Brief History of Jeongeup

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General Status of Sister City
Area 105.25㎢ - 0.6% of Jeollabuk-do
Population 87,124 people
Administration Area 8 dongs 202 Tongs 1,044 Bans
Course of Establishing Sister Relationship
1996.01.23 Jeongeup-si Operators visited (Three including Head Director, Sang-Gi Eun for proposal of Relationship)
1996.06.13 Jeongeup-si Representatives have visited (Seven including mayor/ Contracted for a friendship)
1996.09.12 Delegates of Sokcho-si have visited(Seven including mayor for friendly trade and proposal of sales of special products)
1997.05.06 Sports Trade visited Sokcho-si (27 people for gateball)
1997.09.04 Celebrating Performance of Jeongeup-si Farming Music Band (The 7th Asia Canoe Championship, 62 people for opening celebration)
1997.09.11 Sales of Special Products of Sokcho-si (squids), 237 for 3,388,000 won
1997.10.05 Chairman of Sokcho-si have visited (14 including chairman)
1998.04.25 Participated in Arts Trade Exhibition(Hosted by Sokcho-si/ 145 arts pieces from 23 elementary schools)
1998.10.02 Performance of Jeongeup Farming Band (Celebrating Performance for the 33rd Seorak Cultural Festival, 46 people )
1999.02.03 Transmission of Celebration for (The 4th) Seorak Snow Flower Festival
1999.02.09 Sokcho-si Operators have invited (3 people including person in charge of trade support
1999.03.11 Jeongeup-si Operators (2 except for Person in charge of International Cooperation
1999.05.10 Celebrating Ambassador have visited (Celebration of Gabo Farmers Rebellion and Festival of Day of Citizens, seven people except for Manager of Plan/Budget
1999.05.17 Participated in the 4th International Children's Art Exhibition (30 art pieces from 10 schools)
1999.09.08 Condolatory Ambassador have visited for a member, Yeong-Jae Gwon, who had passed away. (1 more person with the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Self-Administration Department)
1999.09.13 Opened Jeongeup Special Products Store (7 enterprises with 13 items) (September 13~October 30)
1999.10.05 Visited '99 Gangwon EXPO and Hanam Environment Exhibition, 89 people (Main Office 46, workshops 24,eup/myeon/dong 28, police 1)
1999.11.01 Celebrating Ambassador of '99 Maple Tree Festival Visited ( Deputy of Mayor and three more people, Mayor made a courtesy call, Visited Naejangsan Mountain Event Center )
2000.01.27 Transmission of Celebration (The 5th Seorak Snow Flower Festival January 27~30)
2000.04.27 Participated in Ceremony of Commencement of Baekdu Fairway(2 people including Director of Administration Support)( April 27~ May 3)
2000.05.10 The 33rd Donghak Farming Rebellion Celebration Festival, Two people including Director of Culture and Arts ) (May 10~11)
2000.05.27 Participated in Friendly Bowling Matches between sister cities in Sokcho Bowling Plaza(Jeongeup 23, Sokcho 26,Junggu Seoul 36)
2000.10.31 Celebrating Ambassador of Maple Tree Festival visited l(Director of Plan/Budget, Director of Self Administration Department, Director of International Co-operation ) (October 31~ November 1)
2001.05.10 Visited for the 7th Day of Citizens (Director of Urban Department(Jeong-Hwan Kim), Person in charge of Self-Administration (Sang-Rae Lee),
Employee (Dong-Hee Park)(May 9~10 in Baekje Hotel)
2001.07.24 Performance of Korean Music for Sokcho Ocean Festival
(No. of People :36, Place: Sokcho Beach, Contents :Dance of Deity, Pansori, Gyobangwu, Popular Songs of Korean Music)
2002.07.24 Performance of Korean Music in Sokcho Ocean Festival
(No. of People :40, Place: Sokcho Beach, Contents :Dance of Deity, Pansori, Gyobangwu, Popular Songs of Korean Music)
2002.09.04 Support necessities for Flood Disaster ?- 5,000,000(Blanket 100, Korean Instant Noodles 200)
 2002.10.31 Visitation for Celebrating the 13th Jeongeupsa Cultural Festival (Three people including mayor)
 2003.03.03 Delegates of Sokcho-si Assembly visited - Welcoming Ceremony, Trip to Region(24 Assembly Members of Sokcho)
 2003.10.02 Participated in the ceremony of 40th Anniversary Ceremony for becoming a city (two people including deputy mayor)
 2003.10.10 Celebrating Visitation in the 14th Jeongeupsa Cultural Festival (6 people including mayor)
 2003.10.10 Visitation of Assembly Members of Sokcho-si - trip to see facilities (Naejang Mountain, Jeongeup Stream), six people including chairman
 2004.03.12 Consolation Visitation for Sokcho Forest Fire Hazard - Maple Tree Beauty Rice 5,000,000 won
 2005.01.05 Celebrating Visitatin for Winter Snow Festival
 2005.11.10 PR and sales of Maple Beauty Rice and Special Farming PRoducts - Sokcho Indoor Gym Maple Tree Beauty Rice, Bokbunja, etc)
 2006.11.01 Celebrating Visitation for the 12th Jeongeup Day of Citizens (two people including vice-president)
 2006.11.11 2006 Friendly Bowling Match between sister cities - Sokcho Bowling Plaza (Sokcho 30, Jeongeup 25)
 2006.11.25 The 3rd Sister Cities Friendly Tennis Mathces - Sokcho Municipal Tennis Court (Sokcho 23, Jeongeup 30)
 2007.05.10 Visitation for celebrating the 40th Hwangtohyeon Donghak Festival (Seven people including Mayor of Sokcho)?
 2007.05.21 Promotion of sales of Special Products (Quenched Squids) (400 boxes of quenched squids /6,000,000 won)
 2007.09.15 The 4th Friendly Tennis Matches between Sister Cities organized by Jeongeup (Sokcho 35, Jeongeup 23)
 2007.10.12 Participated in the 42nd Seorak Cultural Festival,(43 including Mayor – Tour of Sokcho autonomous innovation Fair)
 2007.11.01 Congratulatory visit to the 13th Jeongeup Citizen’s Day( 3 including Vice-mayor)
 2007.11.17 Participated in the 6th Friendly Bowling Match between sister cities organized by Jeongeup (35 from Jeongeup, 25 from Sokcho)
 2008.05.31 Participated in the 7th Friendly Bowling Match between sister cities organized by Sokcho (37 from Jeongeup, 25 from Sokcho)
 2008.10.17 Congratulatory visit to the 43rd Seorak Cultural Festival( 3 including Vice-mayor)
 2008.11.01 Congratulatory visit to the 14th Jeongeup Citizen’s Day and Naejang Mountain Maple tree and married couple love Festival( 3 including Vice-mayor
 2008.11.01 Held a Naejang Mountain Maple tree and married couple love festival and managed a direct sale market of agricultural and special Products (Squid, 3 members of staff)
 2008.12.13 participated in the 5th Tennis Matches between Sister Cities friendly organized by Sokcho
 2009.05.08 held the 42nd Hwangtohyeon Donghak Festival and managed a direct sale market of agricultural and special products (Jeotgal (a salted fermented food), 2 members of staff)