Korean Culture

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Societies in the world are bound to change and to be remodeled. From the traditional and old-aged ways of living to a modern and Western lifestyle, most countries have undergone societal transformation particularly the Korean nation. From dramas and films that I watch, Korean culture has always been portrayed as a vibrant, flamboyant, traditional, and naturalistic community. From our discussions on the Korean traditional ways, Korea has always been seen as the country of colorful hanboks, antique hanoks, spicy kimchi, pansori, hangeul, and a lot more. Years ago, the Korean people were dressed with hanbok or their distinct style of clothing. Clothing determined the social rank of the people in the society. Specific dresses were worn for particular…show more content…
These houses provided warmth during winter, and coolness during dry seasons. They lived in these traditional houses that were settled beside river banks and inside lush forests. Since they were situated near natural resources such as rivers and forests, Koreans’ way of living during the past involved farming, fishing, and pot- making. They utilized their environment, and worked as one with nature. Everything that they could use from the environment was used in their course of…show more content…
State-of-the-art gadgets like smartphones and tablets, appliances like computers, and automobiles are considered needs in life by a simple Korean. Checking mails, transacting interviews, communicating with families and friends, fireless cooking, driverless driving– all of these are done through the use of these Korean-made technologies. Koreans are not only acknowledged in the business sector. They are also known in the entertainment industry. They have invaded the entertainment scene through their K-dramas, films, and popular music. Remakes of K-dramas are present in the local televisions in other countries. Films have started to be recognized in the Hollywood and in award-giving bodies around the globe. K-pop music has also occupied the music scene. Concerts and fan greets are held once in a while in countries where K-artists are greatly popular. Another is their popularity when it comes to beauty-enhancing procedures and products. BB creams, snail creams, white egg packs, and serums are some of their beauty products that are causing women to flock the skin care sections of grocery shops. Because of their pursuit of achieving a fine, Korean-like complexion, women, especially in Asia, are obsessed with these topical skin enhancers. Cosmetic surgeries in Korea are also widely accepted by the world. To have double eyelids, prominent jawlines, and larger eyes are number ones on their wish lists. Women in their nineteen’s are
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