The Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennale, held every odd year since 2001, brings ceramicists from over 70 nations and their art works to festival sites across Gyeonggi-do Province.
Icheon-si in Gyeonggi-do Province, a city famous for its pottery ever since the Bronze Age, is hosting a yearly ceramics festival where the city will present some of the country’s most beautiful ceramic arts, such as traditional celadon, white porcelain, gray blue buncheong celadon, and some more modern designs, too.
The Royal Culture festival will be held across Seoul’s four royal Joseon palaces — Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace and Deoksugung Palace — and the Jongmyo Shrine.
The yearly Lotus Lantern Festival will be held in Seoul the weekend before Buddha’s birthday, which is the eighth day of the fourth month by the lunar calendar.
Every year during the Garden of Morning Calm Spring Festival, the grounds are covered with a rich tapestry of color, from the thousands of flowers and trees in full bloom through to the array of visitors coming to see the sites of spring.
The Jeju Canola Festival signals the start of spring, with magnificent views of broad fields covered with bright yellow canola flowers.
Every April, the town of Jinhae in Gyeongsangnam-do Province is covered by cherry blossoms. Its streets with 100-year-old buildings turn white and pink with cherry blossom tunnels and raining petals.
Every March, Gurye-gun County hosts a festival to celebrate the blooming of its beautiful sansuyu dogwood trees. Walking along the trails blanketed with yellow sansuyu flowers and tasting tea, makgeolli rice beer and other refreshments made with the yellow flower, will help keep your eyes and tummy both satisfied.
The Jeju Hueree Apricot Flower Festival takes place at the Hueree Natural Living Park every year to celebrate the coming of spring. Jeju is one of the first places in Korea to be covered with pink blossoms every year.
The Cheongpyeong Snow Flake Festival, hosted by Gapyeong-gun County in Gyeonggi-do Province, offers a wide range of exciting activities for everyone who loves the snow. There’s hand-fishing for trout, ice fishing, tradition sledding and many other winter leisure activities.