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4th Seoul Kimchi Festival

04524  110 Sejong-daero, (Taepyeong-ro 1ga, City Hall) Jung-gu, Seoul  

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Get Elbows-Deep in Kimchi!


The 4th Seoul Kimchi Festival will take place at Seoul Plaza from Nov. 3rd to 5th, 2017. Visit the festival and experience kimchi and kimjang culture, a designated UNESCO intangible cultural heritage asset! Take part in kimjang (making kimchi) and learn all about kimchi at Seoul Plaza. 

There will be kimjang, exhibitions, and even kimchi master classes to attend during the festival's run. Visitors who would like participate in making kimchi must reserve a space in advance online at the festival website. On Nov. 4th and 5th, there will be a kimchi market and food trucks on Mugyo-ro, the street right next to Seoul Plaza. Festival-goers will be able to purchase kimchi, kimchi-making ingredients, and a wide range of Korean food at the market! 

※ Kimjang : The process of making and sharing kimchi in large enough quantities that a family will be sustained through the harsh winter. It is emblematic of Korean sharing culture and kimjang is a designated UNESCO intangible cultural heritage asset.

 

※ This is a 2017 event. Further information about this event in 2018 will be updated at a later date. 

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Address
04524  110 Sejong-daero, (Taepyeong-ro 1ga, City Hall) Jung-gu, Seoul  
Subway
City Hall Station (subway lines 1, 2) exit 5