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News South Korea » Music: South Korean ice dancers honor host nation with traditional music, costumes

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/south-korean-ice-dancers-honor-host-nation-traditional/story?id=53211580
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

U.S-born ice dancers Min Yura and Alexander Gamelin didn't medal in ice dancing, but, after changing their citizenship in order to compete for the host nation, received thunderous support for a performance that honored South Korean culture. In freestyle ...

News South Korea » Music: 2 Americans skating for South Korea make cut in ice dance

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/2-americans-skating-for-south-korea-make-cut-in-ice-dance/ar-BBJjhh7
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — As she sat in the kiss-and-cry area awaiting the marks, Yura Min already had tears rolling down her cheeks. And when she saw the short dance numbers from the judges for her and partner Alexander Gamelin, she bawled like a baby.

News South Korea » Music: Real time updates on rain, Live report on Olympics from South Korea, Beale Street Music Festival lineup revealed

News channel or source: http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/37553820/real-time-updates-on-rain-live-report-on-olympics-from-south-korea-beale-street-music-festival-lineup-revealed
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

We will check in with Jay Gray live in South Korea to give us a real time update on the Winter Olympics. His coverage deserves a gold medal. He not only keeps us updated on the events but he also wears a lot of the gear the athletes are wearing and talks ...

News South Korea » Music: Olympic Snowboarders Are Even Screaming #FreeMeekMill From South Korea

News channel or source: https://www.bet.com/music/2018/02/13/free-meek-mill-olympics-snowboarding-south-korea-2018.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The Philly rapper was once again the topic of discussion after a Slovenian snowboarder showed support for Meek at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Tit Stante didn’t perform well on the snowboarding course, but he still managed to leave an ...

News South Korea » Music: North Korea now blasting choral, folk music at demilitarized zone, not propaganda

News channel or source: http://www.wjbdradio.com/world-news/2018/02/21/north-korea-now-blasting-choral-folk-music-at-demilitarized-zone-not-propaganda
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

But since the Winter Olympics began earlier this month in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the speeches, which some American officers said they can recite nearly word for word, have given way to pleasant choral and folk music, according to United Nations Command ...

News South Korea » Music: 'Is this South Korea?': North Korean defector was reportedly unsure of location, wanted Korean music

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/north-korean-defector-kpop-korean-music-2017-11
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

A North Korean soldier who defected was reportedly unsure he was in South Korea. After getting confirmation, he asked if he could listen to South Korean music. South Korean officials are exploring the possibility that the defector may have been influenced ...

News South Korea » Music: Death of K-pop star shines a spotlight on South Korea's suicide problem

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-south-korea-suicide-20171219-story.html
Publication date: uesday 19 December 2017

In recent years, South Korea has earned global recognition for its glossy and youthful music industry, known as K-pop. At the same time, the country has grappled with a much more ignominious distinction — its suicide rate is the highest in the ...

News South Korea » Music: The dark side of South Korean pop music

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13760064
Publication date: Wednesday 15 June 2011

South Korea's pop industry is big business in Asia. As K-Pop sets its sights on Europe and the US, will this force a change in the way it treats its artists? Selling singles is no way for a pop star to make money these days. Most artists find that touring ...

News South Korea » Music: South Korea Turns the Music Back Up Along Border with North Korea

News channel or source: http://gawker.com/5657852/south-korea-turns-the-music-back-up-along-border-with-north-korea
Publication date: Wednesday 06 October 2010

When South Korea last blared propaganda and obnoxious music from 11 sets of loudspeakers along the border with North Korea, the North threatened to turn Seoul "into a sea of flame." So Seoul is cranking the music back up again. The North Korean military ...

News South Korea » Music: South Korea uses pop music as a weapon

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2016/01/08/south-korea-propaganda-hancocks-pkg.cnn
Publication date: Friday 08 January 2016

South Korea has restarted its propaganda loudspeakers with anti-North Korean messages and music. CNN's Paula Hancocks asks why this tactic annoys Pyongyang so much.