Chuseok Cultural Programs – Daegu and Gyeongsang

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Free Entry to Yangdong and Hahoe Villages

For 5 days (from September 22nd), various cultural programs will be held throughout North Gyeongsang to celebrate the Chuseok holiday. The government has prepared a range of activities including traditional games, festivals, and discounts on tours for citizens to enjoy. Programs such as jegi chagi and Tuho Nori will be available at Yeongildae Beach, the Gyeongju Art Center, Cheomseongdae, Daerungwon, and the Andong Hahoe Village.


Free admission will be offered at World Heritage sites like the Yangdong Village and Bongjeongsa. Museums offering discounts include the Andong Municipal Folk Museum and the Yeongju Museum. Visitors wearing hanboks can receive free admission to the Gyeongju Daerungwon and Wolji Guests at hotels and resorts in Bomun, Gyeongju can get discounts for nearby tourist attractions.

 

The 2018 Pohang Steel Art Festival will take place from September 15th for one month. Special events such as a welcome home concert (Po-Hang), traditional music performance (Gyeongju, Yeongju) and traditional entertainment festival (Gumi) will be showcased. Families can create unforgettable memories with the Shilla Moonlight and Moonkyung Saejae Moonlight Love trips. The Gyeongbuk provincial government will host K-Pop, traditional music, acoustic guitar, magic, and Nanta performances on the 22nd, 23rd, and 25th. “A Small Theater” will screen films for families and children from the 22nd to 26th. Eco-friendly areas such as the Wangpicheon Valley in Uljin County and Firefly Park await tourists. The four course Wangpicheon Valley Trail encompasses mountains and valleys, and visitors can tour the slash and burn farms. The Firefly Park’s unique habitat has been designated as a special eco-friendly zone by the government.

Daegu… Kim Kwag-suk Street’s 6 Concerts

The Daegu Jung-gu office will organize a variety of events from the 22nd to 26th for people returning home during Chuseok. The Modern History Experience Hall will present traditional folk games such as Yut Nori, while the Hyangchon Cultural Center gives people the chance to witness the story of Hyangchon-dong with images, panels, and models. Guests can wear Korean hanboks and school uniforms and try traditional Korean games. There will be various outdoor stages at Kim Kwang-suk Street and Dongseong-ro. The Kim Kwang-suk Story House attracts 1.4 million tourists every year. Also, the Kim Kwang-suk concert house will feature 6 stages, while Dongseong-ro will host 7 concerts including a charity event from the 21st to 26th.

100 lucky tourists participating in the Daegu Modern Culture Alley Tour will receive gifts.

Reporter Park Young-chae ycpark@msnet.co.kr 

Reporter Lee Tong-won tong@msnet.co.kr

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