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    Enjoy a Refreshing Water Fight by Hangang River this Weekend!

    The Seoul Metropolitan Hangang Project Headquarters will be holding the Hangang Water Fight Festival at Nanji Hangang Park’s Youth Plaza on August 4th (Sat.) and 5th (Sun.) from 11 am to 6 pm.

    Held for the fifth time this year as part of the “2018 Hangang Summer Festival,” Hangang Water Fight Festival offers citizens an unusual water program nearby Hangang River through which they can beat the summer heat.

    This year’s Hangang Water Fight Festival will come with a variety of programs, including a 200,000 water bomb fight, a water gun survival contests, DJ water parties, and Underwater Running Man event.

    Visitors will be able to enjoy many special contests starting with “Piñata Contests” to a “Kids Contest,” a “Zombie Contest,” and an “Underwater Running Man.”

    The “Kids Contest,” will be held from 11 PM to 5 PM at the children’s water-playground that will be armed with life-size characters for a water fight featuring the children’s favorites.

    The “Zombie Contest – Hangang River Line” will be divided into three parts: part 1 (11:30 AM – noon), part 2 (1:30 PM – 2 PM) and part 3 (4 PM – 4:30 PM). Zombies hiding in the venue will launch a surprise attack against civilians in a water gun fight.

    The highlight of Hangang Water Fight Festival will be the Water Bomb Battle (Water War) at 2:30 PM. Indeed, a 30-minute long water fight against the heat will begin on the host’s command with unlimited water guns and water bombs.

    In addition, a picnic area and food trucks will be available near the festival’s venue so that visitors can relax between tough battles.

    The Hangang Water Fight Festival is a paid event. You may participate by purchasing tickets online prior to the event or on-site.

    Options are given between a simple admission ticket (KRW 5,000) or a souvenir package ticket, including a 10L waterproof bag and beach towel (KRW 11,000). You may use online sales agents for pre-registration (TMON, Auction, Gmarket, etc.).

    Free admission is offered for children under the age of 7.

    For more information, please refer to Hangang Summer Festival’s official website (http://hangang.seoul.go.kr/project2018) or call for further inquiries (☎070-4705-3571).