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2013 Video Contest about Korea
2013 Video Contest about Korea
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1. The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Korea and Arirang TV will jointly hold a three-minute-long video contest about Korea for foreigners under the title “My best Korean friend is…”/ “My favorite Korean food is….”


o The video contest is part of public diplomacy aimed at improving foreigners’ understanding of and closeness to Korea through social media (SNS). The contest was first held under the title “I love Korea, because…” last year.


2. Any foreigner living in Korea or abroad can join the contest. Applicants should select only one among the two topics, my best Korean friend and my favorite Korean food, make a video no longer than three minutes which contains the reasons why you like the friend/food and your experiences, and submit an application by August 9, 2013.


3. Details on the contest are available at the homepage of the Foreign Ministry ( and winners will be announced at the end of September.

o A total of ten winners, including one grand prize winner, two gold prize winners, three silver prize winners and four bronze prize winners, will be selected. The winners will be given designated prizes.
o Prize-winning works will be posted on the Foreign Ministry’s YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, and be introduced in Arirang TV’s programs.


4. In the upcoming video contest, various aspects of Korea perceived by foreigners are expected to be described in an interesting manner.


Spokesperson and Deputy Minister for Public Relations of MOFA

*unofficial translation 

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