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  • Winter Wave : The Korean Wave And The Korean Wave

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    480J November 6, 2017 The Korean Wave, otherwise also known as Hallyu, is a phenomenon that originated from Korea and traveled all over the world. Thirty years back, no one would have known what “saranghaeyo” or what “oppa” meant. But now, people are taking Korean classes to learn the language and culture and non natives are able to understand a whole episode of Korean drama without subtitles. One would argue that the drama Winter Sonata initiated the Korean Wave. Winter Sonata is a television

  • A Comparison Of The Korean Wave ( Hallyu In Korean?

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    Korean wave (Hallyu in Korean) is term coined by Chinese media to describe the popularity of the Korean cultural products in China. It is said that the first wave of Hallyu is brought by Korean TV series that became a huge hit in China and Japan in mid 1990s. Two dramas, What Is Love About (1997) and Stars in My Heart (1999), are usually credited with kickstarting the Korean wave (Huat, 2012). In the early to mid-2000s, two more dramas, Winter Sonata (2002) and Dae Jang Geum (2003), catalyzed the

  • Korean Wave

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    who comes from China and Hana Yamata who comes from Japan, and both of them are big fans of Korean culture. In order to present their experiences of Korean Wave, this paper will be divided into four sections. The first section will describe demographic characteristics of the Korean Wave group in Asia. The second section is a literature review refering to the cultural background of Korean Wave including Korean pop music, drama, food and so

  • Korean Wave (Hallyu) in China

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    “Korean wave (Hallyu) was coined in China in mid-1999 by Beijing journalists surprised by the fast growing popularity of South Koreans and South Korean goods in China.” However, the phenomenon of Korean wave flows into East Asia especially China during the early twenty-first century. Korean wave covers the craze for South Korean music, TV dramas, pop stars, but also for fashion styles, cosmetics and electronics. There are many reasons causing Korean wave being a popular mass culture in China. Korean

  • Effects Of Korean Wave

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    Nowadays, Korean wave is so famous in global rapidly. Korean wave is not only expanding in Asia, but Korean wave is expanding including in the Middle East, Oceania, Europe, and the United States. Korean wave was starting in 1990s. Korean drama and Korean music (K - Pop) were the first wave that spread in Southeast Asia. Then Korean wave became a new trend of the world because it was used by social media and internet to expand in global. In the 21st century, Korean wave is increasing growth, such

  • Korean Wave And Its Effect On The Korean Culture

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    Introduction The Korean Wave also known as Hallyu first appeared during the mid 1990’s. Korean Wave simply means the rising of popularity of the Korean culture (Lee, 2011). This Korean Wave was an example of a ripple effect meaning it is continuing to spread. K-Pop is an abbreviation of Korean pop, which has different music genres incorporated into one. K-pop includes hip-hop, electronic, rock and R’n’B music that has originated from South Korea. Korean pop music began to gain its popularity among

  • The Korean Wave

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    Trending Worldwide: Korean Wave Rosanna Danica B. Maguad TRENDING WORLDWIDE: KOREAN WAVE Unlike in the past, Philippine Media is now a combination of various Asian entertainments. It imports TV series and movies from neighboring Asian countries. Imported movies are then dubbed in Filipino and streamed in our country. ABS-CBN, one of the top TV stations in the country, started to explore foreign TV series last 2003. This was “Meteor Garden,” a Taiwanese drama series. Because of the boom of the

  • The Collapse Of Asia 's Economy

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    other East and Southeast Asian countries. This growing popularity of pop-cultural exports has proved to be a tool in constructing a contemporary national image and encouraged the emergence of the ‘Korean Wave’. According to Huang (2009) ‘Hallyu’ or the ‘Korean Wave’ refers to the “...popularity of South Korean culture in other Asian countries” however, with the increased availability of digital media and the increase of social networking, the definition of Hallyu has grown to include Western Societies

  • Essay on Academic vs Mainstream Writing

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    (1b) CNN “Koreans use the term “hallyu” to describe the phenomenon. It refers to the “Korean Wave” of entertainment that has swept across the shores of almost every single country in the region, even increasingly beyond” (Farrar 1). The passages above are saying essentially the same thing, however, the one published by CNN is not as detailed as the scholarly one, and it only gives enough information for readers to know what the Korean Wave is. Also, in academic articles there

  • Effects Of K-Pop

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    also easily to memorize, give another value to the pop music genre. However, there is one kind of pop music which is now caught world’s attention, that is K-Pop or Korean Pop. Korean Pop is a part of the Korean Wave. Accordimg toSue Jin Lee (2011), she said that, “Korean Wave refers to the significantly increased popularity of South Korean culture around the world”, all the culture, inclluding dramas and films production, language, and literature, and also music industry; and K-Pop focuses on the music