The Joyful Scenes of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival 2018

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The Joyful Scenes of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival 2018


On the 7th January, the 2nd day of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice festival 2018, Hwacheon-eup, Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do. In many places, a tight fishing line was pulled out and a shout of “I caught it” burst out.

Hwacheon, which has a population of less than 30,000, is crowded with fishermen from all over the country. Hwacheon County counted about 133,000 tourists visiting the festival area on the first day of opening. The number of tourists who visited the festival is expected to exceed 200,000 during the weekend.


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The Joyful Scenes of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival 2018

It was the weather that stayed in the sub-zero zone until noon, but the opening of the festival area made visitors forget the cold. On the Hwacheon Stream, which was frozen around 30cm, anglers put fishing rods on every ice hole.


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As the Mountain Trout fish passed under the ice, the tourists who waited for the bait were cheering and catching the meat of the forearm. The anglers who missed the Mountain Trout fish that was caught in the ice hole and spit out regret.

The Joyful Scenes of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival 2018

Children who followed their parents on holiday enjoyed fishing in many places.

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Tourists who were hungry by fishing enjoyed the festival with five senses by grilling a Mountain Trout fish at the grilled spot.


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The Joyful Scenes of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival 2018

Many tourists participated in the experience of catching the bare hands of the Mountain Trout fish, which is very popular every year, and forgot the cold and enjoyed the unique memories. The short-sleeved shirts and shorts were also cheered by the bare-handed fish caught in the mouth.

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The Joyful Scenes of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival 2018

Visitors to the event site, including ice-skating rinks and ice sculpture parks, were constantly attracted to tourists. The festival area and the nearby shopping malls are enjoying the festival special for tourists. The festival program has about 60 kinds of ice fishing, catching fish by bare hands, lure fishing, sledding, ice sculpture exhibition, and creative sled contest.

The 2018 Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival will run until the 28th of this month.

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