research assignment 2.docx - 1 First topic choice K-pop 2 Why is it important\/interesting to this audience Kpop is a musical genre originating in South

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1.First topic choice: K-pop2.Why is it important/interesting to this audience?Kpop is a musical genre originating in South Korea. It covers a wide range of popular style including dance-pop, pop ballad, electronic, rock, metal, hip-hop and R&B. Especially most of the boy band, girl band, and solo artists are very attractive and have the “perfect” body type that everyone wish for. 3.How is this artifact used?Training school is the universal strategy for nurturing girl groups, boy bands, and solo artists in the K-pop industry. To guarantee the high probability of success of new talent, talent agencies fully subsidize and oversee the professional lives and careers of trainees, often spending in excess of $400,000 to train and launch a new artist. This practice of apprenticeship, which often lasts two years or more, trainees will be train to sharpen their voices, learn professional choreography, sculpt and shape their bodies through exercise and plastic surgery, and study multiple languages while attending school.4.Explain the significance of this artifact to the culture it belongs to. Does the artifact hold special significance to you?Kpop is one of the reason Korean is well known of. K-pop is gradually gaining influence in foreign markets outside of Asia, most notably in the United States, Canada and Australia. Korean

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