Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The 49th Suwon Hwaseong Cultural Festival


Celebrating its 49th anniversary this year, the Suwon Hwaseong Cultural Festival is one of the largest culture and tourism festivals in Korea. It preserves the spirit of Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, and commemorates the filial affection and innovations of King Jeongjo, who built the fortress.

Over the years, Hwaseong Cultural Festival has become established as a quintessential regional cultural festival that promotes the traditional culture and art of Suwon.

This fall, you are cordially invited to Suwon, where the culture and art of the past and present are elegantly harmonized. Hwaseong Fortress as it was in the time of King Jeongjo's reign will be recreated through a festival of tastes and sights for all visitors.

The  49th Suwon Hwaseong Cultural Festival
○ Date : Oct. 5th, 2012 (Fri) ~ Oct. 7th (Sun)
○ Venue : Hwaseong Haenggung, Yeonmudae, etc.
○ Main Schedule
*King Jeongjo's Royal Parade to Suwon, Yungneung Ancestral Rite, Nighttime Military Training at the Times of King Jeongjo, Opening Ceremony, Closing Ceremony