Mokpo Accelerates Its Global Promotion Through Busking Entertainment With Arirang TV

Seoul, South Korea, November 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Not that many people know that some scenes of the world sensational K-drama “Pachinko” were filmed in Mokpo. Mokpo City will work with Arirang TV to produce the tourism promotion entertainment program “Busqueen” featuring celebrities from around the world to promote the city and show overseas audiences the more colorful aspects of Mokpo.

Mokpo Accelerates Its Global Promotion Through Busking Entertainment With Arirang TV
Mokpo Accelerates Its Global Promotion Through Busking Entertainment With Arirang TV

Season 2 will feature beauties from four different countries embarking on a spontaneous and fun journey as a busker. The cast features Jyunki, who returns from Season 1 and is a famous singer China (Wanghong) with a K-POP background, singer Hyun-hee Shin, who topped the music charts in Korea with “Sweetheart”, Nalu, a Hallyu YouTuber with 1.37 million subscribers, and Sara, a popular YouTuber from Korea Japan.



Hyun-hee Shin

A singer with a unique voice who demonstrated her singing skills in Sing Again Season 2. She also has a very cheerful personality and is even ruthless at times. your song has been at the top of all music charts in Korea for quite some time and she is widely recognized by audiences for her upbeat and exciting music with her acoustic guitar.


Her channel has 1.37 million subscribers and she is a mega YouTuber from Peru who produces content related to Hallyu in South America and life in Korea. She is very interested in Korean beauty and fashion, and has also produced various content about Korean lifestyle and culture. As a hallyu YouTuber, her channel has the highest number of South American subscribers among all YouTube channels in Korea.


An influencer who has years of experience as a K-POP girl group member and singer in Korea and is now a “Wanghong” who is fluent in Korean and knows Korean lifestyle and culture better than anyone in the cast. She has 600,000 followers on Weibo and 100,000 subscribers on various social media platforms including YouTube and Instagram.


The youngest daughter and the main member of the Iga family channel with 370,000 subscribers produces content on Hallyu in Japanese. She is also a beauty who works as a model. She travels back and forth between Korea and Japan to produce various Japanese-language content about Korean lifestyle, culture and beauty.

The city of Mokpo, which served as the background for the program, is one of Korea’s most important port cities and home to traces of Korea’s modern history with the ruins related to the modern history of Korea’s port opening. The city itself also offers beautiful natural scenes with its rich seascape. Mokpo is known as a romantic port city where modern and contemporary history coexist and you can enjoy the beautiful nature. It only takes 2.5 hours to reach the city Seoul via KTX and Busqueen season 2 filming began at Mokpo Station.

The Busqueen cast begins their journey on the Mokpo Marine Cable Car, the longest cable car in Korea, while enjoying the mountain and sea views of Mokpo. After the exciting journey over the mountains and the sea, the cast start to walk on the beaches of Mokpo while leisurely enjoying the view of Mokpo. Then the cast follows Dongbu market looking for food and they play a gesture game to determine how much pocket money they can spend on dinner, and the honesty and silliness of the four beauties throughout the game is quite entertaining.

After the game is over, the Busqueen cast buys food for dinner at the Dongbu Market and haggles with the market vendors to buy the food they want at a lower price, as they end up with little money out of the game win and you can see how the people of Mokpo are up close.

The next day, the Busqueen cast enjoy the writings and paintings Sihwa Alley and read poems prepared on site. In the course of their healing journey, they come across the Music Play Festival in Mokpo, and singers Jyunki and Hyun-hee Shin ask the organizers to perform on the Music Play Festival stage. The organizers give them permission to perform on stage and they delight the festival audience with their busking on stage.

Busqueen has already aired worldwide on Arirang TV World Channel, and you can also watch previously aired episodes on Arirang TV’s official YouTube channel (

As a program combining street music, tourism and entertainment, with global one-person media influencers and a K-POP singer in the beautiful seaside city of Mokpo, a city with traces of Korea’s modern history and known for music, this program aims to contribute contribute greatly to enhancing Mokpo’s global recognition and increasing the number of outside tourists visiting Mokpo.


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