Koreans in love with Brazilian music

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Koreans in love with Brazilian music



Thanks to BTS, interest from audiences in Latin America in K-pop is growing rapidly. But why not the other way around?

The Korea Times met a Korean music community that has fallen for Brazilian music - a music culture that remains to be unfamiliar to many Koreans.

This little basement studio -- where musicians practice batucada and also hold parties and workshops -- is always bright, playful and musical with people who love to dance and sing along the samba rhythm.




Thanks to BTS, interest from audiences in Latin America in K-pop is growing rapidly. But why not the other way around?

The Korea Times met a Korean music community that has fallen for Brazilian music - a music culture that remains to be unfamiliar to many Koreans.

This little basement studio -- where musicians practice batucada and also hold parties and workshops -- is always bright, playful and musical with people who love to dance and sing along the samba rhythm.


Lee Min-young minlee@koreatimes.co.kr


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