K-pop could be spread rapidly due to the familiarity of Korean dramas and the colorfulness of K-pop performances different from the original music of the Philippines. The local people receive K-pop and Korean drama independently by keeping local cultural spirit and taste, according to the FGD participants.
Why K-pop is popular in the Philippines?
Another thing why k pop music is so popular in Philippines is because of the theme song of what in Filipino called “koreanovelas”. ABS-CBN and GMA, and other networks, tagalized the movies or teleserye from Korean language to tagalong, is the reason why do Filipinos love it.
Why are Filipinos obsessed with K-pop?
Filipinos Love Hallyu Culture
Korean dramas and K-Pop songs often deal with emotions or feelings like love, hope, hurt and pain and since Filipinos are known to be driven by emotion, we easily embraced this genre. Many Filipino fans also look forward to the “kilig” factor within K-Dramas and K-Pop music.
Does Korean wave affect Filipino cultural identity?
It shows the identity of the Filipinos, its history as well as its cultural weakness and strength. Korean wave might be popular, but still it cannot escape criticisms. They say that embracing Korean wave is setting aside Filipino material culture.
How does Korean culture affect Filipino?
As such, Korean culture and trends as seen in Korean dramas have invaded and been deeply rooted in Philippine society today. Korean dramas have greatly influenced the food, fashion, cosmetics, music, and entertainment industries, as well as people’s views and preferences.
What are the traditional Filipino values?
Enumeration of Filipino values
- Family orientation.
- Joy and humor.
- Flexibility, adaptability, and creativity.
- Religious adherence.
- Ability to survive.
- Hard work and industriousness.
Why do I love K-pop so much?
It’s good, catchy music and it’s fun to try to sing along to. It’s very feel good music. People like music because it resonates with them in some way. For me growing up born and raised in Brooklyn NY, to Korean immigrant parents, K-Pop started off as a way to see someone who looked like me using creative energy.
When did Korean culture begin in the Philippines?
Korean pop culture started really hitting the Philippines around 2008 or 2009. I was in high school at the time and boy group Super Junior had just released their single “Sorry, Sorry.” My cousin got obsessed and pulled me down the rabbit hole with her.