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Sangju Story Festival (상주이야기축제)

  • Sangju Story Festival (상주이야기축제)
  • Sangju Story Festival (상주이야기축제)
  • Sangju Story Festival (상주이야기축제)
  • Sangju Story Festival (상주이야기축제)
  • Sangju Story Festival (상주이야기축제)

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Period
10.07.2016 ~ 10.09.2016
Address
11-52, Dongsu 2-gil, Sangju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 상주시 북천로 63 (만산동)
Location
Sangju Bukcheon Park
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-537-7201
Sponsors / Management
Sangju-si / Committee of Sangju-si Festival
Introduction
Sangju-si in Gyeongsangbuk-do is known as Gamgoeul (literally "persimmon village") since it exports a large quantity of persimmons annually. Naturally, there are many local stories related to the fruit. Every autumn as persimmons ripen, the city holds a festival to celebrate its specialty and to continue the tradition of telling its Gamgoeul stories.

The Sanju Gamgoeul Story Festival puts on major programs, including an opening ceremony, performances, and various hands-on experience programs.
Programs
- Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony
- Largest Bicycle Parade
- Photo Contest and Exhibition
- Bike Experience Program
- Bike Racing
- Etc.

* Note: program details are subject to change without notice.
Admission/Participation Fees
Free admission / Paid hands-on program
Age Limit
Open to visitors of all age.
Transportation
[Bus]
Take an intercity bus bound for Sangju Intercity Bus Terminal.
Upon exiting from the terminal, walk for about 166m to arrive at Sangju Bus Terminal Bus Stop (상주종합버스터미널) and take local bus going to Sangsan Electronic High School (상산전자고등학교) direction.
Walk for about 2 minutes to arrive at the Bukcheon Park, the main venue of the festival.
Homepage
www.sangjustory.com (Korean only)