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Damyang Bamboo Festival 2019

Did you know bamboo is used in fishing, cooking, alcohol brewing, and numerous other crafts? Try them all at the bamboo festival in Damyang

Damyang Bamboo Festival in South Korea 2020 - Best Time
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Jirka Matousek

The giant bamboo forest area makes Damyang Korea's capital of bamboo. A festival of bamboo reveals how much use this plant can bring us in our daily life.

At the festival you'll have the opportunity to fish with a bamboo basket on your own, to sample dishes made of bamboo shoots, taste typical Korean alcohol brewed in bamboo stalks, as well as engage in bamboo drawing and other crafts.

Damyang Bamboo Festival in South Korea - Best Season 2020
Edible bamboo shoots on sale 2020
Edible bamboo shoots on sale

The festival takes place annually in early May around Juknokwon and Gwanbangjerim bamboo forests.

Bamboo forest 2020
Bamboo forest