Korean actress joins national boxing team

Actress Lee Si-young has joined the South Korean national boxing squad after winning a tryout tournament on April 24. She can now represent Korea in international competitions, and also in contention for a spot in the 2014 Asian Games.

It’s not uncommon to see national athletes venturing into showbiz, it’s definitely rare the other way around (officially the first in South Korea). Congrats, and brava!

InStyle Korea 100 Star Craft

InStyle Korea [Kr] has published a special photo book – 100 Star Craft – featuring 100 top Korean celebrities in celebration of its 100th issue.

Among the featured stars are Daniel Henney, Lee Si-young, Han Chae-young, Song Joong-ki, f(x), TVXQ, Han Hyo-joo and Lee Minho etc. Nice photoshoot…

Daniel Henney
Daniel Henney Instyle Korea 100 Star Craft

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Baeksang Arts Awards 2011 red carpet

The 47th Korean Baeksang Arts Awards were presented on May 26 at Kyunghee University in Seoul. Actors Lee Byung-hun and Hyun Bin won the Daesang (grand prize) in movie and drama categories respectively.

Check out the red carpet photos by Newsen [Kr], including Ryu Shi-won, Kim Ah-jong, Taecyeon, Suzy, JYP, Hong Soo-ah, Park Shin-hye, Park Ha-sun, Park Yoo-chun, Yoo In-na, Park Min-young, Ko Hyun-jung, Lee Byung-hun, Hwang Jung-eum, Han Hyo-joo, Seo Young-hee, Jung Yong-hwa, Lee Si-young and Tang Wei.

Ryu Shi-won & Kim Ah-joong (emcees)
Ryu Shi-won Kim Ah-joong Baeksang Awards 2011

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Lee Si-young Marie Claire Korea

Korean actress Lee Si-young is featured in latest issue of Marie Claire [Kr] Magazine. The lady is a hot topic since winning a boxing tournament in 2010, and she’s pursuing her goal to get into the national team (update: she made it in 2013).

Lee Si Young Korean Marie Claire Magazine

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Korean actresses pre red carpet moment

Korean Allure Magazine [Kr] is featuring an interesting segment for its February issue, titled The Moment, which showcases 14 lovely actresses making their final hour preparations for various year end award ceremonies and red carpet events.

The featured stars include Park Min-young, Song Ji-hyo, Kim Jung-eun, Jo Yoon-hee, Kim So-yeon, Han Hye-jin, Seo Woo, Min Hyo-rin, Lee Si-young, Lee Yoon-ji, Yoo Ho-jeong, Lee So-yeon, Han Eun-jung and Jung So-min…

Park Min-young
Korean actress Park Min-young Allure moment

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