Jeongseon Arirang Festival

Jeongseon Arirang is the regional variety of Arirang, Korea’s best-known folk song, native to Jeongseon area of Gangwon-do. A 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. Participatory events are open to public participation, including Jeongseon Arirang singing competition, reenctment of Ttetmok Arari and a local dialect contest.

• Admission/Participation Fees: Free
• Period: 29th Sep - 2nd Oct 2017
• Address: 112, Bongyang-ri, Jeongseon-eup, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do
• Transportation:
From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Jeongseon. From Jeongseon Terminal, take a taxi to the festival grounds. (5-10min)

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