Lantern Festival Downscaled After Ferry Disaster

The annual lantern festival ahead of the Buddha's Birthday will be replaced by an event on Sunday and Monday to pray for the victims of last week's ferry disaster off the southwest coast.

There will be no loud music or entertainment.

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Traffic will be restricted near the Jogye Temple in Seoul's Jongno, during the two days.

The Buddha's Birthday falls on May 6 this year.

englishnews@chosun.com / Apr. 25, 2014 12:44 KST