Jeongseon Arirang Festival, South Korea

Hi all, how's life ? today I'm going to write about Jeongseon Arirang . What is Jeongseon Arirang ? well, Jeongseon Arirang is the regional variety of Arirang, Korea's best-known folk song, native to Jeongseon area of Gangwon-do.
Jeongseon Arirang Festival, South Korea
Jeongseon Arirang festival is held every year in homage to his folk song, designated as Gangwondo Intangible Cultural Heritage No.1, Jeongseon Arirang Festival inaugurates with a costumed parade and street folk performances. The performance of Jeongseon Arirang, the main highlight of the festival, is followed by a variety of other folk performances, cultural events and sporting events. 
Jeongseon Arirang Festival, South Korea
The best was, participatory events are open to public participation, including Jeongseon Aririang singing competition, reenctment of Ttetmok Arari and a local dialect contest which mans you also can join !. Interesting !
Jeongseon Arirang Festival, South Korea
It is free admission and it is located at : 112, Bongyang-ri, Jeogseon-eup, Gangwon-do. You can take a transport from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an Intercity bus to Jeongseon. If your are from Jeongseon terminal, take a taxi to the festival grounds and it takes about 5-10 minutes. Easy ? yeah... it will be happen on 29 September until 02 October 2017. 


Jeongseon Arirang Festival, South Korea Jeongseon Arirang Festival, South Korea Reviewed by Precious Cla on 16.9.17 Rating: 5

3 comments:

Miera Nadhirah Tan said...

this is so much fun... I wish I can witness it someday.. love the dance and those mascots look oh so cute

lamees moemen said...

This looks so interesting for family with kids. I am so curious lately about the korean culture after having my daughter practicing taewkondo

Anonymous said...

Wow... Great fun

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