President Moon Jae In, BTS, Lee Min Ho, Song Hye Kyo, and PSY are Top 5 Vote Getters of the National Image Survey

The South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and its affiliate the Korean Culture and Information Service released the results of a recent 2019 South Korean National Image survey. It polled 8000 people from 16 countries including within South Korea and asked who came to mind that is representative of the country. Coming in first is President Moon Jae In with 7.9% followed by top boy idol group BTS at 5.5%. Both have Time Magazine covers so clearly they have global name recognition. In third place is actor Lee Min Ho with 4.3%, then Song Hye Kyo at 4.1%, with singer PSY rounding out the top 5 with 3.6%. Check out the full list below. Continue reading

Popular K-stars Attended Los Angeles County Museum of Art 2016 Film Gala

Los Angeles was ground central last week for a black tie gala attended surprisingly by many many top Korean stars. The LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) held its 2016 Art Film Gala, with this year’s honorees Robert Irwin … Continue reading

K-advertisers Name Most Valuable 2016 Entertainment Brands in Korea

Brand awareness and strength is a critical assessment element in the marketing industry, and stars have long since joined in the pool of companies and products which consumers connect with. The Korean advertising association released a data set this week … Continue reading