“Korean bows are fun.”, “Mud experience, cool water baptism, exciting and fun.” Scouts from around the world who retired early from the ‘2023 Saemangeum World Scout Jamboree’ felt the charm of Korea through various cultural and tourism activities such as archery and mud experience on the 9th, visit to Cheongnam University, and Sungkyunkwan Confucianism experience
Members continued the purpose of the Jamboree, which was new experiences and adventure exchanges, by participating in cultural and experience programs run by each region, scattered across eight cities and counties nationwide.
The government operated the Jamboree Emergency Response Support Group so that the remaining schedule could be completed safely and without a hitch, while also preparing for the 6th typhoon ‘Kanun’ heading north.
Wearing student clothes and ‘clicking’… ‘Plunging’ into Korean beauty and styleThe Swiss members who withdrew from the Saemangeum World Scout Jamboree to Seoul visited Myeongryundang in Sungkyunkwan, Jongno-gu, Seoul, to experience Korean traditions.
The blonde-haired scouts in uniforms followed the guide’s guidance and looked around Myeongnyundang for about 40 minutes.
Despite the sweat on the faces of the team members wearing long-sleeved clothes in the hot weather, they cheered for the unique experience.
With a bright expression, he looked around Myeongryundang Ginkgo Tree, which is Natural Monument No. 59, and Jinsa Restaurant, and took a picture for authentication.
In Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, 60 Taiwanese scouts living in Korea University dormitories toured Gilsangsa Temple around 10:00 am that day.
77 scouts from Bolivia, Mauritania, and Russia visited Suwon Hwaseong Fortress in Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do.
After arriving at the parking lot in front of the Korean archery experience center in two tour buses, they were divided into four groups to experience Korean archery, ride the Hwaseong Royal Car, and tour freely.
About 4,000 members from 10 countries, including Romania, visited Daecheon Beach in Boryeong, South Chungcheong Province, where the Mud Festival was held.
They enjoyed a unique experience, such as the Mud Mob God & MDM performance where they were baptized with cool water from various water jets while dancing to the music, and the mud bath where they were soaked in muddy water.
About 100 scouts from Greece and Gambia visited Imjingak Paju, Gyeonggi Province and toured the 3rd Tunnel, Unification Village, and Dora Observatory.
160 Indonesian scouts visited the National Museum of Iksan and enjoyed a ‘travel to Iksan, the ancient city in the museum’, while 179 British scouts visited Cheongnamdae, the former presidential villa.
Government strengthens safety management in typhoon north… “10 days only indoors”In the north of Typhoon ‘Kanun’, the government strengthened safety management, such as deciding to hold all events indoors on the 10th.
Regarding the Saemangeum World Jamboree, where participants were dispersed in preparation for the typhoon north, Prime Minister Han Deok-soo said, “I promise to provide full support until all members leave the country.”
Prime Minister Han emphasized this in his remarks at the Saemangeum Jamboree Emergency Response Team meeting held at the Seoul Government Complex this morning, saying, “The Saemangeum Territory activities were inevitably ended due to the typhoon, but the Jamboree continues until the weekend.”
Minister of Public Administration and Security Lee Sang-min also held a briefing on the same day and said, “To ensure the safety of the Jamboree participants, the government is strengthening preventive patrols for risk factors such as flooding, falling objects, and landslides토토사이트 around the accommodation in cooperation with related organizations such as local governments, police, and firefighting. “he said.
Minister Lee said, “In particular, we are strengthening safety management related to typhoons in off-base program areas.”
The Ministry of Public Administration and Security is operating the ‘Jamboree Emergency Response Support Group’, which consists of a total of four teams headed by Vice Minister Han Chang-seop.
We plan to systematically support the participants until the 12th when they leave the country by organically cooperating with the 8 cities and provinces where the participants are staying.
3 Swiss crew members lightly injured in car accident… Some accommodation allocation confusionAt 12:46 p.m. on the same day, a tour bus in which Swiss soldiers were riding collided with a Suncheon city bus on the road in Unpyeong-ri, Seo-myeon, Suncheon-si, Jeollanam-do. There were 38 people
on the tour bus, including 36 Swiss members who retired early from the ‘2023 Saemangeum World Scout Jamboree’ and came to Suncheon, as well as a leader and bus driver.
As a result of the accident, three Swiss personnel suffered minor bruises, and two of them were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
In addition, the organizing committee of the Jamboree caused confusion by assigning accommodations to Yemeni members who had not entered the country.
Chungcheongnam-do and Hongseong-gun prepared lodgings for 175 Yemeni soldiers the day before and waited for them, but it was not until 9:00 pm that they confirmed that they had not entered the country.
A provincial official said, “After checking the situation because the members did not come, I heard that they did not enter the country.”