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From 19 to 21 October, Jeonju, in cooperation with the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, have organized the 2016 edition of the UNESCO Creative Cities Forum at the National Intangible Heritage Centre of Jeonju, a Creative City of Gastronomy since 2012. The two-day forum was themed “Sustainable Creative Cities Networks” and has focused on reflections and case studies demonstrating the capacity of culture and creativity, of the field of gastronomy in particular, to foster better quality of life in urban areas. Political...
The 9th Bibimbab festival was held in Jeonju (Republic of Korea) from 22 to 25 October 2015 bringing together various food cultures, performances and exhibitions. The festival, entitled “Jeonju! Dance with Great Food!” was a successful mix of Korean traditional food and culture.    For the Bibimbab contest, the residents from 33 different Dong (Towns) prepared a unique style of Bibimbab and, in order to contribute to the protection of the environment, visitors took with them eco-friendly ceramic bowls as a souvenir...