From the 1980s, Hong Kong, Europe and Japanese culture has been the rage in China. Recently, the Korean culture gradually replaced the Hong Kong, Europe and Japanese culture. It became China’s most popular foreign culture, therefore the new term “Hallyu” was produced. Hallyu phenomenon also caused the height of the Korean government’s attention. Under Hallyu’s effect, Korean government extensive more cultural goods to enter China market and this motion increased cultural spread pace.
It is referred as Hallyu in Korean language; it means the Korean Wave concerns mainly movies, music and television drama series (DO, 2012). It is first begun with the export of soap operas. The movement of these media has been going even stronger and faster because of globalisation and digital media. The
The popularity of Korean culture really contributed a lot in the country of South Korea regarding on the rising of their economy because of TV dramas, films and music that attract tourists that becomes just like a domino effect. These tourists bring billions of dollars into the country. Korea is now enjoying double boom in economic and cultural fields (Anjaiah,
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