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Neo-Hallyu

Neo-Hallyu

Koreans use the term “Hallyu” to describe the phenomenon. It refers to the “Korean Wave” of entertainment and culture that has swept across the shores of almost every single country in the region, even increasingly beyond. Some are now even referring to the trend as “Hallyu-wood.” K-Pop wave continues to sweep through the world. After...
Survival Audition

Survival Audition

In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.  – Andy Warhol (1928 – 1887) Korean television programs searching for talent among the public have always been around. Almost every broadcaster, from cable to terrestrial, has rushed to make similar audition shows. Now, various audition programs are mushrooming on the local TV scene. They are airing...