2015 Kpop Concert Live in Yangon

A Kpop concert will be held in Yangon on June 16 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Myanmar and South Korea. The lineup includes popular r&b artist Ailee and hip-hop idol group BTS along with other newbie idol groups like N-Sonic, HALO, and A. KOR.  Continue reading


Almost Paradise at the Ngapali Beach


The beautiful sunset at the Ngapali Beach

While most people in the country were counting the days for the start of the Thingyan Water Festival and the so-called 10-day vacations, I was actually waiting for the New Year’s Day (April 17) as it was the day my real vacation starts. Unlike last year’s trip to Bagan, I have decided to relax at the Ngapali Beach this year. This was my second time to the famous beach after my first one back in 2002. Continue reading

2NE1 in Myanmar Galaxy Stage

2NE1 in Myanmar Galaxy Stage poster

Since Kpopstarz published an article about YG Entertainment partnering with Samsung to hold a concert in Myanmar last month, local Blackjacks have been excited about it since rumors of 2NE1 coming to Myanmar has been circulating ever since the first Kpop concert was held at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon in March. Continue reading