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Boryeong Mud Festival Ends After Drawing Over 1.8 Million Visitors

Boryeong Mud Festival Ends After Drawing Over 1.8 Million Visitors

BORYEONG, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The annual Boryeong Mud Festival, one of South Korea’s most celebrated summer events, attracted more than 1.8 million visitors despite unfavorable weather during its 10-day run from July 19-28, local officials said Monday. The municipality of Boryeong, a South Chungcheong Province city 190 kilometers south of Seoul, said a [...]

Boryeong to Export Its Mud to Rotorua

Boryeong to Export Its Mud to Rotorua

BORYEONG, South Korea, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s coastal city of Boryeong has signed a contract to export its famous mud to Rotorua in New Zealand’s North Island, a city official said Monday. Boryeong Mayor Kim Dong-il and Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick signed the contract on Saturday, under which the South Korean city will export 5 tons of mud powder worth [...]

Thousands of Foreigners Flock to Boryeong Mud Festival

Thousands of Foreigners Flock to Boryeong Mud Festival

BORYEONG, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Boryeong Mud Festival, one of the most popular festivals for foreign expats and tourists in Korea, is inviting even more adventurers around the world. This year marks the 19th year since the festival first began. According to Boryeong Mud Festival Festival Organizing Committee, approximately 220,000 visitors have already visited Boryeong [...]