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Seoul Kimchi Festival (서울김장문화제)

  • Seoul Kimchi Festival (서울김장문화제)
  • Seoul Kimchi Festival (서울김장문화제)
  • Seoul Kimchi Festival (서울김장문화제)
  • Seoul Kimchi Festival (서울김장문화제)
  • Seoul Kimchi Festival (서울김장문화제)
  • Seoul Kimchi Festival (서울김장문화제)
  • Seoul Kimchi Festival (서울김장문화제)
11.03.2017 ~ 11.05.2017 Finished
110, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 세종대로 110
Areas of Seoul Plaza, Mugyo-ro
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2133-0900
Sponsors / Management
Seoul-si / Seoul-si, Miral Welfare Foundation, Kimchi Association of Korea
First held in 2014, Seoul Kimchi Festival connects traditions and modern living through the Kimjang (making kimchi) culture and aims to become a site of harmony and sharing of Korean culture with international visitors. The festival shows all about the Kimjang culture and provides a chance for visitors to directly experience it. There are varied programs including sharing Kimjang for people in need, Seoul Kimjanggan, Kimchi Market, Kimchi Sangsang playground, and others related to kimchi-making.
Opening ceremony, sharing Kimjang, Kimjang experience, Kimchi market, cultural experience, etc.
Performance Times
11:00-18:00 (November 3: 13:00-18:00)
Admission/Participation Fees
* Participation fee charged for certain programs.
Program Details
[Sharing Kimjang]
Day 1: Opening ceremony / The day when Seoul is making Kimchi
Day 2 & 3: Fun party (* Prior-reservation)
Seoul Kimjanggan 1: Masterpiece’s Kimjanggan, Kimjanggan for our home (family Kimjang experience program) (* Prior-reservation)
Seoul Kimjanggan 2: Chef’s Kimjanggan, foreigner’s Kimjanggan (* Prior-reservation), Kimchi Museum

[Kimchi Rak Madang]
Kimchi Sangsang Playground, performance

[Kimchi Market]
Eight provinces’ Kimchi market, Kimchi fusion food truck, Youth’s food court, Kimchi jumak (pub)

* Programs are subject to change.
Age Limit
Open to visitors of all ages
(Korean only)

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