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Chuncheon Festivals Find Creative Solutions to Cope with Coronavirus

Chuncheon Festivals Find Creative Solutions to Cope with Coronavirus

CHUNCHEON, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Various summer festivities held in the Gangwon and Chuncheon regions are making a quick transition into online or dispersed platforms as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on. Organizers of the Chuncheon Puppet Festival, which was originally scheduled for six days starting on Sept. 4, decided to extend the [...]

Chuncheon Legoland Back on Track After Settlement Reached with Builder

Chuncheon Legoland Back on Track After Settlement Reached with Builder

CHUNCHEON, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Chuncheon’s Legoland project is finally recovering from various business obstacles and gaining speed towards completion as the Gangwon Jungdo-developments Corp. (GJC), an investment arm of the Gangwon Province, and STX Construction Co. managed to agree on the issue of proceeding with the construction project. According to Gangwon Province on [...]

Civic Groups Raise Voices as Gangwon Province Struggles with Legoland Investment

Civic Groups Raise Voices as Gangwon Province Struggles with Legoland Investment

SEOUL, Jul. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Gangwon Province is deeply concerned about paying 60 billion won (US$50.7 million) to invest in Chuncheon Legoland, as civic groups are adding pressure on the Provincial Council to reconsider the project. “The Legoland project, ensuing for the last eight years, is what civil society is strongly calling on to [...]

Controversy Erupts over Legoland Chuncheon Theme Park as Costs Surge

Controversy Erupts over Legoland Chuncheon Theme Park as Costs Surge

CHUNCHEON, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Legoland Chuncheon theme park is finally speeding up towards completion after seven years of stalemate, but there are still concerns over the choice of a construction firm, the date of the grand opening, and financing. “If Merlin Entertainments decides not to accept STX as partner, then Gangwon Province [...]