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[Korea] Jangheung Jeongnamjin Water Festival Starts July 26

  • Date07/16/2013
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•Photo Credit: Jangheung County

The Jangheung Jeongnamjin Water Festival 2013 will take place in the vicinity of Tamjingang River and Pyeonbaek Forest Woodland located in Jangheung-gun, Jeollanam-do from July 26 to August 1.

The theme for this year is “Water and Forest Relaxation” and the festival, already on its 6th year, will offer plenty of summer and water-themed events where visitors can enjoy a multitude of fun and exciting summer games and activities. With water as the main concept, the festival aims to communicate the importance of water to people and the environment through vibrant exhibits, videos, etc. Other water-themed attractions at the festival include a natural medicinal herb pool, water bikes, canoes, rafts, boats, bare-handed fishing, and more. Changing rooms and shower facilities will be available at the venue.

Beat the summer heat by taking part in the cool and refreshing festivities at the Jangheung Jeongnamjin Water Festival. Admission to the festival is free of charge.

More info

<Jangheung Jeongnamjin Water Festival 2013>

Venue: Tamjingang River vicinity and Pyeonbaek Forest Woodland,
               in Jangheung-gun Jeollanam-do
    (Full address: 83, Chilgeoriyeyang-ro, Jangheung-eup, Jangheung-gun, Jeollanam-do)
Period: July 26 – August 1, 2013 (10:00 – 22:00) *Hands-on programs will end at 18:00
Admission: Free *Fees for hands-on activities range from 2,000~3,000 won
    Jangheung Jeongnamjin Water Festival (Korean)
    Jangheung-Gun County (Korean)
    Jangheung County (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Inquiries: +82-61-860-0224, 0380 (Korean)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
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Courtesy of Jangheung County