K-Pop Update!

K-pop (abbreviation of Korean popular music or Korean pop; (케이팝) is a music genre originating in South Korea, characterized by a wide variety of audio-visual elements. Although it includes all genres of “popular music” within South Korea, the term is often used in a narrower sense to describe a modern form of South Korean pop music (kpop) drawing inspiration from a range of styles and genres from around the world!

Back-up link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Zu29YfkysYDQ9Vehm_MOxV7B8BF_JtCr/view?usp=sharing

How to:

  • Find your classes Google Form
  • Watch the five numbered videos below and score them based on three different criteria: singing, dancing, and fashion.
  • Once you’ve watched and scored every video, you’ll need to order them from best to worst in each category.
  • Finally, we’ll compare your scores to your classmates and see which groups we picked as the class’ top choice!

Google Voting Forms:

I: Twice – Fancy

Back up link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1212cp6gV0q6tP_W2TEW-HjAUH8wLyiXO/view

II: GOT7 – Eclipse

Back up link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Tt7O0FoTdZVhednG_r02YfaspG1H3DKa/view

III: Monsta X – Alligator

Back up link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xPMy1GXTUhgAwCecUdFBVxLUr7lRiJyi/view

IV: Black Pink – Kill This Love

Back up link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HvQm0J2n7-WljhrNXhx4henpAtDwGMra/view


But wait, there’s more!

Many students know that before I taught at this school, I used to live and teach in South Korea. I lived in a city called Cheonan (see video below) which was about 1 million people from 2010-2013. It was really beautiful and was in the mountains and had many temples, plus coffee shops and art galleries, and 5 different universities.  You could still take a bullet train and visit the capital city Seoul in less than an hour because the train could go more than 200 mph! I taught middle school English but also learned how to speak a little bit of Korea so I could order food, get directions, and make friends. I miss the country very much and dream of maybe opening my own music/coffee shop someday!


See some of my favorite photos from a vacation here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1EKLvL_nXyGkW_J0nydhw92yoRuqHbtxm?usp=sharing


Here is a video of the city I used to live in that my friend Kevin made

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Frank Cademartori • May 2, 2021

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  1. Sakura February 25, 2022 - 5:29 am Reply

    K-pop fashion is taking all over the world, its really cool and some day I would like to see designer silk sarees too getting famous all over the world. Interesting blog btw.

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