<Ambassador's World Cup(Korea/World Channel)>
Transending nations and idealogies, soccer brings the world together. Celebrating the 2006 World Cup in Germany, ambassadors from 15 different nations have gathered in Seoul to dicuss this remarkable event.
* Host: Dho Young-shim
<2006 FIFA World Cup Special (World+Korea Channel)>
Ambassador of Tourism and Sports
1 Argentina- Ambassador / Alfredo A. Alcorta
2 Australia - Acting Ambassador / Geoff Tooth
3 Brazil - Ambassador / Pedro Paulo Assumpcao
4 Costa Rica - Ambassador / Pedro Goyenaga
5 Cote D'ivoire - Ambassador / Honorat E. Abeni Koffi
6 France - Ambassador / Philippe Thiebaud
7 Germany- Ambassador / Michael Geier
8 Japan - Acting Ambassador / Masatoshi Muto
9 Mexico - Acting Ambassador / Luis Gerardo Sanchez
10 Paraguay - Ambassador / Federico Alberto Gonzalez
11 Poland - Acting Ambassador / Urszula Raznowiecka
12 Spain - Ambassador / Delfin Colome
13 Tunisia- Ambassador / Moncef Baati
14 United States- Ambassador / Alexander Vershbow
15 Ukraine- Acting Ambassador / Valerii Aleksandruk
As Korea prepares to re-write soccer history during the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany, the 11 players known as the Korean Warriors are ready to show their spirit along with enthusiastic fans clad in red shirts called the Red Devils. But the cheers spread beyond borders. With Koreans in Germany rooting enthusiastically for their home team, and with sports marketing in Korea reaching new, patriotic heights, we take a look at the cultural phenomenon that has become the World Cup. Tune into our 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany Special for insights and analysis on the hype surrounding the games, and for vivid coverage from Germany.
Part 1 - The fans, the 12th Taeguk Warrior, show their spirit
Part 2 - FIFA World Cup Germany, re-writing Korea’s soccer history
Part 3 - Reaching new heights with patriotic marketing
Part 4 - Reds, go together for our dreams!
<Soccer Super Stars (Only Korea Channel)>
With the 2006 Germany World Cup approaching, television stations are airing more and more programs about the famous games and soccer in general. Arirang TV brings viewers a documentary series about the history of 19 internationally famous World Cup superstars. The program will be filled with video clips and interviews. Tune in to get to know some of soccer’s greatest legends.
* Episode List-up
6/12 (Mon) – Batistuta – Argentina - Retired in 2005
6/13 (Tue) – Totti – Italy - Current player
6/14 (Wed) – Rui Costa – Portugal - Current player
6/15 (Thu) – Vieri – Italy - Current player (Not in World Cup)
<The Culture Contents Industry is the Future(Only Korea Channel)>
Under a theme that maintains the 21st century is an era of cultural war, this Arirang Special shows how the world will compete in the cultural industry. Viewers can listen to diverse comments by economic experts from around the nation, and learn how lifestyles have changed through the influence of Korean cultural content. Viewers can also learn about Korean workers who have made successful inroads in other nations with their cultural materials.
Part 2 of the program analyzes how Korea is making an effort to become a pillar of the cultural industry. Featuring Korea’s new trends, you can learn how the country has transformed into a cultural-industry nation from one centered on manufacturing. Tune in to learn more about the Korean Wave trend, including dramas, movies, animations, and mobile content, all of which have been spreading around the world. Viewers can also glimpse what Korea may look like in the future.