Descendants of the Sun, the super hit Korean show needs no introduction. The show which made Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo (Song Song couple) famous is now reaching far and wide. This South Korean production has already made fans all over the world.
Descendants of the Sun is soon entering new territories- this time it’s Europe! The Korean Embassy in Greece announced that a television channel will be airing the popular TV show from Dec. 7. The channel hails from a region named Thessaloniki in Greece.
Descendants of the Sun: Reach Far and Wide!
Apart from Thessaloniki, the show will also be available on cable in other parts of Greece and Cyprus. Staying true to the original schedule, the series will be on air for a span of 19 weeks. The show will have 16 episodes and 3 special episodes. The special episodes will include staff interviews and behind-the-scenes stuff.
It is no surprise that the show has reached the shores of Europe. The production company NEW says that the show is available in 32 countries already. The countries which have the luxury to watch DOTS on television screens include Japan, China, Cambodia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and now Greece.
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Tremendous Success of Korean Shows
Other than Descendants of the Sun, other Korean shows also found their presence in Greece. Soompi reports that popular series like “Jewel in the Palace” and “I Miss You” have also been screened in the country. Greece and Korea are looking at forming co-operative relationships with each other.
Ahn Young Jip, ambassador of the Korean Embassy in Greece said, “We hope that cultural exchange between Korea and Greece will deepen with the broadcast of ‘Descendants of the Sun’. The show revolves around a romantic relationship between an army captain (Song Joong Ki) and an army doctor (Song Hye Kyo).
— KBS World TV (@KBSWorldTV) January 28, 2016