It is a national flower festival held annually in Masanhappo-gu, Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province. The Masan Gagopa Chrysanthemum Festival(hangul : 마산가고파 국화축제) celebrates the excellence of the chrysanthemum and has been held since 2000 to promote the consumption of chrysanthemum. Masan is a place where the history of chrysanthemum cultivation is enshrined. In 1961, six farms in Hoewon-dong started the first chrysanthemum commercial in the nation.It has grown since then and exports to Japan for the first time in 1972. It currently accounts for 13 percent of the nation's growing farmland.

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  • 마산가고파국화축제는 경상남도 창원시에서 개최하는 지역 축전이다. (ko)
  • It is a national flower festival held annually in Masanhappo-gu, Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province. The Masan Gagopa Chrysanthemum Festival(hangul : 마산가고파 국화축제) celebrates the excellence of the chrysanthemum and has been held since 2000 to promote the consumption of chrysanthemum. It started with the first 'Masan Chrysanthemum Festival' in 2000 and changed its name to the 'Masan Chrysanthemum Exhibition' in 2002.In 2005, the festival changed its name to the 'Masan Gagopa Chrysanthemum Festival'. The festival features a song contest, an essay contest, and a Si-nangsong(poetry recitation) contest. About 1.5 million tourists visit during the festival. Masan is a place where the history of chrysanthemum cultivation is enshrined. In 1961, six farms in Hoewon-dong started the first chrysanthemum commercial in the nation.It has grown since then and exports to Japan for the first time in 1972. It currently accounts for 13 percent of the nation's growing farmland. (en)
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  • The gala event of the Masan Gagopa Chrysanthemum Festival (en)
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  • Late October ~ Early November (en)
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  • Masan City (en)
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  • Changwon, South Korea (en)
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  • 마산가고파국화축제는 경상남도 창원시에서 개최하는 지역 축전이다. (ko)
  • It is a national flower festival held annually in Masanhappo-gu, Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province. The Masan Gagopa Chrysanthemum Festival(hangul : 마산가고파 국화축제) celebrates the excellence of the chrysanthemum and has been held since 2000 to promote the consumption of chrysanthemum. Masan is a place where the history of chrysanthemum cultivation is enshrined. In 1961, six farms in Hoewon-dong started the first chrysanthemum commercial in the nation.It has grown since then and exports to Japan for the first time in 1972. It currently accounts for 13 percent of the nation's growing farmland. (en)
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  • Masan Gagopa Chrysanthemum Festival (en)
  • 마산가고파국화축제 (ko)
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