2018 Lotus Lantern Festival

Make new memories with traditional cultures

Jaegeungnyeong, which started in 1955, was remodeled in 1996 and developed into a cultural festival.
It is a religious festival and traditional cultural festival focused on the lotus culture that has been going on for over 1,300 years.
It is an event to sublimate Buddhist rituals to a new world full of wisdom and mercy into a national festival. The restoration of the dying tradition and the succession of lighting games between men and women.
The Lanterns Festival offers a grand spectacle of some 100,000 lanterns embroidered on the night.
The event starts with the lighting ceremony in front of City Hall and includes traditional lanterns, Eoullim Madang, Lantermark, Feneral Madang, Traditional Cultural Madang, and Lanturns.
The lighting ceremony in front of City Hall announces Buddha’s birthday is about to be around the corner and wishes for the safety of citizens and the development of the city.
Gaesik, Samguiseok, Banya Simgyeong, Chanbul, Chanbul, Tung, Songho, Sihojeok, Sahongseowol, and Jeongshin.
Traditional exhibitions are about the sequence of events that boast the harmony between hanjI and lighting.
It reproduces dozens of traditional lanterns from literature, such as dragon, Phoenix, tiger, watermelon, turtle, carp, and North Korea.
As a place to exhibit, you will find a variety of beautiful traditions that have long contained popular wishes.
In addition to tradition, the 2000 exhibition also showcased creative creations.
In the lantern procession, the atmosphere of chuta (Manpa Sukjeong) and samul nori were enhanced.
It is held on the streets of Jongno with white elephants, dragons, lotus lanterns, flags, and about 100,000 orange colored lights in waves.
Fennel garden is open to people who are participating in lantern parade.
Gang-gang-sul-ri, train games, and other traditional Korean games are enjoyed.
Traditional cultural gardens are the order in which you can experience Korean traditional culture and Buddhist culture abroad.
Things to play, jegichagI, tuho, nutteugi, enokI, chilrop, chilgyo, yunnI, etc.
Folk games, bara dance, butterfly dance, and a Buddhist traditional dance, and the There will be traditional dance performances, tightrope walking, pan-line performances, Buddhist traditional musicians ‘ performances, sign language performances, and a demonstration of the Sunmudo.
In addition, you can experience lantern making, calligraphy and rubbing, painting Buddhist painting, jangseung cutting, samcheonbul and pagoda making, rosary making, and straw shoes.
Lantern lighting is the order to finish a lantern festival.
The lantern procession that leads to Insa-dong, Jonggak, and Jogyesa will consist of performances by Yeonhuidang troupe.

Opportunities for traditional culture and diverse experiences.

Application period : 2018.02.01(목) ~ 3.23(금)