A total of 20,000 visitors explored “Oceantopia (Ocean + Utopia)”
Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea has been loved as they have provided various educational programs for children and youths to learn and experience. Oceantopia is one of the education programs in which visitors can explore various marine cultures.
Programs such as “Making marine instrument,” “Drawing Competition,” “Lectures by celebrities,” and “Essay writing competition” under a theme of “Loving Our Ocean” has been well estimated by visitors. Especially, these programs are customized for specific age group ranging from preschool, elementary school, and teenagers, to college, which might draw visitors.
“Making marine instrument” is the most popular program of Oceantopia. All family members can make maracas using coconut shells, conch shells, and pebbles and learn how to play their hand-made maracas.
<A family is eagerly making maracas under guidance.>
<Children are thinking what to draw and drawing as they wish.>
<Painting to win the 1st place at the Drawing Competition >
<Professor Yoon Ho Seop who chose design as a way to protect our environment is producing Green T-shirt.>