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Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)

  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)
  • Goseong Myeongtae Festival (통일고성명태축제)

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Period
10.29.2015 ~ 11.01.2015 Finished
Address
Geojin-ri, Geojin-eup, Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do
강원 고성군 거진읍 거진리
Location
Geojinhang Port
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info:+82-33-682-8008,
Sponsors / Management
Goseong-gun / Goseong Pollack and Sea Festival Committee
Introduction
To ensure a good haul and community prosperity, this festival is held at Geojinhang Port, known as the primary place of Pollack fish in Korea. The festival includes numerous hands-on events such as a sea festival, a cultural festival, and a local culture experience.

The festival has helped the city to promote their local seafood, farm products and other specialties, thus contributing to the growth of the local economy.

Programs
Official Events
- Ritual ceremony and ritual for a big catch of Myeongtae
- Pre-ceremony performance and opening/closing ceremony
- Celebratory performance and fireworks

Performance Events
- Army/Navy band performance
- 7080 Concert with Goseong Myeongtae
- Singing contest

Myeongtae Events
- Myeongtae tuho (throwing myeongtae), weighting myeongtae, myeongtae-gui hanmadang
- Myeongtae roulette event, myeongtae auction experience, eating dishes made with myeongtae, etc.


Hands-on Programs
- Experience of port culture and maritime experience
- Catching live fish bare-handed
- Air kids land
- Promotional hall and tour
- Sampling Goseong’s representative dish
- Fishery and dried fish market
- Regional specialty products market
- Goseong Myeongtae market
Transportation
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal (Subway Line 2, Gangbyeon St.), take a bus for Daejin.
On the way to Daejin, the bus will make a stop at Ganseong-eup.
The whole Geojinhang Port, where the bus stops, is used as the festival venue.

Bus info: travel time: 4hrs 40min / 25,000 won / 6 times daily
Homepage
myeongtae.com (Korean only)