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Waiting For Donghun ~ A.C.E 5th Anniversary (Day 243)

We have reached another milestone in the Waiting For Donghun countdown and, in this instance, a rather auspicious day for both A.C.E and Choice. It is Day 243 but today also marks A.C.E’s fifth anniversary. We celebrate with joy, but do so somberly as four of our amazing five are currently on hiatus serving their country. For some reason, it feels right to celebrate with the artistic and moving Jindo Arirang (Prehistory). If you are even a fraction of the history nerd I am, you are no doubt fascinated by A.C.E’s take on this much revered and historically rich and moving Korean folk song.

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Waiting For Donghun ~ Day 57

Competition shows are not my favorite subject to write about but seeing how the focal point of this countdown has participated in two, I would be remiss to ignore these important moments of Donghun’s artistic journey. I have already introduced Donghun’s pre-debut participation in Superstar K5 where he may not have taken home the winning trophy, but did become a trainee which of course led to his ultimate and inevitable debut. But what of competing after debut? What purpose could this serve and why be subjected to more intense scrutiny, evaluation and criticism, especially by YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun Suk?😬 Well, I actually do understand; so I am adding another little sub-series within the countdown I am going to call In The Mix which will take us back to Donghun’s time on the JTBC survival reality show, Mix Nine.

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Waiting For Donghun ~ Day 14

I think I will be arguing throughout this entire countdown that even though Donghun is not a  named main dancer in A.C.E, he is still a main dancer. Truth be told all five members of A.C.E are main dancers. In the blogosphere we can find a lot of conjecture, but I can say that when it comes to A.C.E and dancing, I am delivering truth. So in my initial DH Dance Break post, we got a taste of Donghun grooving with Wow. In this one, he brings a little Latin spice to the floor with Byeongkwan.

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