2018 Gwangyang International Maehwa(plum blossom trees) Festival will take place March 17-25 at Maehwa Village, Gwangyang, South Jeolla-do Province.
This year’s 20th annual festival opens with a variety of performances and experiences, including a youth & hope concert for young people and a talk concert at the health food with Hong Ssang-Ri .
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There is a fashion show and a chef’s plum cooking show wearing a hanbok embroidered with plum, and street performances are held everywhere.
Celebration performances of municipal art troupes and busking performances of local artists are held all over the place.
Gwangyang City has designated a three-way intersection between the Dunchi parking lot and the Maehwa Village for tourists’ transportation convenience.
Gwangyang International Maehwa(plum blossom trees) Festival is a representative festival of Namdo, where more than one million people annually produce plum fields of 330,000 ㎡ of Seomjingang River Baekwoonsan Mountain.
Kim Moon-soo, director of the Gwangyang Tourism Office, said, “I plan to run a temporary bus to and from the Gwangju Terminal in consultation with Kumho Express for those who come from afar. I will prepare for healing with your family at the plum festival.”