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Do K-pop music show wins matter? Not at all, unless they matter to you.

Another week, another round of promotions; every K-Pop fan knows that every Thursday marks the beginning of the weekly music show circuit. Many fans see music shows as pure entertainment, and a chance to see their favourites perform. However, for some fans music shows are a lot more important…

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Block B announce European tour stops including London

Block B have announced the locations for their European tour in October including a stop in London.

The group have been working with concert crowdfunding platform MyMusicTaste asking fans to vote for where they want to see the boys.

In a video, the members of Block B announced where they…

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How many second chances does Kangin really deserve?

As we all know by now, Super Junior’s Kangin was involved in a DUI in Shinsadong, Gangnam earlier this week. No, it’s not 2009 again – Kangin really has repeated the offence which led to his premature military enlistment in 2009. According to the police report, Kangin’s blood…

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South Korea's homophobic, homoerotic media culture

This is part of a series of articles exploring LGBT issues in Korea in the run up to Pride 2016.

Another year, another run up to Pride and another set of scaremongering stories about the LGBT community in Korea. According to recent news, the internet is literally making kids gay…

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[GALLERY] HISTORY at the O2 Academy Islington in London

In February, LOEN Entertainment’s five member boy group HISTORY played O2 Academy Islington in London as part of a European tour. Unfortunately, Beyond Hallyu couldn’t send anyone to the gig but we hear the boys put in a great performance and everyone had a rather lovely time. Here…

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