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Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival

Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival

Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival

Held at the end of July ~ early August each year, this festival is popular as a summer event among tourists.In addition to the 'catching Sweetfish' program, this festival offers a variety of activities to enjoy, such as tasting charcoal-grilled Sweetfish and learning about the rare freshwater fish that inhabit Bonghwa at the freshwater fish exhibition center exhibiting Yeolmogeo (freshwater salmon), Sancheoneo (trout) and Shiri (Korean splendid dace).

Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival

    Name of Event
  • The Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival
  • Theme
  • A family trip to the childhood days in Bonghwa!
  • When
  • Every year, in late July or early August. (for 8 days)
  • Where
  • Sports Park (Bonghwa-eup), around Naeseongcheon Stream
  • Presented by
  • Bonghwa County
  • Organized
  • Bonghwa Festival Promotion Concil
  • Sponsored by
  • Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Province of Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea Tourism Organization
  • Programs & Events
    • Official Events
    • Opening ceremony, congratulatory performances, invitation event with sister cities counties and Gyeongsang-do Provincial Residents Association, invitation event with urban consumers for the 1 company for 1 village campaign, Bonghwa Sweetfish Symposium, art cultural performances, Sweetfish Singing Contest, closing cerstrongony
    • Experience Programs
    • Sweetfish catching with scoop net, Sweetfish catching with hands, nighttime fishing, Sweetfish charcoal grilling, water cycling, Sweetfish cart tracking, robot biking, experiencing the noted calligraphy works, Wooden Flute · Magical Flute, face painting, art in nature, natural dyeing, bus tour through cultural and historic sites, experiencing amazing pottery Chinese characters
    • Other Events
    • Bonghwa County Walking Contest, Cheongam Pavilion Play Yard with Hutos, Bonghwa Water Park
    • Side Events
    • Sweetfish Exhibition with Hutos, folk cuisine market, agricultural local specialty products market, Sweetfish Tourist Train with KORAIL