Show on Korean food to be made available on Thai streaming platform
A show about Korean food, titled "K-Food Good Story," will be made available on Thailand’s popular streaming service Bugaboo.TV from Saturday, according to Korean Cultural Center Thailand Friday.
The show was jointly organized with Korean Culture and Information Service (Kocis) and will cover popular Korean food in Thailand such as samgyetang (Korean ginseng chicken soup) and milmyeon (cold noodles made from sweet potatoes, potatoes and wheat flour).
Consisting of a total of eight episodes, hosts such as Choi Young-seok, the coach of the Thai national taekwondo team and a popular Thai celebrity DJ Bookko visited Korean restaurants to introduce Korean food to Thai citizens.
One episode will be released every Saturday.
Bugaboo.TV is a streaming platform based in Thailand, created by broadcasting and television company Channel 7 in 2012. The platform has been downloaded over 5 million times, according to the center.
“We will continue to form partnerships with foreign broadcasters and popular OTT (over-the-top) platforms to air programs related to hangul, K-pop lectures and tourism,” said Cho Jae-il, director of the Korean Cultural Center Thailand in a statement. “We will continue to actively pursue the promotion of Korean culture and content, such as creating a webtoon about war veterans of the Korean War [1950-53].”
BY LEE JAE-LIM [email@example.com]