The Chinese family education is a serious problem in China because that causes too many pressure to the most of Chinese children, and to make them being a man who does not like talking with somebody. There are many Chinese parents who would like to use violence to educate their children, and forcing them to study everything without any consideration. All of Chinese parents want their children to be the best in the world, and their children have to accept this kind of expectation everyday that they must stand those pain given by the parents. This kind of phenomenon need to be changed Chinese family education does show many extreme sides to a lot of children. Recently, there are many problems about the education, especially the family education.
Chinese culture including Chinese classical music is facing a severe and difficult situation because of the changing of society. (Priest 2006) There are a lot of reasons leading to changes of Chinese classical music. (Yuanhong 2006) Chinese classical music is an important part of Chinese culture and has high quality in the history of Chinese art. Chinese government has taken many measures protecting Chinese classical music because of the value of classical music. The measures have worked well to a certain extent.
Majorly impacted the various belief systems, especially Confucianism, Chinese children were greatly obedient and respectful if their parents and to elder family members. Even though the Chinese society had many positives, in today standards there is also many negatives present in classical Chinese society. First, in the Chinese world women were greatly underappreciated and heavily discriminated. For instance, women could not take part any political activities, they did not receive the father’s inheritance when he died, and finally female infants were killed off at birth many times to control the population.
The world that we live in today is slowly infected by Korean dramas. The influences of it are quiet unstoppable and significantly reaching the shore of every sea across the world. It is undeniably shading the perspectives of its viewer, bridging the culture and people of two different races. The wave of Korean drama reaches the shore of Filipino awareness. K drama is influencing the thoughts, emotions and even the tangible aspects of the Filipino who watches K drama.
Introduction China, a developing country with increasing influence and bargaining power on world economies and politics, has experienced rapid transformations since the implementation of Reform and Open-up policy in 1978. “Pop Culture China! : Media, Arts, and Lifestyle” can be regard as a Social Science and History book which covers different aspects of popular culture of China. The author, Kevin Latham, an expert in media and Chinese culture, mentioned that the book aims to be an introductory book covering broad aspects of contemporary Chinese popular culture and practices. The book starts by introducing the cultural backgrounds and major historical events of China, such as defining China and Chinese, which helps the readers to establish basic understanding about China.
However, under the state control of Communist Party, foreign cultural influences on popular arts and music can hardly go beyond the Vietnamese government censorship of the Ministry of Information and Culture, where Vietnamese artists are required to provide their music product such as song, music video, show, etc. before releasing it. The music product can only be approved to if it fits the moral and aesthetic standard of Vietnamese cultural society and especially must carry non-political message. Otherwise its publication will get banned and the artist might even have to face some charges. Globalization in Vietnamese popular music and entertainment has also received much condemnation by local critics, as they see its transnational homogenization
Since the year 1978, the opening of China’s door to the outside world has led China to develop its own economic and social reformation (Wu, 1994). The nation is approaching to capitalism. With a long historical background, popular culture is subject to many influences. Under this rapid change, the author, Kevin Latham, who is a scholar of Chinese Culture, decided to write a book to express his opinion about the development in different cultures in China. The book is titled as “Pop Culture China!
However, the action is showcased, it almost always ends up with the conflict being resolved and the characters being satisfied in the end. Simplistic as it was, Sanskrit drama sees the world and life as predictable and organized. (Sanskrit Drama) It does not involve conflict that draws much confusion and fictional or unrealistic quality to its plays. During the Yuan period, classical Chinese was almost completely separate from the common vernacular language that only a few literati were able to understand traditional drama, from their knowledge of Confucian classics. (Chung-Wen, 1976) Under the Mongol rule, the demand for more popular vernacular dramas significantly increased.
In other words, Korean dramas capable to portrayed Korean cultures and Asian values such as courtesy, respect for parents and elders, solidarity and the holiness of love and marriage. These values displayed in the uniquely way of life in a modern Korean society that has gone through an economically and technology advancement. Korean dramas creatively combines traditional elements with modern values. In Indonesia, Korean drama are frequently watched by adolescents from the range of age 15 to 24 years old. This finally proven by one of the most favorite drama which titled Secret Garden that achieved a rating of 2.0 and a share of 14.1 (research and development Indosiar: 2011).
With many foreign TV dramas are imported to China, increasingly importance has been attached to foreign television programs for users. Compared with traditional domestic TV programs, foreign dramas have special themes that attract teenagers and young people generally. Also, according to the survey from Wen & Wang (2008), there are 88 percent of participators express that the reason they choose foreign dramas is plots. The Chinese cultural industry, however, still had a number of shortcomings. The most acute difficulties were reported to include a lack of leading cultural enterprises with sufficient national and international competitiveness and reputation; a lack of professionals with expertise and competence in the cultural industry; persistent trade deficits in cultural products; and strong competition between the regions and provinces leading to the production of similar cultural projects without much creativity (Gan, & Wei, 2015).