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After Potato Promotion, Gangwon Province Moves On to Asparagus

After Potato Promotion, Gangwon Province Moves On to Asparagus

CHUNCHEON, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Consumers are paying keen attention to a special online sales promotion of asparagus, which is underway this month in Gangwon Province following a similar promotion involving potatoes last month. Since April 20, the province has been selling 1-kilogram boxes of asparagus produced by farmers for 7,000 won (US$5.74). The promotion [...]

Warm Weather Wreaks Havoc on Winter Festivals in Gangwon Province

Warm Weather Wreaks Havoc on Winter Festivals in Gangwon Province

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Winter festivals in Gangwon Province, typically known for its abundant snow and epitomizing winter in South Korea, are suffering a bitter blow from recent weather that has been unseasonably warm. This winter’s unusually mild weather has had a significant impact on a number of festivals, limiting access to ice [...]

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 [...]