Makgeolli Day 2014 & Insadong Festival

According to MMPK, the last Thursday in October is Makgeolli Day. So, 막걸리날 축하해요 (happy Makgeolli Day)! Makgeolli-related events will be happening from Thursday to Sunday this week in Insadong, Seoul.

Makgeolli Mamas & Papas

This time of year is a busy one for the makgeolli and traditional liquor industry, with a number of festivals and events being held all over the country.   The last Thursday of every October is also Makgeolli Day!  This is a day dedicated to celebrating not just the drink itself, but all the hardworking brewers, industry professionals, and the fabulous fans of drinking our favorite brew.

This year Makgeolli Day falls on this Thursday October 30th, and to celebrate there will be a big festival in Insadong over the course of the weekend.  As far as we know the opening ceremony on October 30th will be by invite only, however there will be programs and events open to the public all weekend.  Unfortunately there is not much in the way of exact time information as yet, but we have requested more details and will be keeping everyone up to date via our Facebook page.   …

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