less than a month after release Netflixhandjob “Squid Game” Fans Are Signing Up For It real life events based on South Korean drama series.

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NS Korean Cultural Center in the United Arab Emirates already hosted KCC Squid Game Event on Tuesday, October 12, where 30 applicants were welcomed to play games from the hit show.

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Participants traveled to the cultural center in Abu Dhabi and reportedly played four of the six games featured in the series, including Red Light, Green Light; Dalgona Candy Challenge; Marbles Game and Duckjie – A folded paper tile game where opponents throw their tiles on the ground and try to turn the paper over.

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The games were conducted over two 1-hour and 45-minute sessions and the players were divided into groups of 15. a report from National News Around 300 people have signed up for the Abu Dhabi tournament.

“Thank you all for participating in today’s event with KCC UAE,” the Korean Cultural Center told A. written in Tweet Wednesday morning.

Included in the tweet were photos from the event, showing participants donning numbered green and white jerseys that drew inspiration from the show, while organizers donned nearly exact replicas of what the “squid game” guards wore. – Pink hazmat suit with black colored fencing mask.

Staying true to the show, guards carried guns (in this case, fake ones) and displayed figures on their masks to denote their rank.

About 4,340 miles from the cultural center in Gangwon-do province, South Korea, St. John’s Hotel Will host a squid game event on October 24.

Beachside Hotel announced in Instagram post on Saturday that it is hosting a one-day event that will consist of four rounds of games on the show, including Red Light, Green Light; tug of war; Duckji and Dalgona Candy Challenge.

Interested players were encouraged to fill out an application through a written questionnaire. Accepted applicants will be formally invited and will have to “rally” in a pine forest near St. John’s Hotel. A small fee will also be required to participate, but the event is open to the public, not just hotel guests.

Similar to the “Squid Game” show, players will be eliminated if they lose their game or break the rules. St John’s Hotel’s marketing material says the event will have a “special guest” who will act as a “frontman” – the sports organizer – and his identity will be revealed at the end of the night.

The first-place winner of the tournament will reportedly win 5 million, which is roughly equivalent to $4,210.14 at the time of publication.

As of Tuesday, October 12, St. John’s Hotel updated its Instagram to let its followers know that Registration period has expired And invitations are being sent to the accepted participants.

according to a report by Korea TimesHotel officials are reportedly working on a way to organize their “squid game” event to comply with the local coronavirus mandate.

A South Korean newspaper reports that a freemium online game company by the name of Fripp is also trying to host a limited “squid game” event on October 16. The company is reportedly hosting its event at a campground in Wonju, Gangwon province.

“Squid Game” debuted on Netflix on September 17th and has become a global phenomenon. The show is Netflix’s most-watched show with 111 million currents in less than a month.

The riveting nine-episode series was written and directed by 50-year-old Hwang Dong-hyuk, and starred veteran actors such as Lee Jung-jae, Lee Byung-hun and Park Hee Soo.

Viewers watching the show are treated as an action-thriller where contestants participate in deadly children’s games for cash prizes.

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