Let’s enjoy the fall season in Korea ^^ if you have a plan to go to Korea here is some festivals that you can see in Korea.
Yangyang Songi Festival (Pine Mushroom Festival) 29 Sept – 03 Oct 2011
Address : Gangwon-do Yangyang-gun Yangyang-eup Namdaecheon Stream area
Opening Ceremony & Performance
Time: September 29, 2011
Venue: Main Stage
Songi Promotion Center, local specialty shop, Songi direct selling market, face painting, wild flower & herb exhibition, Songi sculpture park, etc.
Songi mushroom harvesting experience for international visitors (Sep, 15~Oct, 14)
Songi treasure hunt, village experience, field trip on the ecology of Songi
Culture & Art Events
Takjangsa Game (local folk game) (Sep, 30~Oct, 1)
Recreation, traditional wedding ceremony reenactment (Sep, 30 / Oct, 2),
band performance (Oct, 2), youth’s dance performance (Oct, 1), etc.
Food Experience Events
Songi food tasting, making Tteok (rice cake), Songi specialty restaurant, etc.
Parades & performances by Songi Promotion Group, YangYang Songi Marathon Contest, Football Contest, Badminton Contest, etc.
Jeonju International Sori Festival 30 Sept – 4 Oct 2011
Jeollabuk-do Jeonju-si Deokjin-gu Deokjindong 1-ga
Sori Arts Center, Hanok Village
Jeonju International Sori Festival is a global music festival centered on Korean vocals and music. It is a top performing arts festival where exquisite Korean and global music are brought together. The festival covers a wide array of performances, from fringe music performances to master performances by some of the world’s most recognizable voices. It is a fun, exciting festival where music, nature, and people come alive together.
Photo credit : sorifestival.com
Andong Maskdance Festival 30 Sept – 09 Oct 2011
Gyeongsangbuk-do Andong-si Pungcheon-myeon
Andong Downtown Area (Maskdance Park, Hahoe Folk village)
The Maskdance Festival has over 50 events and hands-on experience programs including the National & International Mask Dance Performance, World Mask Competition, Original Mask Performance, Learning the Mask Dance, Madang Play, Original Puppet Play, World Mask Exhibition, and Making Masks.
Jarasum International Jazz Festival 01 Oct – 03 Oct 2011
Gapyeong-eup Jaraseom Island
Gyeonggi-do Gapyeong-gun Jaraseom, Gapyeong Station, Gapyeong downtown
International Jazz Festival, International Jazz Concours, World Percussion Instrument Exhibition, Trackless Train Experience Zone, Jazz Book Festival
Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival 01 Oct – 12 Oct 2011
Gyeongsangnam-do Jinju-si Bonseong-dong 415 Jinjuseong
Namgang River Area
Lighting Ceremony, Floating lanterns on the river, Korean Lantern exhibition, Exhibition of World traditional lanterns, Traditional Crafted Lantern exhibition, Hanging wishing lanterns
Seoul Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival 07 Oct – 08 Oct 2011
Seoul-si Dongdaemun-gu Jegi 2-dong Seoul Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Market
Herbal Medicine Festival
Free herbal diagnosis and treatment, herb slicing contest, herb cooking contest
Grand Sale of Herbal Medicine
Buy herbal medicines at low prices
Reenactment of life in Yangnyeongsi market during the Joseon Dynasty
Seoul Yangnyeongsi Herbal Medicine Museum
Exhibition of a wide variety of herbal medicine and activity programs related to herbal medicine.
Picture credit : koreataste.org
Credit : visitkorea.or.kr