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Busan International Short Film Festival (부산국제단편영화제)

Busan International Short Film Festival (부산국제단편영화제)

4541     2022-01-03

120, Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-gu, Busan
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-51-742-9600

The Busan International Short Film Festival started in the 1997 as Busan Short Film Festival and was renamed as Busan Asian Short Film Festival in 2000, expanding to include short movies from all across Asia. As time went on, the festival once again expanded its scope to include films from around the world and was renamed as Busan International Short Film Festival in 2010. The festival has laid a foundation for the development of Korean movies. It continues to stir up support and interest in short films, acting as a catalyst for the Korean short films industry.

Seosan Haemieupseong Fortress Festival (서산해미읍성역사체험축제)

Seosan Haemieupseong Fortress Festival (서산해미읍성역사체험축제)

16919     2022-01-03

143 Nammun 2-ro, Seosan-si, Chungcheongnam-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-41-660-2679

Seosan Haemieupseong Fortress Festival is held every October at Haemieupseong Fortress, a fortress with over 600 years of history. Various events and programs are offered including an overnight program in front of the fortress. Exciting performances such as a reenactment parade, traditional music performances, and fireworks are also planned.

Yangju Snow Festival (양주 눈꽃축제)

Yangju Snow Festival (양주 눈꽃축제)

10174     2021-12-30

594, Gwonyul-ro, Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-80-233-7766

Yangju Snow Festival is hosted by Crown Haetae Confectionary in Crown Haetae Art Valley, one of the most outstanding natural landscapes in Yangju. The festival aims to share and appreciate the beauty of snow.

Ulsan Grand Park Light Festival (울산대공원 빛 축제)

Ulsan Grand Park Light Festival (울산대공원 빛 축제)

4058     2021-12-30

94, Daegongwon-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan
• 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-52-226-0305

Ulsan Grand Park Light Festival offers beautiful light displays and shows in a variety of zones under an overall theme that changes each year.

Korea Grand Sale (코리아그랜드세일)

Korea Grand Sale (코리아그랜드세일)

1884     2021-12-30

Online
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-70-7774-9932

Korea Grand Sale is an integrated festival that promotes culture, tourism and shopping to international visitors. While the Korea Grand Sale online platform provides various content and promotions throughout the year, it offers the biggest discounts and programs in January and February.

Yeongdong Dried Persimmon Festival (영동곶감축제)

Yeongdong Dried Persimmon Festival (영동곶감축제)

22017     2021-12-27

Online
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-43-745-8916~8

Yeongdong Dried Persimmon Festival aims to promote the excellency of Yeongdong's dried persimmon and thereby boost the local economy through local produce. This year, the festival takes place online, primarily focusing on selling dried persimmon.

Pinocchio & Little Prince Lighting Festival of Petite France (피노키오 & 어린왕자 별빛축제)

Pinocchio & Little Prince Lighting Festival of Petite France (피노키오 & 어린왕자 별빛축제)

20772     2021-12-24

1063, Hoban-ro, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-584-8200

Pinocchio & Little Prince Lighting Festival of Petite France is held throughout the Petite France Park with beautiful lighting landscapes at nighttime. Pretty buildings and night streets as well as Christmas trees are decorated with sparkling lights like a fairy tale. Adding a more romantic mood to winter nights, various event like orgel performance & explanation, marionette performance, puppet performance, magic performance, plaster art experience, and wish tree event will be available for visitors to enjoy the festival throughout Petite France.

Boryeong Sea Mud Exhibition (보령해양머드박람회)

Boryeong Sea Mud Exhibition (보령해양머드박람회)

77     2021-12-24

204, Daecheonhang-ro, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-41-930-2812

Boryeong Sea Mud Exhibition is held for 31 days in the summer with a target of 1.2 million visitors. It will combine with Boryeong Mud Festival to promote the benefits of mud and expand the ocean industry. The exhibition will have various ocean related booths as well as experience programs and events for visitors to enjoy.

Everland Rose Garden (에버랜드 로즈가든)

Everland Rose Garden (에버랜드 로즈가든)

1665     2021-12-24

199, Everland-ro, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-320-5000

Everland Rose Garden blooms with beautiful flowers for one month. Started in 1985, a long running Rose Festival opens every year in May. With 20,000 m² size rose garden, visitors can see various kind of flowers while enjoying the amusement park.

International Electric Vehicle Expo (국제전기자동차엑스포)

International Electric Vehicle Expo (국제전기자동차엑스포)

9799     2021-12-23

224, Jungmungwangwang-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-64-702-1580

International Electric Vehicle Expo is held in Jeju annually as the only expo in the world focusing on electric vehicles. Noted manufacturers of electric vehicles, electric motorcycles, batteries, and chargers from both the domestic market and abroad attend the expo. Those manufacturers introduce and promote their products in the expo. At the same time, a conference is also held for domestic and international electric vehicle experts to participate in.

Everland Winter Wishes (에버랜드 Winter Wishes)

Everland Winter Wishes (에버랜드 Winter Wishes)

7605     2021-12-17

199, Everland-ro, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-320-5000, +82-31-321-9393

Everland Winter Wishes is a fantastic and romantic winter festival. During the period, tourists can enjoy various attractions like T-express, Thunder Falls, Lost Valley and the Safari Ride more freely compared with other seasons as well as a romantic Christmas ambience. In particular, a village where Santa and Rudolph are living creates a strong Christmas atmosphere through carol songs playing all day long. At night, the village boasts its concept of gold, brightening the area.

Busan Christmas Tree Festival (부산크리스마스트리문화축제)

39443     2021-12-16

58-2, Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu, Busan
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-51-243-3927

Busan Christmas Tree Festival, Busan's annual winter event. Fabulous LED lights, concerts, a giant Christmas tree, street performances, and other events make the event all the more festive.