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Lotus Lantern Festival Korean Snack Box - May 2021

Seoul Lotus Lantern Festival - Yeon Deung Hoe 2018 2019

Hello 안녕하세요! The theme for this month's Korean Snack Box is Lotus Lantern Festival theme! 😍

The spring is now in full bloom in Korea and spring is the period where lots of traditional and modern outdoor festivals take place in Seoul and around the country. One of the most impressive and beautiful festivals is Yeon Deung Hoe or in English the "Lotus Lantern Festival". 🌸

Seoul Lotus Lantern Festival - Yeon Deung Hoe 2018 2019

(Photos of some beautiful paper lanterns from last year's Lotus lantern festival)

Yeon Deung Hoe is held on the 8th day in the 4th month of the lunar year. During this festival the streets all over Seoul are decorated with colorful rice paper lanterns. And around the peak of the festival there are multiple parades with large lantern sculptures made of Hanji paper going through the city.

To celebrate the Lotus Lantern festival with you we have packed this month's box with lots of colorful snacks of various types and flavors that will get you in a festive and cheerful mood.

Gyeran Egg Cookies / 계란과자

Monkey Nana Jellies / 몽키 나나

Sinjjuri Sour Jellies / 신쫄이

Choco Pie Banana / 초코파이 바나나

Oh yes Strawberry Banana / 오예스 딸기 바나나

Hooraenchi Pie Strawberry and Apple / 후렌치파이 딸기 사과

Jelly Straws / 젤리스트로우

Mychew Yoghurt and Orange / 마이쮸 요고트 오렌지

Ginger candy / 홍삼캔디

Bokjumeoni Bag / 복주머니. As always you will get a beautiful traditional Korean silk bag or "Bokjumeoni". The name Bokjumeoni / 복주머니 translates to "lucky bag" and is said to bring luck to the person carrying or receiving it. The Bokjumeoni is a traditional item in Korean culture and you can use it as a beautiful and original gift bag, or as a decoration in your home, or in your daily life as a pouch or makeup bag. 😊

In the Large box you will get lots of extra pieces of each item to share and enjoy with your family or friends. You will also get the additional items "Gyeran Egg Cookies"! 🤩