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Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)

  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)

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Period
04.28.2017 ~ 05.07.2017
Address
161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 사직로 161 (세종로)
Location
The Four Royal Palaces and Jongmyo Shrine
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2270-1235
Sponsors / Management
Cultural Heritage Administration, Royal Culture Festival Organizing Committee / Dae Han Imperial House
Introduction
Korea's beautiful palaces and the royal culture they present have great value as precious tangible and intangible heritages. The Royal Culture festival is held at the Four Royal Palaces and Jongmyo Shrine, allowing visitors to get first-hand knowledge of their value. Each of the five venues will have unique performances, exhibitions, experiences and programs set within the individual traits of the palaces and Jongmyo Shrine.
Programs
[Gyeongbokgung, Encounter with Kings]
- Opening ceremony
- Photo Exhibition on Hanbok
- Nighttime Concerts at Gyeonghoeru Pavilion
- Royal Music Performance
- Royal Kitchen Experience ‘A Taste of Royal Cuisine’
- Promenade of the King
- Royal Library of the King
- Media Facade Show at Heungnyemun Gate
- Dae Han Imperial Culture Exhibition
- Intangible Heritage Performances
- Royal Culture Experience

[Changdeokgung, Encounter with Nature]
- Nighttime Promenade at Changdeokgung Palace
- Exhibition of Royal Poets and Palace Photos
- Experience of Royal Pharmacy

[Changgyeonggung, Encounter with Everyday Royal Life]
- King Yeongjo and Changgyeonggung Palace
- One-Day Time Travel to 1750
- Nighttime Royal Music Performance
- Outdoor Royal Theatre Performance

[Deoksugung, Encounter with Modernity]
- Intangible Cultural Heritage Performance
- The Daehan Empire and Coffee
- The Korean Empire Concert
- Diplomatic Reception for Envoys to the Korean Empire

[Jongmyo, Encounter with Ritual]
- Royal Ancestral Ritual at Jongmyo Shrine
- Myohyeollye Ritual at Jongmyo Shrine
- Nighttime Royal Ancestral Ritual Music at Jongmyo Shrine
- Experience Hall
Performance Times
April 28 - May 7, 2017 / Times vary by program
Admission/Participation Fees
Varies by program
Program Details
Please refer to the official website for detailed information.
Transportation
Gyeongbokgung Palace
- Gyeongbokgung Station (Seoul Subway Line 3)

Changdeokgung Palace
- Take Bus 100, 102, 104, 90S tour bus or 91S tour bus

Changgyeonggung Palace
- Take Bus 100, 102, 104, 90S tour bus or 91S tour bus

Deoksugung Palace
- City Hall Station (Seoul Subway Line 1 or 2)

Jongmyo Shrine
- Jongno 3(sam)-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 3 or 5)
Homepage
www.royalculturefestival.org (Korean, English, Chinese)