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[Korea] Experience All at Boseong Total Festival!

  • Date04/18/2019
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Photo: Seopyeonje Boseong Sori Festival (Credit: Boseong County Office Cultural Tourism)

Boseong Total Festival with the theme “Trip to Boseong in May” will be held May 1-6, combining various festivals for tea, pansori, catching fish and azaleas.

The Eve Festival Ceremony on May 1 will kick off with performances by popular singers as well as a 3D media performance and fireworks show. The following festivals will be part of the Boseong Total Festival: Boseong Green Tea Festival May 2-6, Seopyeonje Boseong Sori Festival May 3-5, Boseong Gizzard Festival May 4-5, and Illimsan Mountain Royal Azalea Cultural Festival May 4-6.

At Boseong Green Tea Festival, visitors will be able to experience tea-tasting, wearing hanbok, picking tea leaves, making tea and other tea-related programs at Korea’s biggest tea producing location. At Seopyeonje Boseong Sori Festival, visitors can watch a pansori competition as well as experience making traditional musical instruments, a doorplate and more. At Boseong Gizzard Festival, visitors can test their reflexes by catching fish with their bare hands. Finally, at Illimsan Mountain Royal Azalea Cultural Festival, visitors can enjoy beautiful azaleas as well as see a photo exhibition and experience programs such as cutting cypress trees, carpentry and more.

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Experience All at Boseong Total Festival!

☞ Period: May 1-6, 2019
☞ Admission: Free (fees vary by program)
☞ Website: www.boseong.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

☞ Eve Festival Ceremony
Period: May 1, 2019 18:00-21:00
Address: 165, Songjae-ro, Boseong-gun, Jeollanam-do (전라남도 보성군 보성읍 송재로 165)
Directions: From Seoul Station take a train to Boseong Station. From Boseong Station Bus Stop, take Bus No. Gyeombaek 62, Gyeombaek 62-1, Gwanggok 90, Gwanggok 90-1 to Bungmun (northern gate of Boseong County Office) Bus Stop. Walk approx. 2 min.

Boseong Green Tea Festival
Address: 775, Nokcha-ro, Boseong-gun, Jeollanam-do (전라남도 보성군 보성읍 녹차로 775)
Directions: From Seoul Station take a train to Boseong Station. From Boseong Station Bus Stop, take Bus No. Yulpo 70, Yulpo 70-3, or Yulpo 71-2 to Daehan Dawon Bus Stop. Walk approx. 15 min.

Seopyeonje Boseong Sori Festival
Address:165, Songjae-ro, Boseong-eup, Boseong-gun, Jeollanam-do (전라남도 보성군 보성읍 송재로 165)
Directions: From Seoul Station take a train to Boseong Station. From Boseong Station Bus Stop, take Bus No. Gyeombaek 62, Gyeombaek 62-1, Gwanggok 90, or Gwanggok 90-1 to Boseong County Hall Bus Stop. Walk approx. 2 min.

☞ Boseong Gizzard Festival
Address:24, Uam-gil, Boseong-gun, Jeollanam-do (전라남도 보성군 회천면 우암길 24)
Directions: From Seoul Station take a train to Boseong Station. From Boseong Station Bus Stop, take Bus No. Yulpo 70 or Yulpo 70-3 to Yulpo (wave pool) Bus Stop. Walk approx. 5 min.

Illimsan Mountain Royal Azalea Cultural Festival
Address: San123-9, Yongban-ri, Ungchi-myeon, Boseong-gun, Jeollanam-do (전라남도 보성군 웅치면 용반리 산123-9)
Directions: From Seoul Station take a train to Boseong Station. From Boseong Station Bus Stop, take Bus No. Ungchi 51 or Ungchi 51-1 to Sinjeon Bus Stop. Walk approx. 20 min.

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Information courtesy of Boseong County Office Cultural Tourism