Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)

  • Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)
  • Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)
  • Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)
  • Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)
10.12.2019 ~ 10.20.2019 Finished
Ohyeon-ri, Bonghyeon-myeon, Punggi-eup, Yeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Area of Namwoncheon Stream in Punggi-eup
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-635-0020
Sponsors / Management
Yeongju-si / Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival Organizing Committee
Yeongju is famous for punggi insam (ginseng), grown in the Sobaeksan Mountains and known for its superior quality. Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival includes various ginseng themed programs like ginseng-harvesting, well-being ginseng food cooking, exhibition, cultural programs and more. Punggi ginseng contains a high level of saponin which is effective in regulating blood pressure, liver and intestine protection, anti-cancer effect, anti-diabetic effect, fatigue recovery, improvement of appetite and other aspects of metabolism.
- Performance: Opening performance, singing contest, dance performance, etc.
- Exhibition: Punggi Insam promotional hall, ginseng food, harvesting ginseng, etc.
- Competition: National dance competition, excellent ginseng contest, Lady Insam Contest, etc.
- Related events: Traditional market performance, specialty agricultural product promotional event, walking contest, athletic competition, etc.
Admission/Participation Fees
Across from the Yeongju Intercity Bus Terminal, take Bus 22 or 27.
Get off at Punggi Station or Punggi Taxi Bus Stop.
The festival venue is a 5-min walk from the bus stop.
www.ginsengfestival.com (Korean only)

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