Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제) 2021 - IVisitKorea
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Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (진주 남강유등축제) 2021

December 4, 2021 December 31, 2021 KST

Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival originates from the floating lanterns that were used during the Jinjuseong Fortress Battle of the Imjin War (1592-1598) as a military strategy to prevent Japanese troops from wading the Namgang River. The highlights of the festival are the floating of lanterns along the Namgang River and the parade of lanterns created by local students themselves. In addition, the festival has various events and programs including fireworks show, water lighting show, cultural performances and more.
Open hours: Refer to the website for details
Price: Free (fees vary by program)


December 4, 2021
December 31, 2021


Jinju-si, Jinju Art & Culture Foundation
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-2133-2641

Areas of Jinju Namgang River and Jinjuseong Fortress

626, Namgang-ro
Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do 52692 Korea, Republic of

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