Next August, an electric car racing competition, K-pop, and other Seoul tourism festivals will be held.

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In August next year, the Seoul Tourism Festival will be held simultaneously in Seoul, where cutting-edge eco-friendly electric vehicles from world-class automakers race through the city center, and the Seoul Tourism Festival, where you can meet the world-capturing Hallyu contents such as K-Pop in one place.

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has prepared an epochal turning point for the reboot of Seoul tourism, which has been stagnant for a long time due to Corona, by holding two significant events, the world-class racing competition, which is expected to attract more than 2,000 people, including athletes and operating personnel, and the Seoul Tourism Festival He said he hopes to do it.

First of all, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship (ABB FIA Formula E World Championship), a global electric vehicle racing competition, will be held at Jamsil Sports Complex from August 13th to 14th next year. Open in member

‘SEOUL E-PRIX 2022’ is the last competition of the ‘2021~2022 season’ to be held from the end of this year, and the Seoul competition is expected to be the final.

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is an event organized by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) called ‘Formula-E.’ E-PRIX refers to the city-specific competition of the World Electric Vehicle Competition.

The Seoul Games have been confirmed to be held on August 13-14, ’22, and the full official schedule for the 2021-2022 season will be announced after separate official approval from the World Motor Sports Council in July.

The ‘ABB FIA Formula E World Championship’ is a new genre that has never been encountered in Korea and is the first to be held in Korea. Instead of heavy engine noise, low-noise, pollution-free electric vehicles race through the cities of major cities worldwide, competing for speed and technology. It is expected to serve as an opportunity to introduce Seoul to hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide and the audience who will visit Seoul for the competition.

Starting with the ’14 Beijing E-Prix, it has been held in major cities worldwide, such as New York, London, and Paris, every season for seven seasons. Global automakers such as Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and BMW have formed a team to participate.

In connection with the Seoul E-PRIX 2022, the Seoul Metropolitan Government will also hold the global Seoul tourism festival Seoul FESTA 2022 (October, 22.8~14.). We are aiming for synergy by linking the two events.

The goal is to make it a global festival representing Seoul by introducing various festival programs centered on Hallyu cultures, which are of great interest worldwide, such as K-pop, beauty, and gourmet.

In particular, BTS, who climbed to the top of the Billboard chart, is simultaneously acting as the Seoul Tourism Organization’s Seoul Tourism Honorary Ambassador and the global ambassador for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. is expected to

In this regard, Mayor Oh Se-hoon met with Formula E Korea (FEK), which hosted the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship (SEOUL E-PRIX 2022), and A three-party business agreement was signed with the Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), the host broadcasting company.

At the business agreement ceremony, BTS, the honorary ambassador for Seoul Tourism and the global ambassador for the World Electric Vehicle Competition, will congratulate the finalization of the Seoul E-PRIX 2022 event through a video message and convey expectations for the successful hosting of the “SEOUL FESTA 2022”. to be.

The three organizations promise to cooperate so that Seoul’s tourism industry and local economy can be revitalized simultaneously by successfully hosting SEOUL E-PRIX 202″ and SEOUL FESTA 2022.

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