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[Korea] Enjoy Cultural Tourism Programs this Coming Chuseok!

  • Date09/08/2016
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Photo: Andong Hahoe Folk Village (left) / Gamcheon Culture Village (right)

An array of festivals, performances, hands-on programs and even exciting events can be found nationwide in celebration of this coming Chuseok festive season. In particular, since September 10 to 18 was chosen to be the “Hangawi Culture∙Vacation Period”, major tourist attractions and cultural facilities across the country will be offering abundant cultural tourism programs for all to enjoy.

Incheon
* Wear Hanbok & Ride the City Tour Bus!
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / areas of Incheon Metropolitan City
- Note: Free city tour bus ride for those wearing hanbok
- Website: www.travelicn.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Seasonal customs experience program at the ,useum
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun), closed on September 15 / Ganghwa History Museum
- Website: www.ganghwa.go.kr (Korean only)


▲ Daegu

* Hangawi Festival ‘Even the Moon is Smiling’
- Period & Location: September 11 (Sun) / Ansim Neighborhood Park
- Note: Parade and Folk Play, New ‘Heungbu Nolbu’ Tale
- Website: tour.daegu.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) 
* Cultural Events Plaza
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / Daegu National Museum Haesol Hall Outdoor Plaza
- Website: daegu.museum.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Folk Play Plaza
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 16 (Fri) / Gukchaebosang Memorial Park, February 28 Democratic Movement Memorial Monument, Gyeongsanggamnyeong Park
- Website: tour.daegu.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Traditional Experience Programs 
- Period & Location: September 15 (Thu)-September 16 (Fri) / Daegu Culture and Arts Center Special Stage in front of Palgong Hall
- Website: artcenter.daegu.go.kr (Korean, English)
* Folk Play Plaza 
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun), closed on September 15 / Daegu National Science Museum
- Website: english.dnsm.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Reenactment of Gyeongsang Gamyeong Event
- Period & Location: September 17 (Sat) / Areas of Gyeongsanggamnyeong Park
- Website: tour.daegu.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) 

▲ Gwangju
* 2016 Hangawi Folk Culture Plaza

- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / Gwangju Folk Museum Outdoor Plaza
- Website: gjfm.gwangju.go.kr (Korean only)
* Mid-Autumn Festival (Chuseok) Seasonal Customs Experience
- Period & Location: September 10 (Sat) / Seochang Hanok Experience Center
- Website: ymcakwangju.or.kr (Korean only)

▲ Busan
* Celebrating Hangawi ‘Story of Grandpa•Grandma Leaving!’ Old Downtown Story Tour
- Period & Location: September 10 (Sat)-September 18 (Sun), closed on September 15 / Whole Area of Busan Metropolitan City
- Note: Free guided tour with the story of old downtown will be offered to on-site visitors
- Website: www.bto.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Zombie Hunting ‘Train to Busan’ Stamp Tour (Mobile)
- Period & Location: August 12 (Fri)-September 30 (Fri) / Bujeon Station, Gukje Market, Gamcheon Culture Village
- Note: Explore tourist attractions in Busan to receive stamps and redeem for free gift upon completion
- Website:  www.bto.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

▲ Ulsan
* Ulsan Government Office Geumyo Cultural Plaza
- Period & Location: September 9 (Fri) / Ulsan Government Office
- Note: Chuseok Songpyeon Making & Cultural Performances
- Website: 
tour.ulsan.go.kr (Korean, Japanese, Chinese) 
* Traditional Play Plaza
- Period & Location: September 15 (Thu)-September 17 (Sat) / Front Plaza of Ulsan Government Office
- Website: tour.ulsan.go.kr (Korean, Japanese, Chinese)
* Daegok Museum Traditional Cultural Event
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / Ulsan Daegok Museum Front Plaza
- Website: dgmuseum.ulsan.go.kr (Korean only)
* Ulsan Museum Traditional Cultural Event
- Period & Location: September 15 (Thu)-September 17 (Sat)) / Ulsan Museum Lobby, Outdoor Plaza
- Website: museum.ulsan.go.kr (Korean, English)

▲ Gyeonggi-do
* Seasonal Customs of Chuseok 
- Period & Location: September 8 (Thu)-September 10 (Sat), September 14 (Wed)-September 16 (Fri) / Suwon Traditional Culture Hall
* Suwon Museum 'Traditional Play Experience Zone'
- Period & Location: September 9 (Fri)-September 18 (Sun) / Suwon Museum
- Website: swmuseum.suwon.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Suwon Gwanggyo Museum 2016 Chuseok Festive Traditional Play Experience Program
- Period & Location: September 9 (Fri)-September 18(Sun) / Suwon Gwanggyo Museum
- Website: ggmuseum.suwon.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Goyang Office of Cultural Center Hangawi Nanommadang
- Period & Location: September 17 (Sat) / Goyang Office of Cultural Center Outdoor Theater
- Website:   www.goyangcc.or.kr
(Korean only)
* Korean Folk Village Hangawi Festival
- Period & Location: September 3 (Sat)-September 18 (Sun) / Korean Folk Village
- Website: www.koreanfolk.co.kr
 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

▲ Gangwon-do
* Chuseok Folk Experience Event
- Period & Location: September 15 (Thu) / Sokcho Museum & Displaced Civilians Folk Village
- Website: www.sokchomuse.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese)

* Jeongseon 5-Day Market Arirang Performance
- Period & Location: September 15 (Thu)-September 16 (Fri) / Jeongseon 5-Day Market Merchants Meeting
* Hangawi Play Experience Zone
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / Yanggu Prehistory Museum•Modern & Contemporary History Museum
- Website:  www.ygpm.or.kr (Korean only)

▲ Chungcheongnam-do
* Gonju Hanok Village Traditional Experience
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / Gonju Hanok Village
- Website: hanok.gongju.go.kr (Korean only)
* Seosan Haemieupseong Fortress Chuseok Folk Event
- Period & Location: September 15 (Thu)-September 16 (Fri) / Haemieupseong Fortress
- Website: haemee.kr (Korean only)

▲ Gyeongsangbuk-do
* Gyochon Hanok Village Traditional Folk Play Experience & Gyeongju Gukak Travel Performance
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 16 (Fri) / Gyeongju Gyochon Hanok Village
- Website:  www.gyochon.or.kr (Korean only)
* Andong Hahoe Folk Village Program Experience Event
- Period & Location: September 16 (Fri)) / Andong Hahoe Folk Village Norimadang
- Website: www.hahoe.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, German, French)
* Chuseok Seasonal Customs Folk Play Experience Event
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / Front yard of Andong Folk Museum
- Website: www.andong.go.kr (Korean, English)
* Hoguk Peace Memorial Chuseok Traditional Play Experience
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun), closed on September 15 / Chilgok Hoguk Peace Memorial
- Website: chppm.chilgok.go.kr (Korean, English)

▲ Gyeongsangnam-do
* Byeongsinnyeon Masan Art 
- Period & Location: September 16 (Fri)-September 18 (Sun) / Areas of Changwon Mannal Park
- Website: http://culture.changwon.go.kr/index.changwon?contentId=271 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Jinju Hangawi Cultural Event
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / Areas of Jinju National Museum
- Website: jinju.museum.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

▲ Jeollabuk-do
* Appointing Post for New Governor Performance
- Period & Location: September 16 (Fri) / Namwon Plaza of Love ↔ Gwanghalluwon Garden
- Website:  www.gwanghallu.or.kr (Korean only)
* Hangawi ‘Theatrical Open-air Market’
- Period & Location: September 15 (Thu) / Namwon Plaza of Love Outdoor Stage
- Website: tour.namwon.go.kr (Korean only)

▲ Jeollanam-do
* Naganeupseong Traditional Performance
- Period & Location: September 13 (Tue)-September 18 (Sun) / Naganeupseong Folk Village
- Website: www.suncheon.go.kr (Korean only)
* Suncheonman Bay National Garden Traditional Play
- Period & Location: September 14 (Wed)-September 18 (Sun) / Suncheonman Bay National Garden Hanbang Experience Center
- Website:  www.scgardens.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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