Han-Ma-Dang Raleigh Korean Festival


The inaugural Han-Ma-Dang Raleigh Korean Festival was founded by leaders of the Raleigh Korean Association (GRAKA) with the purpose of keeping their Korean roots planted even after immigrating to the United States. The event will feature a a wide variety of extravagant performances ranging from martial arts to traditional dance to Korean pop, traditional Korean cuisine including Mung Bean pancakes, spicy rice cakes, Korean BBQ and the festival's potato tornado stick, booths for Korean vendors selling everything from automobiles to cosmetics, a Hanbok Fashion Show, and special musical performances by gayageum artist Luna Lee as well as South Korea’s Human Cultural Asset Baebaeng-I-Gut performers. The final round of a K-pop contest will be included as part of the event.