Cultural events, ceremony held in Jeju to celebrate ‘Month of Culture’

Cultural events, ceremony held in Jeju to celebrate ‘Month of Culture’


October is culture month here in South
Korea encouraging people to find time to enjoy diverse arts and activities that
the nation has to offer a special ceremony to promote culture month took
place on Saturday on the southern island of Jeju our union was there and filed
this report may cultural activities part of your everyday life in your region
that’s the aim of this year’s culture month and culture day the month of
October is designated by the South Korean government as a month of culture
to celebrate everything that makes the country unique and the third Saturday of
the month is designated as a cultural Day commemorative events are held in
cities dotted across the country to raise public interest in regional
culture this year the event is held on South Korea’s southern resort island of
Jeju a popular holiday destination for locals and foreigners alike the grand
celebration ceremony takes place on an outdoor stage along the hundred ton
stream with a giant moon symbolizing the ceremonies team despite chilly autumn
air hundreds of Jeju residents visitors and government officials attended
Saturday night’s ceremony culture has the power to make people happy and a
country stronger this ceremony in Jeju will serve as a
medium to make culture available to everyone no matter where they live and
establish a more regional based focus on culture elements of fire and water
which symbolize the islands geological character is the main stage affect
performances incorporating tages folklore and unique culture make full
use of the natural settings some of Tejas best-known tourist attractions in
the old town are the backdrop for culture day events that run through
Sunday a usually quiet street is puzzling with an international flavor of
music dancing and laughter for those wanting a souvenir visitors can also get
their caricature drawn the terminal shopping arcade in central Tetro was
once home to old empty stores but it’s now a cultural experience space called
moonlight playground visitors can pop into different stores offering art
exhibitions craft making and more along with cultural performances and hands-on
experience for visitors artists and residents also gather for debate
sessions to share their experiences and discuss ways to incorporate regional
characteristics into their work visitors from ASEAN countries also
during the event ahead of next month special korea-asean summit in Busan
however the fun isn’t limited to Jeju event celebrating October the month of
culture in South Korea are also taking place in 17 cities nationwide in insan
arirang news Jeju

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