BLACKPINK’s ‘BORN PINK WORLD TOUR’ has left residents speechless with many memorable moments, including epic performances, flawless choreography, amazing light shows, and impressive costumes.
One of Jennie ‘s outfits has attracted special attention and many residents have noticed that the outfit conveys an impressive cultural energy about Korea.
The outfit is made up of a combination of a white crop top and black shorts, appropriately expressing the energy and sensuality that everyone loves about the female idol.
However, the top of the white shirt has special details, such as the pine tree and tiger print that often appear in Korean folk paintings.
The appearance of the white tiger is an animal that is directly associated with the culture and history of Korea, that’s why this country is called the “Land of the Tiger”.
The white tiger is so important that it even competed in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics as Soohorang.
“Pride of Korea!
JENNIE will be wearing the KOREA WHITE TIGHT when she goes on a world tour! Known as the “Land of the Tiger”, the tiger has been associated with Korean history and culture! It was also chosen as the country’s mascot in the Smr & 1988 Olympics Wntr 2018″
Thanks to all of the above, Jennie has received a lot of praise when representing the traditional beauty of Korea in a modern way and combining very well with the colors of BLACKPINK.
Also, whenever Jennie and the other BLACKPINK members release new albums, they introduce Korean culture to fans around the world by wearing their innovative Hanboks and traditional accessories. Korean as binyeos (decorative hairpins).
Thanks to these details, many fans became interested in learning more about Korean culture or its traditions.
4 stories from BLACKPINK Lisa’s trainee days that every BLINK needs to know
Here are 4 stories from Lisa’s trainee days that all BLINKs (BLACKPINK’s fandom) need to hear.
BLACKPINK Lisa as a trainee | YG Entertainment
1. The members helped Lisa a lot when she became a trainee
When Lisa became a trainee and moved from Thailand to Korea, she faced some difficulties. Lisa admitted that she was extremely homesick during her first few months as a trainee and that she would often call her mother and cry.
Thankfully, Lisa was able to adjust quickly and much of this was thanks to the BLACKPINK members. The members would always interact with Lisa and ask if she wanted to hang out with them.
Although Lisa still misses her parents, being with the members makes it stronger.
2. Lisa is the knight in BLACKPINK’s shining armor at their old dorm
In 24/365 With BLACKPINK , the BLACKPINK members revealed that they struggled a lot as trainees. The members barely have money for ᴍᴜᴀ food, and their old dorm is full of insects.
“We even lived with cockroaches!” – said Jenny
Lisa is the one who usually catches these bugs because the other members are too scared.
“We couldn’t even get close to her, and we just said, ‘Good job, Lisa.’ But she said, “Um, what should I do with this?” We ended up letting it out with a piece of paper.” – Jisoo said
3. Lisa succeeded in everything as a trainee
Caroline Suh , director of the Netflix documentary BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky , shared that Lisa has a bright personality and that the other members appreciate her a lot.
Caroline Suh | HanCinema
“Lisa’s personality is amazing. All the members appreciate Lisa, and all beam when talking about Lisa. Lisa seems to be the one who makes everyone feel good.” — Caroline Suh
The BLACKPINK members also told Caroline Suh that Lisa would overcome anything while they were trainees.
“And the members said that Lisa achieved everything when they were trainees. She’s funny and she knows how not to overestimate herself. So even after becoming a big star, she still loves to joke around. She has a very cool personality.” — Caroline Suh
4. Lisa was “stuck in the basement” of YG Entertainment
In an episode of Youth With You 3 , vocal mentor Li Ronghao asked what everyone was doing at the age of 18 and Lisa gave an honest answer.
“When I was 18 years old? In fact, I debuted when I was 20 years old. So when I was 18, I was stuck in the basement of the company, practicing, practicing.” — Lisa said
Lisa also shared that she had doubts about her debut and planned to return home to Thailand.
“I was thinking, like, should I go back to school? Should I go back to Thailand?” — Lisa said
However, Lisa chose to move on and was finally able to debut as a member of BLACKPINK!
“But yeah, I didn’t go back. And I continued to practice until my debut.”