Vegan Festival to be held in Seoul over weekend
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will launch its 7th Vegan Festival over the weekend to promote and show a glimpse of the vegan lifestyle.
The festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oil Tank Culture Park near World Cup Stadium Station.
The slogan of the festival is “World Vegan, World Peace.”
Vegans are similar to vegetarians as they both avoid meat and fish, but vegans additionally do not consume dairy, eggs and honey.
People will be able to taste vegan burgers and cakes, and try on clothing and cosmetics that are cruelty-free.
The festival will be run under the concept of “zero waste,” so visitors will use plates made of maize starch and return them after washing them. Special discounts will be provided for visitors who bring in their own multi-use plates and tumblers.
There are several cultural events that are lined up at the festival including artist performances, a documentary screening, a yoga workshop and lectures from experts in different professions.
There are is no entrance fee but some of the programs require registration and charge a small fee.