This seasonal ritual welcomes and bids farewell to the goddess of the wind. Traditionally Jeju Islanders relied upon the sea for their livelihoods, and so calm seas were prayed for. You can witness this ritual on Thursday, April 2, from 9 a.m. at Sarabong, in Geonip-dong, Jeju City. In 2009, UNESCO named the Jeju ritual a World Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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