Seoul is preparing to welcome the Lunar New Year
From 27 to 30 January in the capital of South Korea will be in a big way to celebrate New Year on east calendar – Seollal. In popular tourist areas in Seoul for the guests prepare special programs to tell foreigners about the rich culture and traditions of the Korean Seollal celebration.
Thus, in the Seoul Palace Unhyeongung held New Year festival with concerts, folk games and amusements and master classes for tourists. They can also create their own bag of happiness “pokchumoni” and write on rice paper Christmas wishes.
In those days in the amusement park Everland Everland within an hour’s drive from Seoul, as will be fascinating traditional events in the Lunar New Year. According to the Korea Tourism Organization, park visitors have the opportunity to participate in the traditional Korean folk games ( “yunnori”, “chegichhagi”, launching a kite, playing with a hoop, etc.). It is also possible to write your Christmas wishes and exhibition of comics devoted to Korean traditions and customs.
28 and 29 January in the village of traditional houses in the hanok Namsangol (Seoul) will be installed traditional table decorated for the ceremony of remembrance of ancestors will be performances of folk groups, including masks “thalchhum” and much more. Visitors to the village will be able to participate in the New Year feast tasted the national Korean cuisine.