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Seondeung Festival (선등문화제)
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Period
11.30.2013 ~ 02.14.2014  
Address
45, Sangseung-ro, Hwacheon-eup, Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do
강원도 화천군 화천읍 상승로 45 (화천읍)
Location
Seondeung Plaza's outdoor stage in Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-1688-3005
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Sponsors / Management
Hwacheon-gun /
Introduction
Seondeung Festival takes place on Seondeung Street, with lights and lanterns in the shape of Sancheoneo (mountain trout) that illuminate the street with a soft glow.

Seondeung literally means "The lights showing the world in which a taoist hermit is living." It also means a place of "3 rak (joy)," representing the joy of becoming a taoist hermit, having a beautiful heart and constitution, and receiving a lot of luck.

The lighting of Seondeung Street is the opening event of the Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mount Trout) Ice Festival, and includes a ceremony for New Year's wishes. In addition to the lighting ceremony, there are also various performances, a photo contest, an exhibition of traditional lights around the world and wish-writing on postcards, along with many other events every week of the festival.
Age Limit
Open to all ages
Transportation
[Intercity Bus]
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Hwacheon Intercity Bus Terminal.
From the entrance of Hwacheon Intercity Bus Terminal, turn right and walk for 92 meters to the venue (1-min walk).



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