Every July during the summer, Boryeong in Seoul, South Korea is thronged by millions of visitors from all around the world who want to play, slide and make merry in mud. No, it does not sound weird at all because the Boryeong Mud Festival is one of the striking summer attractions in the country.
While people in enormous number turn up to enjoy the festival, they knowingly or unknowingly get benefitted from the event. Firstly, the festival goers enjoy unlimited fun with friends for nine days. Secondly, they get various health benefits as they play with mud. Tons of mud, brought to the venue i.e. the Daecheon Beach from the Boryeong mud flats and created mud slides and mud pools, is rich in minerals that have immense health benefits.
Mineral enriched mud is more than fun its actually healthy for the skin!
It began in 1998 as a marketing or advertising carrier for Boryeong mud cosmetic, this nine-day festival became a huge hit. Highly rich in minerals, its mud is used in cosmetic products.
The Daechen Beach gives a dashing look as several amazing attractions erected right on the beach. They are mud prisons, mud slides, mud pools, mud skiing competitions and body painting. Also, a giant stage is raised where competitions, performances and live music are performed.
Engross yourself in the nutrient-rich mud or ask for a refreshing and rejuvenating massage and other treatments, such as acupuncture at one of the beauty clinics on the beach and make the most of Korea’s annual festival. Make sure you witness the closing ceremony of the festival, it ends in style as huge fireworks display.