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Drone Performance the Highlight of PyeongChang Olympics: Survey

Drone Performance the Highlight of PyeongChang Olympics: Survey

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Drones stole the show at the Winter Olympics last month while the lack of local sightseeing options was singled out as one of the drawbacks of the Winter Games held in Pyeongchang, according to a survey of 451 individuals (227 South Koreans, 224 foreigners).  Conducted by the Corea Image [...]

Gwanghuimun Culture Festival Coming to Seoul Next Week

Gwanghuimun Culture Festival Coming to Seoul Next Week

SEOUL, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gwanghuimun Culture Festival is back for the third time next Monday, bringing a variety of fashion and culture-themed events and shows to Seoul’s historic downtown area. Under the main theme ‘a spring night, fashion and cultural feast’, this year’s cultural event will take place in tandem with 2018 Seoul Fashion [...]

Model Penguins Appear Around Seoul to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

Model Penguins Appear Around Seoul to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Model penguins have appeared in landmarks around Seoul as part of Greenpeace’s efforts to raise awareness of climate change and overfishing, which have put animals at the South Pole in danger. A penguin model holding a briefcase first appeared in front of Seoul’s Gwanghwamun Gate in January, before making appearances [...]

“Arirang” Figure Skaters Min-Gamelin Hit Crowdfunding Goal of $100,000

“Arirang” Figure Skaters Min-Gamelin Hit Crowdfunding Goal of $100,000

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – After touching the hearts of South Koreans with their “Arirang” performance at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, figure skating pair Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin expressed their gratitude for the outpouring of support they have received since.  With Min explaining that her parents were worried she would get lazy [...]

Pyeongchang’s “2018 Special Menu” Captivates Visitors

Pyeongchang’s “2018 Special Menu” Captivates Visitors

PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Pyeongchang’s specially created dishes for foreigners on its “2018 Special Menu” has captivated the taste buds of visitors to Gangwon Province for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. Creative fusion dishes that range from filling meals to tasty desserts, the 2018 Special Menu is offered at 38 establishments throughout Pyeongchang. [...]

Cheerleading Teams Hailing from 8 Countries to Arrive in Pyeongchang

Cheerleading Teams Hailing from 8 Countries to Arrive in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Numbering around 200 members in total, cheerleading teams from eight different countries are participating in a cheerleading event as part of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. From February 19 through 25, the eight delegations will take turns putting on performances throughout Gangneung and Pyeongchang. In between performances, cheerleading team [...]