Wednesday, April 6, 2016

2016 Mt.Biseulsan Azalea Cultural Festival, a Major Regional Festival of Daegu South Korea, You Can’t Miss!

2016 Mt.Biseulsan Azalea Cultural Festival, a Major Regional Festival of Daegu South Korea, You Can’t Miss!
2016 The 20th Mountain Biseul Azalea Cultural Festival


One of the biggest annual spring festivals of Daegu will be held from April 23 to May 1, 2016.
It is the Mountain Biseul Azalea Cultural Festival, a major regional festival attracting visitors from all over the country.


△ 2015 Mt.Biseulsan Azalea Cultural Festival

In April every year, the azalea habitat area near the peak of Mountain Biseul gets dyed entirely deep-pink, which is spreading the ecstatic scenery. It is a just absolutely magnificent view that visitors can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the scene from the mountain top.



△ 2015 Mt.Biseulsan Azalea Cultural Festival

The 2016 Mt.Biseul(Biseulsan) Azalea Cultural Festival will feature various events such as street performances, live folk songs, a singing contest, a walkathon that visitors can take part in.



For more information, visitors usually walk about 2hrs from the natural recreation forest entrance to get to the azalea habitat but you can easily get to the habitat by Biseulsan Firefly Electric Car, the Mt.Biseul’s transportation, operating between the natural recreation forest entrance and Daegyeonsa temple. From the Daegyeonsa temple, it only takes about 20mins to the habitat on foot.


△ 2015 Mt.Biseulsan Azalea Cultural Festival


2016 Mountain Biseul Azalea Cultural Festival
  • Dates : April 23 through May 1, 2016 (9 days)
  • Venue : Mt.Biseul crest and whole area of natural recreation forest 
  • Address : 230, Hyuyangnim-gil, Yuga-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  • Schedule
Time/Date
Apr 23(Sat)
Apr 24(Sun)
Apr 25(Mon) to 29(Fri)
Apr 30(Sat)
May 1(Sun
10:00 – 10:30
Ritual for mountain god
Walkathon
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10:30 – 12:00
Auto camping site opening ceremony
Azalea dynamic dancing
Azalea live folk song
Azalea fest
13:00 – 15:00
Opening ceremony
Azalea music wide
Azalea fringe fest (Apr 25 -27)
Azalea contest with MC ‘Songhae’
Azalea 7080 youth concert
15:00 – 16:00
Biseul busking festival


Biseulsan Firefly Electric Car
  • Fare : Adult 5,000 KRW / Child 3,000 KRW (one-way)
  • Operating hours : 9:20am to 17:00pm (operating from 9:10am during weekends)
  • Run route : Biseulsan natural recreation forest ↔ Daegyeonsa temple (5.8km one-way)

How to get to Mt.Biseul Azalea Cultural Festival?
  • From Dongdaegu Station by Car : 1hr 10mins
  • From Dongdaegu Station by Public Transportation : 2 hrs 30mins
- From Daegu : Take bus number 600 or Dalseong5 heading to Biseulsan natural recreation forest  (during weekends only)
- From Daegu national science museum : Take a bus heading to the Biseulan natural recreational forest entrance at the bus stop nearby Daegu national science museum’s temporary parking lot. (Bus running from 9:00am to 18:00pm during the festival weekends only)