2016 King Jeongjo Filial Piety Cultural Festival
The 2016 King Jeonjo Filial Piety Cultural Festival was successfully held in Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do Province, having been visited by 20,000 tourists for two days from October 8 to 9 at the Yungneung and Geolleung Royal Tombs, which are UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Under the theme “Hwaseong! Blossoming King Jeonjo’s filial duty,” the festival sought to commemorate the spirit of filial duty. In particular, 260 citizens who made a prior application personally participated in King Jeongjo’s procession to royal tombs and ancestral rituals that were reproduced based on historical records.
Period: Oct. 8-9, 2016
Location: (Songsan-dong) 136, Yongju-ro, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do
Venue: Yungneung and Geolleung Royal Tombs, Hwaseong