Posts tagged with "china"

Opening a Pandora’s Box of Asian beauty with Beautibi

Opening a Pandora’s Box of Asian beauty with Beautibi
Monthly subscription and curated themed boxes have become a worldwide sensation, ranging from food and drink, toys and beauty products; there are an endless supply of random and unique boxes available. But with Asian music and culture becoming a huge part of a niche market within the western world, it wasn’t long before people took note of the amazing beauty regimes and products from the far east. Our friends at Beautibi in Los Angeles sent... 

Inspired And Educated By FestivalAsia

Inspired And Educated By FestivalAsia
On Saturday 16th May MCM Buzz was invited to cover the FestivalAsia event at Tobacco Dock in London – an event covering everything from entertainment to culture from around the continent of Asia. It was a beautiful day with a breeze in the air and the hot sun beating down on the bustling city. It was the first time I had been to Tobacco Dock, but with a big ship stationed outside the building, it’s not hard to spot, and I have to say,... 

Celebrate everything Asia with FestivalAsia in London

Celebrate everything Asia with FestivalAsia in London
  With the Asian market becoming more prominent within the UK, FestivalAsia are here allowing you the opportunity to learn more about your favourite countries and their cultures. Later this month the largest all-Asian indoor festival will hit London town in a pan-Asia cultural, culinary and artistic style. The event is being held at Tobacco Dock (E1W 2SF) from Friday 15th May to Sunday 17th May. With more than 200 exhibitors and performances you... 

Are the Dragon Ball characters real people?

Are the Dragon Ball characters real people?
What would a Dragon Ball character look like if they walked our streets like a normal human being? Is it even possible to imagine such diverse characters coming to life? If they did, how would you respond to seeing villains such as Ginyu, Cell, Buu and King Piccolo walking into your local supermarket to pick up their fresh milk and eggs? Chinese artist Angus Yi has been making rounds all over the internet with their own very realistic renditions... 

Holy Pepper Jack Cheese! McDonalds have a Batman Burger!

Holy Pepper Jack Cheese! McDonalds have a Batman Burger!
It is not unusual to see themed burgers in McDonalds, with everything from Route 66 to the time of year used as an inspiration for a themed product. So one could argue that it was only a matter of time before we saw the chosen theme bridge out in to popular culture for their inspiration. Enter McDonalds in Hong Kong and their brand new BATMAN (yes, that’s right, BATMAN) themed burger creation. The burger is made up of two beef patties, piled... 

Transformers: Age of Extinction review

Transformers: Age of Extinction review
The tagline for Transformers: Age of Extinction tells us that “The rules have changed.” Yet the formula here remains largely the same, which must mean that the rulebook only has one page. If you’ve seen at least one of director Michael Bay’s Transformers films then you can probably predict how this plays out. The intent is to deliver the most glorious destruction and explosions your eyes will ever see, enhanced by IMAX 3D no less. This involves... 

Members Of Jackie Chan’s New K-pop Group Revealed

Members Of Jackie Chan’s New K-pop Group Revealed
As previously reported, legendary martial arts actor and choreographer Jackie Chan has decided to dip his feet into the ever expanding Hallyu Wave. Before debuting his eight year in the making boy group by the name of JJCC (Aka: Double JC), teaser photos and a small amount of information has been given out. There are four Korean members who go by the name of SimBa, E.co, EDDY, San-Cheong, and there is also a Chinese/Australian member by the name... 

Jackie Chan To Move Into The Korean Music Scene

Jackie Chan To Move Into The Korean Music Scene
How do you tell when the K-pop music scene is really hitting off? When an A-list martial arts genius decides he wants to explore the K-pop world by releasing his own Korean boy band. That’s right people, the legendary Jackie Chan, who made his name as a well known martial arts actor and choreographer, has put his heart into creating, producing and promoting a new boy group aimed at the K-pop market. Called JJCC (aka: Double JC), they will... 

East Asia Television Channel to Launch in the UK Summer 2014

East Asia Television Channel to Launch in the UK Summer 2014
East Asia Television channel (also known as EATV) is set to start airing on British TV from the summer of 2014, specialising in Japanese, Chinese and Korean media including classic to indie anime series, films, sports, music, lifestyle, fashion, entertainment, concerts, and festivals. The channel is confirmed for airing on Sky’s Broadcasting Service and after hefty feedback from people waiting in anticipation, they are now considering their Freeview options... 

SMEntertainment Countdown To “EXO”

SMEntertainment Countdown To “EXO”
With a new year approaching, the big three entertainment companies in Korea are preparing to go head-to-head with the release of their new and upcoming bands. First to send fans wild are SMEntertainment with the release of a countdown “From EXO Planet”.  On 22nd December the official homepage put up a timer with the new bands logo. The timer was set at 24 hours, leaving followers of SMEnt waiting in anticipation. These are the tiny... 
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