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South Korean Festival Offers Paleolithic Experience

South Korean Festival Offers Paleolithic Experience

YEONCHEON, South Korea, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) – The 25th Yeoncheon Jeongok-ri Paleolithic Festival kicked off on Wednesday for the Children’s Day weekend, featuring various performances and participatory events.  Among over a dozen events on offer at the festival are a Paleolithic barbeque session, where visitors enjoy barbeque grill cooking the ancient way; a Paleolithic [...]

Seoul Offers Discounts to “Hanbok” Wearers

Seoul Offers Discounts to “Hanbok” Wearers

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Tuesday that it is offering 50 percent discounts to audience members wearing hanbok, Korean traditional attire, for 19 performances taking place at four of the city’s performance venues – the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Seoul Namsan Traditional Theater, Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater, and [...]

800 Paper Panda Dolls Displayed Near North-South Korean Border for Children’s Day

800 Paper Panda Dolls Displayed Near North-South Korean Border for Children’s Day

PAJU, South Korea, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Celebrating the upcoming Children’s Day, the Gyeonggi government is hosting a special event for families at the Imjingak Peace Park (Pyeonghwa-nuri) on May 5.  The highlight of the event is the display of 800 panda dolls made with recycled paper around the park, promoting environmental preservation and sustainable [...]

9,000 Paper Lanterns Light up Local Temple for Buddha’s Birthday

9,000 Paper Lanterns Light up Local Temple for Buddha’s Birthday

BOEUN, South Korea, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) – On the occasion of the 2,561st celebration of Buddha’s Birthday (May 3), Beopjusa temple is offering a special nighttime experience for visitors and Buddhist apprentices with some 9,000 paper lanterns, including 5,000 solar-powered LED lanterns.  The temple will be open to visitors on Fridays and Saturdays starting this [...]