Many people come to watch the first sunrise of the year here at this iconic Jeju spot.
Date: Dec. 31, 2012 to Jan.1, 2013
Location: Seogwipo Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise Peak), 114 Seongsan-ri, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo City.
Dec. 31, 2012. 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Tuho (Korean traditional stick-drawing game), street parade, song contest, dance contest, musical performances, fireworks, Jeju traditional wedding ceremony experience, Jeju mandarin jam making, scarf making and others.
Jan.1, 2013. 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.
5 a.m. Climbing of Seongsan Sunrise Peak.
7 a.m. Rite for New year’s sunrise.
7:38 a.m. New year’s sunrise
8 a.m. Eating Tteokguk (Korean traditional rice cake soup on New Year’s Day), (Price: 1,000 won, the profits will be donated to charity). 2013 bowls of tteok will be prepared.
For more information, call the Seongsan Community Office at 064-760-4281 ext.4 or Seogwipo City Hall at 064-760-3941 ext.6