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The Hangang (River) Storytelling Tour program is part of the “Project to develop and use storytelling for Seoul’s top 5 attractions,” which is being implemented by the city government as a flagship project for this year. The project is part of efforts to highlight anew hidden stories on Hangang (River) riverside parks, which are places familiar to citizens as resting areas, and develop them into tourism resources to turn Hangang (River) into a meaningful tourism hotspot.
The Hangang (River) Storytelling Tour is a program wherein seven famed mentors of our era serve as storytellers, walk at key places along Hangang (River) in the company of citizens, and tell special episodes and stories to provide participants with an opportunity for mental healing and to be touched emotionally. The tour courses for the respective mentors make for a program designed to develop the areas into Seoul’s storytelling tour courses for Korean and foreign tourists in the future.
Held during July and August, the summer tours featured the ff., who served as mentors: Prof. Yoon Moo-boo, known as the “authority of birds” who started the storytelling program; Lim Ji-ho, “Vagabond Houseguest”…