Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Saranghaeyo Korea Club

Dear member,

Messages credit from Korea Tourism Organization(KTO)

Dear friends,

We know your interests and enthusiasm for Korea and we really want to keep your love and interests in Korea.

For that reason, we, Korea Tourism Organization, now start a project 'Saranghaeyo Korea Club' which is a group of volunteer ambassador for Korea.

If you join the club you will perform a Saranghaeyo Korea Club members' duty, such as;

*Organize fan clubs activities, university/international festivals
* Participating and volunteer works in events related to Korea
(R16 competition, Hallyu contest, Matta fair, etc.)
*Participating in KTO's society contribution events
(blood donations, supporting charity institution, Hallyu fanclubs' fundraising, etc.)
*Assist KTO& Korea Plaza to generate awareness for our activities.

Futhermore, you can get lots of benefits just for Saranghaeyo Korea Club members.
the details are below;

*Provided with membership cards, T-shirts, caps, fans
*Prior invitations to KTO/Korean embassy's events
(- Korean Music& Dance @ Istana Budaya, 7th May 2010
- R16,B-boy competition @ Berjaya Timesquare, 17th April 2010
- Nanta, Korea nonverbal music performance, TBC
- any other events, TBC)
*Best members, leader and team will be rewarded with a trip to Korea.
*Prior entries to attend Korea Plaza Events
(-Cooking Classes, Korea Language Classes, K-pop singing classes/free of charge; private class can be offered with 30paxs above, register in advance is needed.)
*Special discount at Korean restaurant, Korean hair shops, Korean brand products, Korea Tour Package.

Anyone who want to register Saranghaeyo Korea Club, you can fill the registration forms and send it to us.
we have regstration fee(RM20) for membership items(membership cards, caps, etc.), and it can be paid at our official launching ceremony, Middle of May.

Attached, Saranghaeyo Korea Club registration form.
Kindly ask you to check.

Any questions, inquiries are welcomed. you can also drop by Korea Plaza for details

Best regards,


Download link for Korea Supporter Registration Form

Friday, April 9, 2010

LG and KTO Presents the R16 Southeast Asia Finals 2010

Get Cranking this May

LG and KTO Presents the R16 Southeast Asia Finals 2010

Kuala Lumpur, 30 March 2010 – Malaysian B-boy fans can get cranking this May when top acts from around the region converge in Kuala Lumpur for the R16 Southeast Asia Finals and show their power moves in the dance phenomena that has captured the attention of millions across the globe.

A regional spin-off from one of the world’s top 5 B-boy competitions – the R16 World B-boy Championship – the R16 Southeast Asia Finals will be a showdown of the best 8 teams from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Singapore and Malaysia for the top spot which will give them the ticket to the global competition in South Korea later in the year.

Sponsored by LG Electronics (LG), a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications, the R16 Southeast Asia Finals is brought in by Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), which also created the R16 World B-boy Championship with the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and since its introduction in 2007 to support grassroots youth culture, the global competition has attracted participation of more than 300 artists, musicians and dancers.

The R16 Southeast Asia Finals will be held on May 15th at the KL Live Centre along Jalan Sultan Ismail in Kuala Lumpur and the exclusive tickets will be given away through special LG programmes which will be announced next month in-stores and on the official LG website

Ahead of R16 Southeast Asia Finals, a special Malaysian audition will be held on April 24 at Berjaya Times Square where the top 2 winners will represent the country and compete in the regional finals. For more information and to register for the Malaysian auditions, visit

“Our involvement with R16 is part of our commitment to contribute and bring some good to the lives of the communities that we do business in. The contributions have been in various forms, from adopting various orphanages to donations to charitable causes, and also supporting the younger generation through programmes such as this. We are indeed, very happy to be giving youths the chance to positively channel their creativity, abilities and ideas, as well as to live their dreams,” said Mr. Jeff Cheh, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of LG Electronics (M) Sdn. Bhd.

KTO Managing Director, Mr. Kim Kee Hun said, “KTO is honoured to bring this global level dance competition to Malaysia which has a big B-boy following. We expect hundreds of thousands of fans to attend the R16 World B-boy Championship in South Korea in July and this will be a major boost to our Visit Korea Year 2010-2012.”

R16 World B-boy Championship is part of the ‘Korea Be Inspired’ Festival 2010 which aims to promote the Visit Korea Year 2010-2012, R16 urban youth culture and the Korean Wave (Hallyu). The festival is event managed by GF World Solutions (GFW) and media sponsors are 8tv and 98.8 while venue sponsors are KL Live Centre and Berjaya Time Square.

Issued on behalf of LG Electronics by WestCoast Communications.

For information on the event, please contact Tunku Putri or Adelina Halim at 03-7954 4505.

R16 Registration form Download:

‘Korea Be Inspired’ Festival 2010-Korean Wave Contest

Media Release (26th March 2010)

‘Korea Be Inspired’ Festival 2010

Korean Wave Contest

In conjunction with ‘Korea Be Inspired’ Festival 2010 and ‘Visit Korea Year 2010 – 2012’, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is organizing a Korean Wave Contest.

The competition is open to all Malaysians and K-pop fans in Malaysia. Participants are required to perform on either Korean song, dance and impersonality show. Participants would be judged on their singing/dancing ability, stage performance, costume and creativity. Participants are required to prepare their own minus one music. They can contact KTO for further assistance.

The competition offers many attractive prizes:-

Grand prize : 5 x Tour packages to South Korea + gift

1st Runner up : 2 x Tour packages to South Korea + gift

2nd Runner up :RM1,000 + gift

Along with this event, KTO will also be launching a special ‘Hallyu’ (Korean Wave) tour package to visit South Korea. The ‘Hallyu’ tour package is specially targeted to the ‘Hallyu’ fans in Malaysia.

People who are interested to participate in the competition can register their interest at Korea Plaza, Ground Floor, Menara Hap Seng, Jalan P. Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur or email us at or contact KTO at 03 2143 9000. Registration begins from 26th March to 14th April 2010. (Materials submission deadline: 14 April 2010)

An audition will be held at the Korea Plaza, Ground Floor, Menara Hap Seng on 17th April from 2pm to 5pm. Participants can sign up as an individual or a group performance.

Korean Wave Contest final will be held at KL Live Centre, Jalan Sultan Ismail, on 15th May from 2pm to 4pm.

For more information, kindly contact:

Valene Tan

Communications & Events Manager

Korea Tourism Organization


Contact: +603 2143 9000


‘Korea Be Inspired’ Festival 2010 Facebook:!/event.php?eid=107161652647179

Korean Wave Registration Form Download:

Thursday, April 8, 2010

The reason of MYSJ Committee Team Exits--Just Because of Super Junior (MYSJ Activities Highlight)

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