A Lotus Lantern Making Festival for Foreigners will be held in front of JogyesaTemple, 4 May at 1:20 p.m., as part of the annual Lotus Lantern Festival.
The International Dharma Instructors Association is accepting 200 applications for the lantern-making event on first-come-first-served basis. The participants will receive a Buddhist souvenir and the top prize winner will receive a special award.
And you can join making a Big Lotus Lantern for Lantern Parade in the evening.
The Buddhist Street Festival that will be held from noon to 8 p.m. will also include making prints of Buddhist sutras from wooden blocks, writing wish-notes, traditional martial arts, dance performances and folk games. You can join making some temple food and taste them.
The street festivals will be followed by the Lantern Parade alongJongno street in the evening.
■ Date : 1:20 p.m. on 4th May, 2008
■ Place : In front of U-Jeong Gook(Jogyesa street)
■ Registration : International Dharma Instructors Association(Yun, Ha Jung)
Tel. : 02)722-2206, 2011-1746
Fax : 02)722-2203