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[Korea] Gyeongju Rice Cake and Traditional Drink Festival

  • Date10/11/2012
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The Gyeongju Rice Cake and Traditional Drink Festival will run from October 13th to 17th at the Hwangseong Park and the Bonghwangdae Tomb area in Gyeongsangguk-do Gyeongju-si.

At this leading cultural tourism festival of Gyeongju, visitors can experience the Korean rice cake culture and traditional drinks from different regions in Korea. The festival will kick off with an opening ceremony, and a Rice Cake Making Contest will follow to choose the best rice cake master. During the festival period, the 1st Korean Traditional Drinks Expo will be held as a special event. Other exhibitions and experiential events include a Rice Cake Exhibition made by previous Rice Cake Making Contests’ winners, Rice Cake Experience Program, Traditional Tea Ceremony Experience Program, traditional music concerts, and a Makgeolli (traditional rice wine) cocktail show.

Admission to the festival is free. Some fees may apply to individual experience programs.

More info

<Gyeongju Rice Cake and Traditional Drink Festival>

☞ Venue: Hwangseong Park and Bonghwangdae Tomb area (Gyeongsangbuk-do, Gyeongju-si)
☞ Period: October 13-17, 2012
☞ Admission: Free (Separate fees may apply to participation in select experience programs)
☞ Programs
- Hwangseong Park
The 1st Korean Traditional Drinks Expo (October 13-16)
Exhibitions and Experience Activities
Gyeongju Specialty Product Market & Traditional Snack Market
- Bonghwangdae Tomb Area
Opening/closing Ceremonies
The 6th Rice Cake Making Contest (October 13, 10:00)
☞ Homepage: (Korean)
☞ Inquiries: +82-54-748-7721 (Korean)

☞ 1330 tt call center: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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Courtesy of Gyeongju Culture Foundation