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Lotus Lantern Festival

Hosted by a member of the Seoul Community Group
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Took place 1 week 3 days ago
Sat 11 May 13:45 - 16:45

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This year I thought we could not just watch the parade but also "roll up our sleeves" and make lanterns, how about that?

"On the streets full of waves of a variety of five-color lanterns, the paraders greeted the audience with bright smiles.
That bright smile creates Yeondeunghoe full of happiness.

Greetings from 'the overseas special headquarters of Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism'
We are inviting both citizens and foreigners to participate in the Lotus Lantern Festival, a national intangible cultural heritage and UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Date: Saturday, May 11, Protected content

Time: 2:00 PM Protected content PM

Gathering Place: Jongno-gu, in front of Jongmyo Shrine

Participants: Citizens and foreigners who wish to participate in the lantern parade Protected content on a first-come, first-served basis)

Activities:

Making parade lanterns (chorong-deung)

Lantern parade (Jongmyo - Jogyesa Temple) (Lotus Lantern making will be conducted in time slots, assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.)"

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(I've selected the 2 first slots, from 2 to 2:30pm and 2:30 to 3pm)

* We may be able to join the parade as well