Tour Guide > Festival > Maeul(Village) Festival
Pihyangjeong Cultural Festival is to promote the City of Jeongeup, a pivotal center of Confucian and classical scholar culture and the hometown of autumn foliage. Through the festival, the City of Jeongeup wishes to establish a basis as a town of great cultural festivals and to provide our residences with a civil harmony and an opportunity to success and develop our traditional heritages.
Also known as Dongje, Dongshinje, Dadongchisung or Sanje. It is a ritual to pray for healthy and safety of the villagers to ancestral deities and guardian deities of the village. The ritual is held in the altar located in the entrance of the village or at the village shrine.
The festival is held every year in Museong-ri, Chilbo-myeon, the town of the spirit of Seonbi culture with 1,000 years of history with Song of Everlasting Spring by Jung Geug-in, the pioneer of Gasa Literature of Korea, Yusang Goksu by Goun Choi Ji-won, Museongseowon Confucian Academy, Taein Gohyeondong Hyangak and etc. Visitors will be able to feel the fragrance of the Seonbi culture at the festival.