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‘Muhandojeon’ song festival at Imjingak
‘Muhandojeon’ song festival at Imjingak

The popular Korean TV show Muhandojeon (Infinite Challenge) held a song festival at Imjingak in Paju, Gyeonggi Province. This song festival started in 2007, and this year is the fourth. The latest festival was held along the West Coast Highway in 2012. Many fans of Muhandojeon have loved this festival and their songs were always popular. Psy was one of the members who jointed the team for Muhandojeon song festival last time. This year’s festival made performances by seven teams, with each team featuring an Muhandojeon member and a guest musician: Jeong Hyeong-don and G-Dragon, Park Myung-soo and Primary, Jeong Jun-ha and Kim C, Yoo Jae-suk and You Hee-yeol, Gil Seong-joon and BoA, Haha and Jang Gi-ha and the Faces, and Noh Hong-chul and the Rose Motel.

Writer관리자Date06/25/2014

Paju Jangdan Soybean Festival
Paju Jangdan Soybean Festival

Period 11.22.2013 ~ 11.24.2013 Address 177, Imjingak-ro, Munsan-eup, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do Imjingak Plaza Telephone • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-940-4114, +82-31-940-5288, 5281 (Korean) Introduction The theme of this festival is ‘soybeans’, a health food that has long been popular in Korea. In particular, the ‘Jangdan Soybeans’ produced in the Paju province have always been highly regarded for their taste and outstanding nutritional value and were even served to the king. Furthermore, in the early 20th Century, the 'Jangdan Soybeans’ were designated as the most superior soybeans in Korea and were distributed throughout the country. During the festival visitors can taste the soybeans and learn how to make dishes made from soybeans including tteok (rice cakes), tofu, and preserved soybeans. Transportation Munsan Station (Gyeongui Line) From the station, take the shuttle bus to the festival venue. OR, From Gwanghwamun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5) , Exit 6. Upon exiting the station, make a u-turn, and turn left at the corner. Go straight about 120m to the bus stop. Take Bus 9710 and get off at Munsan Station (문산역) (Estimated travel time: 2hrs). Homepage http://kong.paju.go.kr (Korean only) COPYRIGHTS @KOREA TOURISM ORGANIZATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED www.visitkorea.or.kr

Writer관리자Date06/25/2014

Gyeonggi International Travel Mart
Gyeonggi International Travel Mart

Period 11.08.2013 ~ 11.10.2013 Address Daehwa-dong, Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do Hall 7 of Exhibition Center 2, KINTEX Telephone • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-259-7308 Sponsors / Management Gyeonggi-do / Gyeonggi Tourism Organization Introduction The Gyeonggi International Travel Mart is an annual travel and tourism expo. Marking its 11th year, the Gyeonggi international Travel Mart is scheduled for November 8-10, 2013 at KINTEX in Goyang-si. Over 40 global travel agencies as well as other organizations like the Gyeonggi International Medical Association and the Gyeonggi-do Province Office have been invited to present their products and services. Programs - Opening Ceremony: November 8 (Fri) / 11:00-12:00 - Closing Ceremony: November 10 (Sun) / 17:00-18:00 - World Costume Festival - Main Stage Performances - Domestic Travel Product Exhibition - Overseas Travel Product Exhibition Admission/Participation Fees Free Additional Events Business Program for Global buyers + tour program briefing: Business meetings with 10 Chinese travel agencies & presentation on tour program planning for local govermnets Special zone for tour program + Special discount zone of accommodaion + Travel goods outlet: Attracting consumers with tour program & accomodation discount Tourism/MICE Job Festival: Job fair for travel industry, Job Interviews, Job counseling Cultural Experience of 40 countries + Global food/Costume festival: Global cultural festival for 40 countries, global costume festival for 60 countries, global food festival for 30 kinds of dish Age Limit Open to visitors of all ages. Transportation [Subway] Daehwa Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 4 or 6. Take Bus 039, 082, 8109, 8407 or 9700 and get off at KINTEX (킨텍스). Or, from Daehwa Station (Exit 1 or 2), walk 15min to KINTEX (킨텍스). [Bus] From Gangnam: 9700 From Seoul Station or Gwanghwamun: 707, 770, 1000, 2000, 8880, M7106 From Yeongdeungpo: 870, 1500, 9707 From Gimpo International Airport: 150 From Incheon International Airport: 3300, 7400 Fax +82-2-757-6089 E-Mail ali@gto.or.kr Homepage http://www.gitm.or.kr (Korean, English) Detailed Info on the http://www.kintex.com (Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese) COPYRIGHTS @KOREA TOURISM ORGANIZATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED www.visitkorea.or.kr

Writer관리자Date06/25/2014

DMZ Korean International Documentary Festival
DMZ Korean International Documentary Festival

Period 10.17.2013 ~ 10.23.2013 Address 1305-56, Jungang-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do Goyang-si area Telephone • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-32-623-8039 (Korean) Introduction As the world’s only DMZ documentary film festival, this event offers an important opportunity to learn more about one of the world’s most unique political situations. The annual celebration usually runs for about 7 days every September. It is a comprehensive cultural festival featuring over 100 local and international documentaries and a variety of cultural events, planned exhibitions, and performances. Admission/Participation Fees Varies by flim (Approx. 5,000-10,000 won per film) Duration of Performance Approx. 120 min Age Limit Age restrictions vary by film Transportation [Subway] Jeongbalsan Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 2. Walk toward Lake Park for about 5 minutes. [Bus] (1) Get off at Ilsandong-gu Office Bus Stop and walk toward Lake Park for about 5 minutes. - Red bus: 3300 (Incheon International Airport), 33 (Gimpo International Airport), 200 (Hapjeong), 9714 (Seoul Station), 830 (Yeongdeungpo), 9711(Gangnam Station), 770 (Sinchon), 108 (Yeouido), 9700, 706, 1000, 2000, 8880, 9701, 9707 - City bus: 150, 7727 (2) Ilsan Police Station Bus Stop and walk toward Lake Park for about 2 minutes. - Red bus: 33 (Gimpo International Airport), 108 (Yeouido), 770 (Sinchon), 830 (Yeongdeungpo), 3300 (Incheon International Airport), 9701 (Seoul Station), 9711 (Gangnam Station), 9708 - City bus: 8, 11, 66, 72, 88, 90, 150, 151, 550, 706, 7727 - Village bus: 010, 050, 056, 057, 062, 066, 070, 080, 081, 082, 089, 093 Homepage http://www.dmzdocs.com (Korean, English) COPYRIGHTS @KOREA TOURISM ORGANIZATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED www.visitkorea.or.kr

Writer관리자Date06/25/2014

Icheon Rice Cultural Festival
Icheon Rice Cultural Festival

Period 10.30.2013 ~ 11.03.2013 Address 167-29, Gyeongchung-daero 2697beon-gil, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do Seolbong Park area Telephone • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) Introduction Icheon is famous for producing the best rice in Korea. In fact Icheon rice is so good that it used to be served to the kings of Korea in the past, and is still highly thought of today. The Icheon Rice Culture Festival celebrates its famous rice and also the local agricultural practices. Major events of the festival include a reenactment of the parade that transported rice to Hanseong (the old name for Seoul) for presentation to the king, and the huge rice cauldron that is capable of feeding thousands of people. Admission/Participation Fees Free of charge Transportation From Icheon Bus Terminal, take the free shuttle bus to the venue (Seolbong Park). * Shuttle Bus Schedule: 08:30-20:30, 15min intervals Intercity Bus Info. From Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Icheon: 06:30-21:20, 30-50min intervals From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Icheon: 06:20-22:40, 15-20min intervals E-Mail yunch@kg21.net Homepage http://www.ricefestival.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese) COPYRIGHTS @KOREA TOURISM ORGANIZATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED www.visitkorea.or.kr

Writer관리자Date06/25/2014

Jarasum International Jazz Festival
Jarasum International Jazz Festival

Period 10.03.2013 ~ 10.06.2013 Address Jaraseom Island, Gapyeong-eup, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do Jaraseom Island, Gapyeong Station, downtown Gapyeong area Telephone • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-581-2813~4 (Korean) Sponsors / Management Gapyeong-gun / Jarasum Jazz Center Introduction The Annual Jarasum International Jazz Festival, held on the beautiful Jaraseom Island in Gapyeong, is a large-scale jazz festival that attracts over 100,000 visitors every year. The main events are held on Jaraseom Island, and the sublime jazz music blends with the beautiful surroundings of the island. This year, about 50 bands from all around the world will be performing on multiple stages set up throughout the venue. In addition, there will be shops displaying and selling diverse art pieces. Programs International Jazz Festival, International Jazz Concours, World Percussion Instrument Exhibition, Trackless Train Experience Zone, Jazz Book Festival Admission/Participation Fees Advanced ticket purchases: 35,000 won Onsite ticket purchases: 40,000 won Transportation Take an intercity bus or a train to Gapyeong (가평). It is a 10min-walk from Gapyeong Intercity Bus Terminal, and a 15min-walk from Gapyeong Station. Homepage www.jarasumjazz.com (Korean, English) COPYRIGHTS @KOREA TOURISM ORGANIZATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED www.visitkorea.or.kr

Writer관리자Date06/25/2014

Gyeonggi International CeraMIX Biennale
Gyeonggi International CeraMIX Biennale

Period 09.28.2013 ~ 11.17.2013 Address San 69-1, Gwango-dong, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do Icheon, Yeoju, Gwangju in Gyeonggi-do Telephone • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-631-6501, +82-31-797-0074 (Korean) Sponsors / Management Gyeonggi-do Province / Korea Ceramic Foundation Performance Times 09:00-18:00 Admission/Participation Fees * Refer to the homepage. http://www.kocef.org Age Limit Open to visitors of all ages. Ticket Reservations * Interpark: http://ticket.interpark.com * Refer to the homepage http://www.kocef.org Transportation To Icheon Cerapia From the Icheon Intercity Bus Terminal, take a taxi to Icheon Cerapia. (10-15min) To Yeoju Dojasesang From the Yeoju Intercity Bus Terminal, take a bus bound for Silleuksa Temple. Get off at Silleuksa Temple and walk 200m. To Gyeonggi Ceramics Museum Gangbyeon Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 1. Take Bus 1113-1 to the Gyeonggi Ceramics Museum. Jamsil Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 6. Take Bus 500-1 to the Gyeonggi Ceramics Museum. Nambu Terminal Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 4. Take Bus 500-2 to the Gyeonggi Ceramics Museum. Fax +82-31-631-6648 Homepage http://www.kocef.org (Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese) COPYRIGHTS @KOREA TOURISM ORGANIZATION. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED www.visitkorea.or.kr

Writer관리자Date06/25/2014

[News]International Restaurants in Gyeonggi-do Recommended by Police Officers
[News]International Restaurants in Gyeonggi-do Recommended by Police Officers

International Restaurants in Gyeonggi-do Recommended by Police Officers What international restaurants in Gyeonggi-do might international residents want to visit? Although there are many, we can fully trust those restaurants recommended by police officers of Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency. In particular, the Foreign Affairs Division of the agency recently came up with a list of must-visit international restaurants in Gyeonggi-do. The list recommends fourteen restaurants serving Nepalese, Vietnamese, Brazilian, Uzbek, Italian, Indian, Indonesian, Chinese, Thai, and Pakistani food. In terms of localities, Pyeongtaek boasts four restaurants followed by Ansan (three restaurants). Suwon, Siheung, and Hwaseong each made the list with two restaurants. Anyang boasts one restaurant on the list.  Cities Restaurants (Country) (Tel.) Specialty Items (Price in KRW) Ansan Fang Xiang Yuan/Banghyangwon (China) Wongok-dong (82-31-495-3639) Peking Duck (48,000 Won for four persons) and Tangsuyuk (sweet and sour pork) (15,000 Won) Kantipur Restaurant (Nepal) Wongok-dong (82-31-493-9563) Tandoori Chicken (15,000 Won) and Curry (starting from 8,000 Won) Dieu Hien Quan (Vietnam) Wongok-dong (82-31-493-3756) Pho and goi cuon (7,000 Won to 10,000 Won) Siheung Mahal India (India) Jeongwang-dong (82-31-496-0606) Naan, Curry, and rice dish (8,000 to 10,000 Won for lunch menu) Jindalai Fandan/Jindallae Banjeom (China) Jeongwang-dong (82-31-319-6713) Mapadubu (10,000 Won) and Quo Bao Rou (15,000 Won) Suwon Swoyambhu Restaurant (Nepal) Maesan-dong (82-31-258-3305) Curry (8,000 to 13,000 Won) and Tandoori Chicken (15,000 Won) Wu Xing Fandan / Oseong Banjeom (China) Seryu-dong (82-31-224-8968) Lamb Skewer  (15,000 Won) Hwaseong Warungbalan (Indonesia) Hyangnam-myeon (82-70-8844-0340) Nasi Goreng and Sate (8,000 to 10,000 Won) Samarikant (Uzbekistan) Hyangnam-myeon  (82-70-7622-4553) Plov and lamb dish (8,000 to 10,000 Won) Anyang Kinza Indian Restaurant Hogye-dong (82-31-383-2223) Curry Course (32,000 Won for two persons) Pyeongtaek Moti Mahal (India) Pyeongtaek-dong (82-31-616-3358) Curry, Naan, and Tandoori Chicken (a set menu for 24,000 Won) Casa Brasil (Brazil) Paengseong-eup (82-31-656-7136) Limitless steak (27,000 Won) Puffin (Italy) Paengseong-eup (82-31-658-2965) Steak and Pasta (15,000 to 30,000 Won) Sawatdy (Thai) Sinjang-dong (82-31-666-5040) Kuay Tiew (9,000 to 11,000 Won) Fried Rice (8,000 to 12,000 Won)

Writer관리자Date08/18/2014

[News]My Love from the Star Special Exhibition
[News]My Love from the Star Special Exhibition

My Love from the Star Special Exhibition The film set of the wildly popular Korean drama, My Love from the Star, offering a mysterious love story between Do Min Joon and Cheon Song I, is reproduced in Kintex, Goyang. In the drama, the two figures develop a serendipitous meeting into serendipitous love. The exhibition describes the process of falling in love through multi-stage concepts: Start, Chance, Meeting, Heartbeat, Yearnings, Destiny, Love, and Memories. The exhibition showcases the original film sets like Do Min Joon’s and Cheon Song I’s house as well as other diverse exhibits and on-site facilities. [Information] Period: 10a.m. – 7p.m., September 5, 2014 – August 31, 2015 Venue: Outdoor Special Exhibition Hall, Exhibition Area No. 2, Kintex, Goyang, Gyeonggi-do (2600, Daehwa-dong, Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang, Gyeonggi-do) Direction: 5 minutes by foot, exit #2, Daehwa Station (Subway Line No. 3) Website: http://lovefromstar.sbs.co.kr/(Korean, English, Japanese, or Chinese) Tel.: 82-70-8260-8807 [Exhibition Details]   Intro Zone - Departure This section is home to the Photo Zone where visitors can take pictures with Do Min Joon and Cheon Song I. Visitors can also experience the Time Travel Gate and alien’s clothing worn by Do Min Joon. Zone 1- Chance This section shows exhibits like palanquin, street, and Hanyang Draper House of the Joseon Dynasty, describing the serendipitous meeting between the two figures. The section also exhibits the ornamental hairpin worn by young Cheon Song I. Zone 2- Meeting This sections offers the intro video of the drama showing the flow of time Do Min Joon spent on the Earth, Gangnamdae-ro Boulevard as viewed from the apartment balcony by Do Min Joon and Cheon Song I, and the apartment lobby where Room 2301 and Room 2302, in which the two figures lived, are located. Zone 3 - Heartbeats Here, visitors can take lively pictures with the two figures, using the chroma keying, a special effects technique. A photo zone is also located in the apartment balcony, home to numerous affectionate love scenes. Petite France, a theme park known for the kissing scene between the two figures in the drama, is also reproduced here. The section also exhibits the N Seoul Tower where the two figures dated, Jangsado Marine Park where Do Min Joon took Cheon Song I travel through time after his identity as an alien was revealed in public, and Pocheon Gungmangbong Peak Natural Recreational Forest where the two figures kissed surrounded by snow.   The Main Zone reproduces Do Min Joon’s and Cheon Song I’s house. In addition, it offers the My Love from the Star Photo Exhibition, 3D Experience Zone, and Time Slice where visitors can experience simultaneous shooting by 20 cameras.    

Writer관리자Date09/26/2014

2014 G-Tour Festival
2014 G-Tour Festival

  "Bringing Every Korean and International Travel Information Need in One Place” The G-Tour Festival offers diverse travel information including Korean and international travel information, opportunities for purchasing travel products at discounted prices, and experience travel programs, virtually all the travel information a traveler needs. Exhibition Venue Organization Pursuing a comprehensive tourism fair including culture, art, food, and recreation   Exhibition & Promotion Zone Tourism Promotion Zone: Gyeonggi-do tourism promotion / Korean tourism promotion Tourism Industry Zone: Travel agencies and companies Tourism Education Zone: Tourism schools and educational institutes Mega Event Promotion Zone Tour Program Zone Tour Program Zone: New travel and early travel products / Gyeonggi-do tour products / domestic and international travel products / FIT travel counseling Education Tour Zone: Eduvoluntour (education, volunteer, and tour) / experience and educational tour products Travel Goods Outlet: Winter travel and regular travel goods Theme Zone World Culture/Food/Costume Festival: Global cultural experiences (crafts, festivals, and food) / a costume festival covering costumes of 60 countries Tourism /MICE Job Festival: on-site employment interviews, employment counseling, interview make-up instruction, and free resume photo studio Leisure Sports and Camping / Caravan Travel Center: Camping equipment and caravan Special Programs Business Day: Familiarization tour and briefing for domestic and international travel agencies / domestic and international travel agencies / / business meetings with travel agencies in Gyeonggi-do / briefing on the Gyeonggi Tourism Project / one-on-one business meeting among travel agencies / presentations on travel products by major travel agencies Special Accommodation Discount: Forest lodge, cottage house, and camping Travel Photo Shooting Technique Fringe Events: Performances and events   Admission Hours and Fees Dates Hours Admission Fees Friday, November 7 – Saturday, November 8, 2014 10:00 - 18:00 Free Sunday, November 9, 2014 10:00 - 17:00   Nearby Attractions  *Ilsan Lake Park  Introduction Located in Janghang-dong, Ilsan, this is the largest artificial lake park in Korea. The park (roughly 1 million m2/300,000m2 for lake) is a clean, beautiful attraction in the Seoul metropolitan area. The 4.7km-long bike trail and 5.8km-long walking trail surrounded by gorgeous lake has made the park a beloved recreational spot among local residents. The park also hosts the Goyang International Flower Show as well as other cultural events and festivals, attracting many visitors year-round.  Gyeonggi-do Goyang-so Ilsan-gu Janghang-dong For Inquiries  82-31-961-2655 Website  http://www.lake-park.com Transportation  Bus: Yeongdeungpo 914, Sinchon Station 77 and 903, Seoul Station 907, Yeouido 1008, Airport     33  and 310 Personal Vehicle: Drive toward Janghang IC along Jayu-ro (Road) *Lafesta Introduction Opened in August 2003, it is the largest open street shopping mall offering fun cultural and shopping experiences. Consisting of six buildings, the huge mall (60,000m2) is 300m-long and 28m-wide. It received the Best Korean Architectural Culture Award in 2003. Gyeonggi-do Goyang-si Ilsan-gu Janghang-dong For Inquiries 82-31-920-9600 Website http://www.lafesta-ilsan.com Transportation Subway: Jeongbalsan Station (Subway Line 3) Bus: Yeongdeungpo Station 830 and 9707, Sinchon Station 770 and 7727, Seoul Station 9714, Yeouido 1008, and Airport 33 *Latin American Cultural Center Introduction Opened in 1994, it is the only Latin American museum and cultural center in Asia. It exhibits hundreds of cultural relics from Mexico to Argentina that showcase the unique folklore, history, and culture in Latin America. Visitors can not only appreciate the traces of Inca, Maya, and Aztec civilizations, but also taste local Latin American food in the center. Gyeonggi-do Goyang-si Goyang-dong 302-1beonji For Inquiries 82-31-962-9291 Website http://www.latina.or.kr Transportation Bus: Seoul Station 77-2 and 158-4 and Gupabal 959 Personal Vehicle: Drive toward Tongil-ro and Byeokje  

Writer관리자Date10/27/2014

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