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16th Seogwipo Winter Sea Penguin Swim Festival
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▲ The 16th Seogwipo Winter Sea Penguin Swim Festival. Photo by The Jeju Weekly

The 16th Seogwipo Winter Sea Penguin Swim Festival
Jan 2 (Sat), 2016
10am to 1:30pm
Jungmun Saekdal Beach
Host/Organizer: Seogwipo City, Seogwipo City Tourism Association
Sponsor: Korea Tourism Organization, Jeju Tourism Organization, Davinchi Museum, Play Kpop
Supporter: Saekdal Village
Contact: Seogwipo City Tourism Association +82-64-760-3320

Jungmun Saekdal Beach is the northern limit spawning ground for the loggerhead turtle and for locals this means the beach is a place of new life, health and longevity. Don’t miss your chance to join in as locals dive into the seas and wish for health in the year ahead.

Participation: Open to everyone in good health
Fee: Free
Application: Call +82-64-760-3320
* On-site application is available on the day
* Booths will be provided to groups over 30 (apply by Dec 30)
Join the Facebook event here.

Guidelines
- This is not a competition or ranking event. It is purely for fun and to mark the New Year by diving into the cold winter sea.
- Participants are responsible for their own safety.
- Maritime Police and emergency services will be present.
- The host and organizers are not responsible for any accidents that occur.
- The event will be photographed with images used for online promotions and brochures.

Schedule

Time / Program / Location
10am to 11am / New Year’s Wish Balloon Launch / beach entrance
10:30am to 10:45am / Special Performance / main stage
10:45am to 11:15am / Penguin Fin Race / contest zone
11:15am to 11:50am / Penguin Ssireum Wrestling King / contest zone
11:50am to 12:10pm / A Stroke of Luck, Loggerhead Turtle Egg Hunt / contest zone
12:10pm ~ / Penguin Swim Festival Opening Ceremony / main stage
12:10pm to 12:15pm / Congratulatory New Year Speech, Festival Opening / main stage
12:15pm to 12:20pm / New Year’s Wish Balloon Launch / contest zone
12:20pm to 12:30pm / Special Performance / main stage / change clothes and read safety guidelines / changing rooms, main stage
12:30pm to 12:40pm / Pre-swim Warm-up / contest zone
12:40pm ~ / Penguin Swim Countdown / main stage
12:40pm to 1:10pm / Penguin Swim and Lucky Ball Draw / swimming zone
1:00pm to 1:30pm / Next Year’s Festival Introduction and Closing Ceremony / main stage
1pm to 1:30pm / Traditional Food / food booths
* low tide 8:40am / high tide 3pm

Events
1. Penguin Fin Race (10:45am to 11:15am)
Relay race wearing penguin fins (flippers)
• apply on-site, group (clubs, families) tournament
• 1st and 2nd prizes will be given to each group

2. Penguin Ssireum Wrestling King (11:15am to 11:50am)
Open to everyone with various events and prizes
• Men: Ssiruem Wrestling / Women: one-legged fight / 1st, 2nd and popularity prizes

3. A Stroke of Luck, Loggerhead Turtle Egg Hunt
11:50am to 12:1opm
Loggerhead turtle egg hunt

4. New Year’s Wish Balloon Launch
Write wishes on balloons and release them for the New Year

5. Penguin Swim (12:40pm)
A very special swimming event to make wishes and dive into the sea
• Gifts will be given to people who grab the lucky ball floating in the sea.
• Free hot water shower (towels and other shower products are not included)

6. Warm traditional food (1pm to 1:30pm)
All made by Saekdal villagers, dombe gogi (boiled pork) and momguk (Jeju’s gulfweed and pork soup) will be served.

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