김천 포도 축제

본문의 키워드:김천 포도 축제 /English
  
  Kimcheon Grape Festival
  
  Kimcheon is a city located in the south of Gyeongsangbuk-do Province of South Korea. It is celebrated each year between September and October, when the grapes in the area are harvested and ready to enjoy.
  
  History
  
  Kimcheon Grape Festival began in 2007, and has been growing ever since. The festival aims to boost the regional economy by promoting tourism and the grape industry, and to promote the unique culture of the area. Kimcheon Grape Festival is one of the most renowned of the annual cultural festivals in South Korea and has grown to become one of the largest in the country.
  
  What to See and Do
  
  There are a variety of activities to enjoy at the Kimcheon Grape Festival, including musical performances, street parades and exciting sporting competitions. Traditional performances such as the sword dance, “gwangbok” (traditional Korean rattles) and others ensure there is something to keep everyone entertained.
  
  Kimcheong Grape Festival also includes the annual grape harvesting competition, a celebration of the rich soil and climate of the area which contributes to the quality of the grapes harvested. It is an opportunity to discover and understand the process of cultivating and harvesting grapes at the local vineyards and to also sample a variety of the delicacies. There are also grape-related activities such as grape picking, grape pressing and grape making.
  
  Vendors are present at the Kimcheong Grape Festival offering a range of local foods and snacks such as kimchi, and other delicious regional dishes. There are also a variety of wines and liquors to purchase or sample.
  
  Attendees to the Kimcheon Grape Festival should ensure to bring warm clothing, as the temperatures can be cool due to the high altitude.
  
  How to Get There
  
  Kimcheong is easily accessible by train from Daejeon and Busan. From Daejeon to reach Kimcheong Station, the Yeongdong Line runs the Gyeongju-Daejeon-Gosung section through Kimcheong Station. From Busan, the Oedolgae Station in Metro Line 4 is the closest station to Kimcheong Station. It is about a 40-minute train ride from Busan.
  
  For those travelling by car, the Daeyeonggyo Bridge connects Jincheon in the south and Kimcheon in the north, and is a straight highway taking roughly an hour and a half.
  
  Final Thoughts
  
  The Kimcheon Grape Festival is a great cultural event to explore and experience, to take in the vibrant atmosphere, enjoy the local cuisine and explore the art and culture of Kimcheon. With its lush gardens, ancient architecture, traditional performances and exciting competitions, the Kimcheon Grape Festival is well worth attending and generates a great deal of hype each year.