Gyeonggi-do Donghoin Festival opens… A heated battle begins in Goyang City

The 34th Gyeonggi Province Lifestyle Sports Festival, a big festival for recreational sports enthusiasts with the slogan ‘Enhancing the power to change the future, Gyeonggi, the power to create harmony’, opened in Goyang Special City for the first time in 15 years and entered its third day.

The grand festival hosted by the Gyeonggi Province Sports Council and organized by Goyang City and Goyang City Sports Council will be held at Goyang Sports Complex at 6 pm on the 15th with Gyeonggi Province 1st Vice Governor Oh Byeong-kwon, Gyeonggi Provincial Council Chairman Yeom Jong-hyun, Goyang Special Mayor Lee Dong-hwan, Goyang Special City Council Chairman Kim Young-sik, and Gyeonggi Provincial Council Culture and Sports Association. The opening ceremony was held with about 5,000 people in attendance, including the Chairman of the Gymnasium Mania Committee, Lee Won-seong, Chairman of the Gyeonggi Province Sports Council, mayors and county governors, heads of each sports organization, executives, and athletes.

Prior to the opening ceremony, a pre-ceremony public event began at 5 p.m., heightening the opening atmosphere with a percussion performance by the Areumdri Dance Company of Goyang Arts High School, congratulatory performances by Kang Yun-seon Goyang Dance Company, Goyang City Taekwondo Demonstration Team, and Goyang Choreographers Association, and the screening of a promotional video for Goyang City. .

At the official opening ceremony, athletes from 31 cities and counties, starting with the next host city, Seongnam City, entered the event, followed by an opening declaration from Goyang City Sports Chairman Ahn Un-seop, and the competition flag was hoisted while a song of victory rang out. Goyang Mayor Lee Dong-hwan greeted the participating athletes with a welcoming speech, followed by a grand speech from Gyeonggi Provincial Sports Council Chairman Lee Won-seong, followed by congratulatory remarks from First Vice Governor Oh Byeong-kwon, Gyeonggi Provincial Council Chairman Yeom Jong-hyun, and Goyang City Council Chairman Kim Young-sik.

The event concluded with an opening ceremony with the oaths of male and female players Choi Jong-cheol and Kim Hae-ryeon (Goyang City, badminton) representing the participating players, and the opening atmosphere reached its peak with a congratulatory performance by popular singers Oh My Girl, Jang Yoon-jung, and Lee Chan-won starting at 7 p.m.

Lee Won-seong, president of the Provincial Sports Council, said in his speech at the event, “The Gyeonggi Provincial Sports Festival is not just a sports event, but a festival of friendship and harmony with 14 million residents.” He added, “Like the competition slogan, the passion and support of Gyeonggi residents will unite to make it a fun and safe competition.” “I will do my best to lose,” he said.먹튀검증

In his congratulatory address, First Vice Governor Oh Byeong-kwon said, “Gyeonggi-do, the ‘capital of opportunity,’ is working to create a sports culture where everyone can enjoy the opportunity to enjoy sports and compete fairly,” adding, “This competition is a sign of the passionate passion of sports enthusiasts.” “We hope that this will become a place of harmony where 31 cities and counties unite into one Gyeonggi-do through teamwork,” he emphasized.

In his welcoming speech, Goyang Mayor Lee Dong-hwan said, “I am happy that the Sports Festival will be held in Goyang City three years after it was canceled due to COVID-19 in 2020. “Please sublimate it into a festival of harmony where people can participate and enjoy together rather than competition, and create a dynamic and touching place of harmony where Gyeonggi-do residents become one,” he said.

Meanwhile, in this competition, 20,033 athletes (16,924 athletes, 3,109 executives) from 31 cities and counties will participate in 25 sports (20 official sports, 5 demonstration sports) until the 17th. ) to compete against each other’s honed skills and strengthen friendships among club members.

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