Dong-gu, Daejeon (District Mayor Hwang In-ho) held a ‘bird's nest installation’ event to create a nature-friendly walking environment on the 20th at the filming site of The Sad Love Story on Daecheong Hoban-gil.
The event was held in compliance with the government's quarantine guidelines, including wearing masks, fever checks, and distancing more than 2 meters, and participants from various fields, including district chief Hwang In-ho, Daejeon Environmental Movement Union, Korea Railroad Corp.'s Daejeon Station Travel Center, and Daecheongho Photographer Group.
The event, which was promoted under the theme of 'When the environment changes, life changes' was carried out in the order of introducing bird nests made in nature-friendly ways by using trees floating down in Daecheong Lake. It also attracted attention by holding a photo exhibition titled 'The Bird Living in Daecheong Lake'.
Also, the district is planning to promote the unique bird nest production process as a story related to the bird's nest that was built and installed on the same day.
Hwang In-ho, head of the district office who attended the event, said, "I am happy to think that birds living in Daecheong Lake will make a family and tell us the sound of nature." "I hope that Daecheong Lake will be the most beautiful walking environment in the world for residents and tourists.“
Also, Jang Sun-ae, head of Dong-gu Health Center, said, "Our bodies and minds are getting tired from COVID-19, and we hope that the bird's nest will comfort residents and tourists who walk along Daecheong Lake while enjoying nature.“
Meanwhile, since 2018, the district has been operating the Daecheong Hoban-Gil Residents' Expedition to discover cultural, artistic, and historical stories. In 2020, it has completed health stories from 13 branches in 7 courses and is striving to create a walking environment that links them with smartphone apps.