Wednesday, 7 August 2013

English: The 'Korean wave' consolidates. /(La Ola Coreana se Consolida en Panamá)

The 'Korean wave' consolidates

Korea Fans Panama marks one year of activity in the country, with 400 members of Korean culture lovers.

AGENDA. This group of supporters makes several annual activities. COURTESY / Korea Fans Panama.


07/08/2013 - Ones love the movies, other music, while some opt for gastronomy. Korean culture lover conform  more than a group of supporters in Panama.

Therefore, these fans of Korean culture decided to join in a group named  Korea Fans Panamá,  in a club that brings together those who follow the "wave corena" in the country.

Recently, the group celebrated its first anniversary and will conclude with the third Kpop Party in the disco Nuvo from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm, details Anabel Rose, coordinator of Korea Fans Panama.

The event, explains De Rosa, consists of presentations of national groups emulating the k-pop idols, including Kim Hyun Joong, Bae Yong Joon, Hyun Bin, Cha Seung Wo, Lee Min Hoo BI RAIN Jang Geun Suk, JYJ, Big Bang, of course, PSY, popular for its theme Gangnam Style.

All are the Korean equivalent to gangs as Menudo or the Backstreet Boys, indicate who follow this music.

"Participating dance groups of k-pop, the best in the country, have won different competitions," adds Rose.


Fans Panama Korea began one year ago with 100 members and now has 400 active members, calculated De Rosa.

Details that the vast majority are women between 20 and 35. There are also supporters of the "Korean wave" very young and senior person, explains the coordinator.

Add to the Kpop Party is one of the annual activities in which the community participates.

Also do a Korean Film Festival, one of gastronomy, as well as choreography and costume events throughout the year.

Fans Korea Panama has a blog (, a channel on YouTube (KFPANAMA507) and social network accounts such as Facebook and Twitter (@ KoreaFansPanama).
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