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South Korea 2017 events

Jindo Sea Parting Festival

Date :
26 April 2017 - 29 April 2017

This curious event occurs due to a once a year low tide, which causes a wal ......

This curious event occurs due to a once a year low tide, which causes a walkway to appear that offers passage from the mainland to an island offshore. Thousands of people flock here from all over the world to make the journey.

Venue:
Jindo

Address:
Jindo, South Korea

Event cost:
Free

Category:
Culture

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Lotus Lantern Festival

Date :
28 April 2017 - 30 April 2017

This beautiful ceremony is held all over Korea in early May, when streets a ......

This beautiful ceremony is held all over Korea in early May, when streets and courtyards are filled with colorful lanterns that flutter in the breeze during the day and are lit up at night. Seoul's Jongno area has one of the most spectacular.

Venue:
Jongno, Seoul

Address:
Seoul, South Korea

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Entertainment

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Jongmyo Daeje (Royal Ancestral Memorial Rite of Joseon)

Date :
5 May 2017

Homage is paid to the Royal Ancestors in this public (and packed) event. T ......

Homage is paid to the Royal Ancestors in this public (and packed) event. Traditional Korean dress is worn as performers chant their respects. So important is this ceremony that it has been given UNESCO heritage status.

Venue:
Jongmyo Shrine, Seoul

Address:
Seoul, South Korea

Event cost:
Free

Website:

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Dano Festival

Date :
30 May 2017

One of the three most important Korean festivals, the Dano festival feature ......

One of the three most important Korean festivals, the Dano festival features dancing, sacred liquor, ceremonies, and mask performances. As with Jongmyo Daeje, this festival has UNESCO heritage status and is well worth going out of your way to see.

Venue:
Gangneung

Address:
Gangneung, South Korea

Event cost:
Free.

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Boryeong Mud Festival

Date :
21 July 2017 - 30 July 2017

Two and a half hours south of Seoul, you can wallow in everything from ther ......

Two and a half hours south of Seoul, you can wallow in everything from therapeutic mud massage to mud-sliding at this spectacularly dirty and fun festival held each July on Daecheon Beach – the longest on Korea’s West coast. The mud is rich in minerals and said to be good for the skin. Most participants will want to bring a swimsuit they won't care to ever wear again and plan on being covered in mud from head to toe.

Venue:
Daecheon Beach, Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do.

Address:
Daecheon Beach, Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Unusual

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