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Look | Celebrating Korea Day in Central Park

Bulgogi, kimchi, and jeon pancakes were just some of the treats to be had at Tuesday's second annual Korea Day celebration held in Central Park. Korea Day also included music and rice pounding.

Check out a slideshow of the festival below.

Festival goers bought kimchi, a Korean staple, to take home.
Festival goers bought kimchi, a Korean staple, to take home. ( Marlon Bishop )
The spicy, fragrant Kimchi station was one of the most popular tents at the festival.
The spicy, fragrant Kimchi station was one of the most popular tents at the festival. ( Marlon Bishop )
Other servers doled out plentiful portions of bulgogi and rice to hungry festival-goers.
Other servers doled out plentiful portions of bulgogi and rice to hungry festival-goers. ( Marlon Bishop )
Tteokbokki (rice cake in red pepper paste) from San Soo Kap San, a Flushing restaurant.
Tteokbokki (rice cake in red pepper paste) from San Soo Kap San, a Flushing restaurant. ( Marlon Bishop )
Another tasty snack: jeyuk gui and ssam.
Another tasty snack: jeyuk gui and ssam. ( Marlon Bishop )
More bulgogi in lettuce wraps with red bean paste.
More bulgogi in lettuce wraps with red bean paste. ( Marlon Bishop )
Stuffed jeon pancakes.
Stuffed jeon pancakes. ( Marlon Bishop )
A spread of the culinary delights up for grabs on the second annual Korea Day.
A spread of the culinary delights up for grabs on the second annual Korea Day. ( Marlon Bishop )
Lines for food curved around the path leading out of the bandshell area.
Lines for food curved around the path leading out of the bandshell area. ( Marlon Bishop )
Guests were invited to pound rice into dough with giant mallets.
Guests were invited to pound rice into dough with giant mallets. ( Marlon Bishop )
And pound...
And pound... ( Marlon Bishop )
...and pound until the rice developed a smooth texure.
...and pound until the rice developed a smooth texure. ( Marlon Bishop )
The drumming group KCON performed at the Central Park bandshell.
The drumming group KCON performed at the Central Park bandshell. ( Marlon Bishop )
The ladies of Sorea performed on Tuesday -- their first US show.
The ladies of Sorea performed on Tuesday -- their first US show. ( Marlon Bishop )
The all-girl fusion group mixed traditional Korean instruments with the high heels and mini-skirts of K-Pop.
The all-girl fusion group mixed traditional Korean instruments with the high heels and mini-skirts of K-Pop. ( Marlon Bishop )
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