[Announcement] Win a Free Trip to Korea and Meet Celebrities!

Have you ever daydreamed of meeting Korean celebrities in person? Well, if you’re reading this you’re just in luck! KTO (Korea Tourism Organization) is hosting a special event with PSY called, “PSY’s Wiki Korea” in hopes to increase tourism in Korea and if you’re one of the lucky winners, you will get a free trip to Korea and meet celebrities! Sounds like a dream come true!

So, what do you have to do to participate in such a great opportunity?

1. Click here and create an account

2. Ask questions and answer questions on the site (You can post video, text or photo)

The more you interact, the better your chances of winning! Eight users will be able to win the opportunity to attend the Wiki Korea Tour, which will last for seven days and six nights.

If you’re not one of the lucky eight, don’t worry! The second place prize is a brand new Samsung SMART Camera (NX300) and the third place prize is a gift box.

But remember, the contest ends on July 12!

Check out the gallery to see some photos depicting Korea’s culture: food, fun and shopping!


Charm Lee, CEO of KTO, said, “PSY will headline Korea’s efforts to increase tourism by introducing popular travel icons. Users will be able to actively interact with the campaign by uploading their own unique contents on Wiki Korea, which will become an online database about Korea Travel, just like Wikipedia.”




CEO Charm Lee continued,“This Year, we are determined to introduce Korean tourist icons. They will highlight Korea’s spirit (Ki), entertainment (Heung), and heart (Jeong), which are key elements of Korean culture. I’m sure that they can be loved worldwide. KTO’s new ambassador PSY is a global super star. His songs ‘Gangnam Style’ and ‘Gentleman’ showed great global appeal, having about four hundred million views worldwide. We believe we can leverage PSY’s global popularity to effectively promote tourism in Korea; and hence, will use the TV commercials, starring PSY, to grab the attention of our global audience.”




In addition to the TV commercials, the campaign also launched ‘Wiki Korea” through KTO’s online communication platform “buzz KOREA.” The website shows 27 items and borrowed elements from the renowned internet encyclopedia, Wikipedia. Users can upload questions and answer freely on the website about the 27 cultural icons of Korea.


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