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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 [...]

Gangwon Winter Festivities Wrap Up with Beautiful Snowflakes

Gangwon Winter Festivities Wrap Up with Beautiful Snowflakes

CHUNCHEON, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Winter snow swept over festivals in Gangwon Province, adding to the beauty of Gangwon’s mountainous landscape. Visitors coming to the Inje Icefish Festival, Mount Taebaek Snow Festival, Pyeongchang Trout Festival, and others enjoyed the white landscape covered with snow. This week, the Inje Icefish Festival, Gangwon’s only festival that [...]

Yeouido Spring Flower Festival Voted Most Popular Festival in Seoul

Yeouido Spring Flower Festival Voted Most Popular Festival in Seoul

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The most popular festival among Seoulites is the Yeouido Spring Flower Festival, a recent survey showed. The Seoul Metropolitan Government conducted an online survey of 1,000 adults residing in Seoul, 51.3 percent of whom said they had been to the Yeouido festival. Other festivals included the Seoul International Fireworks [...]

“Leisure Sports City”: Chuncheon to Host National Leisure Sports Festival

“Leisure Sports City”: Chuncheon to Host National Leisure Sports Festival

CHUNCHEON, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Referred to as “Lake City” for its proximity to water, the city of Chuncheon in Gangwon Province is aiming to adopt a new moniker with its National Leisure Sports Festival to be held on August 25. Chuncheon’s road to becoming a domestic hub of leisure sports is a winding [...]