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Group of 2000 Foreign Tourists Will Visit Chicken and Beer Festival in Daegu

Group of 2000 Foreign Tourists Will Visit Chicken and Beer Festival in Daegu

DAEGU, Jul. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Daegu Metropolitan Government said Monday that about 2,000 foreign tourists will visit Daegu during the city’s famous Chimac Festival, held from Wednesday to Sunday. The word ‘chimac’ is a compound of the words chicken and beer in Korean. The tour groups will hail from various countries, including Australia [...]

Defying Worsening S. Korea-Japan Ties, BTS Concerts Draw 210,000 Fans in Japan

Defying Worsening S. Korea-Japan Ties, BTS Concerts Draw 210,000 Fans in Japan

SEOUL, Jul. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop super band BTS’ four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band’s world tour a solid success despite worsening trade and diplomatic rows between South Korea and Japan. On Saturday and Sunday, the Korean septet rocked Shizuoka’s 50,000-seat [...]