While the Garden of Morning Calm brims with splendid seasonal flowers in the spring and the summer, it is during the fall months that the garden’s exquisite natural landscape takes on the most gorgeous hues. The Garden of Morning Calm makes a perfect outing for families to soak in the fall ambience and romance.
Since its inception in 2009, the annual Seoul Lantern Festival has managed to put on remarkable displays of lanterns on the famous Cheonggyecheon Stream in downtown Seoul. During the festival period, hundreds of lanterns, each with a unique design and story, will be lit on Cheonggyecheon Stream.
Seoul Kimchi Making & Sharing Festival is held in the area of Gwanghwamun Square. Registered as one of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Gimjang (preparing kimchi for the winter) has drawn a lot of attention from all over the world. However, the culture of gimjang is slowly disappearing, as Korean culture becomes more globalized.
Visitors to the festival can enjoy the many performances of Korea’s traditional mask dances. These dances are an important part of Korea’s heritage, in particular thebyeolsingut talnori dance, which has been designated an Important Intangible Cultural Asset of Korea. International mask dance troupes have also been invited to the festival, so visitors are exposed to folk culture from around the world.
The Mindungsan Eulalia Festival takes place in the Mindungsan Mountain area. Some of the events held include weekend mountain climbing, talent contests, Arirang singing contests, eulalia music concerts, a Mindungsan Gate ball competition and eulalia photo exhibition. Hands-on programs at the festival include a local food program, post card sending, mountain horseback riding and much more!
Music, dance festival expands to Silla capital sfd The percussion group Drum Cat wows the crowd during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Korea in Motion festival, held along the Cheonggyecheon Stream in central Seoul. The festival this year is being held in Seoul and Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province. A wide range of discounts…