The island is the site of Nami Island International Children's Book Festival (NAMBOOK) and other cultural events that take place every weekend, making Nami one of the main cultural and artistic tourist attractions in Korea. The island declared its cultural and artistic tourist attractions in Korea, and declared it's cultural independence and was reborn as Naminara Republic. It has it's own national flag, anthem, currency, passport and phone cards, stamps, orthography and even a certification of citizenship. Nami is home to several galleries and is the site of the Song Museum, which housed a collection of international ethnic musical instruments. There are indoor and outdoor stages - facility for seminars and workshops in addition to a hotel and several cottages. Nami Island is dedicated to improvethe mental and physical well being of children throughout the world. As such, it serves as the main sponsor of the Hans Christian Andersen Award and contributes regularly to UNICEF. . Nami Island had been supporting various events ranging from paintings to applied art in cooperation with writers and international organizations such as UNICEF and UNESCO. Many countries display their tourist attraction here, creating an atmosphere of a country within a country. Many exhibitions on landscape can be found along the way as we goes further towards center of Nami Island
Here are the pictures I took as I wander around Nami island:
Nami Island location: 1024, Bukhangangbyeon-ro, Gapyeong-eup, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
Coordinates: 37.79154°N 127.525435°
Tel: +82-31-580-8114, +82-31-580-8008