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Hugh Jackman, Taron Egerton to visit Korea

Hollywood actors Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton will visit Korea on March 7 to promote their upcoming drama and comedy flick “Eddie the Eagle.”According to distributor 21st Century Fox Korea on Thursday, the two stars will visit K…

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National Winter Para Games begin

The National Winter Para Games began on Feb. 16 at the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. The slogan this year is "Together, Undauntedly, Until the End." A total of 818 athletes and staff from 17 provinces and ci…

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Star power rounds out music fest

 This year’s lineup in PyeongChang aims to attract younger fansRenowned jazz vocalist Youn Sun Nah will perform with violinist Myung-wha Chung in the PyeongChang Winter Music Festival. [PYEONGCHANG WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL] The Pyeon…

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Debate to spark over new ski course after …

JEONGSEON, Gangwon Province ― The new downhill and Super-G course for the PyeongChang Olympics has finished its showcase event before the Winter Games to come in two years.After hosting the two-day Audi FIS (International Ski Fede…

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South Korea races to get ready in time

An advertising hoarding promoting the 2018 Winter Olympics in mountainous Pyeongchang, South Korea © Reuters  SEOUL -- For South Korea the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games was the nation's coming out party after more than two decades of r…

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Music festival highlights PyeongChang Olym…

Violinist Chung Kyung-wha and jazz vocalist Na Yoon-sun will come together in a performance next month at the 2016 PyeongChang Winter Music Festival in Daegwallyeong, Gangwon Province. Joining the two international names are a num…

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Korea preps for PyeongChang 2018

International Ski Federation (FIS) technical expert Guenter Hujara (left) visits the Jeongseon Alpine Centre on Jan. 22 to inspect facilities that will be used during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.Preparations for the Pyeon…

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Long-awaited ice fishing returns to Hwache…

There's a reason why people have been long-awaiting the arrival of winter. The yearly Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival is a time of wintertime fun for many people, and it has now returned to the Gangwon-do city of Hwacheon. Kickin…

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Dream Program aids young athletes from aro…

The town of Pyeongchang in Gangwon-do Province is now bustling with young athletes from around the world. They are there to participate in the Dream Program which will run from Jan. 18 to 29, under the theme this year of "We are C…

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Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival, Travel b…

Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival  Hwacheon in Gangwon Province, known for its rivers, lake trout, and natural scenery, is holding the “Sancheoneo (mountain trout) Ice Festival” this month. The festival features sancheoneo experien…

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