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Historic Cathedral in Jeonju to Hold Art Show Marking 130th Anniv.

Historic Cathedral in Jeonju to Hold Art Show Marking 130th Anniv.

JEONJU, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Celebrating the 130th anniversary of its construction this year, Jeondong Catholic Cathedral, a church in the heritage village of Jeonju, will stage a media art show inspired by Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel ceiling. The media art show will project reinterpreted modern images of the Michelangelo painting on the [...]

Red Light District Turned Cultural Village Passes 1st Round of UNESCO Certification

Red Light District Turned Cultural Village Passes 1st Round of UNESCO Certification

JEONJU, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Seonmi Village, once Jeonju’s largest red light district, is turning into a village of art and culture, passing the first round of UNESCO certification. Jeonju City in North Jeolla Province announced on Thursday that the Seonosong Art Village Project had been selected by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO [...]

Jeonju Residents to Redesign Public Bus Routes

Jeonju Residents to Redesign Public Bus Routes

JEONJU, Jul. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeonju residents will have a unique opportunity to participate in a program to modify the public bus routes in the city. The Jeonju Council for Sustainable Development announced that registration is now open to recruit ‘Civil Bus Route Designers’ until August 16 to create more convenient bus routes in [...]

Masterplan to Make Jeonju an Animal-friendly City Complete

Masterplan to Make Jeonju an Animal-friendly City Complete

JEONJU, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A dog park and an animal shelter will be built in Deokjin-gu and Wansan-gu, two districts within the city of Jeonju, North Jeolla Province. The local government of Jeonju said yesterday that rough sketches that would turn Jeonju into an animal-friendly city had been drawn out based on the [...]