Suseong-gu, paid tribute at a monument to Colonel Nayar who has been in the Korean War
Last 6th of June, There was a memorial event to pay respects for the 65th Memorial Day from Suseong-gu,Daegu (Head of suseong district named Daekwon, Kim).
During the event, we have honored patriotic martyrs for the country, and offered our sympathy to Colonel Nayar who sacrifice himself to give freedom in the far country.
Colonel Nayar who was a Indian representative of United Nations Commission on Korea during the Korean War has passes away due to landmine nearby Waegwan-eup, Chilgok-gun, Gyeongbuk in 12th of August, 1950 when the Great Nakdong offensive hasbeen cut-throat.
After building a monument at the place which laid his body in state in 7th of December,1950, Suseong district office has cared its surroundings to do repair work in 1996,and worship the monument every Memorial Day with citizens and students.
Daekwon, Kim who is head of Suseong district office mentioned, It is so meaningful that the Coronel Nayars monument placed in Suseong-gu who was bravely simpleminded and honest. also said, We will try our bests to remind his sacrifice constantly in the future as well.
Suseong-gu, Communicate with Locals beyond Un-tact to On-tact
Dasogot meant communicate altogether in here managed by Suseong-gu, Daegu city has been visited over 8milion first-ever among local governments in Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do.
Suseong districts blog, Dasogot, risen visitors every month regularly from the opening day which was March of 2012, recently has been visited 130 thousand people by a monthly average (daily around 4,580 people). Rapidly it offers recent relatable news about Suseong-gu, helpful information in daily life, and scene of festivals and events etc, more than 30 contents monthly.
Especially there are more than 150 contents which is essential to locals about COVID19 like a code of conduct, support plans, daily respond action condition etc. It has main role as an online channel for communication to upload new information quickly if there were changes in newly launched business or preexisted one.
A Day of Suseong Districts Action Officer Department of Civil Complaint and Passport made from participation of officialshas been focused from netizens to accomplish 100thousand views.
Viewers mentioned Fun It made district office friendlier than before Wanna-be-official can learn the characteristic of the role of officials with smile and reveal the expectation of next video.
From now on it will offer easy and fun contents to film our daily life after COVID19 in diverse type of view and to editby YouTube Reporters which started in this year.
Suseong-gu has communicated with locals through several online channels not only official blog also YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, KakaoStory, Twitter, Flicker and so on.
The person concerned Suseong district office announced It will be vital to communicate with locals through online such as SNS in following Post COVID19 ,and mentioned we are planning to deliver dynamic information of Happy Suseong by distinctive contents.
Meanwhile, Suseong-gu blog has been recognized its online communicating ability by winning major blogSNS competitions won grand prize 3 years in a low in 2019 Korea SNS Grand Prize in public sector, excellence award in 2017 Korea Blog Awards in public sector
Let us Overcome Corona Blue with Suseong District Library
On 15th, Daegu SuseongCulture Foundation (Chief Kim, Daeguan) has announced that Beomeolibrary which is temporary closed to prevent Corona19 offers Book-Work-Through, original information service, and to borrow books to office workers.
Book-Work-Through service means that not only borrowing books but also minimizing personal contact, therefore each libraries receives applications for 30 people by order of arrival every day, then borrows 5 volumes of book at the entrance of library on every Wednesday and Saturday from 2pm. Especially on 22th it is planning to give roses with books to celebrate the World Book Day and lend a hand to flowering farms.
Moreover it is possible to find original data base of academic information or thesis on the librarys websiteso teenagers can use as homework guideand alsoreceive information to users e-mail.
Beomeolibrary offers around 5000 volumes of e-booksin Englishon the website for free and starts to deliver around 30 to 100 volumes of requested books for the businesses with more than 5 people named Opened Library for Hard-worked You. Also, Book box called For a Moment Daily Life, Fora While Reading is set at the outside main stairway in Beomeolibrary so that we can take a rest for a second reading books.
Also, phone booth, in front of librarys bus stop, is going to be decorated as a small bookshop to the citizens can borrow books when they pass by or use while waiting for their buses.
A Suseongdistrict library usersaid Still going out isnt easy, though while library is closed, borrowing books can relieve stress and make time more valuable. And, At this time, I could realize how much library important is.
For more details, Beomeolibrary (053-668-1600), Yonghaklibrary (053-668-1700), Gosanlibrary (053-668-1900) is available or can find extra information on the librarys website.
Suseong-gu, Support Loan up to 30 Million Won with 0.5% Interest
Smooth loan for small business owners, Suseong-gu, Daegu Credit Guarantee Foundation, and Daegu Bank Suseong-gu office branch made an agreement
Last 20th, Suseong-gu made an agreement with Daegu Credit Guarantee Foundation(DCGF) and Daegu Bank Suseong-gu office branch for supporting interest and Management stabilization funds special guarantee to small business owners in Suseong district.
This third party agreement helps small businesses who are suffering from Corona 19 in order to secure extra budget, supports management stabilization fund protecting enterprises to give special guarantee around 6 billion won, and lessen interest burden to loan with 0.5% interest for an year.
Management stabilization fund for small businesses will be helpful for the owners who have their office in Suseong district and opened it at least 3 months ago and need to have credit grade between 3rd to 7th. It will be given to each business maximum 30milion won.
About details such as target for support, requirement, and application can be enquired to DCGF Beomeo-dong branch((☎053-744-6500).
The person interested from Suseong district office mentioned I appreciate rapid approval for Suseong district council to understand how hard this situation to small businesses because of Corona 19 and said, We hope that it will be helpful to release their financial burden suffering from Corona 19, also, we will put our efforts to find out diverse countermeasures for covering damages so that we can vitalize local economy.
Suseong-gu, Delivered Diverse Countermeasures of Corona 19
Cancellation of lecturesClosure Announcement Connects with Corona 19
Suseong-gu has won the Presidential Award for the ‘Fosterage of Women-friendly City’
On January 20, Suseong-gu has received the Presidential Award in Estimation of Fosterage of Women-friendly City in 2019 sponsored by the ministry of gender equality and family.
In this appraisal for 87 cities on a national scale which were designated by the ministry of gender equality and family had evaluated how well improved to build a women-friendly city in stages, made a city where is having atmosphere of gender equality and citizens are being secured and encouraged to make citizens life better.
After named as women-friendly city in 2012, as Suseong-gu had been re-named in 2017, it has developed as Happy Together Women-friendly City, Suseong to drive diverse services for equal participation of women and men, and positive discrimination.
The authorities said We put our efforts to have the representation of female in decision-making process and to publish the statistical results of gender sensitivity so that we can maintain gender mainstreaming policy in general district service., also mentioned that Resident participation group called Rose Supporters has been a good role model of empowerment training and stable action.
Especially Suseong Sorosis which had been opened in September 2013 in order to make specialized women-friendly city has gained enormous achievement in job creation for women and expanding social participation, indeed, now reaching 7th anniversary, it has been the role model nationally and not only local government in Republic of Korea also developing countries in South Asia are modeling after.
Hand-that-be in Suseong District Office announced that Building a women-friendly city involves every field like equality, womens participation in social and economic, security, care, eco-friendly and so on, and it has valued this Presidential Award because the policy will bring our citizens life better., also mentioned that We will make a good environment that women can easily join to social events initiatively, moreover well try to be a city with full of gender sensitive in the future.
Suseong-gu opens Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center
Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center.
Suseong-gu Office went into a full-scale operation of the Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center after its remodeling, the infrastructure construction of which aims to revitalize local tourism.
The Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center is a traditional-style building with 2 floors and an area of 367㎡. It consists of a tea ceremony room, meditation room, Donguibogam (Principles and Practice of Eastern Medicine) food room, terrace, etc.
You can experience the Korean traditional tea ceremony at the tea ceremony and meditation room on the 1st floor, and healthy, medicine-based dishes based on Donguibogamon the 2nd floor Donguibogamfood room.
The tea ceremony (meditation), Hanbok (Korean traditional clothes), Donguibogamfood experience, and archery program can be reserved throughout the year for groups of 10 or more.
It costs KRW 10,000 per person for the Donguibogamfood experience, and the rest can be experienced free of charge.
The program information and reservations can be made with the Suseong-gu Office Tourism Division (☎053-666-4916).
An official of the Suseong-gu Office said, The Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center will be reborn as a living cultural experience space for foreign tourists to experience the Korean culture.
On the other hand, the Momyeongjae Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center that opened in September, is located opposite Momyeongjae, which is widely known as a must-see course for Chinese tourists visiting Daegu.
5 Places with Maple Leaves to “Build Autumn Memories” in Suseong-gu
The first maple leaves will fall in Daegu on Oct 18th, and the peak is expected to be on the 26th. Here are 5 places in Suseong-guwhere one can enjoy seeing romantic maple leaves.
① Suseong Lake
Walk along the tunnel of maple leaves at Suseong Lake, the landmark of Suseong-gu. Enjoy the silver grass around the trail as well.
② Daegu Stadium
There is a colorful tunnel of maple leaves on the west side square of Daegu Stadium. There is also a convenience store, which makes it perfect for picnics.
③ Daegu Children's Hall
Daegu Childrens Hall, which has rides and hands-on learning centers, is a great place for viewing maple leaves for family outings. One can easily see the colorful maple leaves at the entrance of the exhibition hall.
④ Yeongnam Jeil Gwan
Go up the Yeongnam Jeil Gwan, which is the southern gate of Daegu Eupsung, and look down at the Mangwoo Park colored with maple leaves. It isnot a touristy place, so it is a great place for reflection.
⑤ Hwarang Park
There is no need to go far enjoy seeing maple leaves as you stroll along Hwarang Park. It is great for reading a book on the bench while walking on fallen leaves. Suseong Library is located nearby as well
Daegu’s representative autumn festival, ‘Suseong Lake Festival’ is coming
Last year's Suseong Lake Festival.
Suseong Lake Festival, which colors Daegu with the light of arts and festivals every fall, will be held at Suseong Lake for 3 days from the 27th to 29th of September.
This years festival is now on its 6th year and will be held under the theme of Together / Rest.
Lets take a glimpse at Suseong Lake Festival, where you can take a break from your busy life and allow yourself to sit back, enjoy, and relax.
◆ Huge choral where thousands sing together
The most anticipated event on this years festival is the general theatre where artists and citizens come together using the SanghwaDongsan in Suseong Lake as its stage on the 28th.
An arts group operated by the Suseong Cultural Foundation will participate in the event, and about 150 people, consisting of Suseong-gu residents, will join the Suseong Harmony Choir.
100 dancers will be expressing the dynamic movements of citizens running towards their dreams, and with added passion, they will sing along singer Kwak Dong-hyuns lead and create a grand choir that will unite thousands of cast and audiences.
On the 27th, which marks the first day, an orchestra consisting of 70 members and top Korean vocalists will present a classy concert on the water, with Suseong Lake fountain as its backdrop.
People can also enjoy the beautiful musical fireworks after every show each night.
◆Expanding the stage of life arts club
In this years festival, 20 life arts club and 6 choirs who have passed the preliminary stage will be performing at the final stage of Suseong Lake Festival.
The finalists of the life arts club will be divided into 2 categories: music and stage. A total of 6 teams will be selected as winners.
In addition, the Happy Suseong Citizen Artist Busking, which is open to all citizens, will be held atSuseong Lake Pocket Stage for 3 days.
◆Art street and the gift of street artists
There will be a new art street: the Art Road at the southern walkway of Suseong Lake.
Artists will show their handmade artwork, decorate their booths on their own reflecting their personality, show the process of making their artwork, and citizens can also experience the production process.
Additionally, 7 selected street art performances will attract the footsteps of visitors.
Besides this, street artists, who are recognized for their talents domestically and internationally, will be offering impressive performances for 3 days in various genres including balloons, bubbles, circus, folk games, b-boys, Nanta (Korean non-verbal comedy show), etc.
◆ Catch the golden spoon! Road Restaurant
On the 28th, there will be a food festival for a day at the streets of Deulan-gil, known as the Tasty Road.
Over 50 restaurants that represent Deulan-gil will be showing off their representative menu, and will be bringing it to the street that is 600m long on an 8-lane road.
There will be various cuisines available, ranging from Korean, international, to fusion cuisine.
In addition, there will be a variety of fun activities for citizens to participate in, such as Catch the 50 Golden Spoons, Deulan-gil Festival, OX Quiz Show, Challenge Food Fighter, and so on.
“Enjoy ‘Suseong Icon’, a night performance at Suseong Lake”
below shows the Suseong Lake Icon Event held last June.
Daegus Suseong-gu Office will be holding the Suseong LakeIcon, a night performance in Suseong Lake, at the southeast cafes and water stage in Suseong Pond until this coming September.
This years theme will be based on beautiful stories, and it is designed to provide residents with the opportunity to enjoy cultural performances, and enhance the skills of local cultural artists.
In particular, small-scale performances this year will be held in cafes and restaurants which are visited by people from other regions, besides the outdoor performances held last year.
The small-scale caf performances will be held every Saturday in the east and south side cafes and restaurants of Suseong Lake. There will be a total of 15 performances.
In addition, there will be performances held on the water stage of Suseong Lake on August 16th, 23rd, and 31st.
After reviewing the audiences response, Suseong-gu Office will determine whether to increase the number of performances.
With the theme of beautiful stories in each concert, there will be a showcase of high-quality fine arts and multicultural performances in various genres such as musicals, operas, instrumental music, vocal music, gukak (Korean classical music), dance, etc.
An official of Suseong-gu Office said, We will do our best to make this a regular performance that is loved by residents, tourists, and local cultural artists by providing unique attraction and entertainment through the Suseong Lake Icon performances that blend with the beautiful scenery of Suseong Lake.
“Come see exciting Korean traditional Pungmul performance”
Regular performances are held at the Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center.
Daegus Suseong-gu Office is holding regular Pungmul performances at the Korean Traditional Culture Experience Center at the west plaza of Color Square (Daegu Stadium Mall, Daeheung-dong).
The regular Pungmul performance is designed to promote traditional Korean music and to create a tourist attraction where people can experience Korean music.
The performances, which began in April 2018, is participated by the Gosan and Wooksoo Nongak (professional band) of Suseong-gu and the Boin and Joongbang Nongak of Gyeongsan-si, who are excellent Nongak bands selected as Koreas intangible cultural asset from Daegu and Gyeongbuk.
To date, 3,200 people have visited the performances from last year, by focusing on the exciting charm of traditional performances that are difficult to find today.
An official from the Suseong-gu Tourism Division said, Pungmul helps chase away bad luck, and encourage energy. This unique encounter with Korean tradition will provide a different kind of fun for tourists visiting Korea.
Kindly note that the performance may be postponed or cancelled in case of rain. For more information about the performance, contact the Suseong-gu Tourist Information Experience Center (☎053-666-4881 ~ 5).
“Join the ‘Suseong-gu UCC Contents Competition’”
2019 Suseong-gu Contents Competition Poster.
The Daegu Suseong-gu Office will hold the 2019 Suseong-gu Contents Competition until August 30.
To date, Suseong-gu has conducted a total of 7 contents competition from 2013 to promote the unique charm of Suseong-gu from diverse perspectives and creative stories of its residents.
This competition, which is on its 8th round, will be on the UCC field that products promotional videos such as commercial films, documentaries, dramas, parodies, music videos, etc. Participants can freely choose a topic whether it is tourism, attraction, or emotional stories, as long as it promotes the charm of Suseong-gu.
Anyone interested in Suseong-gu can participate, regardless of where they reside.
Entries will be screened by experts, and winners will be announced in September.
6 winners will receive certificate and prizes, and a total of 4.2 million KRW will be given. The champion will receive 2 million KRW; 1st runner up 1 million KRW; 2nd place 500,000 KRW; and 3rd place 100,000 KRW.
The winning entries will be used as promotional contents for Suseong-gu through its website, social media, blogs, YouTube, etc.
We expect that this competition will be a great opportunity to show off various contents with unique ideas and perspectives that can re-examine Suseong-gu, said a representative from Suseong-gu Office.
For more information, please contact the New Media Team at the PR Communication Office at 053-666-4281 or visit the Suseong-gu Office website (www.suseong.kr).