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Lee Min Ho for 2015 Korea Tourism TVC

Imagine Your Korea, the Korea Tourism Organization, brand slogan was launched in July of 2014 and the brand identity was designed to better promote and communicate Korea’s tourist attractions to international tourists.

The launched last year for the tourism TV ad featured globally known KPOP group, BigBang. Check out the ‘Imagine Your Korea’ ad for 2014 of BigBang here. The ad shows the members introducing popular sites and fun experiences such as skiing underneath the moon, exploring nature, enjoying K-pop concerts and shopping.

This year, ‘Korea. Your Story’ is a new TVC by KTO featuring none other than Hallyu star, Lee Min Ho. He gained global fame from the Korean drama Boys Over Flowers as Gu Jun Pyo, then became a leading man status through his drama, City Hunter, and the rest is history. Get to know more about about him here.

Here is the 30-second Korea Tourism TVC of Lee Min Ho:

‘Korea. Your Story’ introduces fascinating tourist attractions in Korea. It is directed by an award-winning commercial director Wayne Peng. It introduces various wonders of Korea such as Jejudo Island and Hanok Village.

Here is the full 5-minute Korea Tourism TVC of Lee Min Ho:

Check out the behind the scenes during the filming:

Follow Imagine Your Korea on Facebook  and Instagram (@imagineyourkorea), and their website.

Follow Korea Tourism Organization on Facebook and Twitter, and Visit Korea’s website.

For Filipinos, you can follow the Korea Tourism Organization – Manila Office’s Facebook page, Twitter, and KakaoTalk (@ktomanila) for more local updates on Korea tourism, events, and promos.

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[Video] English-Subbed Official Broadcast of F4 Reunion at Jiang Su CNY Concert 2013

CREDITS:

© Jiangsu TV 长江龙新媒体有限

Translations: yanaliao
Subtitles: xiaokhat

[Video/Translation] Official Broadcast of F4 Reunion at Jiang Su CNY Concert 2013

Thank you Jerrysh77 for editing it to the F4 part and uploading it at YT. Original video credit to JSTV.

 

Translation credit to yanaliao

Host: Please welcome F4!

F4: Hello everyone, we’re F4

Host: F4 has reunited. They’re back. I saw someone getting teary-eyed now…

Jerry: No, I’m just so happy (oo jerry happy rin kami…wahh) Coz I’m with my brothers, and saw their improvement, I’m so happy for them! I’m also very happy we had this opportunity. Thank you Jiang Su TV for giving us the chance to stand together onstage again.

ZZ: I feel the same way like you guys – Excited. It’s because everybody knows that among the four of us, I’m the one who loves to stick myself to other people, so 4 years ago after sticking with them, I didn’t have the chance to see them again. Now, I still wanted to stick with them. I also hope that we can stick to each other forever. I also hope that those who support us F4 will stick with us forever.

Host: Such sensible message

Vanness: Hi everybody! Happy New Year! What I really won’t forget is this scene, wherein all of the fans (friends) are here, I’m so touched. It’s been a long time but the people here are still showing us so much warmth, welcoming, supporting and loving us. Thank you so much for your love and support. We’re always F4, no matter what happens, we’ll always be here.

Host: That’s great! Next, Xiao Tian

(Ken: Fake cry )
Ken: Hi everyone, I’m Ken. It’s been 4 years since I have been onstage with my bros. I’m so happy and thankful that we had this chance, I hope that the four of us will have the opportunity to do a concert tour in China and let everyone join the fun, alright?!

Host: Alright, why not let the four of you put your hands together and let this be a mark of a promise that it should happen this 2013, alright?

ZZ: I hope this would really happen!

Host: If this time, during the Snake year at Jiang Su TV’s Spring Festival Show, we can make the four of them be the cast of MG again…

Host2: Really? Can we do that?

Host: If we can just let them all together say any one of the most classic line from MG.

Jerry: If sorry is useful, what do we need the police for?

Host: Lei

ZZ: If you’re about to cry…

Jerry: If you’re going to say that line, you should do the hand stand as well!

ZZ: If sorry is useful, what do we need the police for? Okay okay.. that’s Dao Ming Si’s line… alright alright… Hua Ze Lei, Hua Ze Lei…

ZZ: If you’re about to cry… Try to do the hand stand so your tears won’t fall down.

Host: Mei Zuo

Vanness: Isn’t our friendship stronger than anything else?

Host: Next, Xi Men

Ken: For me, a girl’s expiration is just a week

Vanness: Oh My god!!!

Host: That time, there were a lot of guys chasing girls were using their style of wooing, right?

Host2: In the end they weren’t able to chase those girls, coz their height weren’t even that close and they’re just so handsome

Host: Oh of course… But I’m curious, what do the four of you see in each other… how do you describe each other?

Ken: (pointing to Vanness) Young at heart. (pointing to zz) Weird lifestyle. (pointing to Jerry) Very boring

Host: What… you call Dao Ming Si what?

Ken: He’s just toooo boring

Host: too boring (everyone’s shouting).. VanNess can you say something, what changes have you seen from the 3 of them?

Ken: Taichi Zhang San Feng (Zhang San Feng is the head of Wu Dang Clan who mastered the Tai Chi Kung-fu)

Vanness; He loves to do the Taichi privately.

Host: Looks good on you! Zaizai is next

Vanness: The “Missing in action” guy

Host: Why, what happened?

Ken: True!!! He’s the King of “Missing in action”!

Vanness: This guy has a motorcycle which has been in my house for 3 years, I kept telling him to fetch it, he never fetched the thing!

ZZ: What???… (looking innocent) Everyone… Happy New Year, alright?! Let us all have a good luck during the snake year, alright?

ZZ: Vanness here… he’s always Mr. Muscleman, but what I really wanted to say is that he has a big mouth!

Vanness: and so…? (singing a song jie guo le, jie guo le… by: Da Mouth)

Host: You really have mutual understanding of each other

ZZ: Seriously, it’s been so many years now, and the only one who never changed is Vanness, coz he is… you know among the four of us, he’s the one who faces work positively.  He has a clear vision of what he wants to do and he never gives up on it.

Vanness: Thank you.

ZZ: Jerry is the sweetest, sometimes if for example we have a new series or a new movie out, he is the type of guy who never says a word but the flowers and well wishes are always there, he’s really very sweet. I don’t think I can talk about him further coz I can see in his eyes… that… he didn’t sleep well.

Host: Next is the one who wasn’t able to sleep well but it feels like his tears are already circling around his eyes—Jerry

Jerry: Xiao Tian… I have many things to say about Xiao Tian.  Today when we just met, he gave me a propolis, then I was a bit surprised because Xiao Tian, in the past… I owed him too much… really… really…

Host: Why is that?

Jerry: Because among the four of us, in terms of age, I’m the eldest, but emotionally, I am very childish and naïve. Maybe because in the past I’ve done so much and honestly I don’t have any experiences in coping with so many things, at the same time the gossips that were surrounding us were just too many, everyone’s just vulnerable to it, so I’m pretty sure when he was dealing with me that time, he was really having a hard time.

Host: So you mean, you wanted to say something like sorry to him? It’s because maybe before you were quite childish in some way?

Vanness: I think you guys need a hug here?

Host: Of course, that’s a given… you need to hug!

Ken: There are so many things that I do that is actually just to protect them.  Including that propolis I gave, I’m already accustomed to it, whenever I go out, I would think… oh no the four of us… I should bring 4 more bottles of this.

Host: propolis?

Ken: That propolis is a spray that takes care of the throat, I have them whenever we are going to sing something on a show

Host: Oh, it’s for his health as well

Ken: Yes, and also, now it’s not necessary but before, in my suitcase, I always bring a few set of clean and new pairs of socks and underwear.

Host: So you prepared those for them?

Ken: Yeah.  I’m just afraid someone might forget to bring or what, I would give it to them.   So before, when we were just starting, I used to do that.

Jerry: Coz zaizai is not fond of washing his underwear

ZZ: Is that for real?????

Ken: I would like to add, a while ago I just said that Jerry’s too boring, let me tell you, Jerry and I are of the same zodiac, I really understand coz I’m more boring. But I know Jerry, he just needs to bring out everything that he’s keeping inside, make it a big one, he should be brave and do that!

Host: I can feel that you guys are very good friends because only friends can understand each other that deep, only friends can forgive those who are sometimes missing in action  and only friends can remember those past bits and pieces.  So having the 4 of you stand on the stage together tonight, everyone felt that you guys have matured, but the fans are very curious about your “happiness”.  Let us have them say it by themselves what girls should match each of them.

Ken: For VanNess, I’m so envious.  He knows what he wants. Zaizai…

Zaizai: Aren’t we speaking for our own girl?

Host: Of course your bros should speak for you!

Ken: Zaizai… I think he needs a girl who could sometimes be his mother or his sister, she needs to be that flexible because I feel that zaizai is the most emotional among the four of us, there are things he can keep to himself, and he can keep it as long as he wants until one day he’ll just burst.  So I feel that he needs a girl who can understand this kind of mood swings.  A girl who can help him adjust his moods and emotions from this to that.

Zaizai: Wow… you’re the master… Thank you Director Zhu

Ken: Jerry, all I can say his love life is still a mystery to me.

Host: Don’t worry we all feel the same

Ken: But I feel that Jerry needs someone who is fierce.  He sometimes would like to back off on some things and he needs someone who can grab him and push him.

Host: The fans are very satisfied with Ken’s observation, how about the three of you, do you want to add something as well?

Vanness: I think it’s about right, we can start singing already.

Jerry: I want to see Xiao Tian’s little baby soon… should be really cute.  I hope he can already get married… really.

Vanness: He can take care of that baby for sure.

Host: Tonight onstage, I can feel your true feelings for each other, and these true feelings always melt the hearts of numerous fans out there, it makes them happy and tears of joy can be seen on their faces.  They’re happy to see the four of you together.

Host2: I hope that this will be a start, starting on Jiang Su TV’s Spring Festival.

Host: What song are you singing to us next?

Vanness: Di Yi Shi Jian (At First Place)

Vanness: This song is for all of you, Happy New Year! Thanks to Jiang Su, we will always be your… F4.

 

****F4! My first fandom that has changed my life in so many ways.  I met a lot of people and became friends (also international friends) because of them. Watching them perform again together after four years made me cry…brings back a lot of memories – good and happy. I will never forget them and I will always love F4. They have a very special place in my heart.

THANK YOU SO MUCH JIANGSU TV FOR MAKING THIS REUNION POSSIBLE!! You made F4 and us happy welcoming the year of the snake. More power to you!!!

 

For HD video, here is one from JSTV’s YT Channel JSTVFeichengwurao.  F4 part starts at 12:00 min.

[Promo] Win a Free Roundtrip Ticket to Korea from Jeju Air

VIPs, KPOP and Koreanovela fanatics, here is your chance to win a free roundtrip ticket to Korea. Just visit the Jeju Air booth in the Travel Madness Expo this July 20 to 22 at the SMX Mall of Asia and show your love for Big Bang!

[Promo] Mommies, Win a free trip to Korea with Sangobion Star Mom Promo

To all moms who love Koreanovelas, KPOP, and Korea, here is your chance to win a free trip to Korea with your family.

Sangobion, the organic iron with vitamins and minerals has the Sangobion Star Mom Promo. All you have to do is buy any Sangobion product (capsule or syrup), take a photo of you with your kid/s with the product, and then send the photo to TradeMarketing.ph@fox.com.

The deadline of submission of entries is on July 31st. For more updates, visit the Sangobion Official Facebook Page.

The Face Shop VIP Club20 Card – Get One Now

The latest Face Shop campaign, a world wide club with their VIP Club20 card, with their mission to make cosmetics affordable. Grab one now at only 150php with a freebie kit. Thanks Marge for this info.

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Yesterday, The Face Shop launched their summer makeup look and their VIP Club 20 card.  Bloggers were on hand at this event and we got introduced to their new campaign for summer.

The event was held at their branch at Trinoma.

Behold, The face shop marks down their prices on 109 products!

catering was provided by TGI Fridays, and we got to take home that tall, tumbler thing.


lookieee what we have here, a new nail kit.  this just in about a week ago!

and their orange line 😉

i’m not sure what these are, i’ll get back to you 😉

summer lip gloss!

hmmmm waterproof gel liner!  i’ll try this out next week!

hey an oldie but goodie, but now it’s a square compact and they have matte shades for their orange eye shadow from the lovely me:ex line.

our latest the face shop campaign, a world wide club…

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[KeyEast Notice/Info] About Kim Hyun Joong’s Recognized Official Fanclub “HENECIA”

Once again, KeyEast issued a notice yesterday that the ONLY recognized OFFICIAL fanclubs of Kim Hyun Joong are 2011 Henecia and Henecia Japan. 🙂 

[Trans] KeyEast Notice – About Official Fan Club Henecia

Credits : HYUN-JOONG.COM+ (English Translation) xiaochu @Quainte501.com

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Hello. This is Key East.

With the start of Kim HyunJoong’s fan meeting tour,
The month of May is filled with fun and gratitude to all the fans,
Among fanclubs and even fansites opened by individuals in each country
There are some which claimed to be recognized as official fanclub by Key East,
We wish to confirm that fans did not suffer any monetary losses,
We want to tell you once again about the official fan club Henecia.

Currently the fan clubs that are officially recognized by Key East are
2011 HENECIA and HENECIA JAPAN.
We want to inform you that any other fan clubs and fan sites opened by individuals
Are not being recognized as the official fanclub.

Kim HyunJoong’s official fan club HENECIA in Korea
Had ended its registration on 23-May-2011.
Future registration period has not been confirmed at the moment
But the registration period will be confirmed according to the artiste’s activities period
Current 2011 HENECIA members continue their membership until the new registration period
And will enjoy benefits as the official fan club members.

Official fan club HENCIA’s confirmed registration period will be notified through
The ‘Notice’ board in Hyun-Joong.com and Henecia.com,
In the event where other websites requested for specific sum of money as the membership fee to join the fan club,
We hope that you can verify and not suffer any damages from it.

Lastly, we wish to inform that we will not hesitate to take actions, such as through legal means, against the respective party involved in misrepresentation as the official fan club as stated above, or reoccurrence of paid fan club registration and other relating problem.

Thank you.

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Last September after the successful Kim Hyun Joong’s Breakdown and The Face Shop Asia Tour that ended in the Philippines last August 26, 2011, Henecia issued a statement regarding fraudulent fanclub established outside of Korea.

From: henecia.com

Greetings from the staff of Henecia.

May I have your attention about the Kim Hyun Joong’s official fan-club HENECIA

We have found out that fraudulent fan club was established in some countries with name of HENECIA this morning, and are charging a fixed sum of money from the fans as the membership fee and distributing products such as cards and t-shirts to lure fans to join the club..

We are informing that KEYEAST has not established HENECIA in those countries for fans to join the club, nor do we acknowledge them as official fan clubs.

The card provided to the Kim Hyung Joong’s official fan club HENECIA in 2011 is same as below, and we are informing that any other cards will not be acknowledged as Kim Hyun Joong’s official HENECIA fan club card in 2011.

Furthermore, joining the Kim Hyun Joong’s official fan club HENECIA in 2011 has ended on May 23rd, 2011.

When fans wants to join HENECIA in the year 2012, the process will start near future,
and the process will be posted at Hyungjoong.com and HENECIA.com, so please be aware of this information and do not join any fan clubs that are illegally promoting through Facebook, or any other sites, with the name of HENECIA.

Thank You.

I have been looking forward to this fan account and as always enjoyed reading it. Thank you Alice!

[Promo] KPOP Summer at KPOP Gayo 2012

Event Title:  KPOP GAYO ’12
Date:  May 26 , 2012
Venue:  Trade Hall, Star Mall, EDSA Shaw
Ticket Price: 120php only

The event is set to launch on May 26, 2012, Saturday, at STAR MALL, SHAW. The doors will open at 10am! One whole day of fun and spazzing moments with your K-friends. KPOP GAYO will definitely be one of the best KPOP SUMMER event ever! So come and join us! Be there or Be square!

*Fun games and exciting prizes.
*There will be selling a full range of of KPOP online sellers at the day of the event.
*Dance contest, Special performances, SEOUL Fashion show, and more!

To all the cover dance group, Old and New group. This is your time to shine!

Everyone is welcome to attend!!!

Contest:
Sub-unit dance contest – http://www.facebook.com/notes/prism-production/sub-unit-dance-contest-mechanics/347573981950668

KPOP Dance Battle – http://www.facebook.com/notes/prism-production/kpop-dance-battle/347580578616675

*****Concessionaires are allowed to sell KPOP merch, ( Albums – Brand new or Pre – owned, Photo book, Posters, Official Korean idol merchandise or Fan-made merchandise ), other stuff like Vintage finds, Pre-loved items, Fashionable clothes, Shirts, Accessories, and such are also allowed.

Should you have any further questions or comments? Please feel free to contact Gold at 09276507665 and Giselle at 09272610537.

More info at P.R.I.S.M. Production’s Facebook.

Spread the news! 🙂

HeeJun Han and Jessica Sanchez Makes it to American Idol 11 Top 13

Two Asian-Americans are on the top 13 finalists on the American Idol Season 11. These two are getting their dreams a step closer.

First one is Korean-American, HeeJun Han, who is being well loved by fans and the judges. He impressed the judges with his version of Robbie Williams‘ “Angel“ on the Top 12 guys night. With this advancement, HeeJun has progressed further than his Korean-American predecessors, Paul Kim & John Park.

Here is a video of his performance of “Angel” by Robbie Williams.

The second finalist is our very own Filipino-Mexican-American, Jessica Sanchez, who before AI was a youtube sensation herself with 45 million hits. On the top 13 girls night, she performed, “Love You I Do” from Dreamgirls and earned herself a standing ovation from the judges and the audience. Hope she will not go too soon and advance further. Past seasons also had few Filipino-American finalists with Jasmine Trias, Camille Velasco, Ramielle Malubay and Thia Megia to name a few, but it was Jasmine Trias who made it all to third place in Season 3.

Here is a video of her performance of “Love You I Do” from Dreamgirls.

Goodluck HeeJun and Jessica!