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We will continue the news with breaking news about the Saemangeum World Jamboree.
The schedule and location of the Saemangeum Jamboree K-Pop Concert, originally scheduled for today, has been changed to Jeonju on the 11th.
The Jamboree event, which faced a crisis due to the successive departures of major participating countries such as the UK and the US, announced that the government is finding stability.
However, it is still a messy atmosphere, such as the promise to lift the coverage restrictions was immediately canceled.
This is reporter Park So-hee.
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The K-pop concert originally scheduled for today at the Saemangeum Jamboree.
The organizers of the tournament announced안전놀이터 that they would change both the date and the location and hold the closing ceremony at the Jeonju World Cup Stadium on the 11th.
As concerns about safety and heat-related diseases grew, it was decided to move to a place an hour’s drive from the campsite.
[Park Bo-kyun/Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism]
“On the evening of the 6th, which is the scheduled date for the previous performance, the crew will be exposed to the scorching heat for about five days. This is a condition that can adversely affect health, such as the occurrence of heat-related illnesses.”
Yesterday, close to 1,000 people visited the hospital in Yeongji, but the government said the site was stabilizing.
[Lee Sang-min/Minister of Public Administration and Security]
“The central government, local governments, the military and the private sector are working together to solve the difficulties of the participants one by one.”
But confusion persisted.
The air show of the Black Eagles special flight team of the Air Force that took place today.
[Kim Hyun-sook/Minister of Gender Equality and Family]
“We plan to support reporters who wish to interview teenagers in the Delta region during the air show.”
However, just an hour later, the organizing committee notified that the support for coverage was cancelled.
The organizing committee said that this back and forth was due to the demands of the world federation.
[Jamboree Organizing Committee official (Voice modified)]
“The World Federation is strongly forbidding (coverage). (Reporting) they set a guide, but they don’t follow the guide.”
While the competition is still chaotic even as it turns around the halfway point, British scouts, the largest participating country after the United States yesterday, withdrew and headed to a hotel in Seoul.
However, the British BBC reported that they were suffering from accommodation difficulties, saying, “5 people are using one room, and about 250 people are sleeping in a hotel banquet hall in Seoul.”
Some foreign media, including Australia’s AAP and Thailand’s English-language Bangkok Post, pointed out that “Korea’s external publicity has suffered tremendous setbacks.”
This is Park So-hee from MBC News.