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Korean performing arts festival “Welcome Daehakro” opens

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Tue, 09/28/2021 - 04:08
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Welcome Daehakro is held every fall and aims to provide tourists with the opportunity to enjoy a variety of performing arts styles and genres.

Korea’s representative performing arts festival, “Welcome Daehakro,” is taking place in the area of Daehangno and Jongno-gu from September 27 to October 29.

Welcome Daehakro is held every fall and aims to provide tourists with the opportunity to enjoy a variety of performing arts styles and genres such as nonverbal, traditional, musicals, plays and more.

This year’s festival features the addition of the online program Welcome K-Stage, through which people all over the world can watch performances. The program runs on the last Friday of the month from July to November, airing 20:00-24:00 KST.

The opening ceremony, Welcome Show, will also be streamed online through YouTube on September 27. The ceremony will be hosted by actress Park So-dam, the honorary ambassador of performing arts tourism in Korea.

Many more programs, both online and offline, will be available exclusively during the festival period.

2021 Welcome Daehakro

Period: September 27 – October 29

* Welcome Theater performances available September 16 – November 14

Online programs (Special Events)

  • Fan Meet-up with Hallyu Musical Stars: Listen to the singing and stories of popular musical actors
  • Music concert STUDIO LIVE: Featuring the lives of artists
  • Talk concert LIVE TALK: Behind-the-scene stories of performances
  • Mini concert ROOFTOP LIVE: Songs and performances from steady-seller performances

* Online programs are planned to be aired live through the official Welcome Daehakro YouTube channel, but the online platform is subject to change

Offline programs (Welcome Theater)

  • Period: September 16 – November 14
  • Venue: Seokyeong University Theater Arts Center SKON 1 & 2
  • Musicals: Pirate, Le Petit Prince, Black Mary Poppins, Every Show’s a First Today, The Blue Fairy, The Last Man, The Brothers Karamazov
  • Concert: Pimatgol Sonata, a Mini Concert
  • Play: Almost Maine

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