|Sponsors / Management|
|Hamyang-gun / Hamyang Wild Ginseng Festival Promotion Committee|
|The Hamyang region, home to Jirisan and Deogyusan mountains, is known among both locals and internationals for its high-quality wild ginseng and medicinal herbs, which grow in the germanium soil found throughout the region. The Hamyang Wild Ginseng Festival is a health-themed event that celebrates and promotes the area’s locally cultivated ginseng and medicinal herbs. Festivities begin with an official opening ceremony, which is followed by firework shows and an array of performances. Visitors to the festival can also enjoy a range of hands-on experience programs related to health and the regional specialties.|
|Wild ginseng gathering, symposium, wild ginseng public information center, world ginseng exhibition, wild ginseng flowerpot making, wild ginseng liquor and rice cake making, face painting, ginseng and agricultural product market|
|Wild ginseng marathon, hands-on experience programs, celebratory performances, fireworks, belly dance contest, song festival|
|From Dong Seoul Terminal or Nambu Terminal, take an
intercity bus to Hamyang.
Dong Seoul Terminal: 07:00-24:00, runs 11 times a day
Nambu Terminal: 08:40-23:00, runs 4 times a day
From Hamyang Bus Terminal, take a taxi to the festival venue (Sangnim Park).
|http://sansam.hygn.go.kr/ (Korean only)|