Mokpo Accelerating its Global Promotion Through Busking Entertainment with Arirang TV

SEOUL, South Korea, November 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Not many people know that some of the scenes of the global sensation K-drama ‘Pachinko’ were shot in Mokpo. The city of Mokpo will collaborate with Arirang TV to produce a tourism promotion entertainment program ‘Busqueen’ featuring global celebrities to promote the city and show a more colorful aspect of Mokpo to overseas audiences.

Mokpo Accelerating Global Promotion Through Busking Entertainment with Arirang TV
Mokpo Accelerating Global Promotion Through Busking Entertainment with Arirang TV

Season 2 will feature beauties from four different countries as they embark on a spontaneous and exciting busking journey. The cast features Jyunki, returning from season 1 who is a famous singer in the China (wanghong) from a K-POP background, singer Hyun-hee Shin who swept the charts in Korea with ‘Sweetheart’, Nalu, a hallyu YouTuber with 1.37 million subscribers and Sara, a popular YouTuber from Japan.



Hyun-hee Shin

A singer with a unique voice who has proven her singing abilities in Sing Again Season 2. She also has a cheerful and even carefree personality. Her song was at the top of all the charts in Korea for a while and she is widely known by the audience for her fun and exciting music featuring her acoustic guitar.


His channel has 1.37 million subscribers and he is a mega YouTuber from Peru who produces content related to hallyu in South America and live in Korea. He is very fond of Korean beauty and fashion and also produces various content about lifestyle and culture in Korea. As a Hallyu YouTuber, his channel has the highest number of South American subscribers among all YouTube channels in Korea.


An influencer with many years of experience as a member of a K-POP girl group and singer in Korea and she is now a ‘wanghong’ who speaks Korean fluently and understands the Korean lifestyle and culture better than anyone else in the cast. He has 600,000 followers on Weibo and 100,000 subscribers on various social media platforms including YouTube and Instagram.


The youngest daughter and main member of the Iga Family channel with 370,000 subscribers that produces content on hallyu in Japanese. She is also a beauty who works as a model. He travels between Korea and Japan to produce a variety of content in Japanese about Korean lifestyle, culture, and beauty.

The city of Mokpo is the background of the program as it is one of the major port cities in Korea and is home to the traces of modern Korean history with ruins related to the modern history of the opening of ports in Korea. The city also has beautiful natural scenery with a rich sea. Mokpo is known as a romantic port city where modern history and contemporary history coexist and you can enjoy beautiful nature. It takes only 2.5 hours to reach the city from Seoul via KTX and season 2 of Busqueen began filming at Mokpo Station.

The cast of Busqueen started their journey on the Mokpo Marine Cable Car, which is the longest distance cable car in Korea, as they enjoyed the scenery of Mokpo’s mountains and sea. After the excitement of traveling across the mountains and the sea, the players began to walk along the coast of Mokpo leisurely enjoying the scenery of Mokpo. Then the cast travels to Dongbu market in search of food and they play a game of ‘drag’ to determine how much allowance they will be given to spend for dinner and the honesty and silliness of the four beauties over the course of the game is quite entertaining.

After the game is over, the Busqueen players buy food for dinner at the Dongbu Market and they haggle with the vendors in the market to buy the food they want at a lower price because of the small allowance they will win from the game. and you can see how Mokpo people are up close.

The next day, Busqueen’s players enjoyed writing and painting Hallway Shiva and read a poem prepared on the spot. During her healing journey, she came across the Music Play Festival in Mokpo and Singers Jyunki and Hyun-hee Shin asked the organizers to perform on the Music Play Festival stage. The organizers gave permission to perform on stage and bring joy to the audience of the festival through busking performances on stage.

Busqueen has been aired worldwide via Arirang TV World Channel and you can also replay previously aired episodes via Arirang TV’s official YouTube channel (

As a program that combines busking, tourism and entertainment featuring global one-man media influencers and K-POP singers in the beautiful seaside city of Mokpo, a city with traces of modern Korean history and fame in music, this program is expected to contribute. Significantly increase the global recognition of Mokpo and increase the number of foreign tourists visiting Mokpo.



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