman’s Dignity is very interesting”, “It’s like a male version of Sex and the City”,” Wow, it’s Sooyoung. I’m so jealous”, “SooYoung was standing between them…why?” as well as many other remarks.

Here’s a 3-second cut from Episode 5′s preview:

Credit: iheartsooyoung2@YouTube
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Girls’ Generation to attend ’10 Corso Como’ collaboration launching party

June 4, 2012

Global perfume brand ‘GiRL’ will be having the 10 Corso Como collaboration launching party with Girls’ Generation.

The collaboration launching party which will be taking place on June 7th is held in conjunction with the collaboration project between perfume brand ‘GiRL’ and Asian leading lifestyle concept store ’10 Corso Como Seoul’. The event will be attended by Girls’ Generation and other famous figures.

Girls’ Generation are the models for ‘GiRL’ by ‘Master of Perfume’, Gerard Anthony which comes in 3 special fragrances namely Lily Magnolia, Wisteria and Delphinium. At this event, aromatic candles are expected to be unveiled as well.

Meanwhile, all products of ‘GiRL’ will be available exclusively at 10 Corso Como Cheongdam flagship, AvenueL and online stores starting June 8th.


TaeTiSeo’s special goodbye stages featuring Sooyoung and Hyoyeon

June 1, 2012

Sooyoung and Hyoyeon will be appearing along with Girls’ Generation – TTS for their goodbye stages.

On June 2nd, Sooyoung and TaeTiSeo will have a special performance of ‘OMG’ on MBC ‘Show!Music Core’. Hours after Sooyoung’s appearance on ‘Music Core’ was announced, fans were thrilled with another piece of exciting news. Hyoyeon too, will be performing ‘OMG’ with TaeTiSeo at SBS ‘Inkigayo’ which will be aired on June 3rd.

A few weeks ago, TaeTiSeo mentioned that they would recruit Hyoyeon as a member of their unit. It seems that their wish to have Hyoyeon performing with them is coming true soon. Along with ‘OMG’ which is an electronic retro pop song, TaeTiSeo will also be performing ‘Twinkle’ at both of their goodbye stages on MBC ‘Show! Music Core’ and SBS ‘Inkigayo’.

During its one-month promotion so far, TaeTiSeo’s ‘Twinkle’ had won ‘Triple Crowns (3 wins in a row)’ on major music programs such as MBC Music ‘Show Champion’, Mnet ‘M!Countdown’, KBS ‘Music Bank’ and SBS ‘Inkigayo’.

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Who reminds you of your first love?

May 30, 2012

The answer is none other than our Goddess YoonA who is celebrating her birthday today!

On online community site ‘DC Inside’, a poll entitled ‘Who is the innocent female star that reminds a person of his first love?’ was carried out from May 22nd to May 29th. Out of a total of 14,711 votes cast, YoonA topped the poll, garnering 6,278 votes (42.7%). Recently completed the filming of KBS 2TV’s ‘Love Rain’ where she played both the neat and tidy beauty Kim YoonHee as well as the lively and cheerful Jung HaNa, YoonA displayed her very own unique charm in the Monday-Tuesday drama.

Actress Han HyoJoo took the no.2 spot with 4,219 votes (28.7%) while actress Han JiMin came in 3rd with 1,271 votes (8.6%), followed by actress Moon GeunYoung, miss A’s Suzy, actress Han GaIn, etc.


TaeTiSeo reveal secret to their slim bodies

May 18, 2012

During the recent recording of SBS E! ‘TV Cultwo Show – Talking About With Stars’, Girls’ Generation – TTS revealed the secret of keeping their bodies slim.

On this episode of ‘TV Cultwo Show’, Taeyeon said, “I cook and eat ramyun late at night”. Upon hearing this, the DJ asked, “How on earth did you manage to maintain your body figures?”. In reply to the question, the girls replied, “After eating, we don’t sleep”.

Also, about the ’900kCal diet’ topic which was once a hot issue, the girls reacted by saying, “How is it possible to consume only 900kCal?”

Make sure to catch the girls on SBS E! ‘TV Cultwo Show’ which will be aired on May 21st at 11am KST as they reveal the secrets of maintaining their beautiful figures.


[UPDATED] Girls’ Generation in the lead to be the first to receive Hangul smart domain!

May 14, 2012

Hangul Smart Domain Organization is organizing a popularity poll involving 10 girl groups, which includes Girls’ Generation, Kara, Wonder Girls, etc.

So far, the poll taking place from May 3rd to May 11th is receiving participation from over 10,000 fans within just 5 days. As of 12am KST on May 8th, the overall figure has hit 12,528 votes. Out of the total votes received to date, Girls’ Generation is in the lead with 46%, followed by Kara in 2nd place with 29%. Wonder Girls came in 3rd with 12%, followed by 4minute, Secret, T-ara, Sistar, 2NE1, After School, miss A, etc.

Through over 1,600 comments, fans continue to show their unwavering support for their favorite girl groups to be the first to receive the Hangul smart domain for their websites. Instead of firing slander comments on one another, most of the comments posted were support messages for their beloved girl groups, showing great maturity among these fandoms.

The public can vote for their favorite girl groups once per day using one IP address at this website

Through this popularity poll, the top 3 girl groups and their fanclubs will be the among the first in the world to receive the Hangul smart domain in the format ‘http://girlgroupnameinhangul.홈(link to girl group’s official website)’ and ‘http://girlgroupnameinhangul.팬(link to girl group’s fan club website)’.


Update 1: Girls’ Generation to receive Hangul smart domain by topping popularity poll with a comfortable margin

Girls’ Generation topped Hangul Smart Domain’s popularity poll which was held from May 3rd to May 11th. Kara took the 2nd spot while Wonder Girls came in 3rd.

Being in the top 3 of the poll, Girls’ Generation, along with Kara and Wonder Girls will be the first batch of girl groups to receive Hangul smart address for their websites. In addition to that, the respective fanclubs of the 3 girl groups will be getting their hangul domains as well.

The popularity poll was opened to both Korean and International fans. At midnight of May 11th which was the deadline of the poll, a total of 23,274 votes were cast. Out of that figure, Girls’ Generation secured the no.1 spot with 48.22%, followed by Kara with 30.17% and Wonder Girls with 11.09%. These 3 girl groups made up 89% of the total votes.