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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 [...]

Gangwon Province to Offer Meditation Programs for Firefighters

Gangwon Province to Offer Meditation Programs for Firefighters

CHUNCHEON, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Gangwon Province will offer programs of appreciation for firefighters who fought the catastrophic fire on the East Coast in April. Gangwon Agricultural Research and Extension Services (GWARES) will invite 7,000 firefighters across the country who fought the East Coast fire and 140 agricultural experts who helped out at damaged [...]

Gangwon Film Tour Program Boosts Access to Cinema

Gangwon Film Tour Program Boosts Access to Cinema

CHUNCHEON, Mar. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — On Sunday, the Gangwon Film Commission (GFC) announced that it will recruit participants for an upcoming film tour. The so-called ‘Visiting Film Tour’ is an event that offers various cultural experiences, including watching classic films and a movie talk program in areas where movie viewing facilities are unavailable. In [...]

Elementary Schools in Gangwon Province Hold Unique Entrance Ceremonies as Student Numbers Dwindle

Elementary Schools in Gangwon Province Hold Unique Entrance Ceremonies as Student Numbers Dwindle

CHUNCHEON, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With the start to the school year just around the corner, elementary schools in Gangwon Province plan to hold unique entrance ceremonies. At Sodal Elementary School in Samcheok, an entrance ceremony will be held for a single student. Teachers, seniors and local residents will decorate a tree with various [...]