Namdo Food Festival 07 Oct – 09 Oct 2011

Jeollanam-do Suncheon-si Nagan-myeon

Naganeupseong Folk Village, Suncheon-si

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Suwon Hwaseong Cultural Festival 07 Oct – 10 Oct 2011

Gyeonggi-do Suwon-si Sinpung-dong 123 Hwaseong Haenggung Palace

Suwon Hwaseong, Hwaseong Haenggung Palace

Hwaseong Fortress (a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage), a must-see attraction throughout the year, truly comes alive during the festival period. A range of events including the Reenactment of the Royal Parade of King Jeongjo the Great (22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty), Jangyongyeong Guards Ceremony, Citizens’ Parade, and other traditional performances are held. As an added bonus, the Hwaseong Food Culture Festival is held during the same period, allowing guests to sample traditional dishes from around the world and enjoy a full program of performances.

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Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (Ginseng Festival) 07 Oct – 12 Oct 2011

Gyeongsangbuk-do Yeongju-si Punggi-eup Baek-ri Namwoncheon Stream

Gyeongsangbuk-do Yeongju-si Punggi-eup Namwoncheon Region

Ginseng rituals and ceremonies, harvesting Pung-gi ginseng, Pung-gi ginseng peeling contest, ginseng auction, Pung-gi Ginseng Marathon, hands-on events, etc.

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Seoul International Fireworks Festival 08 Oct 2011

Seoul-si Yeongdeungpo-gu Yeouido-dong

Yeouido Hangang Park
(In front of the ’63 City’ building)


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Gyeongju Traditional Drinks& Rice Cake Festival 08 Oct – 13 Oct 2011

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Busan Jagalchi Festival 13 Oct – 16 Oct 2011

Busan-si jung-gu Nampodong 4-ga 37-1 Busan Jagalchi Market

The festival takes place every autumn and its slogan is “Oiso! Boiso! Saiso! (“Come! See! Buy!” in the Busan accent)”. The huge size and bustling, lively atmosphere makes a visit to Jagalchi Market a unique experience for many visitors.

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Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Festival  15 Oct – 19 Oct 2011

Gwangju-si Buk-gu Unam2-dong Jungoe Park

Gwangju Kimchi Festival celebrates what could be called Korea’s national food, kimchi. At the festival, visitors may sample a wide range of kimchi varieties, and learn how to make some, too. In addition, exhibitions, educational and hands-on programs will be held during the festival period.

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