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Articles about festivals in Changwon and around Korea:

Changwon Kpop Festival

K-Pop Festival in Changwon City, September 29th, 2017 The second Changwon K-Pop Festival is just around the corner. This year is looking to bigger than the first year last year. Popular bands like BTS, Twice, Ailee, Monstax, and Astro are head lining the event. The event also includes their worldwide …

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The 53rd Gunghangje Festival (Cherry Blossoms)

Happy Cherry Blossom Festival! The flowers have currently bloomed in Jinhae and Changwon. For maps and directions to the festival, please visit our older article or look at the second brochure below designed by city hall. Otherwise, here is an updated list of events and activities from April 1st – 10th, …

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Migrants Arirang Festival 2014

For exact event information please click here. As there isn’t much information in English, I’ve tried to decipher the Korean and this is the result: Friday, October 10th – 7 PM – 9 PM will be the opening ceremony. There will be an opening performance from: Turkey, Taiwan, Japan, Mongolia, …

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Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival 2014

Korea’s largest and most famous cherry blossom festival is only one week away! From April 1-10, make your way down south to Jinhae not only to see hundreds of thousands of blooming cherry blossom trees but also to participate in many events celebrating the legacy of Admiral Yi Sun-shin, the …

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Foot Races in Changwon

Contributed by Snot Rocket Scientist Eric Hidalgo. There are normally five organized foot races in Changwon every year, two in the spring and three in the fall. But before that, here’s a list of some general information about races in Korea. 1. All organized races in Korea are called “marathons” regardless …

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October 2012 Festivals – Oct 20th, 21st

October in Korea is full of festivals!  Here’s a map detailing when and where some festivals are for the weekend of October 6th and 7th.  We put it together using Korean Tourism Org’s database.  Please note that not all festivals appear there, and thus we have a difficult time tracking everything …

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OCTOBER 2012 FESTIVALS – OCT 13TH 14TH

October in Korea is full of festivals!  Here’s a map detailing when and where some festivals are for the weekend of October 6th and 7th.  We put it together using Korean Tourism Org’s database.  Please note that not all festivals appear there, and thus we have a difficult time tracking everything …

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October 2012 Festivals – Oct 6th 7th

October in Korea is full of festivals!  Here’s a map detailing when and where some festivals are for the weekend of October 6th and 7th.  We put it together using Korean Tourism Org’s database.  Please note that not all festivals appear there, and thus we have a difficult time tracking …

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September 2012 Korea Festival Calendar

This season, we’re parsing down our biannual schedule of Korean festivals into individual months.  May we proudly present September 2012.  Aside from the Masan Fish Market festival on 14th through 16th, all of these festivals are out of Changwon’s province. But in October, there will be several in Changwon alone. …

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2012 Korea Spring Festival Calendar

Jinhae’s cherry blossom festival may be finished this weekend, but spring festival season is just kicking off around Korea.  Here’s an overview of what is happening where.  Each festival’s timeframe is vertically marked on this calendar and each color represents the region of the country that it’s in. Using this …

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Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival – Map & Transportation

One of the highlights of spring in Changwon is the cherry blossoms. This occasion is highlighted with the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival which will take place this year from April 1-10, 2014. (For information about this year’s events and venues, click here.) The festival is located in the western part …

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