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.