Go to Main Content

Culture & Tourism news

  • Vote Online for Your Favorite Tourism Souvenir that Represents Seoul

  • Culture & Tourism news SMG 1832

    Take advantage of this opportunity to pick a symbolic souvenir of Seoul. Seoul will be operating online and offline polls in order to select the Citizen’s Favorite Award winners of the 7th Seoul Tourism Souvenir Contest.

    The Citizen’s Favorite Award is a newly established award this year with the goal of unearthing souvenirs that reflect the preferences of the general public, including ordinary citizens and foreign tourists. The winners will be chosen based on votes by citizens and disregarding evaluations by experts.

    Aside from the 49 winners out of the 182 entries that will be picked through professional screenings, a total of 10 winners (5 products, 5 images) will be selected according to the results of the citizens’ votes. The Citizen’s Favorite Award winners will receive a certificate of merit from Mayor of Seoul, as well as benefits that include the production and distribution of a catalog and sales at online and offline shops of Seoul’s affiliated organizations and government institutions.

    To participate in the online poll, visit the city of Seoul’s official website from July 6 to 14, 2019 at http://news.seoul.go.kr/culture/archives/503207 and follow the instructions on the page.

    The offline vote is open only to foreign tourists and will be operated on July 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Hall Station and Hongik University Station, and on July 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Myeongdong Station.

    A total of 59 winners of the 7th Seoul Tourism Souvenir Contest that have passed an evaluation performed by experts and the general public will be announced on July 17 through various channels, including the city of Seoul’s website.