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Festivities, Events, and Activities for March and April
Festivities, Events, and Activities for March and April

Start planning your weekends with these wonderful events and festivals in March and April. You could be interested in anything, and there is probably something happening regarding that. Korea is always filled with celebrations locally and/or nationwide for everyone to add some enjoyment in their life. Here is a list of festivals and activities that […]

Bicycling Around Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
Bicycling Around Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Bicycling tours are opened for Hwaseong Fortress and Hwaseong Haenggung Palace. Cycling enthusiasts will have a closer look at beautiful historical sites of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Hwaseong Haenggung Palace. For those who do not have a bicycle, there are rental shops available in designated areas for the convenience of […]

Goryeong County to Celebrate Daegaya
Goryeong County to Celebrate Daegaya

Daegaya Festival will take place again in Goryeong County. Daegaya was a city-state of the Gaya confederacy during the Korean Three Kingdoms period. Present-day Goryeong County?was where Daegaya used to be located. Goryeong is a county in the Gyeongsangbuk-do Province. Daegu is on the east, Hapcheon to the south, Geochang to the west, and Seongju […]

Lunar New Year (설날) On a Traditional Level
Lunar New Year (설날) On a Traditional Level

The Korean Folk Village gives you the hands-on traditional experience of Lunar New Year (설날). The Korean Folk Village?is ready to start the new year of the horse with awesome hands-on traditional experiences for anyone and everyone to learn and have fun. This activity has been ongoing since December 28 and will take place until […]

Korean Folk Village Event: Spending Winter at a Country House
Korean Folk Village Event: Spending Winter at a Country House

Experience the fun and tradition how Korea used to survive through the cold winter months. If anyone is interested in old Korean traditional culture, he/she might have visited Korean Folk Village once before. It arranges some events periodically. Last October, we covered Historic Drama Festival. Did some of you actually get a chance to go […]

Highlighted: Festivals of Korea – By Shuvra Mondal
Highlighted: Festivals of Korea – By Shuvra Mondal

Festivals of Korea “축제” (chukje), meaning festival in Korean, is very cultural and peculiar to South Korea. Korean Traditional Festivals (Hangul: 한국전통축제) have been accompanied by Korean people with their rich folksy characteristics throughout Korea’s long history. Each festival is bursting with incredible energy and exhilaration. Despite of their hectic schedule, people, from all over […]

Enjoy vacationing in Gyeongbuk!
Enjoy vacationing in Gyeongbuk!

As the vacation season begins, the staff of the tourism headquarters of Gyeongsangbuk-do are promoting the province by distributing tour maps, containing info about good places to eat and folding fans to the staff of Daegu‘s City Hall. The provincial staff will personally visit 41 organizations including Daegu Bank and Daegu Metropolitan Office of Education […]

1000 year old tombs to get a much needed makeover
1000 year old tombs to get a much needed makeover

After passing Daegu Airport on the way to Palgongsan, if you look to the right, you’ll see glimpse of a hill with huge mounds of sculpted earth. That’s the Bullo-dong Tombs, which were massive grave sites for the early settlers in the area, dating back 1000, to possibly as much as 2000 years. For something […]

Images of Daegu circa 1954 (Images of Daegu series)
Images of Daegu circa 1954 (Images of Daegu series)

FYI-I’ll be developing these in to a series. Near present day Ayanggyo Station. (Ayanggyo bridge should be just to the left of where this pic was taken.) From imaeil. A kindergarten in Daegu. Heating up powdered milk. Waiting for baby formula. Refugee camp in Daegu. From walkingdaegu