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Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival

On the day of the first full moon of the Lunar New Year, which falls on the 15th day of the first lunar month of the year, the Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival is held in order to pray for good health and good fortune in the coming year.


This year, the festival falls on Monday, February 6, and a variety of events such as Daljip (Straw Heap) burning (the burning of large straw bonfires under the light of the moon), Jisin-balgi (stomping on the ground to comfort the god of the earth) and the performing of folk plays are being planned for a number of locations around Busan.


On the day of Jeongwol Daeboreum, the moon will rise at 4:22 p.m. Daljip burning, the main event of the Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival, will start in each region at the times mentioned below.


List of Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival venues in Busan


Dalmaji Oncheon (Hot Spring) Festival at Haeundae Beach, 12 p.m. ~ 8 p.m.

Haeundae District will host the 30th Haeundae Dalmaji Oncheon Festival on Haeundae Beach on Feb. 6.
Everything from Yutnori and Tuho to Jaegichagi and other types of traditional Korean games will be available for visitors to try their hand at. There will also be an enormous daljip taeugi (in which participants burn objects in the shape of the moon) - which will be the highlight of the festival. Admission is free. (

- Daljip bonfire lighting, 4:22 p.m.



Suyeong Traditional Daljipnori,

- 3 p.m. ~ 6:30 p.m. at Gwangalli Beach

- Daljip bonfire lighting, 6:00 p.m.

☎ 051-610-4064 


Songdo Daljipnori at Songdo Beach in Seo-gu, 4:30 p.m. ? 7:00 p.m.

- Daljip bonfire lighting, 6:00 p.m.


Sasang Traditional Daljipnori
- Cycle Stadium, Samnak Park in Sasang-gu, 1 p.m. ~ 7 p.m.
- Daljip bonfire lighting, 5:07 p.m.
☎ 051-310-4062

Baekunpo Dalmaji Festival at Baekunpo Sports Park in Nam-gu, 3 p.m. ~ 6:30 p.m.

Daljip bonfire lighting, 5:50 p.m.  051-607-4062



Yeongdo Dalmaji Festival at Korea Maritime University (Second Campus)

, 3:30 p.m. ~ 9:00 p.m.
Daljip bonfire lighting, 6:00 p.m. 


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