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March 2017

[Book] The story of Kwangjang market

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The story of Kwangjang market was published in Samteo..

The writer Kim Jong-kwang spent over two years covering the collection of materials about Kwangjang market history of 107 years, tells the story of real merchants from the opening of the market to the present is the history of the Korean market and the life including joys and sorrows of the market merchant.

The story of Kwangjang market/Samteo/Kim Jong-kwang

Old saxophone man of Kwanjang market

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‘Old Saxophone man’ Baek Yeonhwa (88) of Kwangjang market
With the nickname “Guradosha”, has been accompanied by friends of old seniors aournd the park and market traders with the saxophone. From Bindaettuk street of Jongno 1-ga to Nakwonsangga, Topgol park and Dongdaemun Kwangkang market, he goes anywhere regardless of time and place to play the song like “Galdae Sunjung”, Woolora Yeolpunga”, “Yongdusan Ellegy”, “Nunmuljuzen Dumangang” with saxophone..

Kwangjang Market Cultural Festival

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At 2011 Kwangjang market Cultural Festival

the designers of Kwangjang market fashion mall roled as fashion models and showed a more professional appearance than pros.

Planning: Market Management Agency
Organization: Kwangjang market Merchants Federation
Sponsorship: Kwangjang market Inc., Korea Trade Insurance Corporation, Acacia Hotel, Hanbok Industrial Cooperative,
Kooksoondang, Jongno Square Saemaeul Bank, Parkganae Myeongpum Bindaeddeok.