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Massive Bowl of Bibimbap Catches Eyes of Citizens and Tourists

Massive Bowl of Bibimbap Catches Eyes of Citizens and Tourists

JEONJU, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – On the afternoon of Saturday, October 7, a massive bowl of bibimbap graced the special stage at the Jeonju Sports Complex Stadium in North Jeolla Province, capturing the attention of both citizens and tourists. This huge bowl of bibimbap served as a symbolic representation of the 2023 Jeonju Bibimbap Festival, [...]

Jeonju to Give Cash to Virus-affected Citizens for First Time in Korea

Jeonju to Give Cash to Virus-affected Citizens for First Time in Korea

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeonju, a southwestern South Korean city, said Friday it will pay half a million won each to about 50,000 citizens suffering economic losses from the coronavirus outbreak. The capital of North Jeolla Province said about 50,000 economically vulnerable citizens, including unemployed people, will receive an “anti-disaster basic income” of [...]

Jeonju Selected as Regional Capital of Tourism

Jeonju Selected as Regional Capital of Tourism

JEONJU, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has selected Jeonju and four other locations as ‘capital cities’ for the tourism industry. Jeonju welcomed the result, confident that the project’s support in building world-class infrastructure for tourism and attracting foreign tourists en masse will boost the economy of the region. [...]

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 [...]