SNSD’s leader, Kim Taeyeon recently uploaded a picture on instagram with the caption, “I lost my job….lol…하”.
Korea is a small country and South Korea is even smaller.
However, regional stereotypes do exist especially by the older generation as traveling to different province in the past was not common due to the mountainous terrain of the peninsula. Interactions within each region were uncommon, which leads to certain stereotypes.
Furthermore, Korea was divided into different kingdoms in the past which leads to certain rivalry; particularly Gyeongsang region (former Silla Kingdom) and Jeolla region (former Baekje Kingdom). Let us take a look at the different positive and negative stereotypes of each region and also Korean celebrities who represent the region.
Gyeonggi Region (Seoul Special City, Incheon Metropolitan City, Gyeonggi-do)
Koreans celebrate Parents’ Day (어버이날) on May 8th. In Korea, filial piety is considered the highest of all virtues due to their Confucianism belief (유교). On this day, children will show their respect and love for their parents usually by offering gifts such as carnations, beauty treatments and health care products.
SEOUL AWESOME brings you “Parents of Korean celebrities”. Let’s check them out!
April is coming to an end and the weather in Korea is getting warmer. Many Korean idols showcased the mid-spring fashion through magazine’s pictorials with bright colors and flora prints. Let us take a look.
Choi Minho (SHINee)
Say hello to SHINee as they are currently the new male spokesperson for ETUDE HOUSE (alongside with Sandara Park of 2NE1)!
As mentioned from my previous Airport Fashion Post, Korean celebrities will always be the centre of attention in the Airport as reporters are waiting & ready to snap pictures of them. However, it is more important for them to dress up comfortably for the flight. In this post, I will cover awesome Airport Fashion of members of SHINee and B2ST/BEAST and how they dress up casually yet in style.
BEAST left for Japan for United Cube Concert (유나이티드 큐브 인 재팬) at about 8:30am at Gimpo Airport today (24 Aug 2011). It’ll be held at Tokyo’s Nippon Budokan (日本武道館) on 25 Aug 2011. BEAST displayed awesome fashion, let’s check them out!