Wild Ginseng Festival

Wild Ginseng Festival

Through the only Health & Well-being Experience Festival in Korea, make time to share a precious moment of love and heath with our family.

Introduction

Hamyang is a typical clean town in the mountains with 15 mountains over 1,000 meters in height such as the Jirisan and the Deogyusan Mountains, which are connected to the Baekdudaegan Mountains which is the backbone. In addition to its geographical advantage to be in mountains, Hamyang's soil has rich germanium to make very an ideal environment for various herbs. According to the story, Hamyang was the place where China's Qin Shihuang was looking for the elixir. The area's reputation as the source of variety of herbs with great medical effects is proven to exist as far back as the prehistoric era. Utilizing the advantage, Hamyang-gun promotes Wild Ginseng (Wood-Cultivated Ginseng) cultivation as the local government's major policy planting several tens of millions of Wild Ginseng in the area. Hamyang Wild Ginseng Festival, as the only well-being festival in the Nation, will be positioned as 'The' opportunity to share health and love between family members while promoting Hamyang's Wood-Cultivated Ginseng to the global consumers.

Event Outline

  • Period: Late July or Early August
  • Venue : Around Sanglim Park
  • Expected No. of Participants : approx. 500,000
  • Event Supervisor : Hamyang-gun Wild Ginseng Festival Committee
  • Major Program : Wild Ginseng, Sanglim Park, The Lotus Full Nature Experience, The Worldwide Wild Ginseng Academic Event, Wild Ginseng Marathon, Wild Ginseng Song Festival, Wild Ginseng Harvesting
  • Experience, 'Shimmani' Traditional Wild Ginseng Digging Experience




Wild Ginseng Festival

Wild Ginseng Festival

  • Wild Ginseng Festival
  • Wild Ginseng Festival
  • Wild Ginseng Festival
  • Wild Ginseng Festival