World Ch. Schedule : MON 07:30 KST
* Date : 2020-04-13
COVID-19 bringing back speakeasy trends!
Stores without signage, also known as speakeasy bars, do almost no promotion and are hidden, so unless they become known by word-of-mouth, or are introduced by a regular, they are difficult to find.
With social-distancing becoming a trend due to COVID-19, it has become a preference for diners seek secret, secluded venues that are lesser-known to the public.
In this episode, we visit a cluster of speakeasy bars in Euljiro, also known as 'Hipjiro.'
Stay Strong, Korea! Online Concert to Defeat COVID-19 Blues
The spring season should have brought an array of new performances, but with COVID-19, it has become difficult to even go to concert halls. There is however, a scene where classical musicians offer consolation and strength to their audiences: concerts held online. We meet members of the Korean Symphony Orchestra, who have volunteered to conduct chamber music performances online once every week until COVID-19 recedes. Through a highly accessible online platform, they aim to convey the message of hope and warm solidarity, that together, we can defeat and overcome the national crisis.
Choi Chang-nam, the Designer of BTS V's Bracelet
There is a bracelet that became widely known as worn by BTS' very own V!
This bracelet quickly became the talk of the global town among BTS fans and was even sold out. The designer behind the 'it bracelet' is Choi Chang-nam, who has also become the biggest BTS fan, so-called an ARMY. We listen in on the story that begins in the 90's, of how she became the hand-made bracelet designer that she is now.