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MUSIC & VIDEO

G.D & TOP- Zutter

“While our beloved TOP is a naturally gifted rapper, along with GD formed a group that drastically influenced the world with Kpop - Big Bang, being among the best of all the idol rappers because of its great flow, and versatile style.

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IDIOTAPE- Melodie

Dguru, Zeze and DR’s music is rock, falling under the electronic and shoegazing categories. Despite the heavy electronic sound manipulation, the band is particular about keeping the drums live due to the nature of the instrument.

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AYUMI HAMASAKI- Blue Bird

Japanese pop singer, Hamasaki’s appearance and style has had a huge impact on Japanese fashion, even influencing countries in other parts of Asia. She is also an energetic performer, known for her intricate and flashy live shows.

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EVENTS & GALAS

HONG KONG NEW YEARS

Every New Year’s Eve, radiant Victoria Harbour is the belle of the ball for Hong Kong’s spectacular countdown. shoreline, from a boat on the harbour or on-high in a skyscraper, it’s definitely worth planning early to ensure a prime spot to this stunning pyromusical lights up the skies.

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SHANGHAI BIENNALE

First launched in 1996, the Shanghai Biennale is not only China's most established and influential international biennale of contemporary art, but also one of the most important biennales in Asia gathering the most talented and cutting-edge international curators and artists.

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LANTERN FESTIVAL SHANGHAI

The Chinese name for this holiday is Yuanxiao Jie and marks the end of winter. A display of hand-crafted red lanterns swing from the grounds an YuYuan gardens and revelers flock to enjoy the sweet dumplings. Doors are closed early because overcrowding can occur: this event is not for the claustrophobic.

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LANTERN FESTIVAL SHANGHAI

The Chinese name for this holiday is Yuanxiao Jie and marks the end of winter. A display of hand-crafted red lanterns swing from the grounds an YuYuan gardens and revelers flock to enjoy the sweet dumplings. Doors are closed early because overcrowding can occur: this event is not for the claustrophobic so be prepared to be rubbing a lot of shoulders with others.
Yu Gardens, 218 Anren Jie, bu Fuyou Lu, Shanghai, China

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NIGHTLIFE & ENTERTAINMENT

EYEBAR

There are light touches of Hong Kong's maritime past here: the "eye" of the bar referring to the kind that was painted on the prow of old Chinese junks while it is a place that embraces the high energy of modern city life.

30/F, ISQUARE, 63 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

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FERIA TOKYO

Feria is another stylish night club that takes up all 5 floors of the entire building in Roppongi. Feria is a popular spot for both Japanese and foreigners, Proceed to the sophisticated Crystal lounge third and fourth floor if you are looking to relax and chill out.

7 Chome-13-7 Roppongi, 港区 Tokyo 106-0032, Japan

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VOLAR CLUB

Volar Club is quite possibly coolest place to party in Hong Kong at the moment – as well as one of the most convenient, located in the heart of Lan Kwai Fong and surrounded by sea of hotels, bars, restaurants and transport links.

Ho Lee Commercial Building, Basement 38, 44 D'Aguilar St, Central, Hong Kong

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FLÒ FIRENZE

Flò has by far the best views of any club in Firenze, and Italy as a whole! This exclusive lounge-bar is perfect for a classy night out filled with savory food and drinks, as well as music that will have you on your feet all night long.

84 Viale Michelangelo, Buonarroti, Florence 50125, Italy

STYLE & SHOPS

TSIM SHA TSUI

Tsim Sha Tsui (TST) is probably the most popular overall tourist district in Hong Kong. It is also a hotbed for shopping experiences a place crawling with locals and visitors seeking to spend their time and money – I know I spend a lot of money here myself so take my word for it!

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GALLERIA SEOUL

The Galleria Department Store is well known as the most popular luxury-brand fashion mall in Seoul. Located in the wealthy district of Apgujeong-dong, the Galleria Department Store plays a leading role in today’s fashion industry, as it offers a wide variety of high-class brands.

343 Apgujeong-ro, Apgujeong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+39 02 8699 8340

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ORIENTAL PLAZA

Located at the oriental plaza Beijing, one of the biggest comprehensive business area in Asia, the mall is the first choice of many big-name brands shop, drawing lots of foreign tourists and Chinese young people here.

1 Dong Chang An Jie, DongDan, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006

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GALLERIA SEOUL

The Galleria Department Store is well known as the most popular luxury-brand fashion mall in Seoul. Located in the wealthy district of Apgujeong-dong, the Galleria Department Store plays a leading role in today’s fashion industry, as it offers a wide variety of high-class brands.
343 Apgujeong-ro, Apgujeong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

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MOVIES & SHOWS

KILL BILL

Kill Bill takes Quentin Tarantino's favorite things — westerns, samurai movies, martial arts, pop-culture references, Action Girls, and close-ups of women's bare feet (don't ask about that last one) — and combines them all into one hell of a revenge drama.

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IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

For his first film Wong Kar-wai directs this moody period drama about unrequited love that swoons with romantic melancholy. The film centers on two young couples who rent adjacent rooms in a cramped and crowded tenement.

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THE GRANDMASTER

This epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kungfu master, Ip Man. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China’s last dynasty, a time of chaos, division and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

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IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

For his first film Wong Kar-wai directs this moody period drama about unrequited love that swoons with romantic melancholy. The film centers on two young couples who rent adjacent rooms in a cramped and crowded tenement. You won’t be forgetting this film for a long time.

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POETRY & LITERATURE

COWBOY BEBOP
Keiko Nobomuto

Spike Spiegel, a bounty Hunter with a dark past, lives on bounty to bounty, barely making it each time, or not making it at all. His partners all help him in his adventures from planet to planet. I always love to pull this out whenever I need a fun read.

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SPUTNIK SWEETHEART
Haruki Murakami

A cult-favorite novelist's seductive, eerie tale of a vanished lover, Sputnik Sweetheart is a typical Murakami novel on the coming-of-age of the narrator maturing his understanding of sex and love

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20TH CENTURY BOYS
Naoki Urasawa

Mankind would’nt have made the new age, encountering the crisis of the last century that almost wiped them out. Clues of the disaster slowly appear, narrating the story about several boys that save the world.

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SPUTNIK SWEETHEART

A cult-favorite novelist's seductive, eerie tale of a vanished lover, Sputnik Sweetheart is a typical Haruki Murakami novel on the coming-of-age of the narrator maturing his understanding of sex and love.

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