The World Taekwondo Culture Expo takes place in the city where taekwondo was founded, in Muju, Jeollabuk-do Province. Every year, about 2,000 athletes from 31 countries participate in various seminars and competitions at the six-day expo.
The Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival celebrates beautiful lotus flowers and highlights the importance of preserving wildflowers. The festival’s program contains many events related to lotuses, and making paper lotus flowers and making lotus flower soap are two of the most popular programs among non-Korean tourists.
Everland’s Summer Splash, one of the main summer festivals at Yongin’s famous amusement park, is held annually from June to August. The festival is packed with various activities, like “splash parades,” fireworks and “3-D mapping shows” held at night.
Royal palace graced by Hanbok People walk around Gyeongbokgung Palace in traditional Hanbok attire, bringing color to all corners of the ancient royal residence. The colors of Hanbok shine ever brighter when they’re seen on the grounds of an ancient royal palace covered with summer greenery. Groups and couples dressed in traditional Hanbok…
The Rainbow Island Music & Camping Festival once again presents a “perfect moment where music and camping meet” at Jaraseom Island over two days from June 18 to 19. The festival offers an opportunity to enjoy camping and nature, all while enjoying live music.
Shinhwa comes together for Kim Dong-wan Idol group Shinhwa has come together to support member Kim Dong Wan. On June 14, Lee Min Woo shared an image on his personal Instagram with the message, “Eric′s free time. Free time for us too. ′Edgar Allan Poe′ lead is Kim Dong Wan. Please support…
EXO confirms comeback date Global group EXO will finally be making a comeback. EXO will make their comeback on June 9 with their 3rd album and they are expected to become a sensation in the music scene once again. The upcoming album will be EXO′s first album in 6 months since the…
The Centum Beer Festival, sponsored and managed by the Centum Beer Festival Committee and MICErang, is held at Busan’s KNN Centum Plaza every summer.
The Garden of Morning Calm’s yearly iris festival is held every June, when irises are in full bloom. During the festival, the Seohwayeon Pond turns into an exquisite site, with water lilies and Russian irises everywhere.
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