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Finland’s ‘True Santa Claus’ to Promote Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

Finland’s ‘True Santa Claus’ to Promote Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

HWACHEON, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The original ‘Santa Claus’ from Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi, Finland will be visiting Hwacheon, Gwangwon Province as the city prepares for the Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain Trout) Ice Festival scheduled for next month. Hwacheon-gun announced that Santa Claus and his elves will be visiting Santa’s Post Office for the [...]

Korean Wave Hits Melbourne as Crowd of 50,000 Flocks to Korean Festival

Korean Wave Hits Melbourne as Crowd of 50,000 Flocks to Korean Festival

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 50,000 people filled up Melbourne’s Queensbridge Square for the 2018 Melbourne Korea Week Festival last Saturday. The Melbourne office of the South Korean embassy in Australia said that the festival was a great success, and served as “one of the most influential platforms to tell Australia about [...]

Piglet’s “First Step” Clinches Top Prize at Animal Photo Contest

Piglet’s “First Step” Clinches Top Prize at Animal Photo Contest

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency yesterday announced the winning finalists of the 11th Animal Love Photography Contest aimed at raising awareness of animal protection and welfare. A total of 379 photo entries were submitted to contest officials under the theme “One Welfare” depicting scenes where animals and humans [...]

Haenam’s Baby Love Festival Celebrates Highest Birth Rate in South Korea

Haenam’s Baby Love Festival Celebrates Highest Birth Rate in South Korea

HAENAM, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Haenam-gun in South Jeolla Province, boasting six years with the highest birth rate in South Korea, held a stroller festival on Tuesday. Haenam’s Baby Love Festival is held every year to celebrate the town’s leading birth rate and promote birth-friendly culture. Families, local residents, and some 300 people filled [...]

Treasure Hunt to Take Place on Seoul’s Dulle-gil Next Month

Treasure Hunt to Take Place on Seoul’s Dulle-gil Next Month

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Early next month, Seoul’s Dulle-gil will host a treasure hunt that has more than 10 million won in prizes awaiting eager treasure seekers. To commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Dulle-gil’s opening, the “2018 Seoul Dulle-gil Festival” will be held on November 3 with over 1,000 residents participating in [...]