Festival Schedule

King Jeongjo's Royal Parade

Seoul Route The King’s Visit to Suwon Hwaseong Route
King’s Visit to Anyang King’s Visit to Uiwang King’s Visit to Suwon
King’s Visit to SuwonThe King’s Visit to Suwon1 & 2: The Old Pine Tree Forest Zone ~ Haenggung Palace Square
The King’s Visit to Suwon 3: Haenggung Palace Square ~ Daehwanggyo-dong Clock
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The Old Pine Tree Forest Zone
Suwon Sports Complex

1The Old Pine Tree Forest Zone 2Suwon Sports Complex

The King’s Visit ① to Suwon-si: The Old Pine Tree Forest Zone

Fusion Concert of Korean Classical Traditional Music

13:35 ~ 14:15

A performance featuring marching through the streets of the city with a disciplined and high-spirited demonstration of special military rifle ceremony.

Welcoming Ceremony for King Jeongjo Entering Suwon

14:27 ~ 14:30

A performance that welcomes King Jeongjo’s entrance into Suwon at the Old Pine Tree Forest Zone, where the King granted his privy purse and had five hundred pine trees planted.

The King’s Visit to Suwon2: Suwon Sports Complex

Performance by Pungmul Band Association

15:40 ~ 18:30

A joint performance of Gut (a form of exorcism) by 300 members of the Suwon-si Pungmul Band Association.

Civic Parade

16:40 ~ 18:30

A parade that serves to contribute to the development of citizen-led festivals and to provide inspiration and enjoyment through direct participation of citizens in a reenactment of King Jeongjo’s Royal Parade held 220 years ago, which is depicted in Banchado (a painting of the royal ritual records) in the 『1795 King Jeongjo’s Long-Distance Royal Procession Record Book』 (Wonhaeng Eulmyo Jeongri Euigwe), and provides experience of the meaning and significance of the whole event.

Hwaseong Royal Vehicle Parade in Filial Behavior (Hyohaeng) & Joint Parade in Social Contribution


A parade of citizens joining the procession on board the Hwaseong Royal Vehicle, a sightseeing train that runs inside and outside of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress. A parade in which organizations and companies that contributed donations participate in the procession.

Main Street Parade


A large-scale street parade with colorful objects such as giant puppets and balloons with the theme of King Jeongjo's procession.

The King’s Visit to Suwon2: Janganmun

Military Ceremony

15:45 ~ 15:55

A military ceremony of King Jeongjo’s royal guards, Jang Yong Young.

Military Order by Pabalma(Horse Couriers)

16:27 ~ 16:29

A Pabalma is a horse used by a person in need of a transport for his official duties. The “Military Order by Pabalma” in the late Joseon Dynasty is to be reenacted vividly.

Receiving King Jeongjo by Suwon Yusu (Governor)

16:40 ~ 16:50

A reenactment of the reception of King Jeongjo and the procession group by the Suwon Mayor, including the participation of main guests and 60 Suwon citizen representatives.

The King’s Visit to Suwon2: Haenggung Palace Square

Joseon Baekseong Hwanhee Madang (Citizen Contest Parade)


A street performance or busking event expressing the expectations and pleasure of citizens waiting for King Jeongjo’s Royal Parade
Street performance or busking event according to a theme decided by each town (Dong) in Suwon-si.

Gyeok-Jaeng Oral Petition & Fighting Against Assassins

17:05 ~ 17:25

Gyeong-Jaeng Intro performance, which is dynamic and lively, by a large-scale cast Main Gyeong-Jaeng Program in musical form, performed by professional actors, with the Jang Yong Young Royal Guards defeating assassins.

The King’s Visit to Suwon3: Hwaseong Haenggung

Palace-Leaving Ceremony


A performance involving announcement of the departure of the procession groups leaving for Hwaseong Yongneung.

The King’s Visit to Suwon3: Daehwanggyo-dong

Festival Flag Changing Ceremony


A ceremonial changing of the festival flag which symbolizes the joint reenactment of King Jeongjo’s Royal Parade, starting from Seoul and going through Anyang, Uiwang, and Suwon to Hwaseong.

Management Office for the 2019 King Jeongjo Tomb Parade Reenactment

Seoul Office16-9, Yanghwa-ro 8-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul 04044 /Tel 02-786-0610

Suwon Office11, Haenggung-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do/Tel 031-290-3612~3

Hwaseong OfficeNojak-ro, Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea 18459, Festival Promotion Team of Dongtan Cultural Complex Center/Tel 031-8015-8275

Office HoursMon-Fri 10:00~18:00