Mangsang beach in Donghae city to hold 'Camping Festival' from the 13th to 15th

연합뉴스 / 2022-05-11 15:23:33
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▲ This photo, provided by Donghae city, shows Mangsang auto camping resort. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)



▲ This photo, provided by Donghae city, shows Mangsang auto camping resort. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)



▲ This file photo shows World Camping Caravanning Club Competition held in Donghae. (YONHAP)



SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- 'The Bareun Camping Festa' will be held in Donghae city, Gangwon province, a popular auto camping site.

Donghae city announced on the 11th that a camping festival to create auto camping culture will be held in Mangsang convention center parking lot and multipurpose stadium from the 13th to 15th.

This festival, with 400 campers from 100 teams participating, is hosted by Korea Camping Culture Institute and sponsored by Korea Tourism Organization.

Along with the camping for two nights and three days, the festival will be composed of events including camping safety education, coastal environmental cleanup activities, local tourist attraction and traditional market visits, and receipt event for small business companies in jurisdiction.

The festival aims to raise the awareness of sound camping culture including non-alcohol moonlight concert and a talk show sharing thoughts about camping culture.

There will be diverse events such as kite flying holding wishes of participants.

Of the participation fee of 50 thousand won per team, 20 thousand won will be paid through Donghae Pay, a local voucher, to enhance the satisfaction of tourism services and revitalize the local economy.

The city plans to promote the recently created tourist attractions of Donghae city, to revitalize the local economy which has been depressed due to indirect damage from forest fire, and holding social contribution activities such as distributing lunch boxes for the underprivileged.

Shin Yeong-seon, a chief head of tourism, said that "Mangsang auto camping resort is the first place open FICC World Camping Caravanning Club Competition in Korea," adding, "Through this festival, we will lead the sound camping culture so that we can leap up into a tourist city where all citizens can be proud of it."

(This article is translated from Korean to English by Kim Jimin.)



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