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KTO trip watching the worldbeat VINARI


it’s me in front of the Vinari Theater Lobby

I got another chances this month to watch the Worldbeat Vinari performance in Seoul, Korea. The worldbeat VINARI is a signature show by fusion gugak (korean traditional music) group “dulsori” who was open on august 2012. This performace played on the exclusive theater on the 4th floor of cine core in seoul korea.


the sign in front of cine core theater

The cine core theater located near to  Jongno 3 (sam)ga station, you just comeout at exit 15 and than walk straight until you found burger king than turn left, after that you will see a cine core theater with big sign “Bibap” and “vinari“. This cine core theater just beside “peggie pie”.


The map how to go to Cine Core Theater

This performance played every tuesdayfriday at 8PM and Saturday-sunday at 4pm, it closed every monday. The lenght is around 80 minute. Ticket price from 40,000-60,000 won.


its my wishes that i put in the wishes three on the VINARI lobby

This VINARI is amazing since all the performance are about “well wishing”, you will got wishing from having true love, happy life, healty life etc. Its just a beautiful performance with beautiful message on it. Even in the lobby there is a wishes three, so i was wrote a wishes and put in the three there.

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the rules during watching VINARI performance

As other Korean performance it was not allowed to eat inside the theater, so you have to ensure to made you stomatch full 🙂 there are many good restaurants near to the theater, this area is very famous for good foods. the other requirement also should be fulfilled 🙂 I was planning to eat my oranges inside the theater but it was cancelled due to this rule 🙂

Let me tell you a story inside the theater. As i said before the performance present a traditional percussion and string instruments, as well as wishing song of success, love and health.


the dulsori team, a performer of Worldbeat VINARI

The opening was started by a beautiful screen with beautiful music, and then they start with introductions plus an amazing drums performance.

The first song was“Sabaha” it was a full traditional percussions and string instrument played together, it was teaching us how to be a good person by complement people like saying “you did a good job” (caranda).

Second song they performed a song title “Flowery love”, the meaning of the song is about looking for true love and you will find it someday. It was duet of kayagem with  flute , it was amazing and my favorite performances since i feel so peaceful and I can fill love, plus there was a beautiful background during the song was played.


they all played instruments well, sing well and also dance well

The third song was “Driving beat”, it was a duet drum. The meaning is sound of janggu mix it to show sound from heaven. The next song was “Hope for better tomorrow”, A song about dream for future and never give up to reach your success. They teach us to say “Eulasigo –cutaa“.

The next song was a latin song, it was a duet performance between a flute and a drums, i really love this performance as well. i guess the flute was the best performer of today. After that there was  a Five drum dance,  it was a Dramatic ensemble of big drums and small drums played by 5 people.


the performer played in the lobby after the shows

The beat song was performed by a big drum and small hand ensemble drum played by 5 people.  The climax of the performance to day was a song title “Ah ha yap”, this song was really made all of the audience to enjoy the song! i really love how they request the audience to involve to this performance by request audience to scream uh gi ya!

Power beat toward the grand final and the festival fever was the last song, it was a theme music of dulsori to convey to the audience about the “excitement of life on festival”.


it’s me take a picture with the performer

During the show they choose the best audience by requesting them to drink with love shoot a special VINARI wine, and they also give away some present to bring home. I got one of the goodie bags! Yeyyyyyy! 🙂

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the VINARI Give away GIFT! 🙂

After the shows they come out of the studio and still played the instrument and all of us dancing outside the lobby, after the shows we are so excited to take a picture with the performer.

I guess this shows are recommended for all foreigners since they truly perform the beauty Korean traditional musics and song. You won’t get difficulties in understanding the shows since they provided translations in several language such as Korean, English, Chinese and Japanese. All the performer also speak English and some Japanese.  So if you come to Korea why don’t you visit this performance? Its really awesome performance! 🙂

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KTO Trip watching HWARANG MUSICAL performance


it’s me in front of the ticketing of Hwarang Musical performance

KTO invite me as k-performance supporter to watch “HWARANG” musical performance on 21 December 2012 8PM in Seoul Korea. KTO allowed me to bring one friends, thats why i was go to the performance with JINYING, my chinesse friend who are same K-FOOD Supporter. I was attending the K-Food supporter Farewell party at 3PM in Yangjae Center with her. after the meeting at 6PM we went to the Heyhwa station where the studio of the hwarang performance located.


Hwarang Musical Performance Free Ticket from KTO

Hwarang musical performance are located near to Heyhwa station, You could found KFC and than across the street until you found Guinarru Coffee shop. Its located in the SKY building 7th Floor. In front of the building you will see a huge poster of the hwarang 5 handsome performer. I was arrive in the studio at 7.30PM and therewere so many people already line up for the ticket.

The lobby of the 7th floor was kind of small, so it was so crowded with almost the audience are woman and they all from various diverse of age from very young highschool student until married woman. I geuss this hwarang performance possibble for many diferent kind of audience but for sure it so suitable for woman since all performer are handsome korean man.


5 Performer in Hwarang Musical

HWARANG is musical performance from 5 (five) handsome boys. The hwarang were a youth corps in the kingdom of Shilla (57 BC – 935 AD) comprised primarily of the sons of royal or aristocratic families, and they trained both body and mind in the the arts of war and of peace. It was a musical performance so they do singing and dancing. The best part is they trully sing live. Their voice are amazing, and they dance so well as well.

I love the part when they do dancing and singing without shirt on. they all trully well trained, they have muscle and six pax. During the performance they also interact with the audience. they request audience help to put liptick on. I was scream “CAN I HELP YOU?” sudenly all the audience laugh! I am surely enjoy this part! hahaha

if you are sit in first line you will be very lucky since they will request you to do something for them. I was sit on the 2nd row, i could see the performance so closed and i have to admit they are so handsome! So the ajumma who sit in front of me help them to put lipstick on the face, she draw heart and flower haha… 🙂


the most handsome hwarang among 5 members

I geuss i understand why the studio are full with woman. Yap, it was interesting performance. I enjoy all the song and they dancing as well. The problems probably language since it was conducted in korean, different from the non verbal performance, this hwarang musical have many talk in korean and probably for non korean speaker it will be boring if you did not know korean. My korean also not good,  i only understand some but for sure i enjoy all the song and they dance. I did not feel bored, i could say it was interesting! so i geuss if you worried it will be bored, i am sure it wont, it is interesting musical drama.


the chances to take an autograph from the performer

After the performance finished, you could line up to get a signature from the performer,  there was many people so i could not had chances to get their signature since i had to catch a bus to daejeon from the bus terminal. But i had to say it was really interesting experience. I would like to say thank you to KTO for arranging such an amazing event. I love being part of K-Performance supporter. I geuss if you are love K-POP and musical performance, you definetly should try this HWARANG musical. It Is original Korean Musical Performance.


Take another picture in front of the study before leaving to daejeon


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The Amazing SBS Inkigayo with KTO!

SBS Inkigayo inviting foreigner to celebrate Million foreigner come to KOREA

Last November 25, 2012 I have a chances to watch SBS INKIGAYO since i get the Free ticket from KTO. I was watched together with other K-Performance supporter in SBS Studio 3rd floor (SBS located in the Digital media city seoul).  This time i was departed late from daejeon due to i could not get a train 😦 therefore i also arrive kind of late in seoul. I have to request my other K-Performance supporter Elyane to help me to talk to the KTO officer so i could still go inside ontime.


Thank you to Elyane for arranging my ticket of SBS Inkigayo 25112012

I was kind of confuse with seoul at that time and finally i decided to take on taxi to the SBS. I made it on time 3PM. Thanks God the KTO officer still kindly help me to manage go inside the building!  I really did not regret with all the effort come from daejeon to watch the SBS inkigayo at that time. Since so many artist are coming!! This SBS inkigayo also special since its also airing live from the gwahangmun and also the SBS Studio. Inside the studio we are not allowed to take any pictures, but here are the picture i took after the show.

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SBS Inkigayo Studio, It was amazing to be there!

I could also make it to watch Infinite and CN Blue, two of my favorite K-Pop artist! Thank you so much KTO For such a beautiful arrangement, I really have a good time in the SBS Inkigayo! I love korean music! I love KTO! 🙂 During i watch i am singing so loud and clap so loud. I really could not believe i could see the KPOP star so close!


CN BLUE Performed in SBS Inkigayo 25112012

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The proud of K-Performance Supporter, Thank you KTO!

I won a trip from KTO as part of my participations in Korea-Performance Supporter, to watch the prelimenary and final F1 Korean Grandprix 2012 from 12-13 october 2012. This F1 Tour also follow by other 28 Foreigner who was also as lucky as i am to join this amazing time. We depart from KTO at 8am on 12 october 2012. I finally meet for the first time my team mate jessica, we are on the Super-Q team. Jessica is Chinesse-korean who had been in Korea quite long, her family also live in korea. She is nice and kind, she also look so pretty just like one of the girls grups. 🙂

Its me and Jessica, Super Q, in the Yongnam F1 Korean Grandprix Circuit

We was stop over for lunch near to gongju, and than we finally arrive in Mokpo around 1.30Pm as schedule. I am so excited for this trip since i am huge fans of F1, i really hope i could see hamilton win in this 2012 F1 Korean Grandprix. So watching prelimenary is also important for me since in this prelimenary could determine the start on final. Once again i hope hamilton would be in the top 3.

hamilton go and do your best!

As i predict hamilton could be one of the top 3, while 2nd and 1st are Vettel and webber from the Renault team. After we watch the prelimenary we went to the Mokpo city for sightseeing and also see cool places around mokpo, you could read more detail in this LINK. After that we went for dinner and the dinner was so amazing and delicious. one of the best food i ever eat! its was seafood restaurant located in mokpo city.

the delicious foods

after the dinner we went for shopping in lotte mart and then went to our hanok stay, you could read more detail in this LINK.

The second day of our F1 Tour was watching the final. Before in the morning we went to sightseeing in the hanok stay area, you could read in this LINK. and in the afternoon we have lunch and than went for  final and this final we watch almost 55 lap, and i am so amaze, since the racer really do their best to be the winner on this final.

we enjoy lunch before watch final

I could see how hamilton try his best to get 1st and 2nd. The amazing was alonso who finally made it to be top 5. As many people predict VETTEL won the First place at this korean grandprix. Maybe the amazing part is renault team success won as 1st and 2nd. I bet renault team had big party after this racer!

the racer try their best to be the winner

I could say this is one of amazing experience for me, since i meet great friends and also i meet amazing people plus the KTO arrange very nice trip. I am really suggest you to come and watch this KOREAN F1 GRANDPRIX in the near future, and i hope my experience could be your reference to manage your F1 tour. 🙂 Once again i would like to say thank you to KTO for this amazing experience.

its me in front of the KTO tour bus

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Interactiv​e Movie 안녕 : Anyeong Korea Movie with 2PM and Miss A!

Interactiv​e Movie 안녕 poster!

Korea~siapa yang tidak mau datang ke korea sekarang ini? semua ingin ke KOREA! Demam KOREA di penjuru dunia! Hal ini tidak lepas dari “hallyu wave” dari K-POP,K-DRAMA dan lain sebagainya. Agaknya “ketampanan dan kecantikan” para artis korea cukup membuat terkesima semua mata! 🙂

Tak segan-segan banyak orang yang rela membeli tiket promosi salah satu maskapai yang sedang gencar2nya di asia satu tahun sebelumnya, dengan “bertaruh”kemungkinan visa ditolak demi mendapatkan “tiket murah” ke korea. Situs search engine kerap dikunjungi mulai untuk mendapatkan tips dan trik mendapatkan visa ke korea, tempat yang direkomendasikan dikunjungi sampai dengan tempat tinggal murah selama di korea.

Its me in front of the sign meeting place hold Goodie GIFT from KTO and IBUZZ KOREA

Dengan naiknya turis asia tenggara khususnya Indonesia ke Korea, Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) memiliki website baru yaitu www.ibuzzkorea.com dimana di website ini kalian dapat menemukan banyak informasi mengenai hal tersebut di atas. Di situs ini pula kalian bisa menemukan serunya mengunjungi tempat-tempat wisata tersebut dengan melakukan interaksi dengan salah satu icon K-POP 2PM dan MISS A lewat Interactive Movie 안녕 http://www.ibuzzkorea.com/eng/interactive/annyeong.html. Di media interaktif ini kalian seolah-olah melakukan petualangan dengan 2PM dan MISS A mengelilingi tempat wisata seru di KOREA.

Fasilitas interaktif ini merupakan fasilitas baru yang sangat seru dan bahkan kalian bisa mensharing pengalaman keliling korea via maya bersama 2PM dan MISS A ini di jejaring sosial yang dimiliki seperti Facebook dan lain sebagainya. Serunya interaktif anyeong ini bisa kita lihat di Link youtube berikut ini:

Korea Tourism Organizations mengundang saya bulan lalu untuk menghadiri peluncuran “interactive movie” ini di Seoul Korea sekaligus saya berkesempatan mendapat tanda tangan dari 2PM dan MISS A. Di peluncuran interactive movie ini disampaikan bahwa para hallyu star ini betul betul merasa piknik selama shooting untuk interactive movie ini. Di kegiatan ini juga di sekaligus mengukuhkan 2PM dan MISS A sebagai duta wisata untuk KTO.

MISS A dan 2PM di peluncuran interactive Anyeong



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