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[Korea] The 15th Hampyeong Butterfly Festival Begins April 26

The 2013 Hampyeong Butterfly Festival will take place at the Hampyeong Expo Park in Hampyeong-gun, Jeollanam-do Province from April 26 through May 8.

Marking its 15th year, the festival will feature various exhibitions, hands-on programs, and performances related to butterflies, flowers, and insects. Twelve exhibitions including a butterfly and insect exhibition and succulent plant exhibition as well as twenty natural ecology themed hands-on programs are expected to be among the visitor favorites at this year’s festival. The ‘Flying Butterflies’ event, where butterflies are released outdoors en masse, will take place once a day and promises to be eye-catching.

The Hampyeong Butterfly Festival was selected as a recipient of the 2012 International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) World Festival & Event City Award. Admission to the festival is 7,000 won for adults, 5,000 won for teenagers and 3,000won for children.

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<2013 Hampyeong Butterfly Festival>
Venue: Hampyeong Expo Park Hampyeong-eup Hampyeong-gun Jeollanam-do
Period: April 26 – May 8, 2013 (09:00-17:00)
Admission: Adults 7,000 won/ teenagers 5,000 won/ children 3,000 won
※ Separate fees may apply to participate in hands-on programs (500 won -10,000 won)
Homepage:
Hampyeong Butterfly Festival http://www.hampyeong.go.kr/2008_hpm/hpm13/ (Korean)
Hampyeong Culture Tour www.hampyeong.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Inquiries: +82-61-320-3905 (Korean, English)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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Courtesy of Hampyeong County

Date
04/25/2013
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