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Hyosuk Cultural Festival

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Address

764-1, Wongil-ri, Bongpyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do

Type

Festival

Inquiries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline : +82-2-1330(korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • For more info:
    Gangwon-do, Translation Service : +82-80-840-0505(English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, German, French), AM07:00~PM22:00

Description

http://hyoseok.com

Introduction

Hyoseok Cultural Festival is held to commemorate modern Korean writer Lee Hyo-seok and his popular novel 'When Buckwheat Flowers Bloom,' which demonstrates the connection between human life and beauty of nature through the dazzling scenery of Bongpyeong. In fact, Bongpyeong is the author's hometown, and appears frequently in his novels.
The Festival offers various participatory programs such as poem exhibition, literature night, Hyo-seok essay contest, nature experiences (e.g. fingernail coloring using balsam), buckwheat food cooking, and many more. Furthermore, visitors may tour Lee Hyo-seok's birthplace and memorial hall.

Programs
    Educational experience programs, writing contest, traditional marketplace, costume parade, food sampling, etc.
    * Programs details are subject to change.

Admission/Participation Fees
    Free

Transportation
    Take an intercity bus to Jangpyeong Intercity Bus Terminal.
    From Jangpyeong Terminal, take a local bus bound for Bongpyeong  or Phoenix Park shuttle bus.

    * Local Bus Schedule: 07:35-18:55, runs 13 times a day

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