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Geomundo Good Catch Festival

Introduction

Geomun Islands is well-known as a tourists' attraction, but the major occupations of the villagers is fishery (fishing).  Therefore, good catch without any disasters is their one and only hope.  There also is Geomun Island Sea Song.  This song has been transmitted for 400 years excitedly sung by fisherman when they head off to the seas, fish on the boats and come back one the boat full of fish.  This song is the 1st Cultural Asset of Jeollanam Province (72. 1. 29).  To preserve this song and to pray for good catch, Geomundo Good Catch Festival is held in Geomun Island every May.   

 

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