An annual festival on traditional Korean art and culture will kick off later this week in central Seoul, organizers said Tuesday.
The “Insa Korean Art and Culture Festival: 2019 Insadong Exposition” will be held in Insadong, a multitude of small streets with craft shops and galleries, on Thursday for a five-day run, according to Seoul’s Jongno District Office.
Starting with the opening ceremony on the first day, the festival will include a bibimbap feast and an exhibition on traditional artworks, costumes, handicrafts, and paper and pens in the main venue of the Insa Art Center.
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Visitors can also participate in making ceramics, ornaments and traditional paper, and enjoy parades of “hanbok,” the Korean traditional attire, and Korean traditional music performances.
A walking tour program to sightsee the entire Insadong district with a tour guide will take place two times a day over the five-day period. (Yonhap)