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Star galore for MBC Infinite Challenge Farming Special eps 3


KARA, Kim Bum, Epik High, Bada and Jewelry were some of the stars who appeared for the 3rd episode of farming special on MBC Infinite Challenge aired on 31st October.

The IC members were excited to see that the rice they have harvested previously were growing well. And at about 9am on the day of filming, actor Kim Bum appeared. Jung JoonHa had called him over and he came with food for the IC members and also put on a pair of boots to help out.

An hour later, girlgroup KARA also appeared and did a butt dance performance for the IC members to show them support.

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Boys Over Flowers Event = Hallyu Event

On September 5th and 6th, it was the Boys Over Flowers Premium Event. All the F4 members even Geum JanDi (Goo HyeSun) and GaEul (Kim SoEun) had been there too. The fans were thrilled to see the stars and hear their stories through the interviews, but however, the fans were even more excited to see the special events included in the fan meeting.

Here are some of events as KBites covers it for you guys!

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Kpop Style 11.08.2009 – FT Island, Son DamBi


Kpop Style today! We have:

  • Pretty boys from FT Island poses for Baviphat
  • Son DamBi‘s recent selca
  • A little comical surprise as well

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K Bites – 10.08.2009 IV (SNSD, Son DamBi-Kim Bum, 8eight)

‘Gee’ dance appears in Chinese trot singer MV, to the amusement of netizens


Netizens has recently discovered a Chinese trot singer’s MV which took So Nyeo Shi Dae ‘Gee’ dance choreography as part of its choreography, which gives netizens a big laugh.

A video was uploaded on Youtube on 7th August and the comment that went with the video was “Haha this is funny esp if u understand chinese
ROlfs “

In the MV shows 6 Chinese female dancers dancing to Gee’s various dance steps in the MV.

And this MV has been named amongst netizens as ‘Chinese mainland’s Gee’. Some netizens even commented, “This is too much, they put So Nyeo Shi Dae‘s choreography into a trot song!”

Son DamBi’s first on-screen kiss, and with flower boy Kim Bum


Singer Son DamBi gives away her first on-screen kiss on her debut drama ‘Dream’. And for the kissing scene, she is acting opposite ‘flower boy fighter’ Kim Bum.

The 2 of them filmed the kissing scene in a club in GyeongGiDo CheonAhn. The kissing scene took place on top of a fighting ring.

Son DamBi plays TaeBo coach Park SoYeon and Kim Bum plays Lee JangSeok.

The kissing scene will appear during the episode of the show aired on 10th August.

Group 8eight poses with Lady Gaga


3-member composite group 8eight had a surprise meeting with pop singer Lady Gaga.

The 2 met at the Grand Intercontinental on 9th August when Lady Gaga was in Korea having a visit and also doing a performance.

JuHee of 8eight who appeared wearing Lady Gaga‘s artiste tee shirt said, “We felt the great energy from Lady Gaga when we went to watch her showcase in June. And meeting her in person, we felt the energy from her easy going and calm personality.”

Meanwhile, 8eight is promoting their follow-up hit ‘울고 싶어 우는 사람이 있겠어’.

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Nominees list for Mnet 20’s Choice 2009 released!


Coming 28th October, the 3rd Mnet 20’s Choice 2009 will be held, and there are 20 award categories this time.

The ”2009 Mnet 20’s Choice’ is an event where youths in their 20s pick their choice of icons of Korean culture. And the award categories together with the nominees were revealed on 5th August on Mnet Wide News at 8pm.

There will be blue carpet ceremony, performances lineup and also award ceremony with a fresh feel to award the choice of the 20s.

Here for full nominees list…

Boys Over Flowers cast at SS501 Seoul concert performance for ‘Persona’


Having their first Asia tour only after 4 years into their debut, group SS501 starts off their Asia tour concert ‘Persona’ with the concert performance in Seoul.

The concert performance took place on 1st August in Seoul Olympic Stadium seeing a crowd of 10K audience.

And amongst the crowd sits the cast of hit drama beginning of this year ‘Boys Over Flowers’ Lee Min Ho, KimBum and Goo Hye Sun.

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K Bites – 14.07.2009 (WonderGirls, So Nyeo Shi Dae)

WonderGirls performed in front of Michelle Obama and 2 daughters


It has been known that Michelle Obama and the president’s 2 daughters have viewed WonderGirls’ performance at Jonas Brothers’ concert.

Park Jin Young wrote on his twitter an hour back “Wow just found out Michelle Obama and their two daughters watched da Wonder girls perform tonight! Da girls put on their best show.”

The girls were doing the opening show for Jonas Brothers’ concert on 13th July in Washington Verizon. And it is known that President Obama’s wife Michelle Obama and her 2 daughters had watched the performance together. It has been know that President Obama’s 2 daughters Malia and Sasha are both fans of Jonas Brothers.

Meanwhile, they girls will be releasing an official American album in September-October. And here’s a recent video of them dancing to ‘Nobody’ with singer Jodin Sparks.

So Nyeo Shi Dae selected by foreigners as best female singers


Korean group So Nyeo Shi Dae has been selected by foreigers as the best female singers on Arirang TV ‘Showbiz Extra’. And the survey was done on over 3000 viewers from the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore and America etc in over 60 countries.

And Super Junior is chosen as #1 for best male singers.

Rest of the results to the survey

K Bites – 18.05.2009 II

Super Junior is the first to breakthrough 200K album sales for this year


Super Junior‘s 3rd album ‘Sorry Sorry’ sold 75,319 copies online, 139, 851 copies offline, giving a total sales of 215,170 copies as of 15th May. They have sold more than 210,000 copies just 2 months after their comeback.

This made them the first artiste to sell over 200K album copies for this year, and best selling record of all Super Junior’s albums after 190K copies sold for their 2nd album in 2007.

The album is not only on best-seller chart in Korea but also in other countries like Taiwan and Thailand.

Super Junior said, “We are very happy and excited to have received so much love to release a new album as Super Junior after 1 year and 6 months. We are always thankful to our fans who are so supportive, and we will continue to work hard.”


WonderGirls YeEun and SunYe says on Coming-Of-Age Day “Time flies really fast”

ye_sy_180509WonderGirls YeEun and SunYe conveyed their message in line with Coming-Of-Age Day.

The WonderGirls are currently preparing for their American debut in American and the 2 members had an interview with Newsen on 18th May.

YeEun said, “For me, it didn’t feel like Coming-of-age day for me. But as an adult now, I will continue to be hardworking YeEun. I feel a strong sense of responsibility for myself.  I want to work hard as a student too.”

Leader SunYe said laughing, “Time flies like really fast. It didn’t feel like coming-of-age day for me. If I were in Korea, I would have receive presents on this day, but since we are here in America, I guess not”

Besides the WonderGirls members, 18th May is also coming-of-age day for So Nyeo Shi Dae members Hyo Yeon, Yuri, TaeYeon, Jessica, Tiffany and Sunny; Big Bang DaeSung; 2AM Jo Kwon; SHINee Onew; Kim So Eun, Kim Bum etc


Netizens talk of ‘WheeSung effect’ for TaeGoon’s comeback

taegoon_180509New singer TaeGoon is back with a 2nd minialbum ‘Superstar’. He had his comeback performances on MBC Music Core on 16th and SBS Inkigayo on 17th MayT.

As compared to his 1st minialbum ‘Call Me’ day, it was noticeable that his dance and live vocal capabilities have indeed upgraded. K netizens started calling this the ‘WheeSung effect’. For his 2nd minialbum comeback, TaeGoon has undergone vocal classes under WheeSung.

TaeGoon said, “It was really a shame that the live performance for 1st minialbum was not good, so I would like to thank teach WheeSung with helping me with this 2nd minialbum. After taking vocal lessons all this while, I have much more confidence as a singer. I will continue to work hard. And I hope eveyone will support ‘SuperStar’.”

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