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Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)

  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)
  • Period 10.01.2020 ~ 10.11.2020 Finished
  • Address 626, Namgang-ro, Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
    경상남도 진주시 남강로 626
  • Location Areas of Jinju Namgang River and Jinjuseong Fortress
  • Telephone • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
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Sponsors / Management
Jinju-si, Jinju Art & Culture Foundation / Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival Committee

Introduction
Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival originates from the floating lanterns that were used during the Jinjuseong Fortress Battle of the Imjin War (1592-1598) as a military strategy to prevent Japanese troops from wading the Namgang River. The highlights of the festival are the floating of lanterns along the Namgang River and the parade of lanterns created by local students themselves. In addition, the festival has various events and programs including fireworks show, water lighting show, cultural performances and more.

Programs
Wish lantern tree, hanging wish lantern, floating lantern, walking on the love bridge

Performance Times
10:00-01:00

Admission/Participation Fees
Free (fees vary by program)

Duration of Performance
Approx. 3-4 hr

Age Limit
Open to visitors of all ages

Transportation
[Bus]
From Seoul Nambu Terminal, take a bus to Jinju Intercity Bus Terminal.
Walk for approx. 5 min.

Homepage
www.yudeung.com

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