RRC-EA and KIA Tigers celebrate World Wetlands Day 2019
The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) and KIA Tigers professional baseball team expressed again continuing partnership by celebrating World Wetlands Day 2019 on 24 May 2019 at the Gwangju-KIA Champions Field. The RRC-EA distributed brochures, pins, fans and pouch bags to people attending the baseball game between the KIA Tigers and KT Wiz. A nationally televised ceremonial pitch and hit was also hosted by the KIA Tigers with Professor Kim Hyung-soo, President of the Korean Wetlands Society, and Mr. Choi Hee-rim, former Director General of the Suncheon Bay International Wetland Center. Short videos about wetlands, the Ramsar Convention and World Wetlands Day were shown on the video board of the stadium. The RRC-EA sponsored prizes such as Apple iPads and Primera cosmetics for short quizzes during the baseball game.