Thursday, December 29, 2016

Koreans' Bell-Ringing Ceremony For 2017 In Daegu, South Korea :: Let's Welcome 2017 With Daegu City

To Say Hello To 2017
Korea's Bell-Ringing Ceremony In Daegu

'Flag of Festival' by Wonseon Lee
Award-winning work for 2016 Daegu Tourism Photo Contest

How did you spend your 2016? Probably some were good, and some were bad. 
Daegu will hold a bell-ringing ceremony to welcome happy 2017 in New Year's eve at Gukchae-bosang Memorial Park.


Gukchae-bosang Memorial Park

In some Asian country, there are 12 animals which are symbols of each year. 2016's symbol was monkey and 2017's is rooster-especially Red Rooster. If you attend this event, you can see a huge balloon like an egg, get a LED cockscomb hair band.


There will be exciting fireworks and a celebration stage with C Jamm(Korea Hip-hop Singer).
Please be with Daegu for a bell-ringing ceremony and say hello to 2017. 


■ Date: From 10:00 pm, December 31 2016
■ VenueIn front of the stage of belfry at Gukchae-bosang Memorial Park in Daegu
 Slogan: 2017's Hopeful Eco, Shiny citizen, New Daegu!
■ Program
Time
Events 
Celebration
(22:00~23:55) 
·Welcome Event(Wish Egg, LED hair band)
·Performance
·Hip-hop Singer ‘C Jamm’, Media 
Bell-Ringing
(23:55~00:15) 
·Parade
·Bell-ringing
·New Year Interview
·New Year Message
Performance
(00:15~00:30) 
·Citizen Chorus
·Fireworks

■ Traffic Information
   Subway service will be extended on Sunday, January 1, 2017
    - Banwoldang Station last departure time 1:15 am
    - Myeongdeok Station last departure time 1:30 am
    - Sinnam Station last departure time 1:34 am
※Gukchae-bosang ro, and Dongdeok ro will be closed from 11 pm, Sat, Dec 31, 2016 to 1:00 am, Sun, Jan 2017.
 Address: 670, Gukchaebosang-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea