Korean Fame for British Teenager

19-year-old Rebecca Strachan from England and 18-year-old Sharon Schilperoord from the Netherlands met on an online forum and discovered they shared a love of singing -in Korean! They recorded a popular Korean song together via email and posted it on YouTube.
Since it went live in November, the video has received more than 130,000 hits and led to record executives offering the pair the chance to go to the South Korean capital Seoul for a series of gigs.

Rebecca will now fly out next month to receive expert singing and dancing tuition and is set to play her first gig at a festival in May.

Strachan taught herself Korean after studying Japanese in college. Schilperoord passed on the trip to Korea in order to finish her college education. Link to story. Link to video.

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I wonder if you will become a reverse "William Hung" of sorts over there...


Yeah, I know it's know it's Korea and not Red China, but you get my drift.
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