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[ Etc ] Kukkiwon Presents Famed US MC Conan with Honorary Dan
Writer admin1 Date 2016/02/19 Hit 1605
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Kukkiwon (President Jeong Mansoon) presented famous US MC and actor Conan Christopher OBrien with an honorary 3rd Dan.

 

The host of Conan visited the Kukkiwon at 1pm on February 17th (Wednesday) to film the show, which is being aired on the US channel TBS, alongside the Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team. Afterwards, Kukkiwon acknowledged the hosts contributions to the promotion of Taekwondo and presented him with an honorary Dan.

 

This episode of Conan featured Conan OBrien experiencing a first-hand demonstration of Taekwondo with the Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team and the Sindorim Elementary School Taekwondo Demonstration Team.

 

Over the years, Conan OBrien has shown a great deal of interest in Korean culture, and has even introduced Korean sauna culture through his show.

 

Conan O\'Brien began working at NBC in 1987 as a writer and producer. After moving to TBS in 2010, he began filming Conan, winning great acclaim for his wit and humor. In 2011, the comedian was voted the Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host by the Peoples Choice Awards.

 

  Kukkiwon President Jeong Mansoon presents Conan OBrien with an honorary 3rd Dan.

 

Kukkiwon President Jeong Mansoon presents Conan OBrien with an honorary 3rd Dan.

 

Images from the filming of the Conan show at Kukkiwon on February 17th

 

Images from the filming of the Conan show at Kukkiwon on February 17th