Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

Each spring, the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival boasts the world’s largest concentration of beautiful flowering cherries on Korea’s southern coast.

Seollal and The Korean New Year

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Seollal and the Korean New Year are a joyous time for Koreans and families get together to enjoy wonderful food and to kick off a new year.

Korea Travel Expo 2009

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The historically weak Korean won and global economic crisis has many Koreans looking at domestic travel destinations instead of holidays in Southeast Asia or the U.S. To meet their needs, this past weekend the Korea Travel Expo 2009 hosted its sixth annual event at the Atlantic Hall of the COEX center in southern Seoul. Nearly 500 …

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Taebaeksan Snow Festival Korea

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The Taebaeksan Snow Festival Korea is one of the country’s premier winter events. Located in snowy Gangwon Province, the festival features snow and ice sculptures.

Seoul Design Olympiad 2008

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Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 (SDO) is an international design festival held by Seoul City aimed at showing the important role design plays in improving the quality of people’s lives.

Korea’s Full Moon Festival Chuseok

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Korea’s Full Moon Festival Chuseok is an ancient autumn harvest festival when millions of Koreans return to their ancestral home towns and feast!