A new show at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London explores South Korean popular culture and its rise to international fame.
Among the things to see at Hallyu! The Korean Wave are K-Pop costumes, K-drama props as well as a copy of a set from the Academy Award-winning film Parasite. Rosalie Kim is the curator, or organizer of the show. She told Reuters news agency that the exhibition celebrates the colorful popular culture of South Korea from its beginnings to its place on the international stage. "'Hallyu' ... means Korean wave and it refers to this ... rise of popular culture from South Korea that has taken the world by storm in the past few decades, " Kim said.