Etude Korean Commercials (1999-2011)

A compilation video with over a decade of commercials (1999-2011) for Korean beauty and cosmetics brand Etude, featuring popular stars Jun Ji-hyun, SES, Song Hye-kyo, Go Ara, Jang Geun-suk, Park Shin-hye, Lee Minho and Sandara Park etc.

The current product endorsers for Etude are pop groups SHINee and f(x).

SNSD Taeyeon & Sunny – It’s Love music video

It’s Love (사랑인걸요), Korean song by Taeyeon and Sunny from pop group SNSD, a drama OST for Heading To The Ground which starred U-Know and Go Ara

Pretty nice song; but lousy drama. English subbed video via lcetears@Youtube.

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Snippet: Jessica starring in Super Junior-M’s Super Girl music video

Pusan International Film Festival 2008 opening event

The 13th Pusan International Film Festival opened on Thursday (October 2) in South Korea and will run until October 10. The opening ceremony was marred by the suicide news of actress Choi Jin-shil that early morning, but the show must go on. Red carpet photos from the opening ceremony, credit to Newsen [Kr]…

Included in this photo set are Jung Jin-young, Kim Jung-eun, Joo Ji-hoon, Kim Rae-won, Han Eun-jung, Hyun Bin, Lee Bo-young, Jang Dong-gun, Ahn So-hee, JYP, Kang Hye-jung, Shin Hyun-joon, Lee Dong-wook, Lee Sun-kyun, Choi Kang-hee, Oh Ji-ho, Lee Wan, Juri Ueno, Lee Yeon-hee, Park Eun-hye, Go Ara, Jung Ryeo-won, Shin Min-ah, Eugene, Kim So-yeon, Kim Ji-soo, Kong Hyo-jin and Kim Hyang-gi etc.

Jung Jin-young and Kim Jung-eun, emcees of the night…
Jung Jin-young and Kim Jung-eun at Pusan International Film Festival 2008

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SM Entertainment Global Audition 2008 (US & Canada)

SM Entertainment, the Korean talent agency that boost the likes of BoA, Kangta, TVXQ, Super Junior, SNSD, Ara and Lee Yeon-hee etc. will be holding the “08 SM Entertainment Global Audition” in Sept/Oct 2008.

Poster of SM Entertainment Global Audition 2008 featuring Korean group TVXQ

The auditions will be held from September 19 to October 25 in Hawaii, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Orange County (CA), New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver. Nationality doesn’t matters, but it seems like they are looking for Asian faces only.

It’s funny that SM is calling it a ‘global’ audition when in fact the locations are limited to US and Canada. Regardless, it’s a chance for young Asian talents to try their luck if they are interested with the entertainment business.

Set aside the publicity purpose, SM do mean business with the auditions. If not mistaken Tiffany from SNSD and Henry from Suju-M were discovered from previous auditions… there might be a few more that I’m not aware of.

Check SM’s website for details and updates. Good luck if there is any taker here.

Daejong Film Festival 2008 red carpet photos & winners

Red carpet pictures and list of major winners from the 45th Daejong Film Festival (aka the Grand Bell Awards) in Korea, images by Newsen. Featured celebrities in this photoset include Choi Gi-hwan, Kim Ah-joong, Kim Yun-jin, Im Su-jung, Shin Ae, Go Ara, Han Yeh-seul, Jang Geun-seuk and Han Chae-young.

Emcee Choi Gi-hwan and Kim Ah-joong
Choi Gi-hwan and Kim Ah-joong Daejong Film Festival 2008

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