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Gangneung Danoje Festival in Harmony with Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism
Gangneung Danoje Festival in Harmony with Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism

Gangneung Danoje Festival was designated as Korean Intangible Culture Heritage No. 13 in 1967. Every year, Gangneung Danoje Festival had many tourists, expatriates and Korean nationals overcrowding the area. Why? This festival was designated as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO in 2005 and also an “Important Intangible Cultural Property […]

Gyeryongsan Mountain God Festival
Gyeryongsan Mountain God Festival

Gyeryongsan Mountain God Festival This is traditional festival succeeded from the mountain belief of Baekje through Unified Silla, Goryo, and Joseon Dynasties as national ceremony but discontinued in the former period of the 20th century ruled by Japan since Confucians, the supervising party of this festival, gave up opening the festival due to struggle against […]