Wednesday, 12 November 2008

Visit Korea #1: Choenamdan Moseulpo (Southernmost) Yellowtail (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Date: 11.11.2008 ~ 16.11.2008
Venue: Jeju-do Namjeju-gun Daejeong-eup Maseulpo Port
Transportation: To get there, take a taxi to Moseulpo Port from Jeju International Airport. It takes approximately 50 minutes. Interpreter guides in English, Japanese, and Chinese languages are available at the venue.
Held for the 8th time in 2008, the Choenamdan Moseulpo Yellowtail Festival celebrates bangeo, or yellowtail, which boasts the best fish quality. This year, it will be held from November 14th to 16th near Moseulpo Port in Seogwipo, Jeju-do. Major events include bangeo catching, bangeo fishing, bangeo traditional market, national gaetbawi fishing contest, inline skate festival, and visit to historical sites. There will also be a bangeo cooking exhibition and free sampling, as well as the ceremony of pungeoje to pray for a bountiful catch and vessel parade.

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