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While music with distinct Chinese characteristics, whether musically or even lyrically, have always been part of local pop history, “China Wind” (zhongguofeng) is really a novel phenomenon. Above all, China Wind owes its production and circulation as a discursive formation to its endorsement by popular artists, notably from Taiwan, just as much as to its popularity among audiences in Greater China. While China Wind pop can be yet to be systematically documented, researched and analyzed, popular and media attention has generally centered on Taiwan-based performers and lyrics. In this article, rather than concentrating on what is considered the main source of China Wind songs, namely Taiwan, we have chosen China Wind music that originated from Hong Kong and their songs videos because the primary subject matter of enquiry. Our main concern is, just how do Hong Kong's China Wind music videos engage with hegemonic versions of Chineseness? The choice of Hong Kong is informed by our empirical interest in the complex entanglement of cultural and political energy in which the postcolonial town will be presumably going through. Simultaneously it is, theoretically and in praxis, a correspondence with the continuous debates on Chineseness-debates on not merely what but also who defines it. Our analyses display that while Hong Kong's China Wind pop evokes Chineseness, it also undermines it in two main ways: initial, to render Chineseness as distant gaze, as ambiguous space and as ongoing struggles; and secondly, its feminization of Chineseness, opening up a space for queries on background and gender overall performance. Put simply, the Hong Kong China Wind we've analyzed right here articulates something very different from a triumphalist celebration of Chinese custom, value and culture. If China Wind all together is a culturalist task to rewrite Chineseness in an authentic, monolithic and indisputable way, Hong Kong's variant, we argue, is resisting.

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