Gwanghallu Pavilion in Namwon City the rendezvous of
Seong Chun-hyang and Yi Mong-nyong, characters in an old novel whose
names have become synonym for "lovers."
With flourishing fanfare, this festival calls together tourists
from all quarters to enjoy indigenous culture and arts productions,
including Pansori Chunhyang-jeon, the lengthy epic solo song describing
the life of Chunhyang.
The Chunhyang Beauty Contest with the contestants adorned in traditional
attire is the climax of the festival.
4 ~ May 9
Pavilion & Chunhyang Cultural Hall, Namwon-si, Jeollabuk-do
Paying respects at Chunhyang's tomb, memorial ceremony for Chunhyang,
costume parade featuring Chunhyang's life story, national folk
music performance, Chunhyang music, love letter writing. Chunhyang
pansori performance, national archery contest, Namwon wooden
dish festival, Chunhyang beauty contest