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Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)

  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)
  • Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)

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Period
09.29.2017 ~ 10.02.2017
Address
112, Bongyang-ri, Jeongseon-eup, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do
강원도 정선군 정선읍 봉양리 112 (정선읍)
Location
Around Jeongseon-eup Arari Park
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-563-2646 (Korean)
Sponsors / Management
Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do / Jeongseon Arirang Festival Committee
Introduction
Jeongseon Arirang Festival is an annual festival usually held in October in effort to preserve and develop "Jeongseon Arirang," an intangible cultural heritage.

Many events and programs are held, with the festival's main event being the performance of "Arirang" folk song. Variations of "Arirang" from different regions will also be performed.
Programs
- Opening ceremony, theme performance, singing contest, subsidiary event and performance, traditional cultural experience, modern culture experience, traditional culture interchange, original performance, exhibitions, promotions, etc.
* Refer to the website for more details.
Admission/Participation Fees
Free
Additional Events
- Jeongseon Arirang calligraphy exhibition, national writing contest, drawing contest, children’s art madang, dance contest, K-POP dance competition, archery contest, students’ music performance, Nakdong farming music performance, fusion Korean music performance, musical, multicultural food and traditional costume experience, etc.
Age Limit
Open to visitors of all ages
Transportation
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Jeongseon.
(7:10-18:55, departs every 1hr~1hr 30min / est. travel time: 3hrs 30min)

From Jeongseon Terminal, take a taxi to the festival grounds. (5-10min)
Homepage
www.arirangfestival.kr (Korean only)