SEOUL, The following are the major cultural and tourist festivals to be held in South Korea in November.
* Masan Chrysanthemum Festival
When: Oct. 28-Nov. 6
Where: March 15 Marine Nuri Park in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province
Changwon, a southern port city formerly known as Masan, succeeded in growing chrysanthemums for commercial purposes for the first time in South Korea in 1961 and still accounts for 13 percent of all chrysanthemum farming in the country. The festival has been held annually since 2000 to promote the excellence of Changwon's chrysanthemums and the use of the flowers.
Programs include an exhibition of about 100,000 chrysanthemum products in full bloom in a 110,000-square-meter garden, a drone light show and a fireworks display.
Source: Yonhap News Agency