Subject : Seoul Lantern Festival 2013 to begin Nov 1

DATE. 2013-10-31 오후 3:17:18 Visit. 4460

The Seoul Lantern Festival 2013 will light up the area around Cheonggyecheon Stream with colorful lanterns from November 1 to 17, 2013. The theme for this year’s festival is “Hanseong Baekje, Dream of One Thousand Years,” featuring lanterns that display clothing, artifacts, and cultural aspects from the 700-year history of Baekje. Areas along Cheonggyecheon Stream such as Gwanggyo Bridge Gallery, Cheonggyecheon Plaza and Hanbit Square will offer traditional lanterns for sale and stage performances for the visitors’ enjoyment. Everyone can enjoy the festival for free. For further information about the festival, visit the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s official website. More info ☞Venue: 0.9 km section along Cheonggyecheon Stream (Cheonggye Bridge ~ Samilgyo Bridge), Hanbit Plaza ☞Period: November 1 – 17, 2013 (Lantern lighting hours: 17:00 – 23:00) ☞Admission: Free *Fees may apply for some hands-on programs ☞Homepage: http://www.visitseoul.net (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) ☞Inquiries: Dasan Call Center +82-2-120 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese)