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End of year Civil Festival to be held at the Gwangju Democracy Bell

광주 민주의 종각서 31일 송신년 시민축제

End of year Civil Festival to be held at the Gwangju Democracy Bell


The City of Gwangju announced on Sunday it would hold an end of year Civil Festival at the May 18th Democratic Square on the last day of 2019 from 11pm to say goodbye to the year and welcome the new one. 


At the event, a concert featuring famous singers, 2020 rice ball festival, fireworks, and the Sound of Watch-Night Bell events are scheduled.


At the countdown to 2020 event ,18 civic representatives including the Mayor Lee Yong Sup (이용섭), City Council Chairman Kim Dong Chan (김동찬), City Educational Chief Officer Jang Hui Kuk (장휘국) and more, will ring the night bell 33 times to end the year.


A City official also noted that there would be an extension of subway lines until 1:25 am.

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