WONJU, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival opened its curtains on Saturday in Wonju, Gangwon Province for the first time in three years.
On the first weekend after the outdoor mask-wearing mandate was fully lifted, downtown Wonju was fully packed with dancing and music.
To ensure a safe festival amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the duration of the event was reduced from five days to three days.
Nonetheless, a group of professional teams from foreign countries, including the Philippines and Slovakia, and previous award-winning teams participated in this year’s event, raising expectations for top-class dynamic competition.
About 3,000 dancers from 56 countries worldwide participated in this year’s dancing carnival.
After two days of preliminary competition on Saturday and Sunday, the winning teams in each category will compete in the finals on Monday.
The Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival has seen the participation of about 1,100 teams and 84,000 dancers from all around the world over the years, and is positioned as a global festival.
Over the past ten years, roughly 3.25 million visitors have attended the festival.
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