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800 Paper Panda Dolls Displayed Near North-South Korean Border for Children’s Day

800 Paper Panda Dolls Displayed Near North-South Korean Border for Children’s Day

PAJU, South Korea, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Celebrating the upcoming Children’s Day, the Gyeonggi government is hosting a special event for families at the Imjingak Peace Park (Pyeonghwa-nuri) on May 5.  The highlight of the event is the display of 800 panda dolls made with recycled paper around the park, promoting environmental preservation and sustainable [...]

May 5: Celebrating Korea’s Children’s Day

May 5: Celebrating Korea’s Children’s Day

SEOUL, May 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Children’s Day was first conceived of in 1923 by a group of Korean students and social leaders. Chong-hwan Pang, a children’s writer, helped popularize the holiday. It was designated as a national holiday in 1970. The government made May 6 a temporary holiday this year in an effort to [...]

Several Samsung R&D Complexes Turned into Theme Parks on Children’s Day

Several Samsung R&D Complexes Turned into Theme Parks on Children’s Day

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics’ Suwon Samsung Digital City R&D complex was transformed into a theme park on May 5 to celebrate Children’s Day. Various events, such as water slides, cart racing, b-boy performances, sand animation and illusionist shows were held at the complex for 63,000 Samsung employees and local families. Samsung [...]