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Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)

  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)

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Period
09.24.2016 ~ 10.03.2016 Finished
Address
30, Insamgwangjang-ro, Geumsan-gun, Chungcheongnam-do
충청남도 금산군 금산읍 인삼광장로 30 (금산읍)
Location
Geumsan Ginseng Museum and the Ginseng & Herb Street
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-41-750-2411
Sponsors / Management
Geumsan Ginseng Promotion Committee / Geumsan Ginseng Festival Executive Committee
Introduction
The Geumsan Insam Festival is held annually in Geumsan County (Chungcheongnam-do), the largest producer of ginseng in Korea. Growing both in content and in size, the festival was selected as a cultural and tourism festival by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Sports in 1996 and became established as a national festival. With the rising popularity of the festival, the marvelous effects of Geumsan ginseng have become known throughout the nation, drawing an increasing number of local and foreign tourists every year. The festival also holds special exhibitions and sets up booths where people can try some of the various health therapies. Aside from the exhibitions, exciting events, performances, and delicious food are sure to please visitors.
Programs
- Main Hall: Geumsan Ginseng Hall, Health Experience Hall, International Ginseng Trading Hall
- Hands-on program: Finding ginseng travel, Nostalgic Ginseng Street, Ginseng Hallyu Experience Hall (making food with ginseng), Health and Beauty Hall, Ginseng Bubble Activity, Family Culture Experience Zone, etc.
- Contest: National Children Singing Contest, National Healthy Dance Competition, Dancing carnival, Nongak (farmer’s music) Competition, etc.
- Performance: Geumsan Traditional Folk Performance, Musical Gala Concert, Health and Beauty Concert, Geumsan Ginseng Concert, etc.
- Exhibition and Academy: Geumsan Ginseng Globalization Symposium, Wild Flower Exhibition, etc.

* Programs may subject to change according to the management.
* For more information on the programs and schedules, please refer to the official website or make a phone-inquiry before visiting.
Performance Times
10:00-22:00
Additional Events
Physical activity programs related to ginseng
Program Details
* For more information on the programs and schedules, please refer to the official website.
Transportation
From Seoul Express Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Geumsan (금산), approx. 2hr 40min travel time.
Bus schedule: 06:30, 08:05, 10:05, 11:30, 13:30, 15:05, 17:05, 18:30
From Geumsan Intercity Bus Terminal, take a taxi to the festival venue. (1.5km)
E-Mail
kbg0115@yahoo.co.kr
Homepage
http://www.insamfestival.co.kr (Korean only)