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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 […]

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 […]