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What to Do This Weekend: Live Music, A night of Rock, and Skating!

Hello Gwangju! I want to take a moment to thank all of our readers, and for all the support that we get from the Gwangju community. The blog will be taking a winter hiatus starting next week, but we will be back in 2020, keeping you updated on what’s happening…

Updates with JD : City Hall ice skating rink opens 12.14

The outdoor skating rink, one of the winter tourism attractions of City, will open at Gwangju City Hall starting from this Saturday. The 1,800 square meter size rink will continue operation until February 9th. The City Hall will provide visitors with cafeteria areas and resting places for a better experience….

Updates with JD : Gwangju Mayor receives prestigious award

The City of Gwangju’s Mayor Lee Yong Sup (이용섭) received the ‘Mok Min Prize’on Thursday at the ‘2019 Mok Min Award Ceremony’ for the first time as a metropolitan city chief at Seoul’s 63 Building. The ceremony has been hosted by the Korea Federation of Micro Enterprise annually since 2017 to award…

What to Do This Weekend: Shakespeare, Gwangju Live, and a Birthday Party!

Hello Gwangju! There’s an important place celebrating a birthday this weekend! Read on to find out where it is, and what else you can do in our city. Friday, December 6th The Gwangju chapter of Toastmasters meets on Friday evenings at the GIC. Toastmasters is an organization with chapters all…

Updates with JD : Sajik Park Guitar Street

Gwangju’s Namgu District revealed that the ‘Sajik (사직) Guitar Street’ received a Grand Prize on Wednesday from the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. The alley was rated highly for its unique business of public-private cooperation and economic growth activation. The street previously had an average of 9,000 visitors however as various…

Updates with JD : Bus lane extensions

Gwangju City has decided to expand bus lanes during rush hours to facilitate public transportation use. The development will be between areas of Seogu District’s Gwangcheon (광천) crossroads through the intercity bus terminal, Gyesoo (계수) crossroads on Moojin Street for return, Dongwoon (동운) Overpass through Culture and Arts Center, Unam…

What to Do This Weekend: Toastmasters, Printmaking, and a Date Auction!

Hello Gwangju! It’s time to unbox the last of the winter clothing because it’s really getting cold out! Let’s see what’s happening in our city this weekend. Friday, November 22nd The Gwangju Toastmasters chapter is having another meeting this Friday night. If you’ve ever wondered what this organization, with chapters…

Updates with JD : 2019 Fina Photo’s

The 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championship Organization posted an announcement to collect photos from citizens of this year’s Championship. The purpose is to hold a photo exhibition to celebrate the successful end of the competition. You can submit a maximum of 2 photos and the exhibition will be divided into…

What to Do This Weekend: Trivia, A Pitch Meeting, and Live Music!

Hello Gwangju! We’ve already reached the midway point of the month. Let’s see what there is to do in our city this weekend. Thursday, November 14th A terrific way to start the weekend, and have a lot of fun doing it, is to take part in trivia night at Speakeasy!…