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'Korea is New Hub of Asian Pop Culture'

2007/06/17 | 179 views | Permalink | Source

The New York Times says Korea is the emerging hub of Asian pop culture in film and music, as Hong Kong has lost its power as the regional cultural epicenter.

The daily made the evaluation in a report on the New York Asian Film Festival that opens Friday.

The report mentioned the Korean films "Cruel Winter Blues" and "The Show Must Go on", saying this year's festival will have Korea remain "the primary creative force".

Reported by KBS WORLD Radio

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