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Apricot Blossom Festival (Gwangyang Maehwa) 2018
Where: Mokpo, South Korea
When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
The Apricot Blossom Festival (Gwangyang Maehwa) is held, once a year, since 1997 in the first half of March. The celebrations are specified on the Apricot fruit and its products. It take place in Maehwa, a village in South Jeolla region. Maehwa means in the Korean language apricot. The festival starts when the village plantations reach the climax of its blossom. The plantations, 83 acres size, are located near Baegunsan Mountain. Its outstanding white beauty of the blossom is emphasized on the background of the mountain.
Cornus Fruit Festival (Gurye Sansuyu) 2018
Where: Gurye-gun, South Korea
When:  Saturday, March 17, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
The Cornus fruit is known by its unique health characters, thus tea, liqueurs and other foods are made of it. Once a year, in mid March, at the blossom of the Cornus trees in Gurye County that is located in South Jeolla, the locals hold a festival to indicate the beauty of the trees' flowering. During the four days of the festival which takes place in the warm springs near Jirisan mountain the visitors can enjoy the beauty of the blossom, special culture hands-on events and marvelous fireworks.
Seoul International Marathon 2018
Where: Seoul, South Korea
When:  Sunday, March 18, 2018 - Sunday, March 18, 2018
Seoul the capital of South Korea holds, yearly, in mid March its International Marathon. During the Marathon the city with its traditional buildings and its modern towers turns into a great sportive center. The full course Marathon is 42.195km. Local runners as well as runners from dozens countries, create a giant group of thousands runners. The city residents stand along the course and encourage the competitors. During the Marathon, accommodation may be scarce owing to higher demands, therefore it is advisable to check accommodation prices...(read more)
Naval Port Festival (Jinhae Gunhang) 2018
Where: Jinhae , South Korea
When:  Sunday, April 1, 2018 - Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The Naval Port Festival in Jinhae, located in South Gyeongsang Province, is held once a year when the cherry blossoms reach its climax, in March - April (different dates).   The celebrators indicate the patriotism of the Korean navy admiral Lee Sun-Shin. The festival is held since 1963, and since, it turned to be one of the outstanding spring's events of the city. Naval Port Festival events attract, yearly, more than million locals and tourists who enjoy the beauty of the cherry blossom as well as the various culture and...(read more)
Wangin Culture Festival 2018
Where: Yeongam, South Korea
When:  Thursday, April 5, 2018 - Sunday, April 8, 2018
Wangin Culture Festival is held, yearly, in April in honor of the distinguished Dr Wangin who concentrate on tightening the political and culture connections between Korea and Japan. One of the events of the festival is a great parade where more than two thousands marchers wear cloths that imitate the cloths that Dr. Wangin and his people wore in Japan. The fiesta is held in the cherry blossoming season, which adds unique beauty to the festive atmosphere.
Hampyeong Butterfly Festival 2018
Where: Hampyeong County, South Korea
When:  Friday, April 27, 2018 - Monday, May 7, 2018
Hampyeong Butterfly Festival is event of a unique nature. The festival is, a matter of fact, a marvelous nature exhibition of butterfly in Heonsubyeon Park that extends over 8,300 acres. The visitor is over whelmed by the beauty of tens of thousands butterflies in various types and colors fly over the Canola flowers.
Boryeong Mud Festival 2018
Where: Boryeong, South Korea
When:  Friday, July 13, 2018 - Sunday, July 22, 2018
Boryeong is located in South Chungcheong region near the Yellow Sea in South Korea. It holds, since 1999, once a year in mid July the Boryeong Mud Festival. The festival is known as one of the marvelous summer festivals of Korea. It attracts mass of tourists and local residents of all ages and nationality. During the festival days, the quit city turned into a joyful and lively city. Thousands visitors enjoy the various shows, colorful street parade with bands, dancers, jugglers, etc... The funny atmosphere is created when all the audience...(read more)
Andong Mask Dance Festival 2018
Where: Andong, South Korea
When:  Friday, September 28, 2018 - Sunday, October 7, 2018
The Andong Mask Dance Festival is a sequence of events that held yearly on Andong Hahoe Village in the town of Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do. This event which began as two days event on 1997 turned into a numerous participants event that last for ten days from the end of September to the beginning of October. The visitors can enjoy shows of masks’ dancing according to the artistic Korean’s tradition. This art is regarded as one of the important and estimated arts in Korea. Famous bands of Korean masks’ dancers perform in the...(read more)
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