|CAST: (from left)
Ju Won (actor/musical actor), Uhm Taewoong (actor), |
Lee Sugeun (Comedian), Cha Taehyun (actor), Sung Shikyung (singer),
Kim Seungwoo (actor), and Kim Jongmin (singer)
This episode aired on August 12, 2012, 3 days before the Korean Independence Day, aka, Gwangbokjeol, which literally translates to “’Restoration of the Light’ Day.” It is the national holiday of Korea that commemorates the liberation of Korea from Japan, following the Japanese surrender to the United States and its Allies in World War II on August 15, 1945.
FYI, the Dokdo islets are the easternmost point in Korea and History of the Three Kingdoms (1145) and Annals of King Sejong (1454) describe that the islets belong to Korea. Korea's sovereignty over the islets really matters to its people considering the fact Japan’s annexation of Dokdo in 1906 was its first step toward invading and dominating Korea.
Related post: Korean Independence Day (aka, Korean Liberation Day)
KBS's Overnight Trips: Dokdo Episode