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Updates with JD : Muan to Guam coming soon

Just in time for the colder months Jeju Air announces that it will being to operate daily flights between Muan and Guam starting from December 24th this year to March 7th next year.  Flights from Muan International will depart at 8:30am and  arrive in Guam at 1:40pm. From Guam, the flight departs at 3:40pm and arrives at Muan at 7:20pm….

Updates with JD: Fall Flower festival in Hwasun

The 2019 Hwasun Chrysanthemum Festival” is currently underway after starting last Friday and will run until November 10. The hugely popular festival attracted 520,000 visitors last year and is one of the most representative in the province. The Governor of Hwasun 구총곤 said, they have prepared more attractions and events for this…

Updates with JD : Artificial Intelligence Forum

The City of Gwangju will hold the ‘Korea Artificial Intelligence Cluster Forum’ at the Kim Dae Jung Convention Center on the 23rd. Under the theme of “Innovation Society with Humans, AI and Industries Together,” the forum will seek for future policy measures for the development of artificial intelligence in Korea…

Updates with JD : Subway Line 2 construction set to begin

Gwangju announced that construction work will begin on October 21st for the metro line to connect City Hall –Worldcup Stadium –Baekwoon Square – Gwangju Station – Chonnam National University and Cheomdan district. The route is 41.8km long and connects 44 stations. The construction plan consists of 3 levels, and the work for route level 1, connecting City…

What to Do This Weekend: Art Class, An early Halloween Party, and Rugby!

Hello Gwangju! There’s a cool breeze blowing, and fall is in full swing here in Gwangju! Let’s see what’s happening in our city. Thursday, October 17th There’s still two weeks left in which you can visit the 2019 Gwangju Design Biennale. See some of the best examples of design from…

What to Do This Weekend: Latin Music, Live Funk, and Pride Night!

Hello Gwangju! Two four day work weeks in a row? We’re getting spoiled! Let’s see what’s taking place in our city this weekend. Thursday, October 10th What may be trivial information to some, could mean a chance to win some cash tonight at Speakeasy. Trivia night is back, and so…

What to Do This Weekend: Biennale, More Rugby, and a Street Festival!

Hello Gwangju! Well, it looks like we dodged another typhoon! Let’s see what’s happening during the (hopefully) rain free weekend. Thursday, October 3rd The 16th Chungjangno Festival‘s opening ceremony will take place today, after it’s postponement yesterday. This festival, which begins the fall season is one of the biggest in…

Updates with JD: Rescheduled Events due to Typhoon Mitag

As the year’s 18th typhoon Mitag is set to pass through Gwangju and Jeollanamdo this week, local administrations are rescheduling their autumn festivities. Gwangju’s Donggu District Office plans to adjust schedules for the Chungjang Festival. The opening ceremony on Wednesday has been pushed back to Thursday while other outdoor events…

Updates with JD : World Human Rights Forum kicks off

The 9th World Human Rights Cities Forum kicked off at Gwangju’s Kim Dae Jung Convention Center on Monday. This 4-day event will be held under the title “Local Governments and Human Rights: Reimagining Human Rights Cities” inviting over 2,000 participants from 39 countries including researchers, activists, and graduate students. The Forum will…