JTBC’s “Abnormal Summit” revealed the identities of the new panels many have been waiting for. The new members are each from Russia, Australia, and Nepal, and have appeared in the show as guest panels for previous episodes. The new members all showed great proficiency in Korean and have been complimented by netizens as compatible with the other panels.
The Russian panel, Ilya Belyakov, is from Vladivostok and works as a medical translator in Korea. He came to Korea 11 years ago and revealed that he wants to break prejudices of Russia and talk about Russia’s relationship with American and China.
The new Australian panel, Blair Williams, is from Brisbane and double majored in political science and Korean at University of Queensland. He is currently working at a company in Korea. He had attracted many viewers with his cute look when he came out as a guest panel for the episode aired on December 1.
Soosan Shaki from Nepal came out as a guest panel in the most recent episode of “Abnormal Summit” in which the panels talked about philanthropy. He first came to Korea in 2010, and is attending Dangook University in Seoul. He wishes to talk more deeply about Nepal, which is an unfamiliar country to many Koreans.
The episode featuring the new panels will air January 12 at 11 p.m. KST.