2019 Hwacheon Tomato Festival


The 2019 Hwacheon Tomato Festival will be held in Hwacheon County, Gangwon Province, from August 1 to 4.

This year, in particular, the festival is being organized for the first time in 17 years under the leadership of a committee consisting of residents.


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Until last year, Hwacheon County and a farming cooperative corporation jointly hosted the event.

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The festival has become quite popular and visitors have responded positively, with the number of attendees increasing steadily.

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In the case of last year’s festival, a survey conducted by a professional agency found that more than 98,000 people visited the festival over the four-day period. Of the total visitors, 1500 were foreigners.

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