Korea National Parks


Chungju World Martial Arts Festival

This is the festival designated by Korea’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism for globalization of Korea’s traditional martial art, “Taekkyon,” under the theme of Meeting between 5,000 Years of Korean People’s Soul and World Martial Arts. This is world’s culture and tourism festivity of Central Inland Region of Korea hosted in every October. This martial arts festival is a prestigious festival appointed as an outstanding regional culture and tourism festival.

Marking the 11th anniversary, this festival has become an opportunity to let the world know about Chungju as the home of Korea’s martial art root, Taekkyon, and the area keeping faithfulness to fight to death against numerous foreign invasions.