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Friday, March 25, 2016

Come to Songpa, Filled with Friendly and Romantic Atmosphere in Spring!

Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival and Jamsil Special Tourist Zone Festival are held from April 8 (Fri.) until April 10 (Sun.). 

The events are started with the performance of the Songpa-gu Orchestra at the lakeside at 7:00 PM on April 8. 
A special event of the Jamsil Special Tourist Zone Festival is started at 7:00 PM on April 9 and fireworks will add to the joyful atmosphere. 

On the last day of the festival (April 10), a cherry blossom concert will be held to provide visitors with a sweet lasting memory.

During the event period, a variety of performances will be held by youth music clubs, the municipal rhythmic gymnastics team, the municipal folk art corps, and the municipal boys and girls choir around the lake. Visitors will also feast their eyes and ears on performance events and exhibitions of flower picture frames, illustrations, caricatures, sculpture works, etc.

Following the 2014 Rubber Duck Project, which attracted more than 4 million people, Seokchon Lake emerged as an international tourist destination, where diverse events like cherry blossom festival and autumnal concerts are held. 

The Songpa-gu Office plans to turn the area of Seokchon Lake and Ancient Tombs of
Seokchon-dong into a tourist zone, install music fountains, and expand the riverside stage in preparation for a larger number of tourists attracted when 123-story Lotte World Tower becomes open to the public .

Jamsil Special Tourist Zone, the first of its kind in the south of the Hangang River and the largest one of its kind in Seoul, marks the 4th anniversary this year. 

New tourist hotels are being opened and urban tourist home lodgings to foreign tourists are increasing through deregulation and administrative support, following the designation of Jamil as a special tourist zone. 

Efforts are also made for development of hallyu cultural content like Hanseong Baekje Cultural Festival and performance of new musicals.

The Songpa-Gu Office plans to usher in an era of 8 million visitors a year by 2020 on the occasion of the opening of the Songpa-Tourism Information Center in 2015.

Culture & Sports Division 2147-2800
Global Tourism Division 2147-2100

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