PR & Comm

Korea’s First Hallyu Training Center ‘Global K Center’ Opening Scheduled in November
Name : Admin 2014. 11. 24

‘Global K Center’ will be established in Gyeonggi English Village based on the main agreement

entered after MOU confirming the strategic cooperation with ‘Gyeonggi-do’s Foundation,

Gyoenggi English Village Paju Camp (President Kim, Jeong Jin).


The number of international travelers visiting Korea is increasing because of Hallyu

along with the increasing number of foreign visitors intending to participate in training programs

of Korean entertainment productions.


However, demands for such Hallyu training and experience are not fully satisfied yet.

For international students, the opportunity to experience directly the training and Hallyu based on

Korean entertainment training style will be extended.

And “Global K Center’ project is expected to be a support for the international tourist attraction

and the vitalization policy for Hallyu contents business announced by President Park, Geun-hye.

The center also is forecasted to become a national business exporting Hallyu in full scale.


Training courses are composed of K-Pop, K Model, K Beauty, K Drama and K Fitness.

Former member of H.O.T. Lee, Jae Won is selected as Dean of K-Pop and famous designer

for Hallyu stars Park, Hye Rin is positioned as Dean of K Model.


Moreover, 120 professional vocal, dance and physical trainers having star qualities

and capabilities based on their sufficient experiences on training many idol stars of Korean

entertainment giants join the center to start the first course opening in early November.


‘Global K Center’ is fully prepared with advanced facilities such as the broadcasting

and recording studios, lecturing rooms, dance practice rooms and fashion runway.

The center will offer tourism products providing experience opportunities on K-Pop

and professional training course to hold 20 thousand visitors yearly.


Furthermore, differentiated from existing ones, the center is prepared with the lodging

facility for maximum 800 people’s stays so that the training is available in the safe environment

blocking any harmful elements for learning. There is another advantage to experience on

the actual stage in the concert hall in capacity of 600 audiences.


Happy Star Entertainment expresses its pledge. “We establish ‘Global K Center’

as a star cadet school to develop future talents to lead the globalization of Hallyu

and a field to experience Hallyu securing the continuity of Hallyu.

By preparing with Korea’s largest facility, star trainers, systematic training courses

and administrative staffs, we will make Mecca of Hallyu through partnerships with important

broadcasters and famous productions.”

In the opening ceremony of 'Global K Center', Shooting-star K-Pop Concert will be held and

show many top Hallyu idol stars' performance on stage and will be broadcasted as

a special program by a Korean broadcaster. Also, various programs are prepared for

the event including the fashion show by Designer Park, Hye Rin, Dean of K Model of the center.

Many Korean and international VIPs and star class entertainer will join the event as guests

to make the ceremony more meaningful.