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대전관광명소 12선 - TOP 12 TOURIST 대전관광

Festivals

The Cowherd and The Weaver Girl Festival
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Period
Around August Every Year
Location
Daejeon Expo Citizens’ Plaza & Expo Bridge
Main Programs
- Custom Play : custom play show, custom dance contest, musical, animation song festival, general custom play contest
- Amateur animation industrial show
Contact
+82-42-480-1071
  • Overview

    The Cowherd and The Weaver Girl Festival has its motive from a fable of the cowherd and the weaver girl meeting on July 7th in the lunar calendar, and is a festival that combines tradition and culture, science and art events. A campaign of sharing rice cake of love takes place on July 7th, and on the cowherd and the weaver girl bridge (Expo bridge) which is known for a place of love, many meetings for match-up between couples are hosted combining elements of tradition with modern concept. The festival has been hosted ever since 2006 and the 10th The Cowherd and The Weaver Girl Festival will last for one night and two days with a theme, ‘Ten Heart Story’, expressing ever lasting love between the Cowherd and the Weaver Girl with ten hearts, dream, waiting, meeting, gratitude, forgiveness, consideration, sharing, courage, happiness and longing.