China News Service, Seoul, August 15 (Reporter Liu Xu) From the 10th to the 14th local time, the Seoul Metropolitan Government held a five-day SEOUL FESTA 2022 event at the Jamsil Sports Complex to revitalize tourism, which has fallen into recession due to the new crown pneumonia epidemic. Industry.

  On the evening of the 10th local time, the opening ceremony of "SEOUL FESTA 2022" was held at the Olympic Stadium in Jamsil Sports Complex. The event invited stars such as RAIN, NCT DREAM, and PSY to perform at the venue, kicking off the restart of Seoul tourism.

On the 14th local time, children participated in interactive projects at the Jamsil Sports Complex.

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  As the main content of the SEOUL FESTA 2022 event, the 2022 SEOUL E-PRIX Electric Formula Competition was held at the Jamsil Sports Complex from the 13th to the 14th local time.

  Hosted by the International Automobile Federation (FIA), FORMULA-E is the world's largest electric formula competition. The 2022 SEOUL E-FRIX is the last race of the FORMULA-E season and the first FORMULA-E race to be held in South Korea.

During the race, 22 low-noise, low-pollution zero-emission Formula E cars drove in and around the Jamsil main stadium, with a total length of 2,760 meters, including 22 curves.

On the 14th, the final winning team and driver will be decided, which is also the 100th race in the history of Formula E.

On the evening of the 10th local time, the opening ceremony of "SEOUL FESTA2022" was held at the Olympic Stadium in Jamsil Sports Complex.

Photo by Liu Xu

  In addition, various cultural experience programs are prepared near the Jamsil Sports Complex.

WORLD DJ FESTIVAL, who has been out of action for three years, brought the first offline performance since the epidemic, as well as a variety of interactive exhibitions and experience activities.

  It is reported that during SEOUL FESTA 2022, the city of Seoul will also hold various events representing the "special attractive city - Seoul" such as shopping, culture, art, sports, etc., providing tourists with a rich and diverse celebration experience.

  Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon said, "SEOUL FESTA 2022 has a variety of events, including Formula E racing in the downtown area and various experience events. It is expected to show the charm of 'Special City of Charm - Seoul' in various directions. SEOUL FESTA 2022 Not only will it signal the recovery of Seoul’s tourism industry, but it will also serve as a new starting point, heralding Seoul’s re-take-off across the COVID-19 crisis, and achieving win-win and mutual development by revitalizing tourism and the local economy.” (End)