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Boryeong Mud Festival

Festivals in Korea combine some of the most fascinating elements of art, culture and history, making each festival a unique expression of Korea’s passion for visitors to enjoy. Korea also hosts a number of international events and festivals every year – so whether you’re into food, music, nature or traditions, there is always a celebration somewhere in Korea for you. Here are some highlights:

Andong Maskdance Festival (September/October)

Maskdance is designated as an important intangible cultural property by the Korean government. The maskdance performances are a must-see for those who are ready and willing to join in some free-spirited fun in a series of captivating performances. (www.maskdance.com)

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Andong Maskdance Festival

Boryeong Mud Festival (July)

This fun, action-packed festival is popular among both local and international visitors. Highlights include mud pools, mud facial and massage zone, coloured mud body-painting and mud soap-making. (www.boryeongmudfestival.com)

Boseong Green Tea Festival (May)

At the annual Boseong Green Tea Festival, visitors can explore Korea’s largest green tea field and participate in picking tea leaves, making tea and sampling green tea snacks. (dahyang.boseong.go.kr)

Jarasum International Jazz Festival (October)

Held on the beautiful Jaraseom Island, the Jarasum Int’l Jazz Festival brings jazz artists from all over the world to delight audiences with the smooth vibe of live jazz. Programs include Jarasum Creative Music Camp, exhibition, jazz workshop, midnight jazz club and other hands-on programs. (www.jarasumjazz.com)

Jinhae Gunhangje Festival (April)

Visitors can enjoy cherry blossoms that are in full bloom and delight in special events and performances including fireworks, military band parades and the famous Paldo Pungmul marketplace. (gunhang.changwon.go.kr)

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Jinhae Gunhangje Festival

Muju Firefly Festival (August/September)

Muju Firefly Festival celebrates the beauty of nature and provides a rare opportunity to see tens of thousands of fireflies lighting up the warm summer night. (english.firefly.or.kr)

 

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