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Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (부천 국제판타스틱영화제)

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (부천 국제판타스틱영화제)

23047     2021-06-22

210, Gilju-ro, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-32-327-6313

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) has grown by leaps and became the most representative festival of Bucheon. BIFAN hosts creative and futuristic programs that appeal to the general public as well as provides opportunities to see movies of diverse genres in a whole new perspective. BIFAN has maintained a long-term partnership with the European Fantasy Film Festivals Federation and Yubari Fantastic Film Festival and received recognition as one of Asia's largest fantastic film festivals.

Gyeongnam Goseong Dinosaur World Expo (경남고성공룡세계엑스포)

Gyeongnam Goseong Dinosaur World Expo (경남고성공룡세계엑스포)

17065     2021-06-22

1116, Danghangman-ro, Goseong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-55-670-3816

Gyeongnam Goseong Dinosaur World Expo takes place in the area of Danghangpo Tourist Resort, where visitors can meet dinosaurs in many different ways. The festival operates various exhibitions and hands-on program facilities including Dinosaur Hill, Character Hall, Dinosaurs Footprint Fossil Hall, AR/VR Hall and more. Many events, activities and parades are also planned for additional fun.

Seoul Fringe Festival (서울프린지페스티벌)

Seoul Fringe Festival (서울프린지페스티벌)

21333     2021-06-22

87, Jeungsan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-325-8250

Seoul Fringe Festival has been held every summer annually since 1998. The festival is open to artists of all genres, from dnace to music and media art. Due to the open style and non-competative element of the festival, artists and festival-goes alike are free to express themselves however they choose.

Pyeongchang Trout Festival (평창송어축제)

Pyeongchang Trout Festival (평창송어축제)

126818     2021-06-22

3562, Gyeonggang-ro, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-33-336-4000

The Pyeongchang Trout Festival takes place during winter in Pyeongchang, 700 meters above sea level. Visitors to the festival can enjoy a variety of programs including ice and lure fishing for trout, snow programs, ice programs, folk programs, and more. Any trout caught from ice fishing and lure fishing can be prepared right away in different dishes at a nearby restaurant.

Hyoseok Cultural Festival (평창효석문화제)

Hyoseok Cultural Festival (평창효석문화제)

38613     2021-06-22

157, Ihyoseok-gil, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-33-335-2323~4

Hyoseok Cultural Festival is held to commemorate Korean writer Lee Hyo-seok and his popular novel "When Buckwheat Flowers Bloom," which mainly takes place in Bongpyeong. The festival offers diverse programs inspired by the book, allowing visitors to explore the author's work as well as the beauty of Bongpyeong with its buckweat flowers in full bloom. Visitors can also get to know more about the author by visiting the Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village and the Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Hall located near the festival venue.

D. Festa: Daehakro Street Performance Festival (대학로 거리공연축제)

D. Festa: Daehakro Street Performance Festival (대학로 거리공연축제)

38563     2021-06-22

1, Daehak-ro 8-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-741-4188

Started in 2015, Daehakro Street Performance Festival provides various performances including plays, dances, mimes and more. The festival aims to provide hope and changes in daily life through diverse performances.

Daegu International Musical Festival (대구국제뮤지컬페스티벌)

Daegu International Musical Festival (대구국제뮤지컬페스티벌)

26481     2021-06-22

Online
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-53-622-1945

Daegu International Musical Festival (DIMF) offers various musical programs including performances and events.

Seoul Photo Festival (서울사진축제)

Seoul Photo Festival (서울사진축제)

13925     2021-06-21

1238, Dongil-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-706-6751

Seoul Photo Festival is held as a special exhibition at Buk-Seoul Museum of Art. The festival also includes a series of workshops aimed at evaluating and communicating with local photo art galleries as well as exploring the current state of the changing environment and society and its effect on photography.

Everland Summer Water Fun (에버랜드 썸머워터펀)

Everland Summer Water Fun (에버랜드 썸머워터펀)

14173     2021-06-18

199, Everland-ro, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-320-5000

Since first running in 2005, Everland's Summer Water Fun festival has made Everland one of the most popular summer attractions. The festival is packed with various programs like water shows, light shows, and game activities for visitors to enjoy.

Daegu Chimac Festival (대구치맥페스티벌)

Daegu Chimac Festival (대구치맥페스티벌)

45015     2021-06-18

36, Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-53-248-9998

Daegu Chimac Festival celebrates what Koreans love to enjoy, chicken with beer, and takes place at Duryu Park in Dalseo-gu, Daegu. The term "chimac" is a portmanteau of chicken and maekju, the Korean word for beer. The festival includes performances and EDM parties, making the entire festival overflow with youthful energy.

Chuncheon Puppet Festival (춘천인형극제)

13679     2021-06-22

3017, Yeongseo-ro, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-33-242-8452

Chuncheon Puppet Festival first began in September 1989 and has now developed into the largest puppet festival in Asia attracting performers and visitors from all over the world. Visitors can enjoy four seasons of the festival at various locations throughout the city.

Busan International Tea & Craft Fair (부산국제차공예박람회)

3742     2021-06-21

55, APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-51-740-7705~7

The Busan International Tea & Craft Fair takes place at BEXCO in Busan. The exhibition items include tea (green tea, black tea, puer tea, etc.), tea processing products, pottery, fiber crafts, woodcrafts, metal crafts, and more. The fair is held with the aim of vitalizing the tea and craft culture industries and expanding their market base. Participating businesses can promote their products through PR and marketing activities, while visitors can obtain information on tea and craftwork. At the “Tea of the Day” event, visitors can sample all the recommended tea from the participating companies at a single location.