* Date : 2017-11-16
4 Angles Ep.196
Rural Village Community
Pyeongchi Village in Wanju, Jeollabuk-do Province used to be rather dull with a rapidly declining population as the villagers grew older. But now it's full of vibrant spirit once again thanks to the local tofu factory founded by and for the locals. This village company sparks a positive circulation of money, resources, and labor force within the area. Take a look at Pyeongchi Village and their joint efforts to revive the local economy.
Huam Village Community
Urban villages are changing their faces with little communities, and Huam-dong in Yongsan-gu, Seoul is an ideal model. The local community brings together families with children for joint activities, produces a local trail map, runs many clubs for people with different interests, and the list goes on. Sometimes, life in the city is like living on a remote island. However, people in Huam-dong are proof that local community can be a bridge that connects everyone.
Green Energy Village Community
Today, there is unprecedented interest in eco-friendly energy. Countries are investing in ways to better respond to environmental pollution and climate change. Korea's green energy towns are one solution garnering a lot of attention. Let's visit one of those towns -Jongam Village in Wanju, Jeollabuk-do Province- and see how they use natural resources to meet the village's demands for electricity and even make them a profit.
True Representatives of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics
The world's attention will be focused on the city of Pyeongchang in a few months as the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympics. For the successful hosting of the global event, Pyeongchang's local government embarked on The Good-Mannered Pyeongchang Campaign, along with many other tailored programs for people of all ages. The local government has also been collaborating with many top chefs in the nation to create some delicious and creative, Olympics-inspired dishes using regional specialties. Let's take a glimpse into the efforts made by locals for the success of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, the true representatives of South Korea.