I love Koreatown in the springtime…

Wherein I blog about all things Korean in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Korean Festival 2008 September 25, 2008

Filed under: Koreatown & K-town events and shopping — Raven @ 5:28 pm
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The festival runs from today through Sunday. Go here for details.

If you’re not going to the festival, you might want to avoid K-town this weekend. I’m told driving will be a nightmare due to festival-related street closures.

 

Korean Festival September 16, 2007

Filed under: Koreatown & K-town events and shopping — Raven @ 10:06 pm
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I’m a bit late to this party considering today was the last day of the Korean Festival and I just found out about it. Sigh. It was held at Seoul International Park Sept. 13-16 here in LA. Apparently it’s an annual event held around the time of the Korean harvest festival, or Chu-sok, which occurs on the 15th day of the eighth month by the lunar calendar (don’t ask me to do the math). So I guess there’s hope for me next year.

The festival is in its 34th year, and last year it boasted 350,000 attendees over its four days. It showcases the awesomely diverse Korean community in LA. Go Koreans! The website is here.

I’m incredibly embarrassed that I just found out about it now. Lemme go slink into my corner and hide my face.