A Study on Culture and Fashion of 'Ha-Han-Zu'

  • Published : 2006.06.30


Once people thought the phenomenon of 'Ha-Han' was only a vogue of young people pursuing oddity. However, when Korean TV series, Korean food, Korean movies and their music penetrated into our life and appeared on TV screens and fashionable magazines, all aspects influence of Korean wave finally arouse people's attention. 'Ha-Han-Zu' is a group of young people who pursue Korean popular culture even imitating their dressing, thoughts and behaviors. This article takes China the original place of Korean wave's popularity as focus, observes the reflection of Chinese to Korean popular culture and discusses the culture exchange phases of Korean wave as the center of popular culture. It can be more detailed that it bases on HOT wave from 1998 to 2004 and analyzes of popular TV series, observes reflects of 'Ha-Han-Zu' to Korean culture, discusses the acceptance to Korean popular culture and what kind of active reflection consumption giving to culture exchange.


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