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Jeju Island: Volcanic Island full of Allure-6. Main Festivals on Jejudo Island

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Main Festivals on Jeju-do Island

Festivals are a frequent occurrence on Jeju-do Island, no matter what the season! Main festivals include the Jeju Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival (wishing for yearly prosperity), the Jeju King Cherry Blossom Festival, the Jeju Canola Flower Festival, the Tamna Cultural Festival, and the Jeju Orange Festival.

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Jeju Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival

Jeju Jeongwol Daeboreum (meaning the day of the first full moon of the lunar calendar) Fire Festival is one of the most popular festivals on the island. Held at Saebyeol Oreum every year, visitors as well as local residents make a sacred fire on one side of the mountain, wishing peace and prosperity to the island. The sight of the fire spreading across the mountainside is an image you will never forget!
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Jeju King Cherry Blossoms Festival

Since Jeju-do Island is Korea’s southernmost region, it is the first to see the cherry blossoms come into bloom. The Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the exquisite sight of the blossoms flanking the roads of Jeju City, downtown Jungmun, and the area around Jeju National University.
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Jeju Canola Flower Festival

Jeju-do Island is known for its endless fields of canola flowers, that every spring turn the land into a blanket of yellow. Blooming everywhere, on majestic meadowlands and even stone walls, canola flowers begin to be seen in February and reach full bloom in April. The festival celebrates the flower and the coming of spring through a variety of performances, folk craft exhibitions, and colorful events.
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Seogwipo Chilshimni Festival

As one of the largest festivals held in Seogwipo City, this festival includes hands-on programs, events, and folk performances designed to give visitors the opportunity to experience the unique culture of Jeju-do Island. Delicious local food is also available during the festival period.
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Jeju Orange Festival

Jeju mandarin oranges are the representative fruit of Jeju-do Island and every year the harvest in late October is celebrated by the Jeju Orange Festival. Main events include a beauty contest (Miss Mandarin Orange Pageant), a mandarin orange product contest, and a traditional flea market. Fresh, delicious mandarin oranges are also available at discounted prices.
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Date 08/27/2010

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