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Sophisticated cultural environment

Thriving cultural life

Host city for various international events and conferences

  • 2002 FIFA World Cup, 2003 Summer Universiade
  • Designated an International Convention City by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in 2005
  • World Firefighter Games 2010, IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2011, International Congress of Entomology 2012, World Energy Congress 2013

EXCO: exhibition and convention facilities for large international conferences (opened in May 2011)

Location, Capacity , 51 exhibitions, 800 conventions, 50 events hosted
Location Daegu Distribution Complex (1678, Sangyeok-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu Metropolitan City)
Capacity Area 43,014㎡ (total floral area: 145,994㎡), 5 aboveground floors, 4 underground floors, exhibition site (22,159㎡), convention center (34 rooms, 5,814㎡), auditorium (1,600 seats), outdoors plaza (2,000㎡), parking lot (capacity: 1,450 cars), rest facilities
51 exhibitions, 800 conventions, 50 events hosted International Green Energy Expo, International Textile Fair, International Fire & Safety Expo, Daegu Machinery Expo, ICT Convergence Expo Korea, Robofest World Championship

Low-carbon Green City Project

  • "Solar City" project launched as a five-year plan in 2010 following the World Energy Congress
  • Establishment of a sustainable, eco-friendly image and branding of the city as the "Best Driver for Climate Change"
  • Establishment of an emission trading center and greenhouse gas reduction registering system together with Gyeongsangbuk-do

Wide range of cultural events

  • Regional festivals: International Opera Festival, Daegu International Music Festival, Oriental Medicine Festival, International Textile Fair
  • Designated an oriental medicine exhibition and culture zone (the first of its kind in Korea): Yangnyeongsi (boasting 350 years of proud history) and Yakjeon Alley