4th Busan Nakdong River Yuchae Flower Festival to Be Held from April 11 – 19

The 4th Busan Nakdong Riverside Yuchae Flower Festival, hosted by the Busan Nakdong River Project Management Office and organized by the Organizing Committee for the Busan Culture & Tourism Festival, will be held from April 11-19 at Daejeo Ecological Park in Gangseo-gu.

Over 760,000 square meters of Yuchae flowerbeds have been planted to provide enjoyment to visitors, making it the largest collection of Yuchae flowerbeds in Korea.

The festival, which began in 2012, has received a positive response from citizens and welcomed roughly 70,000 visitors over the course of three days in 2014.

The opening ceremony will be accompanied by a musical performance, and be held on April 11 at 2PM.

Pinwheels, Jangseung (Korean traditional totem pole), Sotdae, flower sculptures and environmental art works will decorate the Yuchae flower paths crossing the park. A maze of flowerbeds as well as observatories to view the flowers will be set up.

There will be a number of other various things for visitors to enjoy and experience at the festival including a rural photo exhibition, farming tool exhibition, rice planting, and watercycle riding.

The Yuchae Flowerbed in Daejeo Ecological Park is located on Gonghang-ro.

How to get there: Take Metro Line No. 3 to Gangseo-gu Office Station, then leave by Exit No. 2, or take Bus Nos. 123, 127, 128-1, or 130 and get off at Gangseo-gu Office, which is about a 15 minute walk from the park.

For more information, please contact the Busan Nakdong River Project Management Office at (051)310-6012

Nakdong Riverside Yuchae Flower Festival

○ Period: April 11-19, 2015

○ Venue: Daejeo Ecological Park in Gangseo-gu

○ Hosted by: Busan Nakdong River Project Management Office

○ For more information: 051) 310-6012

Source: Busan City News

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