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[Korea] Hwacheon’s Seondeung Festival to run until Feb 14, 2014

  • Date12/02/2013
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Seondeung Festival 2013 kicked off on November 30 and will run until February 14, 2014 at the area around Seondeung Plaza in Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do.

Mountain trout, Hwacheon’s local specialty, will be the theme for this year’s festival. The Seondeung Festival serves as Hwacheon’s local lamp festival as well as a subsidiary event for the upcoming Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mount Trout) Ice Festival 2014. Seondeung Festival visitors will be able to see about 24,000 mountain trout lanterns on exhibit and a world traditional lamp display. Other events at the festival include writing wishes on cards and various performances.

Visit Hwacheon as early as now to get a preview of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival 2014. Admission to the Seondeung Festival is free of charge.

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<Seondeung Festival 2013>

Venue: Seondeung Plaza area in Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do
Period: November 30, 2013 – February 14, 2014 (17:30 – 22:00)
Admission: Free
Hwacheon Culture & Tourism: http://tour.ihc.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Directions: From the entrance of Hwacheon Intercity Bus, turn right and walk for 100 meters (1 min on foot)
Inquiries: +82-33-441-7575 (Korean, Chinese) ※English language service is available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Courtesy of Nara Organizing Committee