Muheagua (Fig Fruit) Festival

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Muheagua (Fig Fruit) Festival

  • Place : Sport Park in Yeongsan Late Tourism Complex, South Parking Space of Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries
  • Host : Samho-eup Culture, Art and Sport Event Promotion Committee
In Samho-eup, Yeongam-gun producing 70% of Korean figs, Muhwagua (Fig Fruit) Festival is opened along with events of the Day of Samhi-up Residents in September, yearly.

Heaven Gifted Amazing Fig Fruits

Characteristics of Fig Fruit
Fig belongs to Moraceae originated from the area in Asia Minor (Turkey) of the Mediterranean Region. The fruit is the grown form of calyx and ovary of the plant having sufficient proteins and fibers in its alkaline nutritions. Figs, fruiting trees of subtropical deciduous semi-arbor are farmed in Samho-eup, Yeongnam-gun and neighboring area in the southernmost part of Korea. The extensive fig production of Samho-eup, Yeongnam-gun is the result of technical development for farming of the fruit under the leadership of the late Mr. Park, Bu Gil, the first chairman of agricultural cooperative in Samho-eup.
Fig Products
Jam, Vinegar, Fresh Fruit, Fruit Punch, Rice Cake, Doughnut, Pancake, Roll, Can Product, Meat Tenderizer, Dried Fruit, Fig Soup and others