In Gangwon Province, South Korea, a lodge introduced that it is going to be holding a real-life model of Squid Game later this month.
According to The Korea Times, St. John’s Hotel in Gangneung shall be internet hosting the occasion. The lodge’s official website is publicizing the real-life tackle the favored Netflix sequence. The winner will obtain 5 million gained ($4,178), which is way lower than the prize cash on the present.
The occasion is just not solely restricted to friends of the lodge, and all ages can take part. It prices 10,000 gained ($8.39) to register upfront. The Korea Times experiences, nonetheless, that the occasion is already absolutely booked and there are not any slots left.
Those who’re competing will get a mysterious enterprise card with a telephone quantity—although, in all probability not with some random individual’s actual telephone quantity. Then, they’ll go to a pine forrest close to the lodge and compete in 4 video games: “the Mugungwha flower has bloomed” (“Red Light, Green Light” in English), tug of conflict, “ttakji chigi” (paper tile flipping), and the “dalgona (flat sugar sweet) problem.”
The artwork used on the lodge’s web site depicts Squid Game-style, pink-hooded guards with geometric shapes on their masks.
As within the present, those that don’t comply with the foundations shall be eradicated. Unlike within the present, that doesn’t imply a bullet behind the ear. Also, the identification of the host is not going to be revealed till the tip.
The Korea Times experiences that the response to this real-life Squid Game was combined, with some questioning if it violated the Netflix’s copyright and if it was a good suggestion to carry such an occasion throughout a pandemic.
This isn’t the one real-life tackle the favored present. Another one shall be held at a tenting space in Wonju, Gangwon Province. Participants will don inexperienced P.E. uniforms in hopes of successful 45,600 factors for use within the on-line platform Frip. As with the St. John’s Hotel occasion, losers is not going to be killed. Phew, thank goodness for that!