The South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (MCST) and Visit Korea Committee (VKC) will be hosting an online festival of culture and tourism for 46 days starting next Thursday (14 Jan).
The ‘Korea Grand Sale 2021‘ offers a variety of programs, touristic contents, and shopping benefits to attract foreign tourists during the off-season of tourism during the winter season.
This year’s festival will be held online from 14 January to 28 February due to the COVID-19 situation.
Some of the programs offered are:
- Online Cultural Tours Around Korea – wherein people can experience and purchase Korean cultural content in a contactless way
- Special Online Shopping Mall Event – wherein discounts are offered for items of K-beauty, K-food, and K-fashion, which are popular among foreign tourists
- Korean Tourism Products Pre-purchase Promotion – which offers discounts on tourism products to encourage foreign tourists to visit Korea when the COVID-19 era comes to an end
- Share Your Korea – a social media campaign with a hashtag designed to promote foreigners to participate on social media as well as on the Internet
Not forgetting, the festival will be opened with an online concert featuring K-pop idol singer OH MY GIRL.
For more information on ‘Korea Grand Sale 2021‘, click here.