The traditional festival that lightens the minds of people and the world! The festivity that connects everyone! We would like to invite you all to Yeon Deung Hoe, a thousand years of exquisite and entertaining occasion.
The festival has a long tradition of more than 1,200 years and is an UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and Korea’s National Intangible Cultural Heritage. It boasts the largest number of visitors of more than 300,000 native Korean and 50,000 foreign visitors at the festival.
Period : 19 – 21st May, 2023
Venue : the entire Jongno street
– Exhibition of Traditional Lanterns
– Buddhist Cheer Rally
– Lantern Parade
– Post-Parade Celebration
– Traditional Cultural Events
– Final Celebration
– Buddha’s Birthday Dharma Ceremony
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