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Seoul Korea Home Of K-Pop/K-Dramas

Blogged By: De  De Tillman

Source:wikipedia

Media: wikipedia

Posted: Tuesday December 26, 2017  @ 2:10 a.m PST

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Seoul is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea (commonly known as South Korea. As the 4th most economically powerful city in the world, measured by GDP,Seoul is one of Asia’s major centers of cultureentertainment, and research, with additional strengths in the artscommerceeducationfinancemediaservices, and tourism.

History: Settlement of the Han River area, where present-day Seoul is located, began around 4000 BC. Seoul is first recorded as Wiryeseong, the capital of Baekje (founded in 18 BC) in the northeastern Seoul area.

 Festivals:  In October 2012 KBS Hall in Seoul hosted major international music festivals – First ABU TV and Radio Song Festivals within frameworks of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union 49th General Assembly. Hi! Seoul Festival is a seasonal cultural festival held four times a year every spring, summer, autumn, and winter in Seoul, South Korea since 2003. It is based on the “Seoul Citizens’ Day” held on every October since 1994 to commemorate the 600 years history of Seoul as the capital of the country. The festival is arranged under the Seoul Metropolitan Government. As of 2012, Seoul has hosted Ultra Music Festival Korea, an annual dance music festival that takes place on the 2nd weekend of June.

Airports: Two international airports, Incheon International and Gimpo International, serve Seoul.

Gimpo International Airport opened in 1939 as Japanese Imperial Army airfield, and opened for civil aircraft in 1957. Since opening of Incheon International, Gimpo International handles scheduled domestic flights along with selected short haul international shuttle flights to Tokyo HanedaOsaka KansaiTaipei SongshanShanghai Hongqiao, and Beijing Capital.

Incheon International Airport, opened in March 2001 in Yeongjong island, is now responsible for major international flights and some domestic shuttle flights. Incheon International Airport is Asia’s eighth busiest airport in terms of passengers, the world’s fourth busiest airport by cargo traffic, and the world’s eighth busiest airport in terms of international passengers in 2014. In 2016, 57,765,397 passengers used the airport.

Universities: Seoul is home to the majority of South Korea’s most prestigious universities, including Seoul National UniversitySungkyunkwan UniversityKorea UniversityYonsei UniversityHanyang UniversitySogang UniversityHankuk University of Foreign StudiesKyung Hee UniversityChung-Ang UniversityEwha Womans UniversityKorea Military Academy, and the University of Seoul.

Leeteuk – Lee Hyun – Sangchu (K-POP) Starts Military Duty October 2012

Blogged By: De De Tillman

Source: allKpop

Posted: Monday September 24, 2012 @5:27 p.m PST

 

According to allkpop,   Super Junior’s Leeteuk, 8eight’s Lee Hyun, and Mighty Mouth’s Sanchu’s enlistment dates have all been finalized and it seems we will have to get ready to say goodbye to the three stars this October.

8eight’s Lee Hyun will be entering first as his enlistment date is on October 8th. Leeteuk and Sanchu will then enter for their basic training for five weeks on October 30th.

All three will be serving as active duty soldiers for 21 months after their basic training.