Chongdo Korean Bull Fighting Festival 2001
Mar. 24 ~ Mar. 28, 2001


Cattle have played diverse roles in Korea? agrarian society. Korean bull-fighting dates back to ancient times, and the Chongdo Korean Bull Fighting Festival hews to the original version. Today, most fighting bulls are trained here.
Korean bullfighting involves neither a stadium brimful of people nor a toreador? fancy maneuvers with cape and sword.
It is bull-to-bull combat, held on special occasions (the animals are not seriously injured) along with traditional seesaw, kite flying, and other folk merriment.


Mar. 24 ~ Mar. 28


Riverside in Chongdo-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province


Bullfighting tournament classified by weight, Korea-Japan goodwill bullfighting match, Korean bull rodeo contest, Chong-do bull fighting photograph contest and exhibition, heifer beauty contest, traditional market