A TV documentary entitled ‘Seoul Spirit’ and featuring Kim Yu-na, who won the figure skating gold medal and set a world record at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, will be broadcast on the Discovery Channel around the Southeast Asian countries on March 19.
The 60-minute documentary is part of a series of special TV programs called ‘Hip Korea – Seoul Spirit’ produced by the Discovery Channel in collaboration with Seoul City to raise global awareness of Seoul.
This latest documentary – featuring Kim Yu-na – took four months to shoot and another eight months to produce. The documentary highlights Kim’s dynamic life and her growth together with Seoul’s tourist sites, such as Ewha Womans Univ., Hongdae Street and Gwanghwamun Square. Also, it recorded emotional and vivid moments in Kim’s journey from Seoul to Toronto.
As Kim won the gold medal in the figure skating at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, the ‘Hip Korea: Yu-na Kim – Seoul Spirit’ program is expected to draw the attention of people from around the world. After airing on the Discovery Channel around Southeast Asia, the documentary will be broadcast around the world, including China, Australia and the United States.