DDP Walkway will provide various traditional cultural activities from China, Japan, and Mongolia on April 16 (Sunday).
Tai chi and Karate demonstrations will be performed at the center stage of the DDP Walkway, along with a space for trying on traditional clothing and playing games of China, Japan and Mongolia
Interactive programs and exhibitions by 14 teams of citizen artists will also be offered including caricature drawing, gardening, clay making, and dry flower making. There will also be musical performances such as K-pop cover dance, folk music on the acoustic guitar, and ocarina performance.
Popular programs at DDP Walkway from last year such as ‘Lawn Plaza Rest Area’ and ‘Street Gym’ where people can exercise and have fun, will be offered again this year.
DDP Walkway will host various cultural activities around the world every third Sunday until October this year, excluding July and August.
Diverse world cultures will be introduced from May to October as follows: ‘2017 Seoul Africa Festival’ in May, Latin America in June, Southeast Asia in September, and Europe in October.
Location of DDP Walkway : 310 m stretch of land on Jangchungdan-ro in front of DDP (281, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul)
< Major Programs offered in April at DDP Walkway >
|Category||location||Program Name||Hours of Operation||Description|
|Performance||Opposite side of Apm||Ocarina performance||11:40~12:10||· Ocarina performance group consisting of 4 to 5 group members|
|Yeeumhoe Art Group||12:20~13:00||· K-pop cover dance performance team|
|Haengttung and Friends||13:10~13:50||· Acoustic guitar folk band|
|Tai chi Demonstration||14:00~14:30||· Demonstration group from Korean Taichi Association (15 people)|
|Karate Demonstration||14:50~15:20||· Kyokushin Karate demonstration group (7 people)|
|Yoon Jejun Band||14:50~15:30||· Acoustic guitar busking|
|Interactive programs/Exhibitions||Opposite side of Migliore||Traditional clothing||Always||· China (cheongsam) Japan(kimono·yukata) Mongolia(deel)|
|Traditional games||· Traditional Japanese and Mongolian games, paper tent making (ger)|
|Chinese tea drinking(Gu tea)||· Chinese tea sampling including puer tea|
|Hiragana design exhibition||· Operated by Japan Foundation Seoul|
|Opposite side of Good Morning City||iPad caricature||14:00~16:00||· On-the-spot caricature on iPad|
|Dry flower making||Always||· Flower craft using dried flowers|
|Ocarina making||· Ocarina decoration/Lecture on how to play the ocarina|
|More exciting experience||· Making leather bracelet and traditional paper mirror|
|Paper making||· Making dolls and flower using crepe paper|
|Traditional game (Eolssu Yongsan)||· Playing traditional games such as sangaji and stone hitting|
|Gardening||· Horticulture using cork and recycled containers|
|Calligraphy||· Making wedding proposal card using calligraphy|
|Clay experience||· Making various clay products|
|Exhibition (Yang Donghyeon)||· Pet house, chairs, and other exhibitions|
|Relaxation Zone||Opposite side of DOOTA||Lawn rest area||Always||A relaxing rest area with lawn and parasol|
|Street gym||· A space for citizens with props and games|