Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)

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Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제)

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  • Period12.04.2021 ~ 12.31.2021
  • Address626, Namgang-ro, Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
    경상남도 진주시 남강로 626
  • LocationAreas of Jinju Namgang River and Jinjuseong Fortress
  • Telephone• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-55-755-9111

  • Sponsors / Management
    Jinju-si, Jinju Art & Culture Foundation / Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival Committee

    Introduction
    Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival originates from the floating lanterns that were used during the Jinjuseong Fortress Battle of the Imjin War (1592-1598) as a military strategy to prevent Japanese troops from wading the Namgang River. The highlights of the festival are the floating of lanterns along the Namgang River and the parade of lanterns created by local students themselves. In addition, the festival has various events and programs including fireworks show, water lighting show, cultural performances and more.

    Programs
    Refer to the website

    Performance Times
    Refer to the website for details

    Admission/Participation Fees
    Free (fees vary by program)

    Duration of Performance
    Approx. 3-4 hr

    Age Limit
    Open to visitors of all ages

    Homepage
    www.yudeung.com

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