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Culture Class: Essential Korean Vocabulary, Season 3, Lesson 14: Korean Festivals

Intro

James: Hi everyone, I'm James.
Soyeon: And I'm Soyeon!
James: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Korean Vocabulary, Season 3, Lesson 14! In this lesson you'll learn five essential events related to contemporary Korean culture. These are five famous festivals in Korea. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at KoreanClass101.com.
BODY
James: Soyeon, which is our first festival?
Soyeon: 영등포 여의도 봄꽃 축제 (Yeongdeungpo yeouido bomkkot chukje )
James: Yeongdeungpo Yeouido Spring Flower Festival
Soyeon: [SLOW] 영등포 여의도 봄꽃 축제 (Yeongdeungpo yeouido bomkkot chukje ) [NORMAL] 영등포 여의도 봄꽃 축제 (Yeongdeungpo yeouido bomkkot chukje )
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 영등포 여의도 봄꽃 축제 (Yeongdeungpo yeouido bomkkot chukje )
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: The Yeongdeungpo Yeouido Spring Flower Festival is held in early April, when the cherry blossoms are at their most beautiful. Festival goers are able to walk through the cherry blossoms that line the Han River.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this event.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 영등포 여의도 봄꽃 축제에는 커플이 많아요. (Yeongdeungpo yeouido bomkkot chukjeeneun keopeuri manayo.)
James: There are many couples at the Yeongdeungpo Yeouido Spring Flower Festival.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 영등포 여의도 봄꽃 축제에는 커플이 많아요. (Yeongdeungpo yeouido bomkkot chukjeeneun keopeuri manayo.)
James: Okay, which is the next festival?
Soyeon: 서울세계불꽃축제 (seoulsegyebulkkotchukje )
James: Seoul International Fireworks Festival
Soyeon: [SLOW] 서울세계불꽃축제 (seoulsegyebulkkotchukje ) [NORMAL] 서울세계불꽃축제 (seoulsegyebulkkotchukje )
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 서울세계불꽃축제 (seoulsegyebulkkotchukje )
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: This festival started back in the year 2000. People attend the Seoul International Fireworks Festival to see the grandest firework performances from the various countries that line the Han River. This free festival is often crowded due to the high volume of people who show up.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this event.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 서울세계불꽃축제에는 사람이 너무 많아요. (Seoulsegyebulkkotchukjeeneun sarami neomu manayo.)
James: There are too many people at the Seoul International Fireworks Festival.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 서울세계불꽃축제에는 사람이 너무 많아요. (Seoulsegyebulkkotchukjeeneun sarami neomu manayo.)
James: Okay, which is the next festival?
Soyeon: 부산 국제 영화제 (Busan gukje yeonghwaje )
James: Busan International Film Festival
Soyeon: [SLOW] 부산 국제 영화제 (Busan gukje yeonghwaje ) [NORMAL] 부산 국제 영화제 (Busan gukje yeonghwaje )
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 부산 국제 영화제 (Busan gukje yeonghwaje )
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: The Busan International Film Festival is held every fall in Busan, Korea's second most populous city. It is one of the largest festivals in Asia, and many people get the chance to meet their favorite actors and actresses.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this event.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 부산 국제 영화제는 한국 제 2의 도시인 부산에서 열려요. (Busan gukje yeonghwajeneun hanguk je iui dosiin busaneseo yeollyeoyo.)
James: Busan International Film Festival is held in Busan, Korea's second city.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 부산 국제 영화제는 한국 제 2의 도시인 부산에서 열려요. (Busan gukje yeonghwajeneun hanguk je iui dosiin busaneseo yeollyeoyo.)
James: Okay, which is the next festival?
Soyeon: 대관령 눈꽃축제 (Daegwallyeong nunkkotchukje )
James: Daegwallyeong Snow Festival
Soyeon: [SLOW] 대관령 눈꽃축제 (Daegwallyeong nunkkotchukje ) [NORMAL] 대관령 눈꽃축제 (Daegwallyeong nunkkotchukje )
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 대관령 눈꽃축제 (Daegwallyeong nunkkotchukje )
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Daegwallyeong is known as one of the coldest and snowiest places in Korea. The Daegwallyeong Snow Festival began for that reason. At this festival, you can ride snow sleds, enjoy various statues made of snow, and try out an ice slide.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this event.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 대관령 눈꽃축제에 가면 눈으로 만들어진 조각상들을 볼 수 있어요. (Daegwallyeong nunkkotchukjee gamyeon nuneuro mandeureojin jogaksangdeureul bol su isseoyo.)
James: If you go to the Daegwallyeong Snow Festival, you can see statues made of snow.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 대관령 눈꽃축제에 가면 눈으로 만들어진 조각상들을 볼 수 있어요. (Daegwallyeong nunkkotchukjee gamyeon nuneuro mandeureojin jogaksangdeureul bol su isseoyo.)
James: Okay, which is the next festival?
Soyeon: 보령머드축제 (Boryeongmeodeuchukje )
James: Boryeong Mud festival
Soyeon: [SLOW] 보령머드축제 (Boryeongmeodeuchukje ) [NORMAL] 보령머드축제 (Boryeongmeodeuchukje )
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Soyeon: 보령머드축제 (Boryeongmeodeuchukje )
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Boryeong is a small city located in the South Chungcheong Province. This festival is held at Daecheon Beach, the city's nicest beach. As you can infer, every activity at this festival involves mud. People often come home completely covered from head to toe.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this event.
Soyeon: [NORMAL] 보령 머드 축제에서는 옷을 깨끗하게 유지할 수 없어요. (Boryeong meodeu chukjeeseoneun oseul kkaekkeutage yujihal su eopseoyo.)
James: It is impossible to keep clothes clean at the Boryeong Mud festival.
Soyeon: [SLOW] 보령 머드 축제에서는 옷을 깨끗하게 유지할 수 없어요. (Boryeong meodeu chukjeeseoneun oseul kkaekkeutage yujihal su eopseoyo.)
QUIZ
James: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the events you just learned? Soyeon will give you the Korean; please say the English version out loud! Are you ready?
Soyeon: 대관령 눈꽃축제 (Daegwallyeong nunkkotchukje )
[PAUSE] James: Daegwallyeong Snow Festival
Soyeon: 서울세계불꽃축제 (seoulsegyebulkkotchukje )
[PAUSE] James: Seoul International Fireworks Festival
Soyeon: 보령머드축제 (Boryeongmeodeuchukje )
[PAUSE] James: Boryeong Mud festival
Soyeon: 영등포 여의도 봄꽃 축제 (Yeongdeungpo yeouido bomkkot chukje )
[PAUSE] James: Yeongdeungpo Yeouido Spring Flower Festival
Soyeon: 부산 국제 영화제 (Busan gukje yeonghwaje )
[PAUSE] James: Busan International Film Festival

Outro

James: There you have it: five famous festivals in Korea! We have more vocab lists available at KoreanClass101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone! See you next time!
Soyeon: 안녕(Annyeong)

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Do you know of any other Korean Music Festivals?