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Nonsan Strawberry Festival

Nonsan Strawberry Festival
Known to be the biggest center for producing strawberries in Korea, the city of Nonsan holds a special event every April. The strawberry event is held for farmers that produce fresh strawberries, and also for all citizens to enjoy the unique culture and atmosphere of Nonsan while tasting the best quality strawberries.

Gongju Gyeryongsan Mountain spring flower Festival

Gongju Gyeryongsan Mountain spring flower Festival
Gyeryongsan Mountain, the mountain that represents the spirit of the nation, unfolds in front of your eyes with spectacular views throughout the year. It is located in a national park. In particular, there are splendid views of cherry blossoms near the gateway of Donghaksa Temple, which stands on the edge of Gyeryongsan Mountain, and a spring flower festival is held here every year.

The Asan Great Admiral Yi Sun-sin Festival

The Asan Great Admiral Yi Sun-sin Festival
The Asan Great Admiral Yi Sun-sin Festival has been held for the past 50 years, commemorating one of Korea’s outstanding thinkers and patriots, who can be compared to Nelson in England. The patriotism and cordiality of the general serve as a useful antidote to the egoism and materialism that are rampant in our modern society. This event is held on his birthday at Hyeonchungsa Shrine in Asan to promote patriotism and bonds of community among citizens in Korea.

Seosan Haemieupseong (fortress) Barracks Experience Festival

Seosan Haemieupseong (fortress) Barracks Experience Festival
Haemieup Castle in Seosan is well known for the maintenance of its near perfect framework and structure. It is within a traditional village in Korea with approximately 600 years of history and is one of the representative national historical sites built in the Joseon Period. Various programs have been prepared on the topic of 「Traditional Open-Market」, reflecting the traditional lifestyle of people that recall the traditional market place back in the late Joseon Period. The open market festival consists of tightrope walking, Buna play, Korea percussion performances, and etc, opening a special event of culture full of performances including Korean traditional music, orchestra, and musicals.

Hansan Ramie Fabric Cultural Festival

Hansan Ramie Fabric Cultural Festival
This cultural festival in Hansan that features ramie fabric will keep you cool. A special experience that includes a fashion show and a ramie fabric performance are put on at the Ramie Festival in Hansan. The ramie fabric concerts blend different genres of music such as Hip-Hop or Rock in front of the seashore in Choonhang Beach. There is also an eco-experience event held in the field of reeds in Sinseong-ri that will leave you with a special memory.

Boryeong Mud Festival

Boryeong Mud Festival
Boryeong mud festival is held in Daecheon Beach, which is famous for its mud beauty products. This festival offers mud massages for free using mud powder of the best quality that has been produced via a specific process of removing various impurities after extracting mud from the mud flats.

Dangjin Hanjin Short-Necked Clam Festival

Dangjin Hanjin Short-Necked Clam Festival
Hanjin manila clam festival is held every April at Hanjin Harbor, Songak-myeon, Dangjin-si, Chungcheongnam-do, providing a special experience in this harbor area surrounded by mud flats. Extracting manila clam in the peak season from the vast area of mud flats, people can learn about food recipes and enjoy food tasting as well as partaking in a competition that involves peeling the shell of manila clams. People can learn about the various organisms living in the vast area of mud flats in this area and enjoy the spectacular but cozy atmosphere at the harbor with performances by celebrities, demonstrations of Taekwondo, the singing festival of Hanjin Harbor, and local corporation events.

Cheongyang Red pepper Festival

Cheongyang Red pepper Festival
Cheongyang-gun is well known for its clean water, fresh air, and bright sun light. Referred to as the Alps of Chungcheongnam-do, it has well-drained soil with huge hilly lands spanning throughout Chilgapsan Mountain. Due to wide range in daily temperatures, Cheongyang-gun is also known for foods containing large amount of capsaicin that make food taste hot. Cheongyang pepper, also known as Jalapeno in Mexico, is one of the representative crops of Korea that leave you with a special memory of your visit here.

Geumsan Ginseng Festival

Geumsan Ginseng Festival
Back some 1500 years ago in the period of Baekje, there was a person named Gangchusah who lived in Gaean village, Sunggok-ri, Nami-myeon, Geumsan-gun. In order to cure his mother who was suffering from some disease, he prayed at Gwaneum cave in Jinaksan Mountain and collected the roots of a certain plant with three red fruits growing in the vicinity. In this way, he ended up curing his mother.
This was how Goryeo Ginseng was produced. Many people could lead healthy lives thanks to this product. Afterwards, a certain ancestral rite called Samjangje was initiated in which prayers are offered up for a bumper harvest.

Baekje cultural Festival

Baekje cultural Festival
Baekje Cultural Festival, which has been held annually in Gongju (odd-number year) and Buyeo-gun (even-number year) since 1955, is designed to commemorate and honor the spirit and wisdom of ancestors in the Baekje Kingdom and to inherit and develop prestigious cultural heritage of Baekje. Come and enjoy diverse cultural events and programs that recapture glorious Baekje cultural heritages, including Heavenly Ritual and Ceremonial Walk of King Munju in Woogjin Fortress, Memorial Service for four Great Kings of Baekje, Royal Coronation Ceremony of King Muryeong, Opening Ceremony and Grand Baekje Historic Parade participated by more than 5,000 people.