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Ansan Kim Hongdo Festival
Celebrate the life and artistry of Ansan Kim Hongdo at the annual Kim Hong-do Festival in Ansan, taking place from October 6th to 8th. This community-driven event features a wide range of programs, including street art museums, street theater, and cultural experiences, all paying tribute to the city’s cultural heritage.
- Date(s): October 6, 2023, to October 8, 2023
- Location: Hwarang Park, Choji-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan, Gyeonggi Province
- Admission Fees: Free
- Official Homepage: kimhongdofestival
Every October, the city of Ansan comes alive with the vibrant Kim Hong-do Festival held at Hwarang Park. This festival pays tribute to Kim Hong-do, a prominent figure in Ansan’s cultural heritage, and offers diverse festival content that explores his life and works. It’s a community-driven festival where local artists and residents collaborate to create a unique cultural experience.
Additionally, a variety of programs provide opportunities to connect with Ansan’s cultural heritage and arts. Performances by local artists and reinterpretations of Kim Hong-do’s works illuminate the autumn nights at Hwarang Park. Visitors can also enjoy a food market showcasing local agricultural products and a lively market filled with entertainment.
Key Highlights of the Festival:
- “Kim Hong-do Art Museum on the Streets”
- “Danwongak Media Facade”
- “Kim Hong-do Street Theater”
- “Kim Hong-do Village Experience”
- “Traditional Playground”
- Local artist performances
- Interpretations of Kim Hong-do’s works
- Food market with local agricultural products
- Lively entertainment market
- For inquiries about Ansan Kim Hongdo, contact the Ansan City Office at 031-481-3511.
Ansan City Office
[ Data & Image Source: Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) ]
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