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[Korea] 2012 Chuseok Holiday Event at Korean Folk Village

In celebration of Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day), Korean Folk Village will present a wide range of events from September 22nd to October 3rd.

The Chuseok holiday events include Sesi-Pungsok (customs of agricultural communities) experience, songpyeon (Chuseok holiday rice cake) making, yutnori (board game played with four sticks), swing rides, and traditional music and dance performances.

Moreover, the regular performances, such as nongaknori (farmers’ percussion quartet), jultagi (tight-rope walking), and traditional wedding ceremony, will be held twice a day during the Chuseok Holiday Event period.

< Experience Program Schedule >

Sesi-Pungsok Experience Programs
Making Songpyeon: 9/29-10/1, 15:00 at House 9
Seongjugosa (ancient shamanism ritual): 9/22, 9/23, 9/30, 10/1, 13:30 at House 12

Traditional Cultural Experience Programs
Children’s Ssireum (traditional wrestling) Championship: 10/3, 13:30 at Performing Arena (6) Ssireum Field
Taking photos with a person in a traditional mask and costume: 9/29-10/1, 9:00~18:00 at Main gate

Folk Games /Traditional Customs Experience programs
Folk Games: 9/22~10/3, 9:00~18:00 at in front of Gwana (Provincial governor’s office (5))
Harvest & Threshing, 9/22, 9/23, 9/28-10/3, 13:00~17:00 at House 19 & House 20
* The program schedule is subject to change.

< Performance Schedule >

Special Performances
Korea’s Traditional Dance Performance: 9/30, 12:00 at Performing Arena (6)
Traditional Drum Performance: 10/1, 12:00 at Main Gate->Performing Arena (6)

Regular Performances (9/22~10/3)
Nongak(farmer’s percussion quartet): 10:30, 14:00 at Performing Arena (6)
Jultagi (tight-rope walking): 11:00, 14:30, at Performing Arena (6)
Masangmuye(horseback martial arts): 11:30, 15:00 at Performing Arena (6)
Gukak B-boy: 13:00, 15:30 at Performing Arena (6)
Traditional Wedding Ceremony: 12:00, 16:00 at A Nobleman’s family, Tradition wedding (7)
* No performances on a rainy day.

More Info
< 2012 Korean Folk Village Chuseok Holiday Event >

☞ Period: September 22 – October 3, 2012
☞ Venue: Korean Folk Village (Gyeonggi-do Yongin-si Giheung-gu)
☞ Admission: Adults 15,000 won / Teens 12,000 won / Children 10,000 won
☞ Inquiries: +82-31-288-2941/+82-31-288-2820 (Korean)
☞ Homepage: www.koreanfolk.co.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ 1330 tt call cenber: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ Related articles
Chuseok – Korean Thanksgiving Day
Chuseok Holiday in Modern-Day Korea

Courtesy of Korean Folk Village

Date
09/21/2012
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