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Donggureung Culture Festival

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Donggureung Culture Festival

Donggureung Culture Festival

Guri City hosts Geonwon Culture Festival in May ~ June.
Donggureung is the largest tombs for kings with 9 kings of Joseon Dynasty including King Taejo Yi Sung-gye and 17 tablets.

The name of King Taejo Yi Sunggye is Geonwonreung with ‘Geonwon’ and this Geonwon Culture Festival is help around June 27, the memorial service of Gyeongwonreung.

According to tomb site ceremony of [national tribute], when a new king took place in Joseon, the new king was required to pay tribute to the previous king and queen with their tombs. This tomb site ceremony had very high importance not for the national ceremony but the personal undertaking of the king during the five hundred years of Joseon Dynasty. In this relation, the City obtained the ancient proof of specialists to reproduce the royal carriage march and hosts various culture events including the academic conferences on Donggureung, essay contest, mountain ceremony and others. (The royal carriage march and academic conference are held in bi-year.)