Lotus Lantern Festival 2013

More than one hundred thousand lotus lanterns lighting up the Seoul’s night – don’t miss the magic Lotus Lantern Parade next Saturday May 11th

Lotus Lantern Parade Seoul

This year the Festival will be held from May 10th to 12th with exhibition of traditional lanterns in various places such as Jogye-sa Temple or Bongeun-sa Temple until May 17th

Here is the detailed schedule:

  • Exhibition of Traditional Lanterns: May 10 ~ 17 Jogye-sa or Bongeun-sa Temple
  • Eoulim madang (Buddhist Cheer Rally): May 11 (Sat) 4:30 ~ 6:00 pm Dongguk University Stadium
  • Lotus Lantern Parade: May 11 (Sat) 7:00 ~ 9:30 pm Jongno Street (Dongdaemun ~ Jogye-sa Temple)
  • Hoehyang Hanmadang (Post-Parade Celebration): May 11 (Sat) 9:30 ~11:00 pm Jonggak Intersection
  • Traditional Cultural Events: May 12 (Sun) Noon ~ 6:00 pm Street in front of Jogye-sa Temple
  • Cultural Performances: May 12 (Sun) Noon ~ 6:00pm Performance Stage on the street in front of Jogye-sa Temple
  • Yeondeungnori (Final Celebration): May 12 (Sun) 7:00 ~ 9:00 pm Insa-dong ~ Street in front of Jogye-sa Temple
  • Buddha’s Birthday Dharma Ceremony & Lantern Lighting: May 17 (Fri) Dharma Ceremony 10 am Lantern Lighting 7 pm Jogye-sa Temple and all temples nationwide

For more information about the Lotus Lantern Festival go to our page or the official website: Lotus Lantern festival


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