Theme: Sumbisori across the sea to the world!

(*Sumbisori is the sound of women divers’ deep breaths after they return to the surface.)

This annual festival is a women-centered, maritime cultural festival, welcoming haenyeo, locals and tourists. It is composed of four parts (contests, communication, healing and experience programs) and 26 other events.

Date: Oct. 12 and Oct. 13

Opening ceremony: Oct. 12, 10 a.m.

Closing ceremony: Oct. 13, 5 p.m.

Location: Haenyeo Museum and coastal area

Organization: Jeju Haenyeo Committee

Sponsor: Jeju Special Self-Governing Province

Note: For the festival, admission to the Haenyeo Museum is free from Oct. 11 through Oct. 13.

 


6th haenyeo fest screen