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Yoon Mirae to collaborate with global DJ, Boys Noize

One of South Korea’s representative female rappers, Yoon Mirae, is preparing to release her collaborative single with DJ Boys Noize titled ‘Capture The City’ on the 31st of July. Representatives have stated that the song has been made through mixing the sounds of the city of Seoul. As Yoon Mirae looks at the city through a new light, her characteristic rap is filled to the brim as she encourages listeners to truly enjoy and appreciate their own city.

Crowd Lu to lead Taiwanese invasion of Summer Sonic Festival

Flanked by the likes of Taiwanese bands like Flesh Juicer and Sorry Youth, indie music prodigy Crowd Lu will be leading Taiwan's invasion this year into Japan's biggest international summer music festival, the Summer Sonic Festival. Chthonic, who rocked the house during last year's Summer Sonic, will be present as guests alongside Taiwanese DJ Mykal a.k.a Lin Che-Yi at the official Summer Sonic Festival pre-party Taiwanderful.

Edo Giga: Comical Woodblock Prints from Japan to exhibit in Japan Foundation starting on Aug 13

The Japan Foundation's new exhibition Edo Giga: Comical Woodblock Prints from Japan will be publicly showcase rare 200-year-old woodblock prints of the satirical and humorous variety. The exhibition will be opened at The Japan Foundation Gallery with an opening reception on August 12 and runs in two parts. Part I runs from 13 August – 1 September, Part II runs from 13 October – 2 November.

Actress Park Boyoung to lend her voice to the original soundtrack of drama ‘Oh My Ghost’

The agency of Park Boyoung, who plays the lead role of Nah Bongsun in the television drama 'Oh My Ghost', has revealed that the actress’ song ‘Leaving’ (tentative English title) is set to be released at noon on the 31st of July.

India is about to receive their love for the Hallyu Wave with 2015 Feel Korea concert in New Delhi

India is about to receive their first main K-Pop concert with the 2015 Feel Korea Concert in New Delhi on 29th August. Performing are K-Pop acts 100%, Bestie, Impact, Teen Top and ZE:A.

SHINee to release repackage album ‘Married To The Music’ on August 3rd

After finishing up their ‘View’ promotions, SHINee are preparing to release their repackage album with ‘Married To The Music’ as their title track. The album will include the eleven songs of SHINee’s fourth full-length album ‘Odd’ as well as four new songs exclusive to the repackage version.

Three-Day K-Pop Electric Fields Festival to happen at Highpoint Shopping Centre in Melbourne

K-Pop will be coming to Highpoint on Friday 31 July as part of the three-day festival, which also celebrates the opening of a new casual dining and urban entertainment district on Level One.

B1A4 release teaser images and tracklist for comeback album, ‘Sweet Girl’

It’s no rest for the BANA with WM Entertainment releasing boy group B1A4’s upcoming album tracklist at midnight last night! The album contains five songs including the title track ‘Sweet Girl’ which has been co-composed by leader Jinyoung.

J-Pop K-Style Boy Group Addiction to Appear at POPCON ASIA 2015 in Indonesia

J-pop boy group Addiction performed their one year anniversary one-man live show at Shin-Okubo SHOBOX on June 28, and announced a forthcoming new single and their first ever overseas show at POPCON ASIA in Indonesia.

Adelaide's OzAsia Festival Presents Contemporary Asia in Explosion of Colour and Culture

Adelaide is set to host this year's OzAsia Festival, Australia's leading international arts festival from September 24 - October 4. Festivalgoers can look forward to the best theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts from across Asia, including an impressive array of performance works by artists at the cutting edge of contemporary Asia. The opening weekend will focus on arts from Indonesia, followed by performances from countries including Japan, India, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea throughout the festival.

JYP Entertainment reveals new Wonder Girls concept. New Album REBOOT released 3rd August

JYP Entertainment has revealed the new 'band' concept for their girl group Wonder Girls. Reminiscent of 80s synth pop style, the new Wonder Girls lineup and concept is much anticipated with the new album REBOOT dropping on 3rd August.

Application open to perform at Korea's largest indie music showcase festival - Zandari Festa

Started in 2012, Zandari Festa quickly established itself as South Korea’s largest music showcase festival. The annual event takes place in Seoul’s Hongdae area, the epicenter of youth culture in South Korea and ground zero for the country’s indie music scene. For three days each October, Zandari Festa brings together acts and music industry professionals from around the world for concerts and conferences at more than 20 unique venues around Hongdae. One wristband allows festival-goers access to all of Zandari Festa’s shows.

Cast for live-action film adaptation of ‘orange’ announced

The cast for the live-action film adaptation of Takano Ichigo’s manga series ‘orange’ has been announced.

Idoling!!! to release last album on September 9

Following the news earlier this year that J-pop girl group Idoling!!! was going to break up this October, it has been announced that the group’s last album ‘SINGLE COLLECTION!!!’ will be released on September 9.

Tickets to Lunafly Brisbane Showcase on sale Friday 31 July

Utopia Entertainment is bringing K-pop band Lunafly down under to Brisbane on October 24 and tickets are going on sale Friday 31 July. If you’d like to see them in action, check out the ticketing and venue information below!