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Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)

  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)
  • Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival (문경 전통찻사발축제)

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Period
04.30.2016 ~ 05.08.2016 Finished
Address
36, Saejae 2-gil, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 문경시 문경읍 새재2길 36 (문경읍)
Location
Mungyeongsaejae Open Set area
Telephone
• 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-550-6395 (Korean only)
Sponsors / Management
Mungyeong-si / Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal (Tea Bowl) Festival Promotion Committee
Introduction
Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal (tea cup) Festival will be held in the area of Mugyeongsaejae in Gyeongsangbuk-do. The festival will have thematic events with a story about pottery makers throwing clay on the potter’s wheel.

Mungyeong also features Mangdaengi, the oldest kiln in Korea. The festival aims to retain its identity as the top place for traditional ceramics and also spread its reputation across the country as the birthplace of tea culture.

The festival aims to improve the regional culture and make Mungyeong a traditional Korean cultural brand as well as strengthen the bond of the local community.The world class cultural brand attracts international and domestic visitors experiencing the traditions of Korea.
Programs
[Planned Exhibitions]
- Mungyeong Ceramics Exhibition, Nationwide Chasabal Contest, Ceramic Master Artists Special Exhibition, Mungyeong Traditional Ceramics Product Exhibition, Children’s Sagijang (Ceramic making), Korean/Chinese/Japanese Ceramic International Exchange

[Special Events]
- Korean/Chinese/Japanese Tea Ceremony, Powdered Tea Contest, Beautiful Seat Hanmadang, Mungyeong Traditional Balmulle Contest, Chasabal Surprise Auction, Ancestors Pottery Handarye, Mungyeong Cultural Performances, ‘Sangpyeong Tongbo’ Yeopjeon (Brass Coin) Voucher, Chasabal and Sagijang (Ceramic making), Mungyeong Love at Night Festival

[Hands-on Activities]
- Making of ceramics, Drawing Chasabal, Kline-firing, QR Chasabal State Examination, Finding pearl in the mud, Pounding the elasticity of injeolmi, Tea ceremony, Accumulating Chasabal, Receiving Chasabal Yeopjeon, Chasabal Face painting, Writing of wishes on pottery, Spinning-wheel with feet, and etc.

[Meaningful Event]
- Admission tickets raffle (1st place: 5 mil won worth of hangari (moon jar)), Citizen’s day, Handicraft/Special products hall, Chine’s Day, Joseon Dynasty Costume Experience, Festival photo contest, Post-festival review contest
Admission/Participation Fees
Admission: Adult - 5,000 won; Teen and Children - 3,000 won
(Included with admission is one yeopjeon (coin) worth 2,000 won to use like cash at the festival venue.)
Transportation
[Bus]
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Mungyeong (문경).
* Bus schedule: 06:30-20:00, 20-70 min intervals / Travel time: 2 hours
- From Mungyeong Bus Terminal, take Bus No. 100 to Mungyeongsaejae Provincial Park (문경새재도립공원).
Homepage
www.sabal21.com (Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)