Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Korea's Festivals and Events in April 2018

No day can go wasted in spring! Here are 7 things you can consider doing in April.

The 10th Palgongsan Cherry Blossom Festival

The final hurrah of Daegu’s cherry blossom celebration can be found at Palgongsan Mountain. Whereas cherry blossoms in most parts of Daegu have dropped to the ground already, the tress in the mountainside has just started to reach full bloom last weekend.
  Date: April 11 - 15
  Location: The Fountain Plaza in Palgonsan Donghwa Section (팔공산 동화지구 분수대 특설무대)
  Address: 3, Palgongsan-ro 199-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구 동구 팔공산로 199 3
*The address above is for a building near the venue.

Hajungdo Yuchae Flower Festival

The end of cherry blossoms is truly sad. However, it also means the beginning of bright yellow floral delight, Yuchae Flower! Come out to Hajungdo Island and enjoy the ethereal scene. If you can find yourself during the festival season, you will entertained by a number of events such as busking, magic show, photography exhibition and other hand-on experiences. 
  Date: April 14- 15
*The field is open to public from now to May 7
  Location: Hajungdo Island (하중도)
  Address: 681-1 Nogok-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu
  Address(KR): 대구 북구 노곡동 681-1

Biseulsan Azalea Festival

Throughout the year, Daegu Travel is asked about many popular festivals like the Lantern festival. Biseulsan Azalea Flowers are the top 3 most frequently asked tourist attractions among foreigners. Due to the warmer spring this year, the festival starts sooner than last year.
  Date: April 21 – 22
*Blossoms are supposed to last for a week and start to wane afterwards.
  Location: Biseulsan Mountain
  Address: 230, Hyuyangnim-gil, Yuga-myeon, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
  Address(KR): 대구 달서구 유가면 휴양림길 230

Eworld Tulip Festival

Image: Eworld

Can you imagine an amusement park decorated with 1 million tulips? Colorful tulips can be found in Eworld if you visit from now to April 22.
  Date: Now – April 22
  Location: Eworld
  Address: 200, Duryugongwon-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구 달서구 두류공원로 200

Spring Symphony at Cheongna Hill

Flowers stimulate our eyes and noses. It’s time to entertain our ears with spring music! As a part of Spring Travel Week, Spring Symphony at Cheongna Hill takes place at.. as you can tell, Cheongna Hill, one of the most popular spots in downtown.
  Date: April 28 and May 5
  Hours: 14:00 – 15:30
  Location: Cheongna Hill
  Address: 2029, Dalgubeol-daero, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 중구 달구벌대로 2029

The Musical “Empress Myeongseong”

A Korean musical, Empress myeongseong, is finally arriving in Daegu! The very first show was performed in 1995 and was also showcased in Japan, New York, LA, London and Toronto.
  Date: April 19 – 22
  Location: Keimyeong Art Center
  Address: 1095, Dalgubeol-daero, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구 달서구 달구벌대로 1095
  Ticket: can be purchased on Interpark

The Play “Silly but Romantic”

If you are a romantic comedy fan, check out a Korean play called Silly but Romantic.
  Date: Now – April 29
  Location: Yeoubyeol Art Hall (여우별 아트홀)
  Address: 대구 중구 동성로3 35 (4F)
  Address(KR): 대구 중구 동성로3 35 자이유 4