Famous faces peddling brands in the most unlikely of places


By Dian Hasan | February 20, 2010


Bus stop ad for Oishi Green Tea, Prague, Czech Republic. With a pairing of two famous faces.

Every culture differs in determining what’s “hot” and what’s “not”. What is considered acceptable in one culture, could very much be a parade of bad taste in another.

Well, variety is indeed the spice of life! So here’s a look at how they promote green tea in the Czech Republic, using two famous leaders that may not even be green tea drinkers.

The Czech copy translates to: “A New Beginning”, and Pope Benedict XVI is saying “For me, there’s only Oishi”, while President Obama coyly agrees by saying “Me too. Only Oishi”.

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