Presentation by : www.the-amazing-one.blogspot.com The Jindo Moses Miracle
Moses Miracle of Jindo in Jeollanam-do is a unique natural phenomenon. This wonder of the natural world shares a resemblance with the legendary Moses and a replica of the same phenomenon occurs when the sea parts and two islands are joined during an ebb tide.
<ul><li>A stretch of land </li></ul><ul><li>with a length of around 2.8 kilometers and a width of 40 meters gets exposed and is visited by people in large numbers. </li></ul><ul><li>A special festival is dedicated to this natural wonder that is only exclusive to the country of South Korea. </li></ul>
<ul><li>A legend however is associated with the Moses Miracle of Jindo. It is a popular belief that when the village of Jindo was attacked by tigers, all the villagers had left for the village of Modo except an old lady who was left alone. Out of despair she then prayed to the Sea God for help and the sea God answered her prayers by parting the Sea. However, this magical phenomenon was known to the world when Mr. Pierre Randi, a French Ambassador in Korea came to visit Korea in 1975 and wrote about it in a French Newspaper. </li></ul>
The festival named Jindo Sea Parting Festival usually takes place three times a year in March, May and July. However with the growing tide of enthusiast tourists the festival is decided to be held in the month of April also.
For capturing a grand view of the sea dividing in two halves and making a pathway, one can enjoy it either by climbing a hill or you can also take a stroll through the revealed seaway. The Moses Miracle of Jindo is something which should really be experienced in person.
Other attractions of the Moses Miracle of Jindo comprises of a firework display, laser beam show, an outstanding performance by the Korean Shamanists, and a traditional musical extravaganza along with a drum performance.
The Festival events related to the Moses Miracle of Jindo are thoroughly relished by millions of visitors. The Jindo folksongs and the special Korean dance named Ganggangsullae are performed and enjoyed by professionals and visiting tourists alike.