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[Korea] Hwaseong Fortress Takes Center Stage at Theatre Festival May 24

[Photo Credit: Suwon Cultural Foundation Festival Planning Bureau]

Marking its 17th year, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress Theatre Festival 2013 will be held at the square of Hwaseong Fortress [UNESCO World Heritage], in Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do Province from May 24 to 28.

The Suwon Cultural Foundation Festival Planning Bureau has brought in international works of art from eight countries including Australia, Spain, and Germany for this year’s festival. These international works of art will be shown along with seven Korean plays that were selected through a contest. A Korean group will open the festival with a vocal performance of Edith Piaf’s “Hymne a l’amour,” with songs, tap dance, ballet and other types of dances to follow. A range of hands-on programs will also be available for the participation of visitors.

Outdoor performances are free of charge, while there will be a 20,000 won admission fee for each of the three performances held at Art Hall of KBS Suwon Studio.

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<Suwon Hwaseong Fortress Theatre Festival 2013>
Venue: Areas around the square of Hwaseong Fortress [UNESCO World Heritage Site] in Paldal-gu Suwon-si Gyeonggi-do
Period: May 24 – 28, 2013
Charged Performances
 Programs Date & Time Venue Price
<Climb a Willow to the Palace of the Sea King> May 24 11:00
& 16:00
Art Hall of KBS Suwon Studio

 

20,000 won each

 

<The Smallest Frog Prince in the World> May 26 14:00
& 17:00
<The Backyard Story> May 28 11:00
& 16:00
Ticket Purchase: Reservation is available through online website and phone/ Tickets can be purchased on-site
Online Ticket Purchase (Korean)
Homepage: Suwon Hwaseong Fortress Theatre Festival 2013 http://www.suwontheatre.or.kr (Korean, English)
Suwon Cultural Foundation Festival Planning Bureau http://www.swcf.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Inquiries: +82-31-290-3593 (Korean, English)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Courtesy of Suwon Cultural Foundation Festival Planning Bureau

Date
05/14/2013
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