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  • Korean Wave And Pop Culture

    The Korean Wave refers to the cultural phenomenon in which people in the world are willing to adopt and consume Korean popular culture (Jung, 2006). The Korean Wave is the term coined by the Chinese media for the first time to describe the sudden surge in the popularity of Korean culture in China in 2002 (Hogarth, 2013). The Korean Wave usually includes Korean music, dramas, films and games and is a hot cultural change and trend especially in Asian nations today. Korean television drama has been the one of the most important initiators for the Korean Wave. Also, the impacts of Korean Wave are dominant in the tourism. Korean Wave has played an important role in the steady increase in foreign tourism in Korea (Yu et al., 2012). In the late 1990s,…

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  • The Hallyu Wave Of Korean Pop Culture

    the Hallyu wave of Korean pop culture, specifically K-pop and K-dramas have taken off throughout Latin America. Scholarship has recently conducted research on different aspects surrounding the landing of the Korean wave in Central and South America, and this paper will attempt to piece them together to create one cohesive narrative of the spread of Korean culture throughout the region. It will also somewhat focus on the countries of Peru and Brazil, where the effects of the Korean wave can be…

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  • Korean Wave Influence

    THE IMPACT OF KOREAN WAVE SHOWS IN THE INTERNET AND ITS INFLUENCE TOWARD FOREVER DANCE CREW COMMUNITY Written as a partial fulfillment of the requirement to obtain the KAT 1 of Communication Research Method 1 BY: NOVIE 0000000001023 DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND POLITIC SCIENCES UNIVERSITAS PELITA HARAPAN 2015 Abstract Mass media holds a very important role in the development of a social phenomenon. The development of those social phenomena cannot be…

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  • Hallyu Phenomenon Essay

    Kim, 2012). Essentially to location and site associated with Korean TV dramas. Hallyu phenomenon, or the K-wave or also called Korean Wave, refers to Korean generated popular cultural products that includes, manga, music, games, movie TV dramas, food and fashion, that made a strong penetration in the Asian Market . (“Hallyu Wave and Tourism,” 2013)but also all around the world with the involvement of his personal image. But essentially in Shout East and Est Asia. 90% of the people who are…

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  • Korea Research Paper

    With the recent emerging popularity of Korean pop-culture among nations all around the globe, there has been a great increase in interest in South Korean culture outside of the realm of pop-culture. The South Korean Government, or more specifically, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), has been capitalizing on this interest with costly and colorful advertisements to increase travel to South Korea. One of their more recent projects is the webpage koreavisitsyou.com that features four videos as…

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  • Fallacy Of Container Thinking

    During the late 1980s, the cultural policies within Korea were “wholly protectionist” and focused on conserving Korean culture from western influences under the belief that western popular culture would blemish traditional Korean culture (Kim 2007, p.147). The origins of the Hallyu, however, began during the 1990s, with Korean popular songs and soap operas being adopted into Chinese media as a part of what was dubbed, the “Hallyu Syndrome.” The term “Hallyu” had been derived from a CD called…

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  • The Influence Of Korean Pop Music

    Different from Hallyu 1.0, which was led by Korean technology such as Samsung products, Hallyu 2.0 blossomed from the popularity and global spread of Korean dramas and Korean pop music. Korean pop music, more widely known as K-pop, has been a driving force in the Hallyu 2.0 wave since the late 1990s. The Korean idol pop aspect of K-pop, in which performers sing and dance simultaneously, has grown into an international phenomenon, winning the hearts of countless people, both native and foreign to…

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  • Korean Pop Culture Case Study

    Introduction The Korean pop culture, commonly referred to as K-pop, has undoubtedly been the center of attention of the teenagers especially in Asia; although lately, it has been moving its way to cross the West too. Joining the trend of Korean music are idol groups, Korean dramas, variety shows, and movies. With its growing popularity, a lot of people are imitating their idols’ fashion sense, hairstyles, and even the products they use. In addition, due to the captivating beat and eye-catching…

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  • Korean Pop Culture Essay

    would be Korean popular culture. K-pop is and abbreviation of Korean pop, which is a music genre, originated from South Korea. K-pop can be a phenomenon, however, it can also be a subculture, where Asian pop would be the phenomenon and k-pop is the subculture. My interest began when I first heard K-pop songs while I was buying milk tea. Korean music is different from the music in America. In my opinion, the Korean artists have unique musical and performances styles, which are new and fresh…

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  • Fans Contribution To The Korean Wave Case Study

    4. Reaction videos and fans’ contribution to the Korean Wave 4.1. Methodology In the following analysis, I will consider the changes in the various practices of the Korean Wave fans on their most used social media platform: YouTube. The official YouTube channels of the production agencies and of the fans are becoming more and more powerful on influencing a bigger amount of people and to find a bigger cultural market. The production agencies have found in YouTube a new alternative platform where…

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