Local Government’s Day: Jeollabuk-Do

Today (May 23), Jeollabuk-do celebrated its local government’s day with important figures of the province at a tent theater of the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea.

Jeollabuk-do is a province in the southwest of South Korea. The province was formed in 1896 from the northern half of the former Jeolla province, and remained a province of Korea until the country’s division in 1945, then became part of South Korea. The provincial capital is located at Jeonju and the total area of Jeollabuk-do is 8,061.41 square kilometers, which accounts for 8.1% of the total area of South Korea.


<Pink region means Jeollabuk-do>

Jeollabuk-do Korean Traditional Performing Arts hit the dynamic and energetic stage with East Guinness, b-boy team, showing what the real fusion performance is. Ik-San City Dance Company also performed Flower Crown Dance. The dancers wearing colorful dresses with flower crown depicted the tradition which old people had used to wish that enjoy an age of peace.

<Fusion performance where b-boying and Korean music are combined>