Sports Korea; 2010-10-26 09:46
(Seoul=Sports Korea)Bae Yong Joon’s travel essay, “The Journey to Dsicover the Beauty of Korea” will be produced as a documentary film.
This book was published in Korea and Japan at the same time in September of 2009 and unexpectedly recorded high sales as a travel essay book, not a photo book. The Chinese and Taiwanese editions were published in September this year due to the continuous request for it overseas. The English edition will be published within this year.
Bae Yong Joon’s agent, keyeast, participates in this project with the Korea National Tour Organization and 6 local governments (Seoul, Gyeonggi, Gangwon, Gyeongbuk, Jeonnam, and Choongcheong).
“The Journey to Discover the Beauty of Korea” was produced after experiencing the keywords of the Korean culture like kimchee, Korean traditional dress, tea, china, temple stay, Hwangryongsaji, Mireuksaji and Korean traditional house. It received high praise as the guide book of the Korean culture.
This documentary film will be produced for the 8 total episodes and aired at these various places of South-East Asia which included Japan and China. KNTO said that they expect that it reaches a massive amount of people from this documentary film potentially attracting around 10,000 Japanese tourists up until the year 2011. They also expect an increase of rural tourism in Korea.
The press conference of this documentary film will be held this coming November. The documentary film will air via domestic broadcasting.(Reporter, Kwon Hyun Jin firstname.lastname@example.org/photo_Keyeast)