Wednesday, April 27, 2016

May 2016, Upcoming Spring Festivals and Events in Daegu Dongseongro Downtown of South Korea

May 2016, Upcoming Spring Festivals and Events in Daegu Dongseongro Downtown of South Korea
2016 Upcoming Spring Festivals and Events in Daegu Dongseongro Downtown

With the arrival of the fresh springtime air, Daegu awakens to warmer weather and longer, sun-soaked days. In May, this colorful city will be full of exciting festivals and events. 
The best part is that most of these events take place within walking distance of most Daegu’s downtown ‘Dongseongro’.
Check the festival schedule below for your travel plan!

1. Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival

  • Date : May 4 to 8 2016
  • Venue : Yangnyeongsi, Jung-gu, Daegu (Banwoldang station, Subway line 1)
  • Major Program : Healing concert, Korean traditional wedding performance, Singing contest, etc

2. Colorful Merrymaking at the Dalgubeol Lantern Festival 

  • Date : May 4 to 8 2016
  • Venue : Along the Sincheon river (551-8, Jung-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu, Korea)
  • Program : Exhibition of traditional lanterns, Lanterns floating, Cultural performances, Cultural activities, etc

3. Daegu Colorful Festival 

  • Date : May 7 to 8 2016
  • Time : 1pm to 11pm
  • Venue : Gukchaebosangro Area (Seoseong intersection ~ Jonggak intersection : Daegu Subway line 2. Banwoldang or Jungangro Station)
  • Program : Colorful parade, Colorful chalk art, Street art(busking, musical), Colorful events, etc
[Colorful Parade]
Parade Contest : Sat, May 7 2016, from 18pm
Winner’s Performance : Sun, May 8 2016, from 18pm 

[Colorful Chalk Art] 
Sat, May 7 2016, from 13pm~17pm


4. Daegu Dongseong Festival

  • Date : May 13 to 15 2016
  • Venue : Dongseongro downtown area (Daegu Subway line 2. Banwoldang or Jungangro Station)
  • Program : Beauty flea market, culture experience events, singing contest, DJ festival, beauty show, jewelry fashion show, jewelry auction, busking, etc