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On the 18th it was revealed that Sichuan satellite TV will be co-producing and filming a Korea-China joint project “Food Korea” which targets at Gangwon food.
China’s Sichuan satellite TV has a radio channel and 10 TV channels under them, and has 80 million viewers.
The filming will include 3 areas starting from Gangwon-do, to Chungcheongbuk-do and Daegu city, with Korean and Chinese chefs and other celebrities such as gagman Kim JiMin from Gangwon Donghae, gagman Ji SangRyul, Kim KyuJong, etc. They will introduce the food from those areas as well as cooking battle using the local produce from those areas.
Filming is divided into two teams, Pyeongchang and Gangneung. Gangwon-do’s charm will be captured through their visit to 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, fish market where they surveyed and bought produces from, Alpensia Ski Jump where drama Shin Saimdang (the Herstory) and movie Take Off were filmed, Gyeongpodae and the beach, etc.
Wanshi, Kim JiMin, Hwang YoHan, PanPan team went to buckwheat restaurant, Alpensia Ski Jump where movie Take Off was filmed, Daebak restaurant (Korean beef restaurant), etc, and had a cooking battle using buckwheat and Korean beef.
Ji SangRyul, Kim KyuJong, Nam SungRyul, Zhang Jiang Win went to Gyeongpodae Gyeongpo beach, JuMunJin Fish Market, DaeYoungYooTong (snow crab restaurant), etc, and had cooking battle using snow crab and other various types of seafood.
Spokesperson Kim YongChul revealed “The Korean celebrities will show the tastes of the sea to Chinese viewers through practical use of Gangwon-do’s representative food such as traditional buckwheat dishes, Daegwallyeong Korean beef, fresh seafood from Donghaean. We foresee there will be increased interest among Chinese through the introduction of preparation works of 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic and drama filming site, and other places of interests such as Gyeongpo beach.”
Here’s a fan taken vid during the filming. http://xiaoying.tv/v/nw3rs/1/