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Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2023

May 26 May 28 KST

Pohang International Fireworks

Festival Summary

  • Dates: May 26 to May 28, 2023
  • Location: Haedo-dong, Nam-gu, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • Admission Fee: Free
Street Parade in Pohang International Fireworks Festival
Street Parade in Pohang International Fireworks Festival

General Information

Dive into an enchanting world of light and fire at the Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2023. Renowned as one of the three major fireworks festivals in Korea and a representative cultural tourism event of Pohang, known as the ‘City of Fire and Light’, this festival promises a spectacular fireworks display against the unique backdrop of the only POSCO night view in the country and the picturesque East Sea coast. The event brings together the best national and international fireworks teams, ensuring an unforgettable fantasy of lights. Notably, this festival has been selected as one of the “Top 100 K-Culture Tourism Events” for the ‘Year of Visit Korea 2023-2024’.

Pohang International Fireworks Festival Performance
Street Parade in Pohang International Fireworks Festival

Key Highlights of the Festival

  • International Fireworks Show: The festival features an unrivaled fireworks display crafted by one local and three international teams, making it one of the most grandiose shows in the country.
  • Citizen Design Fireworks Show: This unique segment allows the citizens themselves to design the fireworks, bringing their ideas to life on site.
  • Light Theme Zone: The entire city transforms into a theme zone centered around the concepts of fire and light.

Additional Information

  • Light Parade: A performance-style parade involving both citizens and professional organizations.
  • Romantic Light Concert: A concert series designed to add a musical touch to the festival.
  • Fringe Festival: A series of additional cultural events supplementing the main festival.
  • YouTube Busking: A platform for digital musicians to showcase their talent.
  • Various Food Options: The festival also hosts Pohang agricultural and specialty markets, food courts, and light experience/marketing zones, ensuring that your taste buds are as thrilled as your eyes.

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