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50th Anniversary of KBS World Radio in Spanish

KBS World Radio’s Spanish service is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Broadcasting its first program on the 19th of August 1962, the channel is now on air for four hours per day for the Spanish speaking audience around the world through diverse platforms such as shortwave radio, the Internet and FM radio.

To mark the occasion, a special program on K-Pop was broadcast on the 18th and 19th of August.

First part of the program, entitled ‘Love for Korea in Seven Shades’, followed two girls from Mexico and Costa Rica visiting and experiencing Korea, while the second part was a chart show of the most popular K-Pop numbers in the Spanish speaking region.

KBS World Radio, broadcasts in eleven languages and serves as the window of Korean culture and entertainment content for the audiences of the world.