The loose-feet of Chandigarhians is known across seven seas now! 

South Korea government has launched a contest, South Korea Quiz Contest 2017, especially for tricity students to promote tourism to the country majorly known for its manufacturing expertise. 

“To dispel the common myth that South Korea is only a manufacturing hub, we are showcasing its tourism potential by involving the school children,” said Korea Tourism Organisation (India office) Director Jong Sool Kwon.

DID YOU KNOW?

Indian Princess Suriratna from Ayodhya went to South Korea more than 2,000 years ago and married Korean King Suro to become Queen Heo and 22% of Koreans are descendants of the Princess from Ayodhya.

ABOUT THE SOUTH KOREA QUIZ CONTEST 2017

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

The quiz is open for Class 8th to 12th school students of Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula and surrounding areas. 

PRIZES

The winner will get a free trip to South Korea for 6 days. The other finalists will also get big supports for travelling to Korea.

Prizes worth Rs 3,00,000 are announced for the winners:

First Position         Free Trip to Korea worth Rs 1,20,000

Second Position   75 % Discounted Trip to Korea worth Rs 90,000

Third Position       50 % Discounted Trip to Korea worth Rs 60,000

Fourth Position    25 % Discounted Trip to Korea worth Rs 30,000

Participation Certificates will be given to all participants.

WHO ARE THE ORGANIZERS?

The Quiz Contest will be organized by Athena Ventures with the support of Korea Tourism Organization. Athena Ventures has organized many similar programs for Korea and other countries earlier also.

WHERE YOU CAN REGISTER?

To register, log on to www.southkoreaquiz.com or they can call 9810036282.

HOW CAN YOU PREPARE FOR THE QUIZ?

Reference Material will be provided to all the students to help them prepare for the Quiz.

 DATE & VENUE OF THE FINAL QUIZ

 Date:  13 Aug 2017

Venue: Auditorium, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector 10, Chandigarh 

 

Tourism contributes 5% to South Korea’s GDP. On an average 200,000 tourists from India visit the country every year and now the government is on a spree to increase this number.

Also, Shah Rukh Khan has been the Goodwill Ambassador of South Korea since April 2014.

 

A woman with varied interests, from geeky technology to serene poetry, but with a solitary passion to play with words. Ratisha is educated in sociology, psychology and human rights, that has sensitized her well to talk about all topics of human concern. She has been writing for many nationally and internationally acclaimed e-magazines and news portals including The Huffington Post, (United States) among others. When not writing, she is either found brushing strokes on a canvas or peering through her glasses into a novel.

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