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Gwangyang Maehwa Festival Receives Most Popular Award at Korea Big Data Festival

Gwangyang Maehwa Festival Receives Most Popular Award at Korea Big Data Festival

GWANGYANG, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gwangyang International Maehwa (plum blossom) Festival, the city of Gwangyang’s most representative festival, received the Most Popular Award at the 2019 Korea Big Data Festival. The big data festival, hosted by Korea University and the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) Korea Office, awards various festivities hosted by [...]

Hunt for Golden Rings Underway at Hwacheon Tomato Festival

Hunt for Golden Rings Underway at Hwacheon Tomato Festival

HWACHEON, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The 2019 Hwacheon Tomato Festival opened Thursday afternoon in Hwacheon County, Gangwon Province. This year’s festival saw its curtain rise with “Find the Golden Ring,” the festival’s main event. As part of the program, participants have to find gold rings hidden in discarded tomatoes, tomatoes that are not commercially [...]

S. Korea’s First Exhibition of Rain Room Coming to Busan

S. Korea’s First Exhibition of Rain Room Coming to Busan

BUSAN, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The Museum of Contemporary Art Busan said it will display “Random International,” an exhibition of audience-participation new media that includes the special exhibition work “Rain Room,” starting on August 15. “Rain Room” allows the audience to roam freely without getting wet in the pouring rain inside the exhibition hall. [...]

Han River Park to Host Series of Environmental Protection Programs

Han River Park to Host Series of Environmental Protection Programs

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A new recycling campaign will be held at the Han River Park to raise awareness of disposable waste and think about various ways to increase recycling. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that the ongoing 2019 Hangang (Han River) Summer Festival will host three programs on environmental protection between July [...]

Social Media Influencers Promote Boryeong Mud Festival to the World

Social Media Influencers Promote Boryeong Mud Festival to the World

BORYEONG, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The charm of the Boryeong Mud Festival, South Korea’s leading summer festival, will be introduced to countries around the world through social media influencers. The city of Boryeong, South Chungcheong Province, said 21 influencers from 11 countries have been on a Familiarization Tour, or Fam Tour at the festival [...]