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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Event : Lotus Lantern Festival 2011 May 6th to May 8th, 2011.

Lotus Lantern Festival 2011 will be held from May 6th to May 8th, 2011.

Main venue : Bongeunsa temple, Jogyesa Temple, Jongno area.

Schedule :
Exhibition of traditional lanterns : May 6, 2011 (Fri) – May 10, 2011 (Tue), venue : Bongeunsa Temple in Samseong-dong.

Eoulim Hanmadan : May 7, 2011 (Sat) 16:30-18:00, venue : Sports Arena of Dongguk University.

Lantern Parade : May 7, 2011 (Sat) 19:00-21:30, venue : Jongno Street (from Dangdaemun to Jogyesa Temple).

Hoehyang Hanmadang (Post-Parade Celebration) : May 7, 2011 (Sat) 21:30-23:00, venue : Jonggak Intersection.

Buddhist Street Festival : May 8, 2011 (Sun) 12:00-19:00, venue : The main street in front of Jogyesa Temple.

Stage Performances : May 8, 2011 (Sun) 12:00-19:00, venue : The main street in front of Jogyesa Temple.

Yeondeungnori (Final Celebration) : May 8, 2011 (Sun) 19:00-21:00, venue : From Insa-dong to the street in front of Jogyesa Temple.

Buddha’s Birthday Dharma Service & Lantern Lighting : May 10, 2011 (Tue) 10:00 (Lantern Lighting at 19:00), venue : Temples across the nation, including Jogyesa Temple.

How get there :
Jogyesa Temple : Jogyesa Temple/Insa-dong : Subway line #3 Anguk Station / Line #1 Jonggak Station.
Jongno street : Subway line #1 Jonggak Station.
Bongeunsa Temple : Subway line #2 Samseong Station.

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