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Yeongju Seonbi Culture Festival (영주선비문화축제)
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Period
05.01.2013 ~ 05.05.2013  
Address
2796, Sobaek-ro, Sunheung-myeon, Yeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 영주시 순흥면 소백로 2740 (순흥면)
Location
Seonbichon Village, Sosuseowon Confucian Academy
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-639-6064 (Korean)
Sponsors / Management
Committee of Yeongju Seonbi Culture Festival / Yeongju-si
Introduction
The 2012 Yeongju Seonbi Culture Festival took place from May 5th to 13th at the Seonbichon Village and Korean Seonbi Culture Training Center in Sunheung-myeon, Yeongju-si. This year, the festival period was extended by 5 days, running 9 days in total to give visitors more time to enjoy the various events and programs lined-up.

A celebratory ribbon-cutting was ceremony held on the first day, marking the beginning of the festivities. Other activities included a calligraphy performance, Seonghaksipdo Pangakgoyje ceremony and a bibimbap performance added more fun and entertainment to the first day.

On the 12th, a special parade entitled ‘Shinbaram Street Parade’ inspired by the ideals, spirit and patriotism of Sambong Jeong Do-Jeon (one of the major figures in Yeongju) will take place. Other festival events include Jangseong (traditional totem pole) sculpting competition, Sobaeksan Mountain Trail Hiking, Samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) Cooking Competition, traditional wedding ceremony for multi-cultural families, Hanbok (Korean traditional costume) fashion show, writing contest, children’s Seonbi exercise presentation, traditional head of the family cuisine exhibition, and a concert at an time-honored traditional house.
Admission/Participation Fees
Free
Transportation
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Yeongju(영주).
* Bus schedule: 06:15-21:45, 30min intervals
From Yeongju Bus Terminal, take Bus 53 bound for Sosuseowon Confucian Academy(소수서원).
Fax
+82-54-639-6069
Homepage
www.seonbifestival.com
(Korean only)



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