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Daegu Alley Tour, the Road Not Taken…Yet
Daegu Alley Tour, the Road Not Taken…Yet

Daegu Modern Cultural Heritage is the theme behind the alley tour. Most expatriates in Korea have probably been to most of the famous tour sites in Korea. Now, it’s time to discover the real hidden treasures of Korea. Daegu Modern Cultural Heritage is an alley tour that walks through the main historical sites of how […]

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 […]

Traditional Korean Ritual at Jongmyodaeje
Traditional Korean Ritual at Jongmyodaeje

Jongmyodaeje (종묘대제) is Korea’s Royal Ancestral Memorial Right that has been recognized with many important designations. Jongmyodaeje is an UNESCO Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 56 (Jongmyo Jerye), and Korea’s Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 1 (Jongmyo Jeryeak). This ritual is held yearly on the first Sunday […]

?A Night Out like Royalty at Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace
?A Night Out like Royalty at Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace

Experience what the royal family experienced at the “Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace.” Changdeokgung Palace?was initially built as a royal villa but it became the central governance place during the Joseon Dynasty after the former principal palace. After the burning of Gyeongbukgung Palace during the Japanese invasion in the 16th century, Changdeokgung Palace became the […]

Mungyeong Chasabal Festival
Mungyeong Chasabal Festival

Mungyeong Traditional Chasabal Festival allows you to experience everything about traditional Korean ceramic ware. The 14th annual Mungyeong Chasabal Festival has the theme of “harmony of clay, fire, and wind.” This festival celebrates the identity of Mungyeong’s traditional ceramic ware based on the oldest kiln called Mangdaengi in Korea. The festival will take place at […]

Asan Great Admiral Yi Sun-Sin Festival
Asan Great Admiral Yi Sun-Sin Festival

Asan Great Admiral Yi Sun-Sin Festival The Asan Great Admiral Yi Sun-Sin Festival celebrates one of Korea’s most famous war heroes, Yi Sun-Sin. This Admiral defeated the Japanese in a momentous naval battle about 460 years ago. The actual festival takes place around the same period as the Admiral’s birthdate on April 28 in order […]

Ulsan Whale Festival Narrates Its Own Story
Ulsan Whale Festival Narrates Its Own Story

Ulsan Whale Festival depicts the life of whalers and making Ulsan a central city for whale fishing. Ulsan Whale Festival?is one of?Ulsan’s most important festivals. The festival starts on April 24, 2014 to April 27, 2014 at two areas in Ulsan. One area is along Taehwagang River, and the other is Jangsaengpo Ocean Park. It […]

Sick of Cherry Blossoms? Switch Over to Shinan Tulip Festival
Sick of Cherry Blossoms? Switch Over to Shinan Tulip Festival

If they say Gyeongju is the capital of cherry blossoms, then Shinan County is the capital of tulips. Shinan Tulip Festival will showcase up to 6 million tulips and present various exciting events across the country. These places have been selected as the best place to grow tulips. The festival will start from April 18, […]

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 […]

4.19 Revolution Citizen Festival 2014

4.19 Revolution Citizen Festival 2014   This festival is to remind us of that time when Korea united as one and had a vision for the future. This became the foot hold of a new Korea. The 4.19 revolution was led by students and citizens’ hand-in-hand to change the government. This was the only time […]