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[Korea] Gwangyang International Maehwa Festival: March 23-31

  • Date03/05/2013
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The 16th Gwangyang International Maehwa Festival will take place from March 23-31 at the area around Seomjin Village in Daap-myeon, Gwangyang, Jeollanam-do.

In its 16th year, the festival will be larger in size and will offer more content. Maehwa themed activities such as making ribbon decorations, soap, and necklaces will take place and a maesil food tasting corner will also be set up. International traditional music and dance performances as well as mime performances will take place.

Admission to the festival is free.

* Maehwa: Japanese apricot flower. The flower blooms in early spring. In Korea, people make tea and alcoholic drinks with maesil, the fruit of the maehwa flower.

More info

< The 16th Gwangyang International Maehwa Festival >
Venue: Seomjin Village, Daap-myeon, Gwangyang-si, Jeollanam-do (55 Jimak1-gil Daap-myeon)
Period: March 23-31, 2013 (10:00 – 18:00)
Admission: free (Fees may apply to participation in some activities)
Gwangyang International Maehwa Festival: (Korean)
Gwangyang-si: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Inquiries: +82-61-797-2709 (Korean, English)/ +82-61-797-2730 (Korean, Chinese)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Courtesy of Gwangyang-si