“Yuzuru Hanyu - the perfectly poised teenager with all the right moves and a heart string-pulling story - has become Japan’s favorite son, brother and boyfriend.”—FCCJ Press Conference(to be held Thursday, April 24, 2014) [♡] (via princeonice)
“Looking back on this season, of course, ever since Vancouver I was working very hard and I finally came to where I am today. There’s been many ups and downs, many regrets and disappointments, and happy moments. And it was not only for this season, but after finishing this season, I could truly say figure skating is wonderful.”—Mao Asada, ladies interview after the Womens’ Free Skating. (via jardinaquatique)
Kevin: after all the highs and lows stickin’ through everythin’, now we finally here. this track is from four yrs ago (2009), when everythin’ was in despair. made by kris and i. non commercial purpose. found this gem while cleanin’ out my hard drive. enjoy our younger voices.
▶ An account by a volunteer who is deeply touched by how YoonA did volunteer work secretly in Peru
I went to a school in Peru to do volunteer works with friends, a teacher teaching there told me that YoonA has ever came here to do volunteer works too. But no matter how i search on the net, i could not find a single trace of news related to this. I am really touched by how she carried out all these secretly.
The teacher looked at me (as i was the only Asian in the team) and spoke to me using broken English, “SNSD’s YoonA also came to do volunteer work here before.” I stared at him and thought to myself: “YoonA? SNSD’s YoonA? Why would she come here?” So i reconfirmed with him again, ” Are you sure? SNSD’s YoonA, that pretty Korean girl?” And then he replied, “Yes”, before continuing to tell me more of what YoonA did for the school.
I was still in shock and in disbelief that she travelled to the other side of the World just to play with the less fortunate kids given her high status in our society. The teacher also said, ” There are alot of Koreans who came over here to provide aid, they are really great people, i really like Koreans. I am really in big shock. That night i went back to my hotel and tried to search on the net on YoonA volunteering in Peru, but no matter how i can’t find any news. So from what i know, YoonA just did all these secretly for herself and for others, and not to announce to the world. I just want to share this thing to everyone.
▶ Donated 20 million won but no news reports on this after a few months, inthe end fans only came to know this through a report from Jung-gu that mentioned YoonA.
Continuous donations to families with financial difficulties. SNSD’s YoonA who is the ambassador of Jung-gu, donated 20 million wons to Dream Hearty in last year December 21st (note i’m not sure if this refes to 2013 or earlier). She also donated to education career organisation, giving 1 million wons each to 10 low-income families, and 10 million wons worth of scholarships.
▶ Since early debut, sponsored numerous times to World Vision org, but there isn’t any reports on it, only when World Vision org is doing a report at the year end, did people find out of this.
YoonA’s intention is to do charity silently, so there isnt any news, only tip a certain area is doing a summarised report did people find out she has actually donated several ten millions won. Her sponsorship on kids in her early debut is also discovered through World Vision org.
▶ Jung Ae-ri mentioned in a magazine interview, YoonA whom she did volunteer work with is someone who will try as much as possible not to publicise the things that she did. Her doing volunteer work with Actress Jung Ae-ri is also only revealed through Jung Ae-ri’s interview.
Jung Ae-ri’s interview:
Thanks to Jung Ae’ri, SNSD’s YoonA who works with her in drama also became a volunteer.
▶ Making a surprise visit with a cake to a student with disabilities who is also a fan of YoonA
Junho, a student with disabilities, whose wish is to meet with SNSD’s YoonA. A volunteer who came to know this decide to grant his wish by transmitting this message to YoonA with the help of their organisation’s CEO. The volunteer brough Junho to KBS filming set to look for YoonA, finally he was able to meet and chat with YoonA during her breaks between filming. However, the meeting was short as YoonA has to go back to filming. Not long later, YoonA has scheduled with the volunteer to visit Junho. After finishing her schedule, she brought a cake to make a surprise visit to Junho.
[SORTEIO RELÂMPAGO] Ganhe um CD de Mr. Taxi de Natal!
Que tal a chance de receber algo de Girls’ Generation de Natal? Bem agora surgiu sua oportunidade!
Prepare-se para um sorteio super rápido então fique atento!
Bernardo, um S♡NE super gente boa, veio falar comigo sobre fazer um possível sorteio porque ele tinha uns CDs a mais.
Ele queria poder fazer o Natal de alguém especial, portanto estamos dando a vocês a chance de concorrer a um CD+DVD: Mr. Taxi / Run Devil Run (Deluxe First Press Edition)!
É só dar RT no tweet seguinte (clique na imagem para ser redirecionado ao tweet)
E é dar RT mesmo, não mencionar o tweet dentro do seu próprio tipo “Que legal RT Quero um CD de Mr. Taxi de Natal do Bernardo e da Carol!”. Dessa forma é só um RT por conta de twitter!
Obs: Não crie múltiplas contas só para ter mais chances de ganhar. Se notarmos isso de alguém essa pessoa estará desqualificada do sorteio.
Qual o prazo?
RTs só serão contados até dia 18 de dezembro (quarta-feira) às 20h do horário de Brasília. Anunciaremos o vencedor no mesmo dia, 18 de dezembro, às 21h do horário de Brasília. Estaremos usando o twitterdraw.com Após anunciar o vencedor, a pessoa terá uma hora para se manifestar mandando um tweet para o Bernardo ou para mim (Carol). Caso ninguém se manifeste no período de uma hora, outro vencedor será anunciado e este também terá uma hora para se manifestar.
Por que tão curto o prazo?
Queremos que a pessoa receba o CD a tempo do Natal! Além disso ambos eu e o Bernardo estaremos viajando no fim da semana, portanto não haverá outro momento esse mês para fazermos isso. Espero que entendam isso, e não se preocupem porque haverão mais sorteios no futuro!
Observação: O CD que será sorteado está lacrado, e no momento há dúvida se contem um photocard ou não devido a problemas com a loja de onde foi comprado. Caso o vencedor realmente quiser um photocard nós com autorização abriremos o CD, e podemos providenciar photocards de outros CDs, porém não deste.