Although Koreans celebrate their New Year – Seollal according to the Lunar Calendar, they also celebrate New Year on 1st January with great enthusiasm.
Seoul is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Korea (South Korea).
In Seoul, the main new year celebrations take place in Bosingak – a large Bell pavilion on Jongno, where there is a tradition of ringing the 15th Century Bosingak Bell 33 times at the midnight on New Year’s Eve. Massive number of people come here to see this ceremony.
Apart from this fireworks display also takes place in many parts of the city. If you are at the Namsan Tower (N Seoul Tower), you can enjoy several firework shows all over the city at the same time such as at Han Bridges, Seoul Plaza and also at the Yongsan Base etc.
In South Korea there is a tradition where in every year on the first morning of the new year, thousands of Koreans get up before dawn and venture to the coast or mountain tops to watch the sun rise. They believe that watching the first sun rise of the new year will bring you good luck and karma for the rest of the year.
If you happen to come to Seoul to enjoy your New Year Celebrations, then apart from fireworks display you can also see other famous places and monuments in Seoul like – Gyeongbokgung, Lotte World, Namdaemun, 63 Building, Namsan Park and N Seoul Tower, Jongmyo, Jogyesa, Bukhansan National Park, Changdeokgung, Deoksugung, etc…
If you are not present there in South Korea during the new year’s time then don’t worry, you can find below Photos & Videos of New Year 2017 Fireworks Display from Seoul.
Seoul – South Korea New Year 2017 Fireworks Display Photos :
Seoul – South Korea New Year 2017 Fireworks Display Videos :
Seoul – South Korea New Year 2017 Fireworks Display Live Telecast / Streaming :
Seoul, South Korea falls in GMT/UTC + 9:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year five hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
In Seoul, you can watch New Year 2017 Celebrations & Fireworks LIVE on TV Channels like KBS TV1, MBC TV, SBS TV, etc.
To watch Seoul New year Fireworks LIVE Streaming on internet you have to adjust your watch accordingly with relation to the timezone of your city.