‘Quiz On Korea’ is a quiz competition show jointly hosted by KBS and Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 7 consecutive years. This year, the preliminaries took place in 21 countries including Belarus, Cameroon and Egypt, beginning in April. Only one contestant from each of the 21 countries will get the chance to fly to Korea to compete in this survival quiz battle. They arrived Korea on September 3, and after experiencing Korean culture for 5 days and 4 nights, they participated in the finals. Guess which contestant was the last one surviving!
Various figures are invited to give the questions on the day of the show, including idols, actors, and a minister!
Especially, the audience is shocked to see foreign Minister of Korea Kang Kyung-wha giving out questions.
Actor Kim Yeongcheol, who starred in drama ‘My Father Is Strange’, K-pop groups GFRIEND and MOMOLAND, and television personality Christian from Mexico are some other stars who will be giving out the questions. None-celebrities like a kindergarten student and a resident of a fishing village will also be asking the questions to the contestants.
You will be able to check out the stories of some interesting contestants such as a contestant whose Korean is more fluent than most Korenas, a granddaughter of a Korean War veteran, a student of past winner of ‘Quiz On Korea.’ The representatives from 21 nations experienced the past, present, and future of Korea by touring Changdeokgung Palace, Hyundai Motor Studio, West Coast foreshore, and VR cafe.
‘Quiz On Korea’ airs on September 24 on KBS World!
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[2018 Quiz On Korea]
Showtime :Mon 12:00 | Re-run: Tue 02:30, 23:00, Wed 18:00 (Seoul, UTC+9)