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Hunt for Golden Rings Underway at Hwacheon Tomato Festival

Hunt for Golden Rings Underway at Hwacheon Tomato Festival

HWACHEON, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The 2019 Hwacheon Tomato Festival opened Thursday afternoon in Hwacheon County, Gangwon Province. This year’s festival saw its curtain rise with “Find the Golden Ring,” the festival’s main event. As part of the program, participants have to find gold rings hidden in discarded tomatoes, tomatoes that are not commercially [...]

Foreign, Domestic Entities Benchmark Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

Foreign, Domestic Entities Benchmark Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

HWACHEON, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — With the 2019 Hwacheon Sancheoneo (mountain trout) Ice Festival continuing to attract a significant number of visitors every day, both domestic and international agencies are seeking to follow suit. According to Hwacheon-gun in Gangwon Province, officials from the city of Norilsk in Russia will be visiting the festival between [...]

27,000 Special Lamps Welcome Visitors to Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

27,000 Special Lamps Welcome Visitors to Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

HWACHEON, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — With the opening of the Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain Trout) Ice Festival just around the corner, Hwacheon-gun in Gangwon Province is hosting various festivities starting this weekend. The county will hold a lumináre festival on Saturday, lighting more than 27,000 lamps shaped like mountain trout, for the good wishes of [...]

Finland’s ‘True Santa Claus’ to Promote Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

Finland’s ‘True Santa Claus’ to Promote Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

HWACHEON, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The original ‘Santa Claus’ from Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi, Finland will be visiting Hwacheon, Gwangwon Province as the city prepares for the Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain Trout) Ice Festival scheduled for next month. Hwacheon-gun announced that Santa Claus and his elves will be visiting Santa’s Post Office for the [...]