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Hollow Walkway Tunnel Turns into Art Gallery

Hollow Walkway Tunnel Turns into Art Gallery

CHUNCHEON, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — As part of the city’s public art project, Chuncheon, the capital of Gangwon Province, set up a wall painting inside a tunnel walkway located in the heart of the city. The city embarked on a wall painting project inside a tunnel across Toegyecheon-gil to offer work opportunities to local [...]

Popularity of Hydrogen Cars Surges in Chuncheon

Popularity of Hydrogen Cars Surges in Chuncheon

CHUNCHEON, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The expansion of hydrogen infrastructure in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province is boosting the adoption of hydrogen vehicles. The city of Chuncheon announced that 70 out of 340 hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles available for the first round of distribution this year have already been sold. Following the first hydrogen charging station set up at [...]

Legoland Korea Struggles with Construction of Subsidiary Facilities

Legoland Korea Struggles with Construction of Subsidiary Facilities

CHUNCHEON, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The construction of Legoland Korea on a river island in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province scheduled for grand opening early next year, is struggling with development projects in the surrounding area. Legoland Korea Resort will consist of seven clusters built on 280,790 square meters of land, including the Lego Hotel and [...]

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 to Host Plogging Program on Saturday

Chuncheon to Host Plogging Program on Saturday

CHUNCHEON, July 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Chuncheon city’s With Eco, a plogging program where participants pick up trash as they jog, begins this Saturday. Plogging combines the terms ‘plocka upp’, a Swedish expression for picking up grains, and ‘jogging’. The program first began in Sweden in 2016, spreading worldwide as a meaningful event that can [...]