Korea to host three-day Tomato festival from June 21, 2013

Celebrating the goodness of tomatoes, Korea is all set to organise the Gwangju Toechon Tomato Festival from June 21, 2013. The three-day Tomato festival features interesting games, contests and activities for both adults and children.  

Swimming in the pool of tomatoes is one of the favourite activities and the highlight of the festival. The festival will also feature ‘Tomato Well-Being Food Tasting & Exhibition’.

Jae-Sang Lee, Director of Korea Tourism Organisation said, “The most distinctive point of the festival is that you can see families with children participating and swimming in a pool of tomatoes. This festival witnesses many foreigners enjoying themselves as well.”