* Date : 2017-01-30
Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival
Every winter, a small country of 27,000 residents hosts the Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival, one of the largest winter festivals in the world. Packed with exciting winter activities like ice fishing, ice sledding and ice skating, the annual festival is believed to generate nearly US$ 250 mil. in economic impact for the country and its hospitality industry. We take a look at the secrets behind the event's huge success.