‘Britain’s Got Talent’ wrongly introduces Korean taekwondo team as Japanese

This Instagram post from May 4 by 'Britain's Got Talent' shows Jeonju University's taekwondo demonstration team Ssaulabi wrongly introduced as Japanese. Courtesy of Seo Kyoung-duk

The British talent show competition “Britain’s Got Talent” incorrectly introduced a Korean taekwondo team as Japanese on social media and neglected it for nearly three weeks despite many requests for correction, according to a Korean professor-activist, Friday.Ssaulabi, a taekwondo performance team of Jeonju University that appeared on “Britain’s Got Talent” and reached the semifinals a month ago, was wrongly introduced on May 4 as a Japanese team on the program’s Instagram profile, according to Seo Kyoung-duk, a professor at Sungshin Women’s University.

The professor has been actively promoting Korea and Korean culture overseas for over 25 years.The Instagram post read, “Ssaulabi from Japan AMAZE The Britain’s Got Talent Judges With Their Martial Arts Skills!” The video has over 41,000 views and 1,014 likes as of Friday.“It was a great opportunity to introduce taekwondo’s excellence and value as a performance across the world, but it is regretful that there was a clerical error from the Got Talent team,” 카지노사이트킹 the professor wrote on Facebook.

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