Girls’ Generation – TTS Appears in SMTOWN Youth Star Audition Promotional Video
Taeyeon, Tiffany, and Seohyun are featured in SM Entertainment’s latest promotional video for its 2012 “Youth Star” auditions. In the video, Taeyeon can be seen speaking in Korean, Seohyun speaks in Japanese, and Tiffany speaks in English.
Yakult Releases Girls’ Generation iPhone App
An application for Yakult’s LOOK, featuring Girls’ Generation, has been released. The application contains a diet planner and calorie counter in addition to exclusive picture galleries of the girls and sleep alarms. The LOOK application can be downloaded here.
Yuri Featured in New Photo for “Share Your Umbrella” Campaign
Yuri was featured along with other celebrities, including actress Shim Mina and actor Yoo Ah-in, in a new photo for AMOREPACIFIC’s campaign calling on consumers in Korea to share an umbrella for a chance to win an autographed umbrella from a celebrity. You can read more about the “Share Your Umbrella” campaign here.
SMTOWN Artists Pose in Group Photo After Radio Broadcast
Several SMTOWN artists, including Seohyun, Super Junior’s Ryeowook, SHINee’s Key, and f(x)’s Luna, took a group photo after recording a radio broadcast for SBS Radio with Gong Hyungjin, the DJ for the program. During the radio, Seohyun spoke about her casting by SM Entertainment, being inspired by BoA, and mentioned that she has been recently been receiving acting lessons.
Hyoyeon and Seohyun Attend “F/W 96ny Store – Chris Han Fashion Show”
Hyoyeon and Seohyun recently attended the “F/W 96ny Store – Chris Han Fashion Show”. Hyoyeon looked beautiful in her white shirt and blue skirt while Seohyun stunned in her own white top and purple skirt. You can check out more photos from the fashion show in Soshified’s Photos Section.
Rankings for the first half of the year for OSTs were recently released, and Taeyeon’s “Missing You Like Crazy” for the “King 2 Hearts” soundtrack placed third on the charts. The song also placed first on “Music Bank” OST charts for eight straight weeks.
Super Junior Members Tweet Photos and Stories from Seohyun’s Birthday Party
Super Junior members Leeteuk, Eunhyuk and Ryeowook, who were present at Seohyun’s birthday party, tweeted photos and stories from the fun celebration. Others who attended the party included Sunny, Sooyoung, Yoona, f(x)’s Amber, 2AM’s Jinwoon, Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, and TVXQ’s Changmin. You can check out all of the photos and translated tweets in Soshified’s Translated Goodies Section.
Girls’ Generation’s Mobile Fansite Shares Photos of Girls’ Generation, Hyoyeon, and Sooyoung
Girls’ Generation’s Japanese mobile fansite recently uploaded a photo of all the members of Girls’ Generation posing together after their performance of “PAPARAZZI” on “Music Station”. They revealed that though they were nervous about performing their fourth single for the first time, they also had fun. The mobile fansite also uploaded photos and messages from Hyoyeon and Sooyoung. These photos and the translated messages can be found in Soshified’s Translated Goodies Section.
Singaporean Newspaper Reports on Girls’ Generation’s MTV Video Music Awards Japan Win
A daily newspaper in Singapore, “MyPaper”, carried a short report on Girls’ Generation’s “Album of the Year” win at the MTV Video Music Awards in Japan. The story also covered how the winners were selected. You can read more about Girls’ Generation’s win at the MTV Video Music Awards Japan here.
Taeyeon, Jessica, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, and Yoona Answer Questions on Japanese Mobile Fansite
A question and answer session with Taeyeon, Jessica, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, and Yoona was recently revealed on the Japanese mobile fansite. Taeyeon was asked about where she wanted to go when she received her driver’s license, and Jessica was similarly asked about where she wanted to travel in Europe. Sunny mentioned her favorite fruit while Tiffany revealed her favorite foods from Japan and Korea. Finally, Hyoyeon spoke about what makes her smile, and Yoona was asked about her greatest treasure. You can check out all of the questions and answers from the Japanese mobile fansite in Soshified’s Translated Goodies Section here and here.
Seohyun Talks About Girls’ Generation – TTS and Her Birthday on Girls’ Generation’s Official Website
Seohyun recently left a message and photo of herself, Taeyeon, and Tiffany on Girls’ Generation’s official website. In her message, she thanked fans for their support during Girls’ Generation – TTS’s activities and also mentioned her birthday on June 28th. You can check out the entire translated message in Soshified’s Translated Goodies Section.
Taeyeon Leaves a Message and Selca on Girls’ Generation’s Official Website
During the June 30th episode of “Music Core”, Taeyeon took a selca with fans and posted it along with a short message on Girls’ Generation’s official website. In the photo, Taeyeon can be seen smiling in front of the fans who came to watch the recording. The translated message she left was: “Our SONE I met at Music Core~<3. What concept should we use to take a picture with next week?^^ nyahihi. It was nice meeting you all! [The] best!”
Davichi’s Kang Minkyung Tweets About Jessica’s Opening Pitch
Davichi’s Kang Minkyung recently tweeted about throwing an opening pitch at a baseball game and mentioned Jessica’s infamous opening pitch earlier this year. Her tweet read, “I came to pitch.. I’m going to have to throw better than Sica unnie hehe.”
Park Jiwoo Tweets a Photo of Hyoyeon and Himself at a Dance Practice Session
Park Jiwoo tweeted another selca of himself with Hyoyeon in the background during a dance practice session for “Dancing With The Stars ll”. Hyoyeon and her partner Kim Hyungsuk can be seen making peace signs at the back. Hyoyeon’s performance on this week’s “Dancing with the Stars II” can be downloaded from Soshified’s Video Downloads Section.
SONE Picture/Video of the Week
Saxophonist Jami Soul recently covered Girls’ Generation – TTS’s hit song “Twinkle”. His soulful jazz cover put a different spin on the pop song and put a greater emphasis on song’s instrumentals. You could find out more about Jami Soul on his Facebook page.
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