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[VIDEO NEWS] The 2019 Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival has begun

Jan 07,2019
1) Gangwon, Hwacheon County.

2) The 2019 Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival, which was selected by CNN as one of the four most famous winter festivals in the world, began on Jan. 5.

3) Over140,000 people gathered for the festival’s first day, a new record for the annual event.

4) There were 7,173 foreign visitors on the first day.

5) The festival will be held through Jan. 27 and there will be around 60 events, such as masou salmon fishing, bare-handed fishing, sledding, bobsledding and creative sledding contests.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video produced by Kong Seong-ryong
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Liam Reilly