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Travel with Filipinos in South Korea #1 - Iksan Seodong Festival & Wando Fishery Festival

Pinoy Seoul will be providing almost free, sponsored travel spree to Filipinos who are LIVING IN South Korea. This is possible in partnership of Tour 08 and local governments of Korea. The purpose is to promote the local festivals to the international community.

Please register on this link: 

What: Travel with Filipinos in South Korea #1 - Iksan Seodong Festival & Wando Fishery Festival
When: May 5 (Saturday) to May 6 (Sunday), 2018 [1 Night 2 Days]
Where: Meeting point on May 5, 2018 6:30AM in Front of Dragon Hill Spa (Yongsan Station Exit 1) 

What is Sponsored?

Accommodation (1 night at Traditional Korean Lodging) - FREE
Museum entrance fees - FREE
Festival tickets and activity fees  - FREE
Tour Guiding fee - FREE
Meals (provided 3 times) - FREE
Transportation/Reservation fee (Roundtrip tour bus) - 15,000 won/person

There is only one bus allotted for Filipinos and the bus can only accommodate up to 40 people. We will be limiting only 40 people to travel with us. The tour bus fare also doubles as the reservation fee. First come, first served.

Visit the facebook event page for more details

The first 2 days - 1 night trip will be on May 5-6, 2018 to Iksan and Wangdo provinces. It is located on Jeollanam-do, southern west of the Korean peninsula. Below are the festivals we are going to visit!

Iksan Seodong Festival
익산 서동축제

Iksan Seodong Festival is held in Seodong Park in Geumma-myeon, Iksan-si, Jeollabuk-do. Iksan is home to the love story of Prince Seodong, who would later become King Mu, for Princess Sunhwa. The festival, which started as the Mahan Folk Festival in 1969, was renamed in 2004 and celebrates the 1400 year history of the Baekje Kingdom. For more info:

Wando Chang Pogo Festival
왕도 장보고수산물 축제

Wando Chang Pogo Festival consists of many activities that plans to boost tourism of the beautiful island of Wando such as Seaweed day, Commemorative event for Wando residents. Wando harmonizing festival, seaweed cooking competition, Jang Bogo traditional rowing competition and the yearly awaited port fishing boat parade. More information on their facebook page at:

Iksan and Wando Festival Travel Itinerary:

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