Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival 2016.07.08-17

Park Si Hoo has made his first promotion as the Goodwill Ambassador of Buyeo. At the end of this video he invites everyone to come and enjoy the Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival.

Credit: sihoossi, thank you!

Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival (부여서동연꽃축제) is named after Seodong who was a prince of the Baekje Kingdom and became
King Mu, the 30th monarch of the kingdom. The Festival is held

around the Gungnamji Pond, which bears the legend of Seodong’s birth, from July 8 to 17, 2016.


This festival also celebrates the beautiful lotus flowers and highlights the importance of preserving wild flowers. The festival’s program contains many events related to lotus flowers. Especially, making paper lotus flowers and making lotus flower soap are popular with international visitors.


The program include as well a night parade featuring
Prince Seodong and Princess Seonhwa, performances of traditional music and dance, experiences of Baekje culture and a photo contest against the backdrop of picturesque lotus blossoms.


Credit: Visit Korea & Buyeo, thank you!

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