Festival of Korea’s ancient palaces begins on Saturday

Changdeokgung Palace.

Changdeokgung Palace. Image by Republic of Korea / CC BY-SA 2.0

A festival celebrating South Korea’s ancient Joseon palaces is set to begin on Saturday. The week-long Royal Culture Festival will see Seoul’s four main royal palaces hosting special events, such as a special evening tour of Changdeokgung Palace and a reenactment of a day in a royal kitchen. Palaces will host storytelling and period performances, special cafes will be set up at several locations and media installations will be shown across the city. Read more: koreaherald.com

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