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Seoul Lantern Festival 2017

03187  37 Mugyo-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul  

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See the PyeongChang Olympic Games Illuminated in Seoul!


The Seoul Lantern Festival will take place along Cheonggyecheon Stream from Nov. 3rd to 19th, 2017. This year's festival theme will focus on the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games!

In celebration of the first winter Olympic Games to be held in Korea, this year's festival will feature lanterns that are PyeongChang Olympic-themed. These beautiful illuminated lanterns will be on view along Cheonggyecheon Stream. Festival-goers will be able to see lanterns of Olympic figure skaters, short-track skaters, a ski jump, and much more.  

In addition to viewing beautiful lanterns, the festival will offer fun activities for the public to enjoy.  Visitors can hang wish notes, put up a wish lantern, or write a new year's wish note. Another fun treat will be the Seoullo 7017 experience zone and a traditional lantern-making activity. There will also be food stalls and food trucks operating throughout the festival.

 

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

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03187  37 Mugyo-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul  
Subway
- City Hall Station (subway lines 1, 2) exit 4
- Gwanghwamun Station (subway line 5) exit 5