The lantern festival is the common festival In Asian countries and it is one of the most beautiful and spectacular festivals. Jinju Festival or Jinju Namyang Yudeung festival is celebrated in Korea as an annual custom.
It initially was a military strategy to protect Namyang River from being invaded by Japanese troops in 1592.
One may see a beautiful view of the Floating lantern which carries personal wish of the owner. You may also encounter the exhibition displaying world’s traditional lanterns and cultural programs like Lighting ceremony, craft lantern exhibition, lantern making program and mesmerizing fireworks over the river during the event.
Date: 1ST October onward
Venue: Jinju Namgang River Area, Korea