Description: Celebrating the International Day of Forests and the upcoming 70th Arbor Day in Korea, the Korea Forest Service will organize a tree hugging event to stress the importance of forests and attract public and media attention. KFS expects to break the current largest tree hug record of 936 people with estimated participants of 2,000.
Description: The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.