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Wonju Hanji Festival (원주한지문화제)
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Period
09.25.2014 ~ 09.28.2014  
Address
151, Hanjigongwon-gil, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 원주시 한지공원길 151 (무실동)
Location
Gangwon-do Wonju-si Hanji Theme Park area
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-734-4739
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Sponsors / Management
Wonju Hanji Development Institute / Wonju Hanji Festival Organizing Committee
Introduction
Found at Seokgatap in Bulguksa Temple, Mugujeonggwang Daedaranigyeong (Pure Light Dharani Sutra) is a yellowish roll of paper that has remained in good condition, despite having been made over 700 years ago. This yellowish paper is hanji (traditional Korean paper) which has the characteristic of being strong and durable, reflecting Korea’s strong and pure spirit. It is also referred to as ‘Baekji’, meaning the paper was processed 100 times before finally being completed

The main theme of Wonju Hanji Festival is “Hanji - embracing our wisdom and beauty as a wonderful cultural heritage” and the festival offers varied programs related to hanji, such as the history and making process, various uses, hanji arts and more. An exhibition of hanji art by international artists is on display. In addition, various hands-on programs such as making hanji, hanji handcrafts, playing activity with hanji, and night performances are prepared to entertain and educate visitors at the festival.
Admission/Participation Fees
Adult 2,000 won / Youth & elementary student 1,000 won
Dak paper doll contest participation fees: 15,000 won
Experience program participation fees: 3,000 won - 8,000 won
Transportation
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Wonju.
From Wonju Intercity Bus Terminal, take a taxi to Hanji Theme Park.
(Operating hour 06:00 ~ 21:10, runs every 10 minutes, travel time: 1 hour 40 minute)

OR

Take bus 2-1 at the bus stop located across from Wonju Intercity Bus Terminal.
Get off at Youth Center (청소년수련관). Walk 10min toward Hanji Theme Park.


※ During the festival, shuttle bus is running every 15 minutes.
(Operating hour 10:00 ~ 18:00, Tatto Stadium → Intercity Bus Terminal → Wonju City Hall → Expo venue)
※ Parking is available at Tatto stadium parking lot or City Hall parking lot.
Fax
+82-33-766-1367
E-Mail
wjhanji@hanmail.net
Homepage
www.wjhanji.co.kr (Korean only)



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