“Coming of Age” Day: K-Pop Idols Celebrating 20 Years of Age

Twenty. It’s an exciting age in Korea when a child becomes an adult, and in this country where age defines many aspects of your status and role, that transition into adulthood is celebrated nationwide. Koreans celebrate “Coming of Age” every year on the third Monday of May, which this year is today, May 19. It’s a special day in which people who are turning 20 years-old in 2014 are celebrate...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Mar. 30 – Apr. 5)

Welcome back Soompiers, to another week of snapshots capturing the daily activities of various stars! Guess who shook hands with an m&m dispenser? Created their own version of the “Harlem Shake” using their own title track? Went on a fishing trip? Snuggled under a blanket with a fellow band member while watching TV on a rainy day? Flip through the gallery to find out! CL meets up...

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Who Is the MVP of the 8th Idol Star Athletic Championships? Results from Day 2

The results of Day 2 of the 8th annual Idol Star Athletic Championships are in, after some edge-of-your-seat fierce solo and team competition in the archery, track, curling, and futsal events. Check out what happened on Day 1 here! The day started off with men’s archery. The two favorites, B1A4’s CNU and MBLAQ’s Thunder, made it to the final round. CNU was last year’s gold medalist, and Thunder ha...

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