K-pop as gateway to Korean culture

Aug 17, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Korea Herald

Korean pop music is undoubtedly the leading force in the Korean culture boom that is attracting thousands of visitors to the country.

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Kpop is awesome!!!

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K-Pop has certainly come a long way. With its growing influence across Asia, Continental Europe, Latin America and to some extent, North America, this has proliferated its growing fan base and this has helped spark foreigner's interest with Korean culture.

The dance techniques from K-Pop is now being learned and imitated by foreigners who go to Korea for that. More are now interested in learning the Korean language, culture and history.

As per usual, Australia is behind with things such as the Hallyu Wave. It's ironic though that Australia is in the Asia-Pacific region but it has not much of a K-Pop following (apart from the Asian population here in Australia).

However, this K-Pop proliferation may only lead to niche markets in Europe, Latin America and North America. Many fans in these regions tend to be otakus so it may remain a cult following rather than a fully mainstream trend.

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I love Kpop sooo much!!!

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Korean dramas are a great gateway to Korean culture. It shows how they binge drink, beat women up and their stupid culture is full of contradictions

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Jenny_Kim wrote:
Kpop is awesome!!!
Hi..do you know a Korean Girl (duet) group called "AS ONE" ?

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Korean dramas are a great gateway to Korean culture. It shows how they binge drink, beat women up and their stupid culture is full of contradictions
What kind of culture you have there in your Desert country ??

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Janusi wrote:
<quoted text>What kind of culture you have there in your Desert country ??
One that has supported 200 years of progress to a point where everyone would like to immigrate here

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One that has supported 200 years of progress to a point where everyone would like to immigrate here
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You mean COLONIALISM ?

COLONIALISM is Your Culture ??

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Janusi wrote:
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You mean COLONIALISM ?

COLONIALISM is Your Culture ??
Sorry, but you're so dumb.
I thought Koreans were supposed to be smart...

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Sorry, but you're so dumb.
I thought Koreans were supposed to be smart...
Do you understand my question ??

I`m asking you what kind of Culture your Country have because you said Korean Culture is stupid.

I`m not Korean.

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there are a lot of tourists in korea!

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