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Lotus Lantern Festival 2008
Date 2008-04-14 Writer llf

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B.E.2552 (2008) 2nd (Fri) ~ 12th (Mon) May

Celebration Committee for Buddha’s Birthday

<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Seoul, Jongno-gu, Gyeonji-dong 45

Sponsor: Seoul Metropolitan Government

Tel: 02-2011-1747(

3rd (SAT) May

2 p.m.: Bongeunsa temple … Exhibition of Traditional Lanterns

5 p.m.: Around Insa-dong … Dinner

7 p.m.:

Insa-dong Street
… Eve Celebration of the Festival

8 p.m.: In front of Jogyesa temple … Buddhist Performances

(Closed 9p.m.)

4th (SUN) May

2 p.m.: In front of Jogyesa temple … Buddhist Street Festival

6 p.m.: Around Insa-dong Dinner

7 p.m.: TopgolPark (seats available) Lantern Parade

9:30 p.m. In front of Jogyesa temple

(Closed 11p.m.) …… Daedong Celebration

# Transportation

KTX (Seoul Station to Jonggak Station: Subway line #1)

Express Bus (Express Bus Terminal to Anguk Station: Subway line #3)

%26lt;Exhibition of Traditional Lanterns%26gt;

We hope you can get a sense of the traditional beauty that comes in the perfect harmonization between the subtlety of the traditional paper and the splendor of the magnificent colors.

Date: Friday, May 2nd~Monday, 12th

Location: BongeunsaTemple, Samseong-dong (Subway Line #2-Samsung Station)

%26lt;Eve Celebration of the Festival: Yeondeungnori%26gt;

The street of Insa-dong will be filled with exciting shows and a beautiful parade of performers on this event celebrating the eve of the Lotus Lantern Festival.

Date: Saturday, May 3rd, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Location: Insa-dong and the street in front of JogyesaTemple (Subway line #

1 Jonggak St
ation/ Subway line #3 Anguk Station)


Buddhist Street

Craft your own lantern, savor temple food, make a sutra rubbing from a woodblock, and enjoy a traditional Buddhist song and dance performance. With attractions you’ll likely not find anywhere else, the Buddhist Street Festival is full of magnificent performances to watch and activities to take part in.

Date: Sunday, May 4th, 12:00 noon~7:00p.m.

Location: The Street In Front Of JogyesaTemple

%26lt;The Lantern Parade%26gt;

Together with dozens of huge floats and some 100,000 individual lanterns, they offer a breathtaking experience, forming a vast sea of lanterns spread out on the main street of Seoul.

Date: Sunday, May 4th, 7p.m.-9:30p.m.

Location: Jongno from Heunginjimun(Dongdaemun) to JogyesaTemple

%26lt;Daedong(being together) Celebration%26gt;

Gathered together enjoying the pleasures of the unforgettable Lotus Lantern Festival, the Grand Finale Joint Celebration is where we all join hands in song and dance, uniting in friendship.

Date: Sunday, May 4th, 9:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Location: The Street In Front Of JogyesaTemple

No Title Writer Date
14 Matty%27s Lotus Lantern Festival llf 2006.05.10
13 Announcement T.S.Chandraheka… 2005.06.30
12 Lookig for a Korean Ajuma to cook for Korean Studets T.S.CHANDRASHEK… 2005.05.14
11 RE: Pagoda Park C.C.B.B. 2005.05.05
10 Pagoda Park reid 2005.05.04
9 RE: 2005 Dates CCBB 2004.06.01
8 2005 Dates Nicole 2004.05.29
7 RE: thanks CCBB 2004.05.25
6 thanks Ryan 2004.05.24
5 RE: weather? Celebration Com… 2004.05.18
4 weather? Ryan 2004.05.17
3 RE: seats llf 2004.05.14
2 seats Danny 2004.05.14
1 RE: foreigner section CCBB 2004.05.10
0 RE: from Mongolia CCBB 2004.05.10
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