The Squid Game has been a worldwide sensation ever since Netflix released it in September. Its success has been remarkably instantly, even setting trends and memes all over the internet.
Even in Lebanon, where some are trying to recreate it in real life.
The961 tracked down the people behind the Instagram page that is inviting the Lebanese to “live the thrilling experience [of Squid Game] with your friends” and found out that the initiative comes from a group of 5 childhood friends.
These enthusiasts of the show, who are trying to recreate it in real life in Lebanon, are Salim Zeinedeen, Imad Jama, Majdi Boufakhredeen, Walid Jamal, and Alaa Faisal.
Having fallen in love with the series, as they told us, they want the Lebanese to enjoy it as well in real life, giving them something fun and exciting to divert their mind from the hard times they’re facing.