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[Korea] Korean Performing Arts Festival “Welcome Daehakro” Opens

  • Date09/27/2021
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Photo: 2021 Welcome Daehakro performing arts festival (credit: Welcome Daehakro)

Korea’s representative performing arts festival, “Welcome Daehakro,” is taking place in the area of Daehangno and Jongno-gu from September 27 to October 29.

Welcome Daehakro is held every fall and aims to provide tourists with the opportunity to enjoy a variety of performing arts styles and genres such as nonverbal, traditional, musicals, plays and more.

This year’s festival features the addition of the online program Welcome K-Stage, through which people all over the world can watch performances. The program runs on the last Friday of the month from July to November, airing 20:00-24:00 KST.

The opening ceremony, Welcome Show, will also be streamed online through YouTube on September 27. The ceremony will be hosted by actress Park So-dam, the honorary ambassador of performing arts tourism in Korea.

Many more programs, both online and offline, will be available exclusively during the festival period.

More Info

2021 Welcome Daehakro

September 27 – October 29
* Welcome Theater performances available September 16 – November 14
Online programs (Special Events)
- Fan Meet-up with Hallyu Musical Stars: Listen to the singing and stories of popular musical actors
- Music concert STUDIO LIVE: Featuring the lives of artists
- Talk concert LIVE TALK: Behind-the-scene stories of performances
- Mini concert ROOFTOP LIVE: Songs and performances from steady-seller performances
* Online programs are planned to be aired live through the official Welcome Daehakro YouTube channel, but the online platform is subject to change
Offline programs (Welcome Theater)
- Period: September 16 – November 14
- Venue: Seokyeong University Theater Arts Center SKON 1 & 2
- Musicals: Pirate, Le Petit Prince, Black Mary Poppins, Every Show’s a First Today, The Blue Fairy, The Last Man, The Brothers Karamazov
- Concert: Pimatgol Sonata, a Mini Concert
- Play: Almost Maine
- Reservations: Available on the official Welcome Daehakro website
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