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According to Yonhap News,
(JEJU=Yonhap News) The 26th Seongsan Sunrise Festival, which will celebrates the coming year of 2019, will be held on December 30.
The festival will be held at the Seongsan Ilchulbong World Heritage site for three days until January 1 next year, under the theme of "Seongsan Sunrise, the beginning of a new era!"
The Seongsan Sunrise Festival Committee presents various programs so that local communities, tourists and people of all age can communicate and enjoy the festival together.
On the first day of the festival (30th), "the day of clearing the old blessing of the year," there will be many activities including making a New Year's wish list, a New Year's good luck experience, making a wish postcard, Seongsan-Ojo trail walk and a youth talent Hanmadang.
On the second day (31st), "the day of burning curse of the year and welcoming fire", residents of 14 villages will perform a street parade, followed by events such as the opening ceremony and celebration performance, the count down of the New Year and fireworks.
On the first day of the New Year (1st), "the day of New Year's blessing," there will be a variety of events such as the Ganggangsullae Hanmadang, Sunrise Night, Sunrise Cinema, a New Year's opening ceremony, walking with the sunrise and New Year's greeting.
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** This article was translated from Korean.
Source: Yonhap News (December 24, 2018)