Lotus Lantern Festival 2012

If there is one most beautiful and most colorful Festival in Korea not to be missed it is the upcoming Lotus Lantern Festival which starts tomorrow.Lanterns adorn temples in Korea during Bhudda's birthday festival

It is the best place to feel the magic and see your kids amazed by thousands of fairy lights illuminating streets of Seoul…Waiting for Lotus Lantern Festival paradeParade @ Lotus Lantern Festival Seoul 2011

Here is the detailed schedule and you’ll find all information on http://www.llf.or.kr/eng/index.asp

  • Exhibition of Traditional Lanterns: May 18 ~ 28 (Fri ~ Mon) Bongeun-sa Temple (Samseong station)
  • Eoulim madang (Buddhist Cheer Rally): May 19 (Sat) 4:30 ~ 6:00 pm Dongguk University Stadium
  • Lotus Lantern Parade: May 19 (Sat) 7:00 ~ 9:30 pm Jongno Street (Dongdaemun ~ Jogye-sa Temple)
  • Hoehyang Hanmadang (Post-Parade Celebration): May 19 (Sat) 9:30 ~11:00 pm Jonggak Intersection
  • Traditional Cultural Events: May 20 (Sun) Noon ~ 6:00 pm Street in front of Jogye-sa Temple
  • Cultural Performances: May 20 (Sun) Noon ~ 6:00pm Performance Stage on the street in front of Jogye-sa Temple
  • Yeondeungnori (Final Celebration): May 20 (Sun) 7:00 ~ 9:00 pm Insa-dong ~ Street in front of Jogye-sa Temple
  • Buddha’s Birthday Dharma Ceremony & Lantern Lighting: May 28 (Mon) Dharma Ceremony 10 am Lantern Lighting 7 pm Jogye-sa Temple and all temples nationwideLotus Lantern Festival Seoul 2011Lotus Lantern Festival Seoul 2011 - giant lantern in the paradeSeoul Lotus Lantern Festival 2011, DragonSeoul Lotus Lantern Festival 2011, Elephant & Bhudda

See you at the parade :-))

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