The 37th National Jeonju Daesaseup is taking place from June 8th through 11th at Gyeonggijeon Shrine and Jeonju Hanok Village.
Daesaseup is a festival where traditional arts performers from around the country compete in such categories as pansori (traditional narrative singing), giak (instrumental music), nongak (farmer’s percussion music), and many more. This year, the competition is divided into the adults’ and children’s sections. The preliminary rounds are held throughout Jeonju Hanok Village, and the final round for each section will take place on the special stage of Gyeonggijoen Shrine. In addition, there will be several other music programs showcasing diverse genres of Korean music.
All of the festival programs are free of charge; Gyeonggijeon Shrine is open to the public from June 9th through 11th.