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Gyeongju Silk Road Cultural Festival

Date : 2016-05-12

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Gyeongju Silk Road Cultural Festival 2015 will be held from 21th of August to 18th of October this year(59days) in Gyeongju. Gyeongju is believed as the Eastern Silk Road. As a capital of Silla Dynasty, the city had an opportunity to exchange and cooperate with many important cities on the Silk Road. A variety of exhibitions, performances, experiences, images about various cultures will be presented to the visitors during the festival. In particular, 'Silla, Korea's Golden Kingdom' which was a special exhibition of the New York Metropolitan Museum in 2013 will be displayed in Gyoungju National Museum.