* Date : 2019-08-20
Beyond the Times, Bridge the World."
Like the slogan of 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships, the world becomes one as people get together to enjoy the traditional martial arts from different countries. Approved by the Korean government as an international sports event, the Masterships is to be held in Chungju City, Chungcheongbuk-do Province, from August 30 to September 6.
Following the first successful hosting in 2016, the Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships is held again this year. The Masterships stands out as a comprehensive international martial arts competition solely held in Korea.
At the center of Masterships is Lee Si-jong, governor of Chungcheongbuk-do Province. On today's Heart-to-Heart, we will hear from Lee Si-jong, chairperson of the 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships Organizing Committee, who works to realize an 'Olympics' of peace and harmony in the martial arts fields.