Who will be 2009 Style Icon – Kim HyunJoong, Lee MinHo, Super Junior or GDragon?

Boys Over Flowers Kim Hyun Joong, Lee MinHo, Super Junior and GDragon are currently the top 4 artistes vying for the title of 2009 best stylish icon.

Ahead of 2009 Style Icon Awards Seoul to be held on 11th November, netizens are all taking part in an internet and mobile poll to select 2009 best stylish icon. The poll has opened from 1st October.

Go under the cut to see who is leading the polls currently!

Currently topping the poll:

  1. Kim Hyun Joong
  2. Lee MinHo
  3. Super Junior
  4. GDragon
  5. Lee Seung Gi
  6. SS501
  7. Goo Hye Sun
  8. So Nyeo Shi Dae
  9. Brown Eyed Girls
  10. 2PM

This will be the 2nd time the event will be held and on 11th November it will be broadcasted on O’Live, tvN, XTM etc from 6pm.

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Lee Min Ho wishes everyone a happy chuseok

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Lee Min Ho dressed up in Korean traditional clothes and posed for pictures to wish everyone a Happy Chuseok! We already got to see what T-ara and f(x) looks like in Hanbok and now it’s the flower boy Lee Min Ho’s turn!

He sends his greetings, “Everyone be healthy and stay warm this season!” Dressed up in a nice purple hanbok, Lee Min Ho showed a new side of him to his fans.

When asked what it was like to wear hanbok he said, “This is the first time since last New Years! This hanbok is so pretty, the color, the fabric and the pattern! This Chuseok, I want to dress in hanbok and spend time with my family.”

Lee Min Ho has been keeping himself busy with a picture book, a Japan event, and traveling all around Asia meeting his fans. We all know that his popularity keeps growing and growing and he feels thankful for this, “I am so thankful for everyone who are looking out for me. Right now, I am trying to prepare what I should do in the future. Nothing is settled yet but I want to meet everyone once again with a great new project. I’m having so much trouble with language when I go to other countries and my acting!”

Who could possibly resist this smile?

credits to allkpop

Lee Min Ho fans donates to UNICEF

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Talent Lee MinHo’s fanclub is known to have donated 9.97 million KRW to UNICEF.

DCInside ‘Lee MinHo Gallery’ fans have recently done a fund-raising for UNICEF malaria campaign. Fans donated the amount of 6.22 million KRW, which stands for a special meaning because Lee MinHo’s birthday falls on 22nd June. Also another fancafe Dave donated 3.75 million KRW which made up to the 9.97 million KRW amount.

It was known that Lee MinHo has recently taken part in UNICEF malaria campaign, and the fan raising for the campaign has started from beginning of September. The campaign wants to bring awareness to the mass public that every year over 500 million folks are infected with the disease.

Lee MinHo has agreed to help out with the campaign amidst his busy schedule. He did videos and poster filming for the campaign.

A UNICEF staff voiced that nowadays fans are following and support their stars in the many causes they serve, and not just doing projects for the benefits of the stars themselves

F4 to F1?

It has been announced a few weeks back in Philippine television that the complete force from the four member flower group in a now popular TV show in the Philippines F4(korean F4) will go to the Philippines.

At first i saw this coming but ….How? The four of the main cast is now facing their own individual career. With the lead Lee Min Ho attending to non stop cf shoot and photoshoots, Kim Hyun Joong in an Asian tour with his band SS501, Kim Bum shooting for a new sreies and Kim Joon reaching out to fans as a member of the Korean trio group T-Max how can they be in the Philipppines in 10 weeks time? 5 weeks has passes and another 5 weeks to go but still no exact confirmation for F4 visiting the Philippines.

According to the grapevine only 1 member of the main cast can be present sometime in August. Who can that member be? That is something we should uncover…wild guess? KIM JOON! 2nd? KIM BUM.

Boys Over Flower Characters

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A commoner who got into the lives of the famous people in Shinhwa High F4. He got into highschool through a coincidence that made her the heroine and tagged her as Shinhwa High’s Wonder Woman. She seemed to embraced the life of an ordinary student in the famous school until she couldn’t hold back her principles and entangled her life with the four richest boys in Korea! Her never say die principle will bring her far in getting hate,and love from the four boys in the series. A swimmer at heart and since her school doesn’t have a swimming pool facility she accepted the scholarship from Shinhwa High.

500266The leader of the famous untouchable in Shinhwa High…F4’s Goo Jun Pyo. A son of the richest family in Korea who technically owns every big share of whatever industry you are referring to. A childish and egoistic man who couldn’t accept rejection. A son of a wealthy family that is a master of martial arts and almost anything except swimmimgJun Pyo’s got natural curly hair, hot-tempered, but has an innocent heart. Although he can fluently speak 5 languages, he shows weakness on common sense and Korean vocabulary. Jun Pyo has simple and straight personality and relies upon intuition more rather than being rationalized. He may fear no one except his only sister that can tame him with one blow. He fell in love with Jan Di because of his sisters resemblance.

500335The grandson of the formal president of Korea,  the most attractive guy among F4. Ji Hoo is the heir of Su-am Cultural Foundation, Art Center, and Orchestra own by his family, and also a musician. He lost his parents at age of five when he got into a car accident. He overcomes the hardness with his first love, Seo Hyun. He became friends with Jan Di during her shouting session at the school rooftop.After his heartbreak with Seo Hyun he got the support from Jan Di and being her emergency bell Ji Hoo spent his time supporting and protecting Jan Di that turned into a love blossoming as their time together kept on counting.
500357The gifted potter and the successor of the prestigious family. Although Yi Jung has gained reputation for his talent for ceramics, he cannot take away the feeling that he is living a life of his brother. His brother abandoned the family to get away from the responsibilty as the first born and successor.This has given Yi Jung  a big responsibility for his ill mother and family reputation to maintain. This has made him into a playboy that cannot be contented with one woman. His weakness was overshadowed by his image as a romeo for  every juliet, but still kind hearted. Reasons for his character will be revealed for his every action their is a shadow of reason behind it.

500368The most flirtatious of the F4 group, Song Woo Bin is the son of giant corporation in the construction industry. Their business has been making waves because of sort of illegal networks. They have been promoted to the level of noble because of the success of their business. With his connection with the underworld he will be a big help for the love birds. In whatever aspect he maybe strong hysically just like Yi Jung he has a kind heart. Though he is powerful and rich he somewhat condemn his roots but his friendship with the boys make him through his sad side.

Boys Over Flower Synopsis

Since i have been recieving tons of request and am viewed by a lot of Filipino surfers i have decided to write some synopsis of the episodes of Boys Over Flower. I can not comment on the daily episodes in the Philippines since i have no access to do so and couldn’t understand their dubbing. Here is for those Filipinas and Filipino who crosses this site…

Synopsis:

F4- the group people from Shinhwa High feared of.

“This is not just an ordinary high school. It’s hell. Have you ever heard of F4? Once you mark as the target and get the ‘Red Card’ from them, you become a loner and the whole school starts bullying.”

Jan Di is a Laudromat owner’s daughter that through a leap of faith went to Shinhwa high to deliver their washed clothes to one of it’s student. Apparently the person she was looking for was being bullied after recieving a RED card from F4. She saves this student and becam the heroine.

Due to some criticism the administrator of the school decided to get Jan Di to enroll in the school as a scholar to make issues subside due to protest of hoe this schol can ruin a students future because of it’s system

Jan Di meets four rich and good-looking boys known as ‘F4(Flower 4)’,who cause trouble to those who speak out against them. Jan Di, who has strong sense of justice, cannot bear the saucy behavior of Goo Jun Pyo, the leader of F4, and does not bring herself to his knees. The next day, she finds ‘Red Card’ inside her locker and whole school starts bulling her…

Lee Min Ho interview for VOGUE girl part1

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Source: Daum TVzone

Translation By: KPculture

Lee Min Ho’s Interview for Vogue Girl [Part
Vogue Girl met with Lee Min Ho for an interview along with a photo shoot in London, England.

Vogue Girl (VG): Your blood type is A. (Type As) abide well by social norms, have a timid side, and are perfectionists. Is your personality similar to that? Is it not?
Lee Min Ho (LMH): My personality is not like a type A. First of all, I can’t become a perfectionist, I’m not shy, and I don’t maintain social norms well either (laughter). Neither am I that precise.

VG: Are you a morning person or an owl-like night person ?
LMH: I’m like an owl. To the extent that the oriental medicine doctor said that my physical constitution doesn’t allow me to use energy in the daytime. Although due to my schedule, there have been occasions recently that make me a morning person.

VG: What does the owl Lee Min Ho usually do at night?
LMH: It’s not possible now, but before I’d go out with friends to eat good food or play [computer] games at home.

VG: If some time frees up in the middle of the afternoon, do you do outdoor activities like basketball or soccer or play games indoors?
LMH: It depends on [my] condition. I like sports so if [my] condition’s good I guess I’d play basketball or soccer but if it seems bothersome, I play games or watch movies. If I were to choose now…, I like activities I can do at home.

VG: Which acting style would you like to adopt – Choi Min Sik’s way of melting into heartbreaking, wretched characters or Song Kang Ho’s way of making the character his own to the point that it’s provoking/detestable.
LMH: I think it’d be half-half? If [I] put in effort to melt into the character, wouldn’t it become my own? Even if I think I’m wholly true to the character, I think my [own] image would still appear. Because I’m human.

VG: If you were to choose a movie to dissolve stress, which would you watch between a blockbuster action movie, mystery crime thriller, and a slapstick comedy?
LMH: Mysteries or suspense are what I like but if it was to relieve stress, it’d likely be a blockbuster movie.

VG: Then what’s the most recent film you’ve seen?
LMH: It’s been too long since I’ve been to a movie theatre. Since A Frozen Flower was the last film I saw. I watched with my manager and stylist. The audience consisted only of us three. I was origally going to go with just my manager, but if it had been so, it would have caused big trouble from the embarrassment.

VG: What if an offer for a character like Zo In Sung’s in A Frozen Flower came in?
LMH: I think it would be a bit difficult right now. Although I think I could consider it after some time goes by and I gain experience.

VG: Which is the movie you’ve thought of seeing out between the recent topics of conversation – director Park Chan Wook’s Thirst or Bong Joon Ho’s Mother.
LMH: If I were to choose just one out of the two people, will I…, be ok (laughter)? I think I’m on the side of Thirst.

VG: They say gatherings between close friends are divided by two types (of people) – those who liven up the atmosphere by being loud and making people laugh and in contrast, those who see the appropriate, opportune responses and laugh. Which side are you on?
LMH: It varies widely depending on the circumstance. With my friends from middle school or high school, I’m the former, but as I began acting and entered [that] social life, I’ve realized that there are times when it’s necessary to be the latter. Now I’m almost closer to the latter.

VG: Is the type of opposite sex that catches your eye like Gianna Jun or Song Hye Kyo? Or like Kim Tae Hee?
LMH: I’ve said a few times before, but Song Hye Kyo’s style.

VG: If a girl who is your ideal type appears in front of your eyes, do you just look ahead and make a move or do you send telepathy while staying away and make her approach (you).
LMH: I think I’d send telepathy first. It’s good to have be cautious in love.

VG: Where would you proceed to – a gathering with close friends that you haven’t seen in a long while or an urgent (sudden) summons from your girlfriend?
LMH: Barring if you have a girlfriend that you can’t live without seeing even for one day, wouldn’t you usually go to a friends gathering where you can see many people at once? When I’m busy like I am these days, I particularly need to and miss meeting up with friends.

VG: Would you prefer Tokyo, Japan or Paris, France if you were to leave on a trip alone?
LMH: Paris, France, since I’ve never been.

VG: Is the weather you like rainy or sunny?
LMH: It’s the cloudy weather preceding rainfall. I can’t stand when it’s hot because of the bright sun, and I don’t like rainy days because it’s damp. That’s why I also like the cool season of autumn.

VG: Is your head clearer at 2pm or 2am?
LMH: I’m like an owl, so 2am.

VG: Which musical artist are you most curious about nowadays, between Girls’ Generation (SNSD) and Kiha & the Faces (장기하와 얼글들)?
LMH: Kiha & the Faces. They’re really fascinating. There was a time I watched a video clip [of them] and they really caught my eye.

VG: Do you tend to listen to a song you like continually for several months or do you diligently check for new song updates?
LMH: I listen to a song I like on repeat but I get sick of it quickly. I listen to it until I get sick of it. Just like how I listened to SNSD’s “Gee” too much until a bit ago, which is why my answer to the previous question was Kiha & the Faces.

VG: Are the shoes you enjoy wearing white-as-new hightops or faded sneakers?
LMH: Faded sneakers, although fans and the people around me think that I’d wear white hightops a lot.

VG: In your closet, are there more black jeans or blue jeans?
LMH: Black jeans. Not only jeans but I mostly wear only the colours black, white, and grey.

VG: When you think of the words, “cool guy”, does George Clooney wearing a fitted suit come to mind or Johnny Depp in vintage jeans and a hat come to mind?
LMH: Men are [for] suits. Therefore, George Clooney.

VG: After trying it out directly, which did you feel “that suits me surprisingly well” about between Gu Jun Pyo’s curly hair and the dark, smoky eye make-up in the beer CF?
LMH: Not so much that it suited me well but I’ve recently gained an interest in new styles such as smoky eye make-up. And it was a fun experience to film with that appearance.

VG: Tonight, if you could just see one production, what would you choose between a musical or a play?
LMH: I think I’d see a play. I haven’t been able to go often since the beginning of Boys Over Flowers. The last [theatrical] production I saw was From the Bottom starring Kim Su Ro sunbae (senior) in the middle of filming [BOF].

VG: Is the sport you like to watch, soccer or baseball?
LMH: Soccer. I played when I was young, you see. For some reason, if there’s a sport that men like, I think they dislike the [sport] matches that oppose it.

VG: Which event are you confident in between the 100 metre dash and a long distance race.
LMH: 100m dash. I can’t run with perseverance.

VG: Does your sense of humour lean towards real variety show Infinity Challenge or comedy show Gag Concert?
LMH: Real variety. In the past, I had fun watching the show Survivor, where the last person that remains on a remoted island wins.

VG: In your opinion, is the best harmony between ‘beer and chicken’ or ’soju and pork belly’?
LMH: [This is] difficult…(laughter). Alcohol-wise, I like beer but I like pork belly way better so [my answer] would be soju and pork belly. I’m not good at drinking alcohol. Four shots of soju is my limit.

VG: Do you prefer the playing of an electronic guitar or an acoustic guitar?
LMH: Acoustic guitar.

VG: Which animal would you like to raise as a pet – a dog or a cat?
LMH: I prefer dogs but these days I don’t have time to take care of one so I think it might be ok to raise a cat that doesn’t feel loneliness.

VG: If you come across a baby or an animal on the street, do you tend to say something or touch it, or do you just pass by?
LMH: It depends on the situation. In general if I see a baby, I tend to affectionately touch its cheek or foot.

VG: When shopping, do you make comparisons multiple times or purchase immediately if it appeals to you?
LMH: I tend to buy as soon as soon as it catches my eye.

VG: When sleeping, do you sleep lying on your side or on your stomach?
LMH: I sleep lying on my side or my stomach. I sleep most often on my side, but don’t sleep lying properly on my back.

VG: Which do you remember better – your friends’ phone numbers or movie leading actors’ names?
LMH: Movie leads’ names.

VG: Do you like white rice or do you like mixed rice?
LMH: White rice. The reason being that it just tastes better. Meat side dishes suit it best.

VG: Do you like to be seated in a corner far from the entrance of a cafe or by a window?

LMH: A corner seat in a quiet space. That was comfortable from a while ago.

VG: Do you drink quietly while sitting at a club or do you enjoy dancing on the floor?
LMH: As I drink a little bit of alcohol, I dance timidly (laughter).

VG: If there’s something like a missing button, loose thread, or small stain does it consume your nerves the entire day or do you forget about it?
LMH: It completely consumes my nerves.

VG: On a day when the forecast calls for rain, do you make sure to take an umbrella when you leave or do you just go out?
LMH: I don’t take an umbrella.

VG: Do you write a journal or diary?
LMH: No.

VG: Do you suppress your tears if possible or do you cry when you feel like it?
LMH: I suppress [them].

VG: Is your outlook on life one that sets plans (for the future) to abide by or is it happily living a full life in the present?
LMH: I’m devoted to today. I don’t really think about tomorrow and I tend to leave things to flow [naturally]. That’s why I need people around me that set up long-run plans and guide me all the more. Everything tends to be impromptu. Even with trips I like to leave by suddenly deciding, “Let’s go!”, rather than scheduling [ahead of time].

VG: If possible, would you want to stay in your twenties, or do you think it’d be nice to quickly go into your thirties?
LMH: I want to remain in my twenties. Forever. Continually.