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Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace 2017 Explore Changdeokgung Palace by N...0 9
Explore Changdeokgung Palace by Night
The Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace with begin on June 1st and run through Nov. 5th, 2017. Visitors will be able to tour Changdeokgung Palace by moonlight and learn more about this UNESCO World Heritage Site with a guided tour of the palace.
Tour Huwon Garden by moonlight and learn about Changdeokgung Palace and the kings and queens of the Joseon Dynsasty with a special guided tour of the palace. The tour also includes traditional Korean refreshments and a traditional Korean arts performance.
Changdeokgung Palace is an outstanding example of palace architecture and Eastern design. Changdeokgung is normally closed to the public at night, so don't miss this chance to see the palace by night with the Moonlight Tour at Changeokgung Palace.
Storytelling Performance at Cheonggyecheon Stream : Fly, Ishimi0 8
July 16th is the closing day for "Fly, Ishimi" and there will be special events to mark the occasion. Performance-goers who bring along a paper cup will receive a free seedling as a gift. Foreign visitors can also write out a postcard and have the postcard mailed to any location of their choice.
※ Isimi : Also sometimes called imugi, is a mythical creature from Korean folklore. Before a dragon becomes a dragon, it was sometimes said to have taken the form of a giant serpent, which was also called ishimi.
International Horticulture Goyang Korea Festival0 2
The International Horticulture Goyang Korea festival will take place at Ilsan Lake Park in Goyang from April to May, with nearly 300 related organizations, groups and companies from 25 countries in attendance, showing off their horticultural products and related items all made with flowers.
A unique and rare plants exhibition, an indoor garden decorated with flower art, outdoor theme parks, a flower art class, flower arrangement contests and other events and performances are all planned to bring more joy to the yearly flower festival.
In the evenings, a light garden, LED performances, pop music performances and other exciting events will entertain visitors.
D-1 LAST DAY~~~
Miryang Arirang Festival0 4
There are many varieties of "Arirang," the national folk song that perfectly embodies the Neo-Confucian principles and faithfulness of the Korean people, each from different regions of the country. However, there are basically only three major versions of the song: the "Miryang Arirang," the "Jeongseon Arirang" and the "Jindo Arirang."
The Miryang Arirang Festival, hosted by Miryang-si City in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, celebrates its version of the song, an important intangible heritage item for the region, with a parade, contests, performances and many other festival activities. At the festival, visitors can hear both the similarities and differences between the three major versions of the great folk song "Arirang."
Seoul Rose Festival 20170 7
A Rose Extravaganza in Seoul!
Enjoy tens of thousands of blooms at the 2017 Seoul Rose Festival. The festival will take place at Jungnangcheon Stream's Rose Tunnel from May 19th through May 21st, 2017.
The festival will feature many different events for visitors to enjoy and the festival's three days each have a different, fun theme. Themes for the 2017 festival are Rose Day, Lovers' Day, and Wives' Day. The festival is even fun to visit at night, and thanks to special lighting installations, festival-goers will be able to enjoy the flowers in the evening as well. The unofficial dress code for the festival is hanbok. Hanbok is traditional Korean clothing and the hanbok is renowned for its beauty.
The festivities will also include a waterslide, horseback riding, a hot air balloon activity, and various food and market stalls. Visitors will be able to taste traditional Korean food and shop for interesting items. The Rose Market will sell rose-themed items and there will also be activities booths.
○ Opening Event (May 18th) : Flower Petal Tossing
○ Rose Day (May 19th) : Rose Parade, Rose Concert
○ Lovers' Day (May 20th) : Jazz Concert, Hanbok Fashion Show, Rose & Music Party
○ Wives' Day (May 21st) : Walk a Rose Path, Musical Performance, Garden Dinner Show
○ Closing Day Event (May 21st) : Fireworks Display
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Taekwondo in Namsangol Hanok Village 20170 6
"Taekwondo Performance in Namsangol" will run through October 2017 at Namsangol Hanok Village. Performances will be held every week, Friday through Sunday with two performances each day (May will only have one daily performance). The city of Seoul has held annual Taekwondo performances since 2007 so that Korean and foreign visitors alike may enjoy Taekwondo. See the inner strength and spirit of Taekwondo through Taekwondo demonstrations and nonverbal performances. Admission is free.
Samcheonggak Lunch Concert : Jami0 4