Photo: Colorful Parade at 2018 Daegu Colorful Festival (Credit: Daegu Foundation for Culture)
Daegu Colorful Festival with the theme “Colorful Shouts of Freedom” will be held May 4-5. As a performance art festival, visitors will be met with various street art performances, as well as witness the biggest street parade in Korea.
An eve event will kick off the festival at 19:00 on May 3 with parade performances from various international groups as well as congratulatory performances by popular singers at an outdoor stage on Dongseong-ro. The main festival will be held May 4-5 featuring a colorful parade, street performances, art market, food trucks and more.
Colorful Parade, running from Jungang 4-way Intersection to Jonggak 4-way Intersection, will be divided into 3 sections (RED, GREEN, and BLUE zones) featuring a giant LED screen and 1,000 seats per section for visitors to enjoy the parade comfortably. This year’s parade will include international teams from Japan, China, Russia, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and more, as well as, domestic teams totaling over 5,000 participants, making it Asia’s biggest street parade.
Information courtesy of Daegu Foundation for Culture