Maznifa Mustaffa doesn't understand Korean, and would be unable to get away with dressing like her favourite Korean pop stars due to conservative attitudes in Muslim-majority Malaysia.
South Korean K-pop band T-ara arrive on the red carpet during the final day of the 27th Golden Disk Awards at the Sepang International Circuit outside Kuala Lumpur, on January 16, 2013. Organisers said the annual Golden Disk Awards, which included occasionally racy performances by some of K-pop's biggest acts, saw more than 15,000 tickets sold for the event.
But that didn't stop her joining thousands of fans who bought tickets to a K-pop extravaganza costing half a month's average salary in Malaysia, underlining the phenomenal cross-cultural appeal of Korean entertainment.
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