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The 6th Healing Music Festival 2014 in Imjingak
The 6th Healing Music Festival 2014 in Imjingak

Writer관리자Date06/27/2014

Enjoy Special Walking Tour in the Splendid Fall in Korea!
Enjoy Special Walking Tour in the Splendid Fall in Korea!

Hosting of the 2014 Pyeonghwanuri-gil Walking Event This fall, the 2014 Pyeonghwanuri-gil (also Pyeonghwanuri Trails) Walking Event will be hosted in Gyeonggi-do, starting in Paju on September 13thand,afterthat,inYeoncheonandGimpoeverytwoweeks.TheeventwillgiveanopportunityforvisitorstowalkalongtheDemilitarizedZone(DMZ),whichisthesymbolofthedividedcountryaswellasthehomeofarich,pristineecologicalsystem. The event also accompanies a special bike tour on the following Sunday to celebrate the opening of the Pyeonghwanuri-gil Bike Trail. Designed to provide visitors with an opportunity to better understand nature, culture, and history of the DMZ, visitors can walk as well as bike in areas normally prohibiting civilian access.  The event will be also run with themes, with Paju for music, Yeoncheon for books, and Gimpo for photos. The event will offer various fun programs for members of social walking clubs and family visitors with children. Such programs will include “busking” performances and “photo spots” reflecting the themes of the venues. A certain amount of money will be accumulated as long as participants walk, and it will be donated to the DMZ Restoration Project, making the event a meaningful occasion for all. Application for participation in the event can be made on the official event website (www.walkyourdmz.com). The number of participants for each event venue will be limited to 500 to 700 (first-come, first-served basis in terms of payment). The participation fee will be 10,000 Won. Participants will also receive souvenirs such as a hiking stick and backpack sponsored by TrekSta as well as an event participation certificate upon completing a route. International visitors can participate in the event as long as they include at least two members and apply for the event as a group; the leader of the group processing the application must be Korean. ❍ Event Venues and Routes s Dates Routes Distance Remarks Paju Saturday, September 13th Pyeonghwanuri-gil Route No. 8: Bangujeong Trail(Imjingak Pavilion → Unification Bridge → Chopyeongdo Island → Jangsan Observatory) 7km Including the Civilian Control Line Sunday, September 14th Imjingak Pavilion → Unification Bridge → 64T → Imjingak Pavilion 17.2km Yeoncheon Saturday, September 27th Pyeonghwanuri-gil Route No. 11: Imjin Jeokbyeok Trail(Gunnam Flood Control Reservoir → Herb Village → Jusangjeolli Cliff) 8km14km   Sunday, September 28th Public Stadium → Youth Campground → Public Stadium 36km Gimpo Saturday, October 11th Pyeonghwanuri-gil Route No. 1: Yeomhagang Iron Fence Trail(Hamsang Park → Deokpojin → Buraedo Island → Hamsang Park) 7km   Sunday, October 12th Sculpture Park → Munsusanseong Fortress → Check Point A → Mir Village → Check Point B → Sculpture Park 23.5km Including the Civilian Control Line ❍ For participation, call 82-31-956-8310.  

Writer관리자Date08/27/2014

2015 LetsRun Park 'Cherry Blossom Night Festival'
2015 LetsRun Park 'Cherry Blossom Night Festival'

Writer관리자Date04/03/2015

2015 Walk Your DMZ
2015 Walk Your DMZ

2015 Walk Your DMZ   Period: March 26 - October 31, 2015   The 2015 Walk Your DMZ will be held under the theme of “Places where peace is near” jointly with movie star Cho Jae-hyun. All proceeds will be used to protect the environment; thus, it will be a good opportunity for citizens to do physical exercises and make a contribution to public service. We encourage you to participate in the event “2015 Walk Your DMZ” as well as meet endorser Cho Jae-hyun while challenging yourself with the 12-course walking path! * Student participants will receive 3 hours of volunteer credit; each of the participants will get a Treksta-sponsored souvenir. Period March 26 - October 31, 2015 Venue Paju, Yeoncheon, Goyang Admission Fee KRW 10,000 - 15,000 per participation Contact +82-31-956-8310 Homepage Application: http://www.walkyourdmz.com   Notice Beginning of Application: Yeoncheon (from Mar. 26 ~), Paju (from Apr. 16 ~), Goyang (from May 18 ~) Number of Participants: 1,000 people per session Main Event Contents: Walking, Offering of Course Completion, Mini-Market (may differ by venue) Courses 1. Yeoncheon: April 25 (Sat.) “Spring Comes to Jusangjeolli Cliff” Course: Imjinmul Saerom Land – Geumguksan Socho (Barrack) – Jusangjeolli Cliff – Imjinmul Saerom Land (10.5km)   2. Paju: May 16 (Sat.) “Flowers Blooming along Imjingang River” Course: Yulgok Marsh Park – Jangsan Observatory – Eco Trail – Yulgok Marsh Park (9km)   3. Goyang: June 13 (Sat.) “Path of Harmony and Sharing” Course: Lake Park – Sinpyeong Socho (Barrack) – Hanggang River Barbed Wire Fence Road – Haengjusanseong Fortress (11km) * The Gimpo Walking Event will be held in October.

Writer관리자Date04/28/2015

Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival
Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival

Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival  Period: February 9 - May 31, 2015 Sumi Village, a famous site in Yangpyeong, is well known for its water, rice and festivals all year round. Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival celebrates the superiority of the region’s strawberries and clean water. Participants can pick their own fresh strawberries at the farms and participate in various activities and programs in the village. Reservation is required.   Period February 9 - May 31, 2015 Address San 48-1, Hwajeon-ri, Yongmun-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do Sumi Village and Strawberry Farm Inquiries +82-31-774-5427, 5431 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00) Fees Fees to each program vary Website Yangpyeong-gun: www.yp21.net   [Program Details] - Yangpyeong Rural Village Experience Program - Strawberry cooking competition and tasting [Registration] - Official website for registration: http://www.ypnadri.com/ - Fees for each program vary. * Please book in advance to participate. No on-site registration is available. [Transportation] Yongmun Station (Gyeonggi Subway Jungang Line), Exit 1 → at Yongmun Bus Terminal, Bus No. 7-7 or 7-3 to Hwajeon 2-ri Village Center

Writer관리자Date05/06/2015

Spring Festival of The Garden of Morning Calm
Spring Festival of The Garden of Morning Calm

Spring Festival of The Garden of Morning Calm Period: April 18 - May 31, 2015   The Garden of Morning Calm is one of Korea’s major botanical gardens that attracts hundreds of thousands visitors from both home and abroad. A mesmerizing spring flower festival has now arrived, showing off the beautiful and vivid colors of thousands of flowers and trees that are in full bloom. Visitors get to experience a breathtaking panoramic view that captures the variety of flowers and will also have the opportunity to participate in exhibitions, educational programs and cultural activities held in the pine grove.     Period April 18 - May 31, 2015 Address 432, Sumogwon-ro, Sang-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do Inquiries +82-1544-6707 Fees Adults: KRW 9,000 /Student: KRW 6,500 / Children: KRW 5,500 Open hours Performance times: 08:30 - 20:30 (Last admission is 19:30.)     [Additional Events] Making natural soap, topiary, wooden pipes in front of the audiovisual room   [Transportation] Cheongpyeong Station (Gyeonchun Line), Exit 1 → Cheongpyeong Bus Terminal. From the terminal, take a bus bound for The Garden of Morning Calm.

Writer관리자Date05/06/2015

Gyeonggi International CeraMIX Biennale
Gyeonggi International CeraMIX Biennale

Gyeonggi International CeraMIX Biennale   Period: April 24 - May 31, 2015   Marking its 15th anniversary this year, Gyeonggi International CeraMIX Biennale has been publicizing the value of Korean ceramics and contributed as being the center of the world’s ceramic art. This year, under the theme of “Color: Ceramic Spectrum”, it is promoting the vast creativity in ceramic art. The “Color” is divided into three categories: distinctive color, meaning new trends and possibilities of ceramic art; multicolor, meaning the hybrid of ceramic art and other art forms; and traditional color depicting the traditional factors of three northeastern Asian nations symbolizing their past, present and future.     Period April 24 - May 31, 2015 Address 167-29, Gyeongchung-daero 2697beon-gil, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do Icheon Cerapia, Gwangju Gonjiam Ceramic Park, Yeoju Dojasesang Inquiries +82-31-631-6501 Open hours 09:30-18:00 / Saturday 09:30-19:00 Website www.kocef.org   Program Details - 40 nations: 100 participants, 120 art pieces - Art events: Special planned event, international competition, international ceramic symposium, workshop - Additional events: Academic program, performance, events, ceramic market   Transportation [To Icheon Cerapia] From the Icheon Intercity Bus Terminal, take a taxi to Icheon Cerapia. (10-15mins.) [To Yeoju Dojasesang ] From the Yeoju Intercity Bus Terminal, take a bus bound for Silleuksa Temple. Get off at Silleuksa Temple and walk 200 m. [To Gyeonggi Ceramics Museum] Gangbyeon Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 1. - Take Bus No. 1113-1 to the Gyeonggi Ceramics Museum.

Writer관리자Date05/06/2015

Yeoju Ceramic Festival
Yeoju Ceramic Festival

Yeoju Ceramic Festival   Period: April 24 - May 17, 2015   The Yeoju Ceramic Festival, with its long history as Korea’s first ceramic festival, has been held since 1990 to promote the excellent quality of ceramics from Yeoju. Over the years, the festival has exhibited unique, high-quality ceramic artwork and products. By hosting the World Ceramics Biennale in 2003 and 2005, it is now internationally recognized as the center of ceramics.   Period April 24 - May 17, 2015 Address 7, Silleuksa-gil, Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do Yeoju Dojasesang (Silleuksa Temple site area) Admission Fee Free Inquiries +82-31-887-2282~4 Website www.yeojuceramic.com     Program Details -Treading on clay - Free -Pottery making - Free -Pottery wheel experience - Free -Fishing using mug cups - KRW 3,000 -Ceramic picture frame making - KRW 10,000 (inclusive of the frame) -Ceramic porcelain painting - KRW 6,000 -12 Chinese zodiac dolls painting – KRW 5,000    Transportation From Yeoju Bus Terminal, take a local bus (bound for Silleuksa Temple) or a taxi to the festival venue. (Travel time: 10-15min.)

Writer관리자Date05/06/2015

Icheon Ceramic Festival
Icheon Ceramic Festival

Icheon Ceramic Festival   Period: April 24 - May 17, 2015   Designated as The City of Handicrafts by UNESCO in 2010, Ichon has been recognized as a city with a long history of ceramic art that dates back to the Bronze Age. You can see celadon emitting its beautiful and intricate green color, white porcelain with the metaphoric beauty of a blank space, grayish-blue-powered celadon revealing simplicity, and many other artistic ceramics and traditional craftworks. Marking its 20th festival, there will be a variety of other dynamic shows, programs, and activities.     Period April 24 - May 17, 2015 Address 306, Gyeongchung-daero 2697beon-gil, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do Seolbong Park Admission Fee Free Inquiries +82-31-638-8609 Website www.ceramic.or.kr   [Hands-on programs] - Ceramic pilgrimage with a Haeju Teacher - Ceramics and calligraphy feast - Ceramic wish bell - Slow mail box - Café - Multicultural experience - Making ceramics   [Performance and event] - Icheon Youth Art Festival - B-boy graffiti contest - Face painting - Nail art - Invitation performance by the military music group - Street performances - Hands-on programs   [Transportation] From Icheon Bus Terminal, take a taxi to Seolbong Park. (10 min.)

Writer관리자Date05/06/2015

Ansan Street Arts Festival
Ansan Street Arts Festival

 Ansan Street Arts Festival   Period: May 1 - May 3, 2015   The Ansan Street Arts Festival, one of the most representative festivities in Ansan, will be held for three days from May 1 to 3 at the Ansan Culture Square. Local and international street art set against unique backdrops will be held. Featuring various activities, performances and experiential programs, the festival attracts many street artists as well as the general public.     Period May 1 - May 3, 2015 Address 3193, Gwangdeok-daero, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do The area of Ansan Culture Square and Multicultural Street in Wongok-dong Admission Fee Free Inquiries +82-31-481-0531 Website http://www.ansanfest.com   Transportation Gojan Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 1. - Transfer to Bus No. 98 or 99-1 and get off at 25 Hours Square (three stops away).

Writer관리자Date05/06/2015

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