Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2011 in Singapore

Dear all readers,

Annyeong~!! It has been a long time since I have last blogged due to busy work~ My sincere apologies~!!

Anyway, I have a very good news to share~ I guessed by now almost all Kpop fans have come to know that Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2011 is going to be held in Singapore Indoor Stadium on coming 29 November (Tuesday).

For this year, there will be a number of dazzling stars namely from Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore etc who will be gracing this annual Kpop mega awards event. As up to date (of 19 November 2011), the confirmed Korean artiste attendees (award presenters) are Lee Byung Hun, Song Seung Hun, Go Soo, Song Joong Ki, Park Si Hoo, Ji Sung, Oh Ji Ho, Kim Soo Hyun, Bae Soo-bin, Kim Sung Soo, Kim Hee Sun, Han Chae Young, Han Hyo Joo, Yoon Eun Hye, Kim Min Hee, Nam Gyuri, Park Si Yeon, Kang Sora, Yoon Seung Ah. As for the Korean artiste performers, they include Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, 2NE1, Kim Hyun Joong, Miss A, BEAST, Hyuna. And more to unveil soon~! 

A special exclusive Thank You treat for foreigners who are attending MAMA 2011 in Singapore~!

We’ll require 100 respondents (Foreigners who are coming to Singapore to attend MAMA 2011) to complete a short survey and you’ll get to collect a free token MAMA gift. Only foreigners (except Singaporeans) are eligible to take part in this short survey. Please take note that only the first 100 foreign respondents who completed this survey will be able to receive the free token gift. More details will be revealed shortly later (Please be patient as more confirmation will be needed).

If you are a foreigner who is attending MAMA 2011 in Singapore, please kindly drop your particulars (Name, Age, Nationality, Email address) by commenting below~! Or if you have any overseas friends who are coming to Singapore for the awards event, please spread to them too~! Looking forward to participation from Kpop fans all around the globe~! ^^

Latest Update (as at 23 November):
As Gongjunim (me) will not be aliasing further for this survey project, all foreign respondents who have left their personal particulars here will have to wait for the survey confirmation from the respective personnel.

Once again, thank you for reading and hope all of you will have an enjoyable time at MAMA 2011~! ^^

You can check out more details on MAMA 2011 via their official Facebook page here.

(MAMA 2011 is jointly produced by Mnet and Mediacorp Vizpro International.)

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Gongjunim Special Report: Upcoming Dramas at KBS, SBS and MBC

As the second half of 2010 is coming, more anticipation is given to the upcoming Korean dramas which are going to release during that period too. Gongjunim has gathered some information on the Korean dramas which are going to broadcast on Monday-Tuesday and Wednesday-Thursday at 9:55pm (KRT) timeslot.

(credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

KBS (Monday-Tuesday slot)

Drama Title: My Country Calls (국가가 부른다)
Cast: Lee Soo Kyung, Kim Sang Kyung, Ryu Jin, Horan
Broadcast Date: 10 May 2010 via KBS 2TV at 9:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: Nine-Tailed Fox’s Revenge (구미호의 복수)
Cast: Han Eun Jung
Broadcast Date: July 2010 via KBS 2TV at 9:55pm (KRT)

 

SBS (Monday-Tuesday slot) 

Drama Title: Giant (자이언트)
Cast: Lee Bum Soo, Park Jin Hee, Park Sang Min, Hwang Jung Eum
Broadcast Date: 10 May 2010 via SBS at 9:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: To Be Confirmed
Cast: To Be Confirmed
Scriptwriter: Im Sung Han (임성한)
Broadcast Date: October 2010 via SBS at 9:55pm (KRT) 

 

MBC (Monday-Tuesday)

Drama currently on air: Dong Yi (동이)

Drama Title: Queen of Housewives Season 2
Cast: To Be Confirmed (in May)
Broadcast Date: September 2010 via MBC at 9:55pm (KRT)

 

KBS (Wednesday-Thursday slot)

Drama Title: Baker King, Kim Tak Goo (제빵왕 김탁구)
Cast: Yoon Shi Yoon, Eugene, Lee Young Ah
Broadcast Date: June 2010 via KBS 2TV at 9:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: Escaper (도망자)
Cast: Rain
Broadcast Date: September 2010 via KBS 2TV at 9:55pm (KRT)

 

SBS (Wednesday-Thursday slot)

Drama Title: Bad Guy (나쁜 남자)
Cast: Kim Nam Gil, Han Ga In, Kim Jae Wook
Broadcast Date: May 26 2010 via SBS at 9:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: My Girlfriend is Nine-Tailed Fox (내여자친구는 구미호)
Cast: Lee Seung Gi
Broadcast Date: August 2010 via SBS at 9:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: Dae Mul (대물)
Cast: Kwan Sang Woo, Go Hyun Jung
Broadcast Date: October 2010 via SBS at 9:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: My Princess (마이프린세스)
Cast: Song Seung Hun, Kim Tae Hee
Broadcast Date: To Be Confirmed (via SBS)

Drama Title: Athena : Goddess of War (아테나 : 전쟁의 여신)
Cast: Jung Woo Sung, Cha Seung Woo, Soo Ae, Lee Ji Ah
Broadcast Date: December 2010 or early 2011 via SBS at 9:55pm (KRT) 

 

MBC (Wednesday-Thursday slot)

Drama Title: Road Number One (로드넘버원)
Cast: So Ji Sub, Kim Ha Neul, Yoon Kye Sang 
Broadcast Date: June 2010 via MBC at 9:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: What’s Up (왓츠업)
Cast: Jeon Hye Jin, Im Joo Hwan 
Broadcast Date: August 2010 via MBC at 9:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: Sonnet Under The Roof (지붕아래 소네트)
Cast: To Be Confirmed 
Broadcast Date: October 2010 via MBC at 9:55pm (KRT)

(Gongjunim will update more when I have more on-hand information ^^)

Other dramas which are coming soon…

Drama Title: Coffee House (커피하우스)
Cast: Kang Ji Hwan, Park Shi Yeon, Ham Eun Jung
Broadcast Date: May 17 2010 via SBS at 8:55pm (KRT)

Drama Title: Birdie Buddy (버디버디)
Cast: UEE, Lee Yong Woo, Lee Da Hee
Broadcast Date: To Be Confirmed (via KBS)

Drama Title: Sungkyunkwan Scandal (성균관 스캔들)
Cast: Micky Yoochun, Song Joong Ki, Jung Da Young, Jo MinKi
Broadcast Date: September 2010 (via KBS)

 

Which one are you anticipating then? ^^

Korea Buzz – Jang Geun Suk and Goo Hye Sun Won “Korea’s Best Looking Male And Female” at Ipoll Korea

As Gongjunim blogged earlier on “Korea’s Best Looking Male and Female TOP100” poll which is taken place at Ipoll Korea website, the poll has just ended at 11pm (KRT)! And the results are out!

Jang Geun Suk and Goo Hye Sun are both ranked first for “Korea’s Best Looking Male and Female”!

Once again, congratulations to both of them~!! ^^

Top 10 (Male): 1. Jang Geun Suk, 2. Park Jae Bum, 3. Lee Seung Gi, 4. Song Seung Hun,  5. Kim Hyun Joong, 6. Lee Min Ho, 7. Min Kyung Hoon, 8. KangTa, 9. Yoon Shi Yoon, 10. Lee Jun Ki.

Top 10 (Female): 1. Goo Hye Sun, 2. Hwang Jung Eum, 3. Shin Se Kyung, 4. Sun Ye, 5. Eugene, 6. Park Ye Jin, 7. Lee Hyori, 8. So Hee, 9. TaeYeon, 10. Yoon Eun Hye. 

(credit – DC + 모닝뉴스 + gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Korea Buzz – Song Seung Hun to Comeback with New Drama in Second Part of This Year


(Translated from SPN) Actor Song Seung Hun is casted for drama “My Princess” (tentative title) and is set to comeback at TV screen.

On April 22th, Song Seung Hun’s agency, Storm S Company said, “Song Seung Hun has been casted for drama “My Princess”.” He added on, “After “East of Eden” which is aired last year, it has been a year.”

“My Princess” is a production brought together by writers Kim Eun Sook and Jang Young Sil who wrote famous works such as “Lovers in Paris”, “On Air”, “City Hall” etc and many are in anticipation of this new production work. It is scheduled to air in the second half of this year and filming preparation is set to start from August.

Song Seung Hyun has expressed on his comeback thoughts, “With the existing manly image which I displayed, I will also show out another tender image and I am getting more anticipation for this drama production work.”

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Song Seung Hun fighting~! <333333 ^^

Korea Buzz – Who is Voted as Korea’s Best Looking Male and Female at Ipoll?

(Translated from 세계일보) Nation’s biggest online voting site (www.ipoll.kr) operates by using the method of netizens’ votes directly while having big match battle game within the idol groups itself. The popular singers inside the big match battle which have started include Big Bang, Dong Bang Shin Ki, Super Junior, SS501, Wonder Girls, So Nyeo Shi Dae, 2PM, SHINee etc. You can catch the popular singers, various dramas and entertainment programmes etc at a single glance. This voting site is purely started by netizens’ questions and voting is done through a clear and honest form.

The poll which is on-going currently is “Korea’s Best Looking Male and Female TOP100”. Netizens will decide and vote for the most popular Best Looking Male and Female and the voting will be from 2010 March 22 to 2010 April 25.  

The popular stars who received overwhelming votes under the Best Looking Male candidates include Lee Seung Gi, 2PM’s Park JaeBum, Jang Geun Suk, Min Kyung Hoon, Song Seung Hun etc. The Best Looking Female candidates who are undergoing tremendous voting now include Goo Hye Sun, Sun Ye, So Hee, Lee Hyori, Eugene etc. 

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

If you wish to vote for Goo Hye Sun, you can come here.
The voting will end by April 25th at 2300hrs (KRT).

Goo Hye Sun~! And Lee Seung Gi~! Fighting~! <33333333 ^^

Korea Buzz – Kim Hyun Joong is Number 1 in “The Male Artiste Who I Want To Receive A Kiss From” Survey

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(Translated from Review Star) Kim Hyun Joong is crowned number 1 for the online survey “The Male Artiste Who I Want To Receive A Kiss From“.

This survey is conducted in the month of  May by a renowned jewellery brand Stylus by Golden Dew for their upcoming “Kissing Day”.

Kim Hyun Joong is at number 1 position with 34% votes. After him is Lee Min Ho with 32% votes.  Though there is a slight difference of 2% in votes between them, both of them have received overwhelming popularity due to “Boys over Flowers” drama.

At 3rd position is Song Seung Hun with 15% votes, 4th position Jo In Sung with 13% votes and 5th position Lee Seung Gi with 6% votes.

In the meanwhile, Kim Hyun Joong and his SS501 members are planning for their Asia tour concert in the second half of the year.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)