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Korean Methodist Pastor Faces Church Court Trial After Blessing Sexual Minorities

Korean Methodist Pastor Faces Church Court Trial After Blessing Sexual Minorities

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean Methodist pastor who blessed sexual minorities by sprinkling flower petals over them at a Queer Culture Festival has been put on trial in a church court for ‘advocating homosexuality.’ Even within the protestant church communities which have a strong conservative theological background, it’s unusual for a pastor [...]

Hwacheon Concentrates Efforts to Freeze the Stream in Preparation for Ice Fishing Festival

Hwacheon Concentrates Efforts to Freeze the Stream in Preparation for Ice Fishing Festival

HWACHEON, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Hwacheon County in Gangwon Province is speeding up preparations for the 2020 Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival which has already been delayed by warm weather. The festival, after being delayed once due to warm weather, was expected to open on January 11 before it being delayed for the second time [...]

S. Jeolla Province Hosts Successful Great Battle of Myeongnyang Festival

S. Jeolla Province Hosts Successful Great Battle of Myeongnyang Festival

JINDO,  Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The 2019 Great Battle of Myeongnyang Festival was successfully held at Jindo and Haenam in South Jeolla Province. Starting on Friday, the festival was held for three consecutive days, offering a variety of attractions including a representation of the Myeongnyang Battle and drone light shows. This year’s festival attracted [...]

Beachcombing Festival to Tackle Ocean Waste at Busan’s Haeundae Beach

Beachcombing Festival to Tackle Ocean Waste at Busan’s Haeundae Beach

BUSAN, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Busan’s Haeundae Beach will hold a festival to share an important message about the serious risk that ocean waste, including microplastics, poses to the environment. Busan’s Haeundae District announced that it will hold a Beachcombing Festival at Haeundae Beach from September 25 to October 12. This type of beachcombing [...]