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Some say wishes are futile. They say that a wish is a waste of time, something that is beyond our grasps, a dish feasted upon by the weak and the poor. A wish is nothing more than a farfetched idea that is manipulated inside our dreams and lived out in our imagination. It’s easy to believe this when life catches up and swamps us with an unbearable workload of troubles, stress and sleepless nights. Sometimes, when the worst storms hits, a wish is all a person has left. It’s that tiny glimmer of hope that forces them to hold on and persevere, no matter how unfavorable the odds may seem.
Coming this Sunday is our Sunny Bunny’s birthday (Sunday/Sunny? What a coincidence haha). In celebration of her turning 23 in Korea on the 15th, SONEs from the girls’ fancafe, especially Sunshiners, have published an ad on a newspaper ahead of time on the 13th with their birthday messages and greetings to the birthday girl.
A member of the fancafe said, “As Sunny’s birthday, May 15th falls on a Sunday, we decided to publish the ad on May 13th, ahead on the actual day”. On May 7th, the members of the fancafe had also carried out voluntary activities at farms in Yeoju County in Gyeonggi Province.
A segment on SBS-CNBC News, recently talked about the growing popularity of K-pop and the “K-pop Syndrome”. More importantly, to us SONEs though, the segment featured a short interview with TIFFANY!
When asked what she thought the strengths of SNSD were, Fany replied:
Summing up all that is SNSD and their SONEs to a tee!
Written, and YouTube video edited by: mikechi@snsdkorean
Although last year was a successful year for the girls as they brought in the most profits for SM Entertainment and came on top for almost everything including music charts, best artist of the year, the girl group blessed with the most awards, and most wanted product endorsers, ironically, SNSD also came in No.1 for artistes who incurred the highest losses due to piracy in 2010 according to an investigation.
On January 14th, Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry of Korea and the Copyright Protection Center of Korea Copyright Association have released the analysis of statistics for media piracy in 2010.
According to the webboard chart for music category, SNSD topped the list with 35,354 points, followed by 2NE1