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  • Introduction

    2020-2021 Cultural Tourism Festivals at a Glance!

    【 Photo: Gwangalli Eobang Festival (Credit: Suyeong City Hall) 】

    The Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism has selected 35 representative Korean cultural tourism for 2020-2021. The list of selection consists of popular regional festivals recognized by the government as festivals that show great potential in future growth and development in the tourism industry.

    In order to bring all festivals to the spotlight, the festivals are no longer divided by any rating categories. New festivals that have been made into the list are Yeoncheon Paleolithic Festival, Jeongseon Arirang Festival, Cheongsong Apple Festival, Jinan Red Ginseng Festival, Ulsan Onggi Festival, and Gwangalli Eobang Festival.

    2020-2021 Cultural Tourism Festival List

    2020-2021 Cultural Tourism Festival List
    Region Festival Note
    Gyeonggi-do Suwon Hwaseong Cultural Festival  
    Gyeonggi-do Siheung Gaetgol Festival  
    Gyeonggi-do Anseong Namsadang Baudeogi Festival  
    Gyeonggi-do Yeoju Ogoknaru Festival  
    Gyeonggi-do Yeoncheon Paleolithic Festival New
    Incheon Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival  
    Gangwon-do Gangneung Coffee Festival  
    Gangwon-do Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival  
    Gangwon-do Jeongseon Arirang Festival New
    Gangwon-do Chuncheon International Mime Festival  
    Gangwon-do Pyeongchang Trout Festival  
    Gangwon-do Hyoseok Cultural Festival  
    Gangwon-do Hoengseong Hanu Festival  
    Chungcheongnam-do Seosan Haemieupseong Festival  
    Chungcheongnam-do Hansan Ramie Fabric Cultural Festival  
    Chungcheongbuk-do Eumseong Pumba Festival  
    Gyeongsangnam-do Miryang Arirang Festival  
    Gyeongsangnam-do Sancheong Medicinal Herb Festival  
    Gyeongsangnam-do Tongyeong Hansan Battle Festival  
    Gyeongsangbuk-do Bonghwa Sweet Fish Festival  
    Gyeongsangbuk-do Cheongsong Apple Festival New
    Gyeongsangbuk-do Pohang International Fireworks Festival  
    Jeollanam-do Damyang Bamboo Festival  
    Jeollanam-do Boseong Green Tea Festival  
    Jeollanam-do Yeongam Wangin Culture Festival  
    Jeollanam-do Jeongnamjin Jangheung Water Festival  
    Jeollabuk-do Sunchang Fermented Food Festival  
    Jeollabuk-do Imsil N Cheese Festival  
    Jeollabuk-do Jinan Red Ginseng Festival New
    Gwangju Gwangju Chungjang Festival  
    Daegu Daegu Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival  
    Daegu Daegu Chimac Festival  
    Ulsan Ulsan Onggi Festival New
    Busan Gwangalli Eobang Festival New
    Jeju-do Jeju Fire Festival  
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Festival dates and venues are subject to change. Please confirm details before visiting.

This page was last updated on February 4, 2020, and therefore information may differ from what is presented here.