As a public art and culture festival to commemorate the inclusion of Arirang as part of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Seoul Arirang Festival would be held for three days at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul. During the event, participants would be able to experience the various traditional arts and cultures of Korea to the fullest.

Event Concluded

Date: October 6 (Sat) – 9 (Thu), 2018
Venue: Gwanghwamun Square

As a public art and culture festival to commemorate the inclusion of Arirang as part of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Seoul Arirang Festival would be held for three days at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul. During the event, participants would be able to experience the various traditional arts and cultures of Korea to the fullest.

Event Concluded

Date: October 6 (Sat) – 9 (Thu), 2018
Venue: Gwanghwamun Square

Main programs

K-Pop Rock festival in downtown <Gwanghwamun Music Festival>

– Cast: YB, Daybreak, Romantic Punch

– October 13 (Sat) at 7 p.m. on the Festival Main Stage at Gwanghwamun Square

 

Highlight of the festival! Korean-style parade with the participation of tourists <Pan-Nori Gil-Nori (Arirang Parade)>

– October 14 (Sun) at 4–5 p.m. at Grass Square at Gwanghwamun Square

 

Enjoy traditional Korean performing arts such as court dance, tightrope walking, and farmers’ music (nongak) <Korean Traditional Performing Arts>

– Court Dance (jungjae): October 12 (Fri) at 15:00 – Performing Art Stage at Northern Gwanghwamun Square

– Tightrope walking: October 13 (Sat) at 15:00 – Performing Art Stage at Northern Gwanghwamun Square

– Nongak: October 14 (Sun) at 13:00 – Performing Art Stage at Northern Gwanghwamun Square

 

Sing Arirang in your own, unique way <Show-off Your Arirang>

– October 13 (Sat) at 14:00–17:00 Grass Square at Gwanghwamun Square

 

Enjoy Korean traditional culture and Seoul back in the 1920s <Experience Program>

– October 12 (Fri) – 14 (Sun) experience booths beside Grass Square at Gwanghwamun Square

* Please visit the event website for further information or questions about the event.