Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival (봉화은어축제)

  • Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival (봉화은어축제)
  • Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival (봉화은어축제)
  • Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival (봉화은어축제)

Explanation

Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival is one of Korea's prime summer festivals and celebrates the local specialty product of sweetfish. The sweetfish from Bonghwa are recorded as having been given as tribute to the king during the Joseon dynasty. The highest-quality sweetfish come from the upstream sections of the Nakdonggang and Seomjingang Rivers, where Bonghwa-gun is located. The festival offers numerous participatory programs including fishing, water play, a water fight, and agricultural experiences. Visitors who participate in fishing activities can feast on their catch.


Inquiry

Bonghwa-gun • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-674-3053


Homepage

bonghwafestival.or.kr


Information Use

Event Start Date : 2022년 07월 30일

Event end date : 2022년 08월 07일

Venue : Gym park and Naeseongcheon Stream area in Bonghwa-eup

Organizer info : Bonghwa-gun

Contact the organizer : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-674-3053

Sponsor Information : Bonghwa Festival & Tourism Foundation

Sponsor Contacts : +82-54-674-3053

Charges (Hours) : Refer to the website


More information

Introduction
Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival is one of Korea's prime summer festivals and celebrates the local specialty product of sweetfish. The sweetfish from Bonghwa are recorded as having been given as tribute to the king during the Joseon dynasty. The highest-quality sweetfish come from the upstream sections of the Nakdonggang and Seomjingang Rivers, where Bonghwa-gun is located. The festival offers numerous participatory programs including fishing, water play, a water fight, and agricultural experiences. Visitors who participate in fishing activities can feast on their catch.

Location

Naeseong-ri, Bonghwa-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do