Representative Festival of South Korea‘Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival's splendid atmosphere’
[부산=NSP통신] 보티민트 인턴기자 = This is Namgang, where one of the most popular festival of South Korea will be held. The Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival 2012.
Every year, when October comes, this place is illuminated with 40 thousands lanterns. This October, from the 1st to the 14th, a sparkling, romantic and mysterious view will be opened, stimulating everyone's curiosity and senses.
Now let’s find out more about the Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival 2012.
In Jinju, the proud city of a thousand year history, Jinju Namgang Yudeung festival was originally from the traditional events about lanterns. After that it has been developed as a widespread festival from 2002.
At Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival, the representative festival of South Korea in October, we can see folk dolls and fairy tale characters that display Korean traditional culture, mixed with Jinju’s natural beautiful sights that makes the festival more fancy and splendid. At night, people will be fascinated by the alluring quietness, the peace, the poetry and the enchantment of 40 thousands lantern lights floating on the river. And people can’t help falling into the temptation of a very charming autumn night with the festival’s splendid atmosphere.
Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival was appointed as the target festival by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in 2004. Afterwards, appointed as the great festival in 2005, and the greatest festival for 5 years, from 2006 to 2010.
In 2011 Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival has become the representative festival in South Korea.
It was appointed as ‘the most like-to-visit festival in October’ by Japanese BBB magazine and has been awarded 3 gold prizes and 1 bronze prize by World Festival Association.
Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival, with the slogan ‘Water, Fire, Light and our Wishes’ together with a Korean custom theme, has become the festival that people can come and see, feel and share together.
Held from the 1st to the 14th October 2012, Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival’s duration is longer with various activities. At that time, the whole town will become festive, active and marvellously decorated with colorful lights and lamps along every lane.
At the classic event of 2012, visitors can join 20,000 floating lanterns, 27,000 hanging wishing lanterns along 800 meters of Namgang riverside.
Besides, there are also exhibitions about Korean customs, history and folk dances that display Jinju's image of 400 years ago. Exhibitions of world traditional lanterns and Korean lanterns, cartoon character lanterns are also held at that time.
Not only in the day time, Yudeung festival is the most beautiful at night. And there are also many events that family, friends and couples can join and have a good time together. People can enjoy the fantastic view of thousands of lanterns floating on the river while boarding the pleasure cruise, cross the loving bridge, take pictures of lanterns. And a lot of other events like musical performances and bullfighting are also prepared.
Over the years, the representative festival of South Korea - Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival has been developing by expanding its organization with more and more various attractions.
Jinju Namgang Yudeung festival is a cultural beauty of Jinju, where people wish for luck, peace and a hopeful year floating with thousands of colorful lanterns. For a splendid and fantastic autumn night, come to Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival 2012.
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