Archive for August 30, 2012

Sooyoung amazes with her beauty in ‘LLang’ CF filming!

August 30, 2012

Girls’ Generation Sooyoung showed off her moist, fair skin during the filming of her recent cosmetic CF, where she has been chosen to be an exclusive model for KGC Life Engine’s cosmetic brand ‘LLang’.

During the CF and photoshoot for ‘LLang’ on August 27th and 28th, Sooyoung received great attention from staff about her moist, beautiful skin.

LLang’s CEO commented, “Sooyoung’s bright and fresh image suits this brand and shows the beauty of Korean women to consumers worldwide.” He continued by saying, “Sooyoung showed her distinctive bright smile and passion throughout the whole filming which greatly pleased the staff.”

Sooyoung’s TV CFs will be released from mid-September.

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Tiffany and Kyuhyun’s duet for ‘To The Beautiful You’ OST released!

August 29, 2012

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany, Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and Super Junior K.R.Y lent their voices in support of the SBS drama ‘To The Beautiful You’ by participating in the OST.

Tiffany and Kyuhyun’s duet, also titled ‘To The Beautiful You’, a pop-rock song for the Wednesday-Thursday drama will be released at noon on August 29th. The powerful and rhythmic song sang by Tiffany and Kyuhyun’s refreshing vocals is a song expressing the love of the two main characters played by SHINee’s Minho and f(x)’s Sulli.

Another new song released for the OST is ‘SKY’ by Super Junior K.R.Y, which carries a rich orchestral sound with members Kyuhyun, Ryeowook and Yesung’s perfect harmonies.

Kyuhyun and Tiffany’s duet ‘To The Beautiful You’ and Super Junior K.R.Y’s ‘SKY’ will be both released for purchase on August 29th through MelOn, Genie, Bugs and other online music sites. Check out the previews online from the following websites: MelOn and Olleh Music!

Meanwhile, other SM artists had also participated in the drama’s OST such as Jessica and Krystal’s ‘Butterfly’, Sunny and Luna’s ‘It’s Me’.

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Yoona and Lee Minho come together again for Eider!

August 29, 2012

Lee Minho and Yoona’s couple photos for outdoor brand Eider has been revealed.

Autumn and winter-themed photos of Yoona and Lee Minho for Eider, were revealed on August 29th. In the photos, they look natural and close as a couple. Besides that, the clothes they wore consists of functionality and designs that made it look like fashionable everyday clothes instead of the typical outdoor wear.

Kim YeonHee, a representative of the brand, stated, “Recently, the outdoor products emphasize on naturality because the products are not only used during hiking but also for many other leisure activities. Eider is expecting to receive a good result through our reasonable cost, trendy design, and luxurious colors.”

The netizens who came upon the photos exclaimed “Is there any other couples like Lee Minho and Yoona?”, “Lee Minho and Yoona. They are really handsome and  pretty”, “Lee Minho and Yoona looks good together.”

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Girls’ Generation headlines ‘KPOP Fantasy’ concert in Manila in January 2013!

August 29, 2012

It has been announced that the ‘KPOP Fantasy’ Concert will be held in Manila, Philippines on January 19th next year. This concert is organized by KMH Anthill Entertainment, which specializes in the country’s best dance academy, DM School. Many current top K-pop artists will be attending and participating in this concert including Girls’ Generation and thus, the concert is garnering attention from the public.

According to a representative from KMH, through this concert, the organizer KMH is expecting to expand their overseas marketing as well as business opportunities.

On the other hand, KMH is also preparing a concert on October 13th for Park Wan Gyu, who has starred in ‘I Am A Singer’.

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SM family reveals close relationship again!

August 23, 2012

The family-like close relationship of SM Entertainment’s artists were shown once again!

SM’s choreographer and performance director, Shim Jaewon uploaded a photo on his Twitter account on August 22nd with a message that read, “I hope the people I love will be happy forever. SMTOWN concert rehearsal.”

The photo was taken during the rehearsal of the ‘SMTOWN Live World Tour III’ concert, which was held last Saturday on August 18th and the photo was taken with SHINee’s Taemin and Key, Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon and Yoona, and also TVXQ’s U-Know Yunho.

The photo also showed the close relationship of SM Entertainment’s artists as they posed with smiles, clearly showing their affections to one another by standing close without any hesitation. In the center, Hyoyeon was seen with Key and Yunho hunched closely while Yoona was seen leaning near Yunho.

Meanwhile, the ‘SMTOWN Live World Tour’ concert was concluded successfully with performances by actor Kim Minjong, singer BoA, f(x), Girls’ Generation, SHINee, TVXQ, Super Junior and more.

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Sunny and Luna’s duet ‘It’s Me’ for the ‘To The Beautiful You’ OST released!

August 22, 2012

Sunny and f(x)’s Luna’s duet ‘나야 (It’s Me)’ for the part 2 of the ‘To the Beautiful You’ OST was released at 12pm KST on August 22nd today. SHINee’s Onew also contributed his vocals for the OST with ‘In Your Eyes’.

‘나야 (It’s Me)’, a song about bittersweet one-sided love, features Sunny and Luna’s sweet but strong vocals to bring out the feelings faced by the female lead in the drama. The song can be previewed and purchased online from the following websites: MelOn, Soribada, Bugs and Mnet.

The new ongoing SBS Wednesday-Thursday drama ‘To the Beautiful You (아름다운 그대에게)’ has been receiving a lot of attention for the cute and youthful romantic comedy storyline, which boasts a cast of idols for most leads roles including f(x)’s Sulli, SHINee’s Minho and Lee Hyunwoo. The story is based on a Japanese manga series ‘For You in Full Blossom’ (Hanazakari no Kimitachi e) by Hisaya Nakajo where Minho portrays the role of Kang Taejoon, a high jump gold medalist, who meets his fan Goo Jaehee (Sulli), who disguises a boy to stay in an all-male high school.

Meanwhile, the first part of the drama’s OST was released on August 15th, a week ago, featuring a duet ‘Butterfly’ by Girls’ Generation’s Jessica and her sister f(x)’s Krystal as well as J-Min’s (제이민) ‘Stand Up (일어나)’.

Olympic gold medalist’s past confession to Jessica garners attention

August 7, 2012

It was already known that the ‘God of Vault’ Yang HakSun once revealed that he has good feelings towards Jessica.

On August 6th, Yang HakSun scored 16.553 points in the Men’s Vault event held at the North Greenwich Arena, London, creating history for winning Korea’s first gold medal in Gymnastics. In the midst of the increasing interest towards the gold medalist, the comment he made about Jessica in the past has been garnering a lot of attention.

After winning a gold medal in the Men’s Vault event at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, Yang HanSuk went on to compete at the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG)’s World Series held in Paris, France in March 2011. Prior to the competition, Yang HanSuk had an interview with the media.

During the interview, Yang HakSun confessed, “I like Girls’ Generation’s Jessica.” In addition to that, the Korean Olympian also revealed that he often goes to karaoke and play billiards with his friends. He also loves watching ‘Secret Garden’ and listening to Huh Gak’s songs.

Before the Olympic Games started, Yang HanSuk expressed his wish to build a new house for his parents who are currently living in a Vynil house in Gochang, Jeonbuk. He had also made public that he has a girlfriend who is 4 years older.


Sooyoung completed filming of ‘The 3rd Hospital’, touches staff with her golden heart

August 6, 2012

Sooyoung who played the role of Violist, Kim EuiJin has completed her final filming of ‘The 3rd Hospital’ On August 5th. The 5-month long shoot which kicked off in March this year finally came to an end and Actress Choi Sooyoung could not hide her tears on the set after the final filming.

As soon as ‘Cut’ was heard from the director which marked the end of the filming for the drama,  Oh JiHo who played the role of SeungHyun in the medical drama, brought a cake out and congratulated Sooyoung for the final filming of ‘The 3rd Hospital’. Upon hearing the warm applause and cheers from the staff, Sooyoung blew out the candles and burst into tears. The staff too could not hold back their tears as Sooyoung expressed her sincere feelings about the filming.

On this particular day, Sooyoung expressed her gratitude to more than a hundred staff by presenting them with handwritten letters and Girls’ Generation’s CDs. To the staff who have worked really hard during the outdoor filming, Sooyoung showed her appreciation by giving them skin whitening cosmetic sets as gifts.

Because of her sensitiveness and caring heart, Sooyoung moved the hearts of the staff and they threw a party for her and had a good time together despite having to stay up late to keep up with the shooting schedule.

‘The 3rd Hospital’ will start airing on September 5th.


Girls’ Generation fansites work together to raise funds for charity project in Cambodia!

August 3, 2012

In conjunction with Girls’ Generation’s 5th anniversary since debut, members of various fanclubs have jointly participated by raising funds for third world country support group, World Share’s well-digging project that aims to improve the quality of potable (drinking) water in Cambodia.

The fanclubs that participated in the project are Flying Petals (, Cotton Candy (, Woorissica (, The Stephi (, Shining Smile (, KwonYuri125 (, Deer YoonA ( and Seople ( To make it more meaningful, the fanclubs made a donation to World Share amounting to 9,999,999 Won, where the 9s represent the number of members in Girls’ Generation.

The well digging works for improvement to potable water quality will be carried out in Ta Much Village located at Ta Phem Commune of Tram Kak District in Takeo Province, Cambodia. A plate bearing the names of all nine members will be made and placed at the well. After subtracting the sum to be used for building the ‘Well of Love’, the balance will be used on vaccinations, necessities and other expenses for the locals.

An admin of a fansite said, “Fanclubs have been expressing their interest to do something great together for quite a while now and to commemorate Girls’ Generation’s 5th anniversary of debut on August 5th, 2012, we have decided to come up with the fund raising activity. In the future, if there are opportunities coming by, we would like to continue collaborating with one another in order to carry out good activities like this.”

World Share is an NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) recognized by Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade that carry out various activities to aid the people in 3rd world countries through activities such as potable water improvement projects, emergency relief, providing child care facilities, etc. To date, World Share has been lending their helping hands to 29 countries across the globe. More details about World Share can be obtained through its official website (