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[Korea] 19th Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Festival

  • Date10/12/2012
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Korea’s major food festival, the annual Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Festival, will run on October 13th through 17th at Jungoe Park.

Marking its 19th year, the festival will present a wide range of programs related to kimchi. The main highlights of the festival will be the ‘Five Senses Kimchi Museum’ exhibition and kimchi making. Other major programs will feature a kimchi character dolls parade, kimchi hangari (jar/container) painting, kimchi chocolate making, as well as performances including a juggling-and-mime show, and traditional play.

Admission to the festival is free.

More info

< 2012 Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Festival >
☞ Venue: Jungoe Park(Gwangju)
☞ Period: October 13-17, 2012
☞ Admission: Free (Separate fees may apply to select programs.)
☞ Homepage: http://kimchi.gwangju.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ Inquiries: +82-62-613-3641~3 (Korean)
※ English speaking staff will be available throughout the festival venue for assistance.
☞ 1330 tt call center: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Courtesy of Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Organizing Committee