LOTUS LANTERN FESTIVAL
About this Program
Important Intangible Culture Heritage NO.122 Lotus Lantern Festival is one of the 3 biggest festivals in Korea.
We’re now recruiting Global Cultural Ambassadors (Supporters) for this International Festival celebrated by over 300 thousands people every year!
Hosted by Lotus Lantern Festival
DATE: 17 March ~ 30 April (details below)
VENUE: Jogyesa & Jongro street. Nearby Anguk station.
Lotus Lantern Festival GLOBAL SUPPORTERS!
– This year due to the virus situation, we will mix the meeting online and offline based.
– Participation in Lotus Lantern Festival Parade
– All teams will be consisted of Koreans and foreigners, activities are conducted in both
English and Korean
– Free educational lectures for volunteers
– Free Meals (Vegan option available)
– Volunteer certificate.
Application Period and Interview:
** Registration can be closed early in case of arrival of overwhelming numbers of candidates.
– Submit Application at: www.cultureus.co.kr
Volunteer Education & Program Schedule::
Phone Interview: March 18(Wed) 5pm ~7pm
The selection result will be announced on the next day.
** Schedule **
1 – March 25 (Wed) 6pm~8pm: Launching ceremony (*This schedule could be ONLINE. )
2 – April 1(Wed), 6pm~8pm: Making Lotus Lantern, History lecture. (*This schedule could be canceled.)
3 – April 4th 12pm ~ 5th 10am : Templestay 1 night 2 days at JinGwanSa a temple with 1000 years history. (OFFLINE)
<<Participate the Templestay Training is an Obligation. >>
4 – April 8 (Wed), 6pm~9pm : Lighting ceremony : Lighting ceremony and Dance Performance at Gwanghwamun
5 – April 15th(Wed) : Team dinner meeting.(Offline)
6 – April 22 (Wed) 6pm~8pm : Role assignment on festival day, Performance practice. (*This schedule could be canceled.)
7 – April 25(Sat)~26 (Sun): Lotus Lantern Festival volunteering : Parade leading, Performance, Help international participants etc.(OFFLINE)
8 – April 30 (Thursday, holiday) 10am ~1pm : Buddha’s birthday ceremony, Final Workshop.(OFFLINE)
*In case the meetings #2, #6 got canceled.
We will have an offline meeting on 18th APRIL 12pm ~ 6pm. (Just 1 day instead of 2 days)
※ All programs are conducted in both Korean and English.
※ All free of charge, Vegan meal option available.
※ If you have higher attendance rate, you will have better chance to be selected.
※ All meeting venue will be nearby Insadong, Jongro.
– Members needed: 60 ( 40 Global Expats, 20 Koreans)
※ Volunteers will be selected after an interview in English or Korean
※ All programs are in English or Korean
What supporters do?
Chance to learn about Korean Important Intangible Culture Heritage NO.122, “Lotus Lantern
Festival” & Korean old history and culture while experiencing the traditional cultural festival!
Beyond religions and nationalities, participate in the humanism festival brings all as one.
2. Laugh! Fun!
More than 100 different experience booths;
Flash mob welcomes everyone to join;
Fascinating lotus lantern parade;
Exciting unity celebration and many other events as well as tasty foods! Let’s enjoy all
Meet new friends at Korean representative festival Lotus Lantern Festival which is now
growing into an international event
Participate in the meaningful volunteer works and build friendship with Korean as well as
foreign friends at Lotus Lantern Festival