South Korean National Network

Everything in creation has its own divine nature and life. We as humans need to exist in harmony with the rhythm of life in order to live full, happy lives. For humans, being slow in our lives is living in accordance with the pace of our minds. A truly advanced country is one which is led by its culture n art; it is a country that seeks to nurture harmony between nature, the arts, human beings n creatures plus the economy. We will devote ourselves to the development of unique characteristics of Corean Cittaslows, encouraging them to make the best use of creative attractiveness.

Slow Mind Slow Thinking!

With six Corean towns certified as in December 2007 and 2009 as the first Asian Cittaslows, Cittaslow Corea Network has an important mission, one that respects the highest values and ideas of the Cittaslow Charter: first, we guide Corean Cittaslows, recommend Cittaslow candidates and take care of the recertification of Corean Cittaslows; second, we promote Corean Cittaslows and expand the recognition; third, we exchange the matters of mutual concerns and experiences, and encourage networking between Cittaslow members from around the globe; and fourth, we contribute to the growth of the Slow Food movement across the nation. "Carpe diem and La vita è bella" can be more valuable in the fast-paced modern life, because "being slow is so beautiful and delightful." Corean Cittaslows need more love and support from all of you.

List of cities

CHEONGSONG COUNTY (Pacheon-myeon)

County Mayor: Youn, Kyung-he

 

DAMYANG COUNTY (Changpyeong-myeon)

County Mayor: Choi, Hyung-sik

 

GIMHAE CITY (Bonghamaeul/ Hwapocheon Wetland Ecological Park)

City Mayor: Hur, Sung-kon

 

HADONG COUNTY (Akyang-myeon)

County Mayor: Youn, Sang-ki

 

JECHEON CITY (Susan-myeon/ Bakdaljae)

City Mayor: Lee, Sang-cheon

 

JEONJU CITY (Jeonju Hanok Village)

City Mayor: Kim, Seung-su

 

MOKPO CITY (Oedal-do Island/ Dali-do Island/ Mokpo Modern Historical & Cultural Area)

City Mayor: Kim, Jong-sik

 

NAMYANGJU CITY (Joan-myeon)

City Mayor: Cho, Kwang-han

 

SANGJU CITY (Hamchang-eup/ Gonggeom-myeon/ Ian-myeon)

City Mayor: Hwang, Cheon-mo

 

SEOCHEON COUNTY (Hansan-myeon)

County Mayor: Noh, Pak-rae

 

SHINAN COUNTY (Jeungdo Island)

County Mayor: Park, Woo-ryang

 

TAEAN COUNTY (Sowon-myeon)

County Mayor: Ka, Se-ro

 

WANDO COUNTY (Cheongsando Island)

County Mayor: Shin, Woo-chul

 

YEONGWOL COUNTY (Kimsatgat-myeon)

County Mayor: Choi, Myeong-seo

 

YEONGYANG COUNTY (Seokbo-myeon)

County Mayor: Oh, Do-chang

 

YESAN COUNTY (Daeheung-myeon/ Eungbong-myeon)

County Mayor: Hwang, Sun-bong
 

Cittaslow Supporter

  • Busan Metropolitan City

Cittaslow Friends

  • Taepyung Natural Salt Inc.
  • Maeil Dairies Co., Ltd
  • Evezary
  • LOTTE Homeshopping 

Representatives of Network

bon sohn

Coordinator of the National Cittaslow Corea Network
Intl Cittaslow Coordination Committee Member
Professor n Ph.D of GwanGwang(Tourism) Division
Hanyang University Seoul Corea

Contact
T 82 + 2 + 2052 1751F 82 + 2 + 2052 1755
dasal@hotmail.co.kr
cittaslowcorea@hanmail.net