Festivals Calendar - June 2019

The following are the major cultural and tourist festivals to be held in South Korea in June.

* Hansan Ramie Fabric Cultural Festival

When: June 7-10

Where: Hansan, Seocheon County, South Chungcheong Province

Hansan is famous for producing fine ramie, or "mosi," fabric. The Hansan Ramie Fabric Cultural Festival will show the process of weaving ramie cloth, which is on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists, and present a fashion show featuring clothing made from fine ramie.


Boryeong Mud Festival


07.19.2019 ~ 07.28.2019


123, Meodeu-ro, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do

Daecheon Beach area (Mud square)


• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) 
• For more info: +82-41-930-0891

Sponsors / Management

Boryeong-si / Boryeong Mud Festival Festival Organizing Committee



Jeju Canola Flower Festival 2019

Waves of canola flowers blooming in parts of Jeju-do Island will peak in early April, thereby marking the arrival of spring. 

In addition to the beautiful scenery created by these flowers, the island offers a host of cultural and arts festivals. 

April 4-7, 2019

381-15, Noksan-ro, Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, Republic of Korea

Search words: Jeju Horse Park 
Search Address: 381-15, Noksan-ro, Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, Republic of Korea


Festivals Calendar - April 2019

 The following are the major cultural and tourist festivals to be held in South Korea in April.

* Jinhae Gunhangje (Naval Port Festival)

When: April1-April 10

Where: Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province


Nonsan Strawberry Festival 2019

The fields of Nonsan, Chungcheongnam-do Province, are blessed with rich soil, clean water and ample sunshine to form the perfect environment for growing high-caliber strawberries. Thus it's no surprise that the Nonsan Strawberry Festival has won the Korea First, World Best Award in the festival category for three straight years. The events at this year's festival (March 20-24) include making strawberry rice cake, Strawberry Cooking Festival with Daddy, and strawberry nail art and face painting. Visitors will also get free samples of Nonsan strawberries to taste. 



Hwacheon Sancheoneo festival expecting record number of visitors

A street decked with lanterns in the shape of sancheoneo 

 The ongoing 2019 Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival is gaining explosive popularity, with the number of its visitors highly likely to hit an all-time high.

The annual ice fishing festival kicked off Jan. 5 on a frozen lake in the remote county of Hwacheon, about 120 kilometers northeast of Seoul, for a run till Jan. 27.

According to organizers Friday, about 1.15 million tourists came to the festival during the first 13 days of its opening, up some 10 percent on-year.


Jaraseom Singsing Winter Festival 2019

'Jaraseom Singsing Winter Festival 2019' is a domestic Winter festival and will be held from Dec. 28 to Feb. 17, 2019. There are excitements including skating and ice fishing, and over 20 food and snacks. Enjoy unforgettable Winter experience with family and friends in the festival. 

Dec. 28, 2018 ~ Feb. 17, 2019

Jaraseom Island
60, Jaraseom Island, 1-1 Daljeon-ri, Gapyeong-eup, Gyeonggi-do.


Hueree Camellia Festival

Hueree Natural Park is one of the most local and beautiful parks on Jeju Island. The park offers various seasonal programs in different colors. This winter, visitors can take a walk on the red carpet of camellia flowers.


Nov. 16, 2018 ~ Jan. 31, 2019

256, Sinryedong-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
Hueree Natural Park


Jikji Korea festival to wrap up three-week run Sunday

Jikji Korea International Festival, an annual cultural event in honor of the world's oldest extant book printed with movable metal type, will conclude its 21-day run in the central South Korean city of Cheongju on Sunday.

Printed at the Heungdeok Temple in Cheongju in 1377, "Jikji" is the abbreviated title of "Jikjisimcheyojeol," a book on the Zen teachings of great Buddhist priests. In that year, two disciples of Ven. Baegun completed the publication of the book written by him using movable metal type.


22018 Gwangju Biennale: boundary issues, North Korean art, 'Gwangju' spirits

The 12th Gwangju Biennale finally raised its curtain Friday under the theme of "Imagined Borders," for which 11 curators put together a dizzying array of some 300 artworks by 165 artists.

This year's edition looks at how the world is increasingly enhancing invisible borders beyond geopolitical and physical ones, which affect such issues as immigration and refugees, through multidisciplinary approaches and artistic media.



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