Korea National Parks

Festivals

Gangjin Celadon Porcelain Festival
Introduction

Gangjin-gun was where celadon porcelain has been made for over 500 years, from the beginning and end of the porcelain art. The Gangjin Celadon Porcelain Festival is a unique event dedicated to show the art and other cultural and tourist resources to other parts of the world. The Gangjin Celadon Porcelain Festival was promoted by the Korean government as one of the most important national festivals for five consecutive years from 1997 to 2001 (2nd through 6th festivals). It was named the best cultural and tourist festival for eight consecutive years from 2002 for the outstanding features and uniqueness of the Goryeo Celadon, and also for turning the art into a tourist product and implementing a unique program.

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