October 7th, 2010
Tourists spots in Pohang and Gyeongju will be introduced.
Hallyu star Bae Yong Joon will produce the video documentary with the beauty of Korea and he plans to air it in Korea and Japan nationwide. Famous tourists spots of Pohang and Gyeongi are also included in the documentary and it’s expected that it will be a big help in attracting Japanese tourists.
Keyeast, in which Bae Yong Joon is a major shareholder, is working on the production of a documentary video using the highlights of the whole country that appeared in his essay book, “The Journey to Discovery the Beauty of Korea” which was released last September.
The city of Gyeongbook said, in Gyeongbook 1 of the part 3, Moongyeongyo, Sangjoo Folk Song, Hahoe Town in Andong, and Hahoe Masked Dance will be filmed with the subject of “Adjust the dress, fill me and empty me”.
In Gyeongbook 2 of the part 4, Hwangryongsaji, Seokgulam, and Boolguksa in Gyeongju and the tourists spots of Pohang such as Guryongpo Japanses town, Jookdo Market, and Hojigot with the subject of “Pass the ancient times and walk the modern times” will be introduced.
The tourists spots of Pohang didn’t appear in his book, but it’s said that the city of Pohang made a special request.
The production team including the producer in charge already visited the sites and will start the shooting from the middle of October. The video documentary will be aired on MBC and they say that they’re currently negotiating with the Japanese broadcasting company about the airing.
Jang Jeongsool, the team leader of the International Cooperation Department of the city of Pohang, said that “We expect that the video documentary airing will attract more Japanese tourists due to Bae Yong Joon’s marketable quality.”
Pohang, Reporter Kang Byung Seo; firstname.lastname@example.org
Pohang Jukdo Market
Hahoe Masked Dance