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SEOUL FRIENDSHIP FESTIVAL

	Festival Overview
	2019 Seoul Friendship Festival, the largest urban festival in Korea held for the enjoyment of visitors from all over the world

	2019 Seoul Friendship Festival, the largest urban festival in Seoul with a long history inviting over 60 sister cities will spectacularly unfold in Seoul Plaza, Mugyo-ro, and Cheonggyecheon-ro.

	Seoul’s special culture festival is a place where foods and customs from all over the world come together, offering performances by visiting overseas performance groups

	Period: August 31 (Sat.) - September 1, 2019 (Sun.)
	Venue: Seoul Plaza, Mugyo-ro, Cheonggyecheon-ro
	Event: Performances by visiting sister cities, world foods exhibition, world tourism promotion, world sharing exhibition, world city parade, etc.
	Website: https://seoulfriendshipfestival.org/sff/2019/en/      [Go to the website]

	Festival Program
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	World City Parade & Greetings from Performance Groups of Sister Cities
	Date & Time: August 31, 2019 (Sat.), 15:00-16:00
	Venue: Cheonggyecheon-ro → Mugyo-ro → Seoul Plaza, Main Stage
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	Opening Ceremony
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 16:00-16:40
	Venue: Seoul Plaza, Main Stage
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	Performances by Visiting Sister Cities
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 17:00-21:00
	September 1 (Sun.), 12:00-16:00
	Venue: Seoul Plaza, Main Stage
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	 Music Cafe
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 12:00-18:00
	September 1 (Sun.), 12:00-17:00
	Venue: Cheonggyecheon-ro, Auxiliary Stage
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	 Greetings from the People of the World
	People from all over the world get together to say, “Hello” in their respective languages!
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 12:00-18:00
	September 1 (Sun.), 12:00-17:00
	Venue: Seoul Plaza, Mugyo-ro, Cheonggyecheon-ro
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	 Stamp Rally
	Take a world tour with your festival ticket!
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 12:00-18:00
	September 1 (Sun.), 12:00-17:00
	Venue: Seoul Plaza, Mugyo-ro, Cheonggyecheon-ro
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	 World Tourism Promotion
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 12:00-18:00
	September 1 (Sun.), 12:00-17:00
	Venue: Seoul Plaza
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	 World Food Exhibition
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 12:00-18:00
	September 1 (Sun.), 12:00-17:00
	Venue: Mugyo-ro, Cheonggyecheon-ro

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	 World Sharing Exhibition
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 12:00-18:00
	September 1 (Sun.), 12:00-17:00
	Venue: Seoul Plaza
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	 World City Imagination Playground
	Date & Time: August 31 (Sat.), 12:00-18:00
	September 1 (Sun.), 12:00-17:00
	Venue: Seoul Plaza
	 

	Festival Schedule

	August 31 (Sat.)
	Time	Seoul Plaza	Mugyo-ro & Cheonggyecheon-ro
		Main Stage	Plaza	Music Cafe	Street
	12:00-13:00	Rehearsal of Visiting Performance Groups	-World Tourism Promotion
	-World Sharing Exhibition
	-World City Imagination Playground
	-World City Exchange Exhibition	Traditional Performances by Visiting Performance Groups	World Food Exhibition
	13:00-14:00				
	14:00-15:00			Korean Wave Festival for World Community	
	15:00-16:00	World City Parade		World City Parade	
	16:00-17:00	Opening Ceremony		World Instrument Concours	
	17:00-18:00	Performances by Visiting Performance Groups		Traditional Performances by Visiting Performance Groups	
	18:00-19:00				
	19:00-20:00				
	20:00-21:00				

	September 1 (Sun.)
	Time	Seoul Plaza	Mugyo-ro & Cheonggyecheon-ro
		Main Stage	Plaza	Music Cafe	Street
	12:00-13:00	Traditional Performances by Visiting Performance Groups	-World Tourism Promotion
	-World Sharing Exhibition
	-World City Imagination Playground
	-World City Exchange Exhibition	Traditional Performances by Visiting Performance Groups	World Food Exhibition
	13:00-14:00				
	14:00-15:00				
	15:00-16:00			Korean Wave Festival Citizens of the World 	
	16:00-17:00	Closing Ceremony			

	* Some programs and their schedules are subject to change.