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Snow Sculptures of King Kong, Psy Greet Visitors to Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival

Snow Sculptures of King Kong, Psy Greet Visitors to Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The “Winter City” Taebaek, made internationally famous for being one of the filming locations for South Korean TV megahit “Descendants of the Sun”, kicked off its two-week long Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival on January 19. Open until February 11, a variety of attractions and treats await visitors making their [...]

Finnish Santa Claus Makes a Return to S. Korean Ice Fishing Festival

Finnish Santa Claus Makes a Return to S. Korean Ice Fishing Festival

HWACHEON, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Santa Claus is coming to the ice fishing festival in Hwacheon, all the way from his “official” hometown of Rovaniemi in Finland. According to Hwacheon County officials, the mythic figure has graciously accepted their invitation, and has agreed to make a string of appearances from January 12 through 14.  [...]

Statue Erected at Seoul Plaza Commemorating International Migrants Day

Statue Erected at Seoul Plaza Commemorating International Migrants Day

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – A statue of Italian priest Kim Ha-jong has been erected at Seoul Plaza in celebration of the UN’s International Migrants Day, and will stand until Friday to symbolize migrants.  According to the South Korean representatives of the International Organization for Migration, the statute of Kim Ha-jong, who is famously known [...]