The 2015 Seoul Lantern Festival: Cold, but Awesome

A lantern depicting a Joseon dynasty drummer on display at the 2011 Seoul Lantern Festival. The 2012 Seoul Lantern Festival is being help from November 2-18.

During my two years living in South Korea, I went to many different kinds of festivals. Some of my favorite, though, featured Korean traditional lanterns. In November of each year, the Cheonggyecheon Stream in the heart of Seoul gets lit up with over 600¬†different lanterns, spanning everything from corporate characters to images of traditional Korean … Read more