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Lee Seung Gi Cooks For His Staff ~ Photo & Link to English Article

The Korean media released articles showing a photo collage made with images of Seung Gi cooking. His official instagram had released a similar image of him cooking chicken panini before his 6th album debuted on June 10th. Here’s the photo and a link to an English article. They will be followed by individual photos. Click here: KpopHerald

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Hook’s Tweet D-1

Hook tweeted a photo and message announcing D-1 for Seung Gi’s 6th Album at 12:25pm KST today:

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“Soon…will finally come tomorrow~^^Inside Lee Seung Gi’s new album ‘And…’ is filled with apology and thankfulness, affection and gratefulness…to his Airen fans. You will get to experience all that time spent together with Seung Gi ~~”


Korean to English translation by Elise, Lee Seung Gi Forever


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1theK’s Promotional Tweet for Lee Seung Gi’s New Album

Korean to English translation by Elise, Lee Seung Gi Forever

[Coming Soon]#hashtag: Singer #LeeSeungGi Comeback! The original emotion-filled voice Lee Seung Gi is coming to 1theK♥” #Ask_AnyQuestions_AboutLeeSeungGi!” If you send them as a mention, we will reply!

— 1theK(원더케이) (@1theK)  June 3, 2015


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[English] Hook Entertainment’s Tweet

Seung Gi’s agency surprised us with a tweet at 7:19pm KST tonight. It came along with fresh spring photos of Seung Gi: CBqPgN3UkAET3kG

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“Airens~ Have you been doing well? It’s April already… It’s been a long time since I’ve greeted you.  Please be careful of catching a cold due to the chilly weather in the morning and evening. Thank you for always cheering me on ~ Let’s meet soon !!!^^”

Korean to English translation by Elise, Lee Seung Gi Forever


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Possibility of Official Membership As Airen 7 This Year Still Unconfirmed

It’s almost the end of March and usually by the end of January, applications for official membership with Seung Gi’s fanclub through Hook Entertainment are processed.

Several Airen 6 members asked what was going on with membership with one saying,“Are we  just continuing as Airen 6??

By any chance, you’re not accepting applications this year because of talk about him going to the military, right??

It just slipped your mind, right??

This was the official fanclub’s reply to all questions related to membership applications for Airen 7:

The results of confirmation through a Hook Entertainment representative state that for now, there are no plans to recruit Airen 7.

In connection with the fanclub’s activities, since an official announcement is planned,  please wait a bit longer although you may be curious about many things. Later on, please check the notice.

I hope this isn’t implying what I think all of us have been dreading… Let’s wait a bit for the official notice to be released. Whatever happens, we will always be with you.

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Korean to English translation by Elise, Lee Seung Gi Forever

Source: leeseunggi.com, Airen zone


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All Official Quotes to the Press From Hook Entertainment Regarding Album and Concert From March 9, 2015

In response to Airens’ questions asking about clarification regarding Lee Seung Gi holding a concert or not, there seems to be conflicting answers from Hook Entertainment. The previous article I translated had the official say there were no plans for a concert. I checked dclsg tonight and was ready to pull my hair out after reading an excerpt from an online article stating that plans for a concert and activities related to the (new) album would be decided later.  Just how many Hook representatives did the press speak to?!! Why can’t they stay consistent?!! Aarrggh!!  However, this is a matter that needs to be addressed ASAP. To clear up any confusion, I’ve simply translated Hook’s statements from today’s online articles. Those that aren’t directly quoted and includes some material from the reporter will be marked for your reference.  I have only included quotes from articles that specifically stated that the representative was from Hook Entertainment.

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From TV REPORT:

 “Lee Seung Gi is in the middle of finishing his album. We’re expecting it to be around the end of April, the beginning of May, but it hasn’t been confirmed.”

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From StarDailyNews:

A representative from Lee Seung Gi’s agency, Hook Entertainment, told Star Daily News,”Lee Seung Gi’s album release date hasn’t been confirmed yet. We will let you know as soon as the schedule is confirmed.”

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From Sports Today:

“Prior press articles are going overboard” “The date (for the album’s release) wasn’t set for this coming April” “There are also no plans for a concert.”

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From Sportskyunghyang:

“Lee Seung Gi is in the middle of wrapping up his album. We expect (its release) to be around the end of April, beginning of May but it isn’t confirmed.”

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From Dispatch:

On the 9th, a representative from Hook Entertainment told Dispatch through the phone,”Lee Seung Gi is aiming for April~May and is in the middle of the final stages of recording.” “Ballads are a given; he is in the middle of trying out various genres and sounds.”

Reporter and Hook Entertainment:

Concerts, solo performances, etc. will be decided in the future.  Lee Seung Gi’s side (agency) said,”Right now, we’re only concentrating on the album. “Concerts,etc. and activities related to the (new) album will be decided afterwards.”

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From STARNEWS:

“As he already revealed previously, Lee Seung Gi is currently in the middle of preparing his new album.” “Right now, he’s set April or May as the goal to release his new album.” This representative said, “Whether Lee Seung Gi will release his new album as a regular or mini album has not been confirmed.”  “Even now, Lee Seung Gi is diligently working on his new album.”

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From OSEN:

“It’s correct that Lee Seung Gi has set the end of next month or the beginning of May as his goal and is in the middle of working on his songs.”  Stating that he was in the final stages of his project, the representative said, “However, the release date has not been confirmed yet. He plans to show various sides to him.”

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From Exsportsnews:

 “However, the exact date for Lee Seung Gi’s album release and concert plans have not been set.”

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From Star Today:

Reporter summarizing Hook’s statements:
According to Lee Seung Gi’s agency on the 9th, Lee Seung Gi is at the prime of working on new songs.  Although an exact release date hasn’t been set, they said that he should wrap up the project by the beginning of May at the latest.



Korean to English translation by Elise, Lee Seung Gi Forever


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Message from Seung Gi~ August 21, 2014

Good morning on a rainy day~!                                                      2014.08.21

 

Today is quite a rainy morning^^
I usually don’t like rainy days but today is a comfortable and
Sentimental morning ㅎㅎ
Just like in Noonas over Flowers, I have a standlight on and am sitting down, leaving you a message^^

Because I’m nervous and looking forward to the fan meeting on Sunday the 24th,I am writing down a few words unexpectedly^^

It’s a fan meeting that I am holding in Korea in a long time. Meanwhile, because I haven’t done much variety, the opportunity to interact with fans also
has decreased. In addition, work in which I have to do in secret has also increasedㅋㅋDrama. Movie, those are it.

Before I was aware of it, when I think about us being together for 10 years, my heart is overwhelmed and  I am reminded of old memories..
Although I’m not a newly debuted hot idol group, I want to say thanks once again to all Airens who have always been with me and cheered me on at the airport or anywhere I go. ^^!!!

Also, to those who express their great affection and on the other hand, I who feel shy about it.
I feel sorry…ㅠㅠㅋㅋI think it is best expressed in writing!ㅋㅋ

I thought a lot about what to do at the upcoming fan meet that contains bits and pieces of my thanks and apologies.
So, on behalf of the fans, I have thoughts of preparing things that we’ve never done beforeㅎㅎ ㅎㅎ ㅎㅎ
Please don’t have huge expectations~~!! Just come with the thought that we are getting together with a joyful heart~!!
I miss you Airen~!

Then, I will take my leave ……to film the movie, go go……ㅋㅋ
I love you~^^ㅎㅎ ㅎㅎ ㅎㅎ

 

 

Korean to English translation by Elise Min, Lee Seung Gi Forever

Source: http://www.leeseunggi.com


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[English] Hook Entertainment’s Tweet and Photo of Seung Gi

Hook just tweeted a photo and message at 11:07pm KST, right after YAAS’ final episode ended.

The final broadcast of episode 20 of the drama, ‘You’re Surrounded’ has ended! Thanks to everyone who has supported and loved Eun Dae Gu during this time. Now, we send off Eun Dae Gu and we will greet you as Lee Seung Gi in a cooler way~~ Fighting!!!^^

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Korean to English translation by Elise Min, Lee Seung Gi Forever


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Hook Entertainment’s Tweet~ Message and Photo

Hook Entertainment tweeted a message along with a photo collage of Seung Gi ~ one of him holding up a handwritten message. Here’s their message:

There are 2 weeks left for broadcasting the drama ‘You’re Surrounded’. Even during difficult times filming, thanks to our amazing Airen fans who are cheering him on, Eun Dae Gu is receiving strength. This is Lee Seung Gi~~~^^

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Seung Gi’s Message:

You Are All Surrounded!!!

300 Million view breakthrough!!!! Chinese Airen Xie Xie! (Thank You)

I am very, very thankful. Please cheer me on till the end!!

All of Airen ♡

Lee Seung Gi

 

 

 

Korean to English translation by Elise Min, Lee Seung Gi Forever


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[English] Official Video Message from Seung Gi

Yay! Hook has changed the video greeting overnight. It’s nice to see a new background photo of him in Firstlook but it’s even nicer to watch his new video message today. 

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“Hello Airen 6th! It’s nice to meet you. I’m Lee Seung Gi. You’ve been doing well, right? It would be nice to greet you more often so I’m sorry for being late. Currently, because of the filming for SBS’ Wed/Thurs drama, ‘You Are All Surrounded’, really, a week flies by as if it were a day so I don’t think I’ve been able to express myself. But still, I’m together with you in spirit. In addition, I have never forgotten the love and support that you’ve been giving me. So, please don’t feel too sad.  These days, while filming the drama, I’ve honestly always been busy and in reality, I’ve been on a tight filming schedule compared to other dramas. Because I think that everyone has been very interested in the drama and has given it lots of love, I’ve been filming with all my strength. Until the very moment that Episode 20 ends, it’d be nice if you could continue cheering me on with all your might. 

Also, since the weather has changed over to the beginning of summer, it has become really nice. I think the temperature change between night and day has been extreme, so please be careful not to catch a cold. Since I’m always together with you, I hope for everything you do this year to be successful and for us to be happy together. Airen 6th, I’m always thankful and I always love you. “

 

Korean to English translation by Elise Min, Lee Seung Gi Forever

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[English translation] Official Fanclub Site News Regarding YAAS Press Conference

For the original notice in Hangul, please visit the Airen zone. I will be providing an English translation of the notice that was posted regarding the YAAS Press Conference.

Due to the Sewol tragedy, the entire nation is overcome with grief. Therefore, after discussion with the Airen fanclub’s organizing team, we have decided that all of the support and flower contributions prepared for [You Are All Surrounded]’s Press Conference be donated to the search and rescue efforts for the Sewol.

Through our contribution, we hope to express our condolences for the Sewol tragedy.

We earnestly hope that we can share the pain of the bereaved families and the nation through our prayers as we hope for a miracle.

 

 

Credit: leeseunggi.com, Airen Zone

Korean to English translation by Elise Min, Lee Seung Gi Forever