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Let's Rock Festival (렛츠락페스티벌)

Let's Rock Festival (렛츠락페스티벌)

8699     2022-10-26

162, Hangangnanji-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Let's Rock Festival started in 2007 as one of the largest urban music festivals. The festival celebrates the start of fall with musicians from dynamic genres, along with activities, food vendors, and more.

Hanseong Baekje Cultural Festival (한성백제문화제)

Hanseong Baekje Cultural Festival (한성백제문화제)

33446     2022-10-26

326 , Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-2147-2800

The Hanseong Baekje Cultural Festival celebrates the history and culture of the Hanseong era of the Baekje dynasty when their capital was in Seoul. The festival is held around the Mongchontoseong Fortress area, known to be a remnant of the Baekje capital. The festival features various folk performances, musicals, family concerts, food, and more.

Royal Culture Festival (궁중문화축전)

Royal Culture Festival (궁중문화축전)

24910     2022-10-26

161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-3210-4683

The Royal Culture festival is held at the five Royal Palaces, Jongmyo Shrine, and Sajikdan Altar. The festival first began in 2014 and allows visitors to get firsthand knowledge of these important cultural heritages through unique performances, exhibitions, experiences and programs.

Hyo Culture Ppuri Festival (대전 효문화뿌리축제)

14410     2022-10-24

47 , Ppurigongwon-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-42-606-6290

Hyo Culture Ppuri Festival is dedicated to finding the roots of ancestry of unique family clans and learning the traditional filial piety. The festival's venue Ppuri Park was opened in 1997 as a family-friendly park to raise awareness on recognizing the importance of ancenstral roots. The park has a statue dedicated to 136 unique family clans, tracing their origins. Korea Genealogy Museum is also at this park, preserving genealogy archives.

Yeoju Ogok Naru Festival (여주오곡나루축제)

Yeoju Ogok Naru Festival (여주오곡나루축제)

28775     2022-10-24

7 , Silleuksa-gil, Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-881-9668

Yeoju Ogok Naru Festival is a great place for visitors to see Yeoju's local agricultural products, such as rice and sweet potatoes. Various activities and events for the whole family are available as well as a market where visitors can buy local products at affordable prices.

Daejeon Science Festival (대전사이언스페스티벌)

Daejeon Science Festival (대전사이언스페스티벌)

6941     2022-10-24

87, Expo-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-42-250-1452

Daejeon Science Festival takes place in the heart of Korea's science and information technology hub. The festival provides a chance for visitors to experience advanced technology as well as increase their imagination. In addition to science, the festival also includes elements from the field of literature for a well-rounded chance to learn and explore. Children will especially love the many hands-on activities available during the festival.

Busan APP WORLD TOUR (부산개최 APP WORLD TOUR 국제대회 이벤트)

Busan APP WORLD TOUR (부산개최 APP WORLD TOUR 국제대회 이벤트)

0     2022-10-21

219, Gwanganhaebyeon-ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-6677-1499

APP World Tour is an international competition for developing various water sports. APP hosts the World Tour in large cities around the globe to raise the accessibility of SUP. In addition, they aim to provide contests for people of all ages and skill levels to enjoy. APP World Tour has pro-amateur races to beginner-level races as well as SUP yoga and lessons for children making it enjoyable for participants and the audience. APP aims to have a positive influence through sports. As a part of this, they host environment conservation campaigns for cleaning the sea. 

Global Innovator Festa (글로벌 이노베이터 페스타)

Global Innovator Festa (글로벌 이노베이터 페스타)

0     2022-10-20

10, Exco-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-53-655-5604

Global Innovator Festa is the largest convergence start-up event in Korea held every year in Daegu. Major programs include start-up competitions, guest lectures and talk concerts by global innovators, startup fairs and VC investment consultations, and local tourism and cultural experiences. In the contest, you can participate in the on-site final competition after receiving the application through the event website and reviewing the budget.

Gwangju Royal Ceramic Festival (광주 왕실도자기축제)

9111     2022-10-20

727, Gyeongchung-daero, Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-760-1714

Gwangju Royal Ceramic Festival is held annually in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do where royal ceramic was first created during Joseon dynasty. The festival first took place in 1998, and offers various programs such as performances, exhibitions, and hands-on activities. With a performance-centered opening ceremony, it is expected to boost the ambience with varied performances, traditional music, dance and living statue.

Busan International Rock Festival (부산국제록페스티벌)

Busan International Rock Festival (부산국제록페스티벌)

23645     2022-10-17

Samnak-dong, Sasang-gu, Busan
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-51-713-5000,
+82-51-713-5051, 5053

Busan International Rock Festival is a leading music festival in Korea, representing the openness and youth of the coastal city of Busan. The festival is organized with the goals of discovering new musical talent, revitalizing the music industry, and celebrating indie bands.

Along with the international film festival in October, the Busan International Rock Festival has played a vital role in promoting the artistic affluence of Busan, the largest port city in South Korea. The festival is widely recognized as strengthening ties between renowned musicians worldwide. It is a fun and widely attended event that is a must-see for any rock music fan in Korea.