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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)
  • Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)
  • Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)
  • Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)
  • Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (영주 풍기인삼축제)

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Period
10.15.2016 ~ 10.23.2016 Finished
Address
Namwoncheon Stream, Baek-ri, Punggi-eup, Yeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경북 영주시 풍기읍 백리
Location
Area of Namwoncheon Stream in Punggi-eup
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-639-6621
Sponsors / Management
Yeongju-si / Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival Organizing Committee
Introduction
Yeongju, home to scholars, 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.
Programs
- 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 event: Traditional market performance, specialty agricultural product promotional event, walking contest, athletic competition, etc.
Admission/Participation Fees
Free
Transportation
[Bus]
Across from the Yeongju Intercity Bus Terminal, take Bus 22 or 27.
Get off at Punggi Station (풍기역) or Punggi Taxi (풍기택시) Bus Stop.
The festival venue is a 5-min walk from the bus stop.
Homepage
ginsengfestival.com (Korean only)