Next, the ’70th Gyeonggi Province Sports Festival’ will be held for three days starting May 9.The city said that it is working to host a successful competition with a greater sense of responsibility as it has overcome the regret of canceling the 2021 competition due to COVID-19 and achieved the result of hosting it again.Paju City plans to establish a culture of consideration for the socially disadvantaged and increase interest in sports for the disabled by holding sports competitions for the disabled before sports competitions for the non-disabled. The slogan of the Gyeonggi-do Sports Festival for the Disabled, raised by Paju City, is ‘A beautiful challenge, Paju full of emotion, a game that unites’, and the slogan of the Gyeonggi-do Sports Festival is ‘Citizen-centered, greater Paju, Gyeonggi-do residents united as one.’
At the Sports Festival for the Disabled, 17 sports, including gateball, park golf, and boccia, will be held in 17 stadiums (15 within the jurisdiction and 2 outside the jurisdiction), and at the Gyeonggi Province Sports Festival, 27 sports, including track and field, soccer, and table tennis, will be held at 40 stadiums (35 within the jurisdiction). It is held in 5 locations outside the district.The city is making every effort to prepare for the competition in each field to revitalize the local economy through the athletes and visitors who visit to participate in the sports competition and to serve as an opportunity to promote Paju, which is full of vitality, to the whole country.Paju City plans to hold the opening ceremony to announce the start of the competition at Imjingak Pyeonghwa Nuri, a symbol of peace, and treat it as a grand festival of peace beyond a simple sports event limited to the existing main stadium.
In addition, by breaking away from the spatial constraints of the main stadium and utilizing the spacious and open Imjingak Peace Nuri space to add grandeur, we plan to widely promote the image of Paju, which is dynamically developing through change and innovation in a former military border city.Sang-ki Yoon, head of the Sports Department of Paju City, said, “For a successful competition, we will do our best to establish a close cooperation system with related organizations such as the Paju Police Station and the Model Drivers’ Association to provide thorough traffic measures and an environment where everyone can comfortably enjoy the 온라인카지노 competition.”