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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 [...]