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Here is a list of activities to enjoy while you are in South Korea

ANSEONG ICE FISHING FESTIVAL

Visitors are welcome to participate in various winter activities such as ice fishing, sledding, traditional winter games and barehanded fishing.

Gwanghyewon Reservoir, the venue of the Anseong Ice Fishing Festival, is one of the largest reservoirs of Anseong known for its first-class water quality that runs down from Charyeon Mountain Range.

The festival lasts until Feb 25, and admission is 5,000 won (S$6) a person. Children under five are admitted free.

Call the travel hotline at 1330 for information in Korean, English, Japanese or Chinese. The homepage (dmfestival.co.kr) provides information in Korean only.

LITTLE PRINCE LIGHTING FESTIVAL

The Little Prince Lighting Festival of Petite France in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi Province, is being held throughout the Petite France Park, with illuminations at nighttime.

Buildings, streets and Christmas trees have been decorated. There are also events such as puppet performances, magic performances and plaster art experiences.

Operating hours are from 9am to 8pm, and admission fees are 8,000 won for adults, 6,000 won for middle and high school students and 5,000 won for children.

The event is open from until Feb 28.

For more information in Korean, English or Chinese, visit www.pfcamp.com.

EVERLAND SNOW FESTIVAL

Everland Snow Festival is held throughout the winter season, offering a variety of winter activities and games.

This includes snow buster tube slides, a snow safari, butterfly exhibition, a reindeer village and Santa house and a “starlight zoo.”

The event lasts until March 3, and is open to visitors of all ages.

Refer to the official website www.everland.com for admissions, participation fees and other information in Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese.

CHILGAPSAN ICE FOUNTAIN FESTIVAL

Chilgapsan Ice Fountain Festival in South Chungcheong Province features a large-scale ice fountain creating an Alps Castle where fairy-tale characters live.

A suspension bridge over the lake Cheonchangho is famous as a filming location for popular travel programme Two Days And One Night.

The event is being held until Feb 18.

Visiting hours are from 9am to 5pm for daytime and 6pm to 10pm for nighttime admissions.

For more information, call the travel hotline at 1330 for Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese services.

JARASEOM SINGSING WINTER FESTIVAL

Jaraseom Singsing Winter Festival offers various hands-on programs to tourists and participating residents of Gapyeong-eup, and is managed by the Gapyeong-eup Shopping Center Cooperative. Various events will be available during the festival.

Admission fees are 17,000 won a person.

For more information, call the travel hotline at 1330 for Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese services.

Source/Credit: http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/travel/festivals-sights-around-korea