“2019 InSeoulMarket” has been open at Ttukseom Resort. The event has been held near the music fountain where you can enjoy the atmosphere of the HanRiver park. 2019 InSeoulMarket will be open on Oct.25th, 26th, and Nov.1st. This event was organized to be a human-centric social market participated by the public and some social ventures that appreciate social values, and the festival has featured some experiences and performances that can be participated by all citizens. Seoul city plans to develop the event into a venue for social and economic sharing that represents Seoul.
The market sells unique household goods and handmade products such as fashion accessories, clothing, and even some delicious food! With a fair and win-win structure in the production and distribution process, this market promotes social and good consumption. There are several zones in the market, such as the experience zone, food zone, and PR zone. The Experience Zone features programs for the citizens to make some unique eco-friendly products and donate them to neighbors through these experiences.
The market sells eco-friendly bamboo toothbrushes and innocuous toothpaste to help women in poor Asian countries stand on their own feet. Also, the market sells various clothes produced by a company established to overcome the crisis in the sewing industry. Customers can also purchase fire extinguishers, bags, and pouch made by recycled jeans, natural aromas diffusers, and ceramic props.
At the Experience Zone, you can make your own unique bag by using magnetic powder recycled from discarded coffee capsules, and canvas frames by waste boxes and fabric markers. The PR Zone will display and promote products of high social value to raise citizens’ awareness of the social economy. At PR Zone, you can buy soaps produced by people with developmental disabilities and drawings by children from low-income families. There are also various events and cultural performances held throughout the market. Various kinds of foods are also available; high-quality drinks, cookies, waffles, covered rice, and snacks at low prices.