[History] Hello Rookies 2014

I frequently find myself looking up former contestants of Hello Rookie when writing small info snippets for various posts. Since the competition started in 2007 a large number of great bands and solo artists has gotten a share of the spotlight, and it’s particularly fun to see how the now more famous acts have evolved…. Continue reading

Hello Rookie Final 2014

This year’s edition of rookie band competition Hello Rookie kicked off with the online auditions opening up in March. Monthly winners were chosen from May through September, and the grand finale took place in November. It was broadcast on EBS mid-December, and yesterday the rookie performances were finally uploaded to the Hello Rookie YouTube channel…. Continue reading

Hello Rookies of May & June

Since the last day of Mars artists have been able to apply for this year’s Hello Rookie competition. Applications are made on monthly basis with around seven bands usually picked for final audition in front of a live audience. The monthly winners are awarded 1 million won each and get to appear on a special… Continue reading