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According to Yonhap News,
(GWANGJU=Yonhap News) Donggu, Gwangju announced on February 24 that its "Chungjang Memory Festival" received Excellent Contents Award in Korea Festival Contents Awards 2019 ceremony held in Seoul on February 22.
Korea Festival Contents Awards 2019 is organized by the Korea Festival Contents Awards Committee, presenting awards to the festivals contributing to regional economy and have growth potential going forward.
Chungjang Memory Festival has received Excellent Contents awards since 2015.
Last year, 282,000 visitors joined the festival, despite shortened festival period, from five days to three days, due to typhoon Kong-ray.
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Source: Yonhap News (February 24, 2019)