If you are
travelling to Korea this year plan your visit with one of the major cultural
festivals happening around the country and you will find your travels more
enjoyable and rewarding.
One of the best seasons to travel to Korea for cultural festivals is in spring,
with many festivals taking place in April/May so it’s a great time to visit the
A total of forty-two festivals have been designated as the ‘2013 Culture
Tourism Festivals of Korea’ by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and
Tourism. A couple of the outstanding festivals named are the Jindo
Miracle Sea Festival which happens once a year and is famous for the ‘Moses
Miracle’ where the sea mysteriously parts and you can walk from the mainland to
an island. It will take place from 25-28 April, 2013 and there are many
associated cultural related events.
From 14-19 May this year the Boseong Green Tea Festival will take
place. Boseong is considered the birthplace of the commercial tea industry
in Korea and is the largest producer of tea in the country. The festival
has many fun experience programs where visitors can join in picking tea leaves,
experience traditional Korean tea ceremonies and some performances as well.
This is just some of the wonderful experiences you can enjoy at one of the many
cultural festivals happening around the country this year.
If you want to learn more about timing your visit to Korea with one of these
fun-filled events visit the official travel website for Korea www.visitkorea.or.kr and
search ‘Festivals 2013’ for more information.
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For further information please
Mr. Ramy Salameh
Tel: 020 7321 2535