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Australian singer-songwriter Jess Kent opened for Coldplay’s sold-out concerts at Jamsil Olympic Stadium, Seoul.

The full-house concert at the stadium has been the first time since Michal Jackson’s historic tour live in Seoul in 1996.

The 22-year-old singer, songwriter and guitarist started her musical journey when she was just seven years old, busking with her brother.

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An American band has raised eyebrows in Asia including Korea after announcing themselves as a K-pop group when none of its members are Korean. 

EXP Edition, whose tagline reads "born in NY, made in Seoul", is made up of four men from the US. 

They are: Koki Tomlinson (half Japanese and German); Frankie DaPonte, Portuguese; Hunter Kohl, from New York; Šime Košta, from Croatia.

The band's website says that, while none of them can speak Korean...

Cherry blossoms have peaked and are falling, marking the arrival of spring. In celebration of warmer days, The Korea Herald has compiled a list of 10 K-pop tunes -- old, familiar, lesser known and newly released -- for road trips and lazy days in grassy parks. 

 

Clazziquai -- “Fiesta”

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It’s been five years since the Korean boy band EXO released their first official single “MAMA” on April 8, 2012. Since then, they've become one of the biggest acts K-pop's ever seen.

Prior to their debut, the group had already won over K-pop fans from around the globe through 23 pre-release videos introducing the 12...

Male buddy films dominate the local industry these days following the back-to-back box-office successes of several films of the kind since early...

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean-Japanese co-produced film got selected in a noncompetition category of the 70th Cannes Film Festival,...

South Korean actor Kim Woo-bin was appointed on Thursday as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter...

Yolanda Foster is in Seoul, Korea to undertake an experimental stem cell therapy.

It’s been almost three...

The Korea National Opera’s principal tenor Yoon Byung Kil will make a debut in Australia with a stunning production...

South Korea's Kim Min-hee has won best actress at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival for a film exploring...

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Yonhap) -- Moon Hee-joon of first-generation K-pop boy band H.O.T. and Soyul of girl group Crayon...

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean actor Kim Soo-hyun and former Wonder Girls member An So-hee on Tuesday denied...

Korea's top airport is none other than Incheon International Airport. The airport is comprised of five floors in three sections, largely divided into the passenger terminal, con...

Going shopping is half to fun of visiting South Korea. It is almost impossible to go outside without stepping into at least one store and finding yourself emerge with an armful...

Photo: Winter at Samyang Ranch

If the stresses and responsibilities of daily life have you feeling down, plan a trip to Pyeongchang, the host city of the 2018 Olympic...

Recently in Korea, dramas based on “time travel” are gaining popularity. Drama “Signal (2016)” uses a two-way radio to connect the present and the past and “Moon Lovers: Scarlet...