Gangwon Province South Korea’s Scenic Charms through Natural Beauty

Celebrating 70 years of South Korea – Philippines Friendship through a diplomatic event showcasing the beauty and wonder of Gangwon Province. 


Located east of Seoul is a charming and nature-filled region which may be familiar to some. Gangwon Province is a scenic beauty filled with spots and tourism attractions that one, especially those who love nature, would definitely love. Gangwon Province include popular destinations for tourist like Chuncheon, the capital city with “many lakes” , Sokcho is the ultimate destination for foodies and those who love Korean cuisine, a different experience awaits; Gangwon is familiar to many due to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games that was held in Pyeongchang and several parts of the Gangwon region.


Last August 9, 2019, the Gangwon Province Association celebrated “Gangwon Day”, a special event filled with excitement that showcased the best of Gangwon Province to members of the Korean community and Filipinos as well. The event was held at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Grand Ballroom.
The event was filled with various activities such as a product exhibition showcasing the best products and imported good coming from and made in Gangwon Province. It also showcased a business consultation where locals can discuss business opportunities involving products of Gangwon.
During the main showcase, special guests like the Vice Governor of Gangwon Province – Chung Man Ho, the Director of the Gangwon Business Agency – Lee Seoung Sub and the Philippines Association of Gangwon Province Chairman – Jung Han. The three also gave their congratulatory remarks during the event.
The event was also graced with important guests like the chairman of the Federation of Economic Persons Societies – Park Byung Dae and the United Korean Community Association in the Philippines Chairman – Cho Seung Youn.
A commemorative photo sessions and signing took place the event. This was attended by KPOP group – NOIR who are the ambassadors for Gangwon Province.
A special performance by Filipino top singer – Hazel Faith was held to excite the crowd and to even hype it up more, an explosive performance by NOIR took place.
The event closed by taking a commemorative photo with all attendees at the event.
Gangwon Province invites Filipinos to come and experience the scenic beauty of Gangwon Province.  is the ultimate vacation spot of local Koreans which Filipinos would love as well.