Gimje aurie haes been cultivatit syne auncient times. Naitions o early date ascend in year 200. Baekje Kinrick invadit an incorporatit several sma mahan states intae hersel in the 13t year o Keeng Onjo’s reign. Efter lang times, Baekje Kinrick chyngit its name as Byeogol but its date is no clear.
Gimje is the anerlie ane region whaur Koreans can see horizon in landlocked aurie. Ceety govrenment enhanced its cultural characteristic o cultivatin rice an ither species for a lang time. Gimje wis unner Baekje Kinrick an wis ane o the best aurie for growin rice in the 20t century, too. The festival wis appointit Excellent Festival for 4 years syne 2004. It an aa providit chance for ceety residents tae feel traditional fermin methods.