Wang-in Culture Festival 2001
Apr. 7 ~ Apr. 10, 2001


The scholar Wang-in carried to Japan the Thousand-Character Classic and the Analects of Confucius, music, and other branches of the advanced knowledge and culture developed in the Baekje Kingdom.
His scholarly attainments became the seeds that bloomed in Japan's Asuka culture. This festival is held around the great scholar's birthplace to pay honor to him.
After a memorial rite, there is a masquerade procession depicting his crossing to Japan, an open-air drama. The Sprit of Wang-in, and other events associated with him.


Apr. 7 ~ Apr. 10


Historical site of Dr.Wang-In, Yeongam-gun, Jeollanam-do Province


Experience dopoje tug-of-war, 250-step thousand-characters text contest, revival of Baekje ssireum wrestling, memorial rite for Doctor Wang-in, inquiry course for Wang-in's "path of learning", Wang-in look-alike contest, exhibition of Asuka culture