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  • Yeon Deung Hoe (Lotus Lantern Festival)

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  • This is a traditional cultural event held in Seoul each year for three days around Buddha’s Birthday (April 8 on the lunar calendar) involving lotus lanterns. Lotus lanterns have been used for more than 1,300 years in religious ceremonies where a wish for grace and mercy to be bestowed upon the world is made through a national festival. Starting with a lighting ceremony, the festival includes a traditional lantern exhibition, a lantern parade through Insadong-gil, Jonggak, and Jogyesa Temple, traditional cultural events, and Yeondeungnori (final celebration).

    Event location: Jongno Street, Cheonggyecheon Stream, Bongeunsa Temple, and Jogyesa Temple

    Website : http://www.llf.or.kr/eng/

    Yeon Deung Hoe (Lotus Lantern Festival)

    Yeon Deung Hoe (Lotus Lantern Festival)

    Yeon Deung Hoe (Lotus Lantern Festival)

    Yeon Deung Hoe (Lotus Lantern Festival)

    Yeon Deung Hoe (Lotus Lantern Festival)

    Yeon Deung Hoe (Lotus Lantern Festival)

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  • MITUL KANSAL 06/09/2017 (12:56 오전)

    The Yeon Deung Hoe Lotus Lantern Festival is a modern-day annual tradition that offers visitors the chance to experience Yeondeunghoe and Buddhist culture.It was created to honor the birthday of Buddha.