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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’s Snow, Ice Festivals Endangered by Unseasonably Warm Winter

Gangwon’s Snow, Ice Festivals Endangered by Unseasonably Warm Winter

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Unseasonably warm winter weather is wreaking havoc for the organizers of various ice and snow festivals set to begin later this month in the mountainous northeastern province of Gangwon. Traditionally, Gangwon, located east of Gyeonggi Province, which surrounds Seoul, is a mecca of winter sports and snow and ice [...]

‘Energy-Poor’ Koreans Struggle to Stay Warm in Winter

‘Energy-Poor’ Koreans Struggle to Stay Warm in Winter

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The so-called “energy-poor” who cannot heat properly due to family circumstances are forced to live under almost uninhabitable circumstances during the winter, according to a recent survey, The Korea NGOs Energy Network, a group of energy-related civic groups, surveyed a total of 295 households in six cities and provinces [...]

Short Padded Jackets Posed to Dominate Winter Fashion Trends

Short Padded Jackets Posed to Dominate Winter Fashion Trends

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Long padded jackets that come down to the calves, also known as bench jackets, have been among the most popular winter garments over the past few years. However, instead of long padded jackets, shorter padded jackets are poised to dominate the fashion industry this winter. Auction, an online shopping [...]