Seoul Lantern Festival 2014

It’s that time of year again!

Who’s in!?

Seoul Lantern Festival

Seoul Lantern Festival

Venue Cheonggyecheon Stream
Phone +82-2-120
Date(s) 2014-11-01 ~ 2014-11-23

This November, the Seoul Lantern Festival brightens up the waterway that runs through the city with both traditional Korean lanterns and lights from all over the world.

2014 Event Information

 Location  Cheonggye Plaza ~ Supyogyo
 Theme  The Glowing World Treasures of Seoul 
 Festival Period  2014. 11. 07 (Fri)~2014. 11. 23 (Sun) *With All Day Events on the 17th
  Festival Times  17:00 to 23:00
 Languages Available  Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese
 Cost  Free
 2014 Special Event Wish Tree (sign up on the *Seoul Lantern Festival Facebook Page)

– Amidst the big, bright lights and charming, small events, make warm memories at the Seoul Lantern Festival as the chilly winter begins.

Display Centers

 1. Seoul City Themed Lanterns  Cheonggye Plaza ~ Gwanggyo (467m)
 2. National·  Gwanggyo ~ Jangtonggyo (269m)
 3. Cartoon Characters  Jangtonggyo~ Samilgyo (176m)
 4. Light Art Exhibition  Samilgyo ~ Supyogyo (255m))
 5. Peoples’ Participation Section  Gwangtonggyo Structure, Gwanggyo Gallery, Hanbit Plaza


Seoul Lantern Festival Highlight (Wish Tree)

The Wish Tree at the Seoul Lantern Festival will display the individual wishes of citizens and foreigners alike. Starting October, people may participate on the Wish Tree by uploading their pictures and wishes here at the *Seoul Lantern Festival Facebook Page. The wishes will be taken on a first come, first serve basis.

Q. Why does the location of the Seoul Lantern Festival change?

A. The word ‘lantern’ in traditional Korean derives from the word ‘light’ Looking at it from a larger picture, the festival also carries with it several cultural denotations. The Seoul Lantern Festival decides to change its location by talking to Seoul citizens, taking surveys and feeling the natural climate of the people.


– Address
Seoul, Jongro-gu, Seorin-dong 14 (Cheonggye Plaza)

– Directions Via Subway
Subway Line 5 Gwanghwamun Station, Exit ⑤
Subway Line 1 Jonggak Station, Exit ⑤
Subway Line 2 Euljiro 1(il)ga, Exits ②,③

– Parking Information
Korea Press Center Parking Lot, Seoul Financial Center (Paid)

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