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Ulsan GreenStart Competition Begins

In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), the Ulsan GreenStart Competition 2013 was held April 20 to 21. The competition was organized by the Ulsan City Government and sponsored by the Ministry of Environment, Ulsan GreenStart Network, and the Ulsan Environmental Art Association.

The opening ceremony, held on April 20 at the Ulsan Grand Park, was attended by 1,000 guests, including Mayor Park Maeng-u of Ulsan and Chairman Seo Dong-wook of the Ulsan Metropolitan Council.

The opening ceremony included a pledge of allegiance to the nation, an awarding of men of merit, the signing of an MOU to promote non-industrial sector participation in reducing greenhouse gases, opening remarks by Mayor Park, a congratulatory speech by Chairman Seo, and an opening performance.

There were also various events at the competition, including those involving the making of solar energy-powered fans, promotion of the carbon point system and green cards, separation of recyclable materials, installation of a globe made of recycled materials, distribution of rose seedlings, and a street performance.

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Source: Newsis (Apr. 19, 2013)

** This article was translated from the Korean.