September every year
Wando-gun hosts the Myeongnyang Battle Festival around Uldolmok in order to honor the spirit of the Jeolla-do people and the General Chungmugong Yi Sun-shin who saved the country as well as to commemorate the victory in the Battle of Myeongnyang.
The festival presents a variety of programs for families to participate in as well as the events including the reproduction of sea battle, bringing the battle from history to life, Ganggangsullae, shaman rituals to clean the dead’s soul, shaman rituals to appease the dead’s soul, a Manga march, and a victory parade.
■ Events : Ceremony of the army going to war, reproduction of Myeongnyang Battle, Manga march, Jindo drum performance, Haenam Pungmulnori, victory parade, demonstration of Ganggangsullae
■ Experience Events : making the general Yi Sun-shin mask, writing quotation of the general Chungmugong, flying the Chungmugong signal kite, making Panokseon ship