Photo Credit: Damyang-gun Office (center and lower photos)
“Damyang Bamboo Festival” is the city’s main festival, and takes place from May 3-8 at Juknokwon (bamboo garden) and Gwanbangjerim
Forest in Damyang, Jeollanam-do Province.
Marking its 15th year, the festival has prepared exhibitions and experience programs wishing all visitors “Extreme Good Luck (운수대통, Unsudaetong).” Major programs include a flower tea exhibition, treasure hunt in the bamboo forest, and “healing experience” in the bamboo forest.
Visitors are also invited to try catching fish with a bamboo basket and going for a ride on a bamboo raft. Admission to the festival is free, but visitors must pay a small admission fee to enter Juknokwon.
<Damyang Bamboo Festival 2013>
☞ Venue: Juknokwon
(bamboo garden), Gwanbangjerim Forest
May 3-8, 2013
Free ※Fees may apply to participating in some hands-on programs
☞ Admission to Juknokwon:
2,000won (adults)/ 1,500won (teenagers)/ 1,000won (children)
Damyang Bamboo Festival: www.bamboofestival.co.kr
(Korean, English, Japanese)
Damyang Culture Tours http://tour.damyang.go.kr
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞1330 Korea Travel Hotline:
+82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
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