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Suncheon Thanks Local Governments for Expo’s Initial Success

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SUNCHEON, South Korea, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The mayor of Suncheon has sent letters of appreciation to local governments and public agencies across the nation for helping his city host the Suncheon Bay Garden expo, city officials said on Friday.

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Suncheon thanks local governments for expo’s initial success

The letters were sent as the international garden exposition being held in Suncheon, 415 kilometers south of Seoul, has reached the 2-million-visitor mark this week, just two months after its opening. It is well on track to reach the 4-million-visitor target by the October closing.

“We will dedicate our best efforts to turn the expo into a beloved one that helps all visitors make meaningful memories,” Cho Chung-hoon, the mayor of Suncheon, said in the letters. He called for continued support and attention from the local governments for the remaining four months of the event.

The International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013 opened on April 16 under the theme of “Garden of the Earth” to exhibit a vast range of wetlands, gardens and green paths stretched across 1.1 million square meters.

It offers scenic views of 83 different types of exotic gardens as well as a variety of cultural events, exhibitions and performances running daily to entertain visitors.

Located near one of the world’s top coastal wetlands Suncheon Bay, the event will run until Oct. 20.
Source: The Committee of the International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013

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June 24, 2013 at 3:32 pm

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