HAMPYEONG, Sept. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Hampyeong-gun has announced that they will be holding a ‘Super Pumpkin Contest’ at the Hampyeong Expo Park on October 16.
The purpose of the contest is to advertise the marketability of Hampyeong pumpkins and provide visitors of the 2015 Gukhyang Festival with an attraction.
Any kind of pumpkin other than the white gourd with a weight over 30 kilograms can be entered in the contest. The pumpkins will be judged only by their weight, and those that are rotten or scarred will be excluded.
A cash prize of 2,000,000 won will go to the owner of the biggest pumpkin, and the selected pumpkins will be exhibited from October 23 to November 8 at the 2015 Gukhyang Festival.
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