Festivals in Seoul

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Information as of 21 Feb, 2017

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□ The 14th festival will present an amazing autumn night to a million people.
□ A total of 100,000 fireworks will light up the sky over Yeouido.

2016 Seoul International Fireworks Festival featuring with Hanwha, celebrating its 14th event this year, will be held from 7:20 to 8:30 PM on Oct. 8th, 2016 at Yeouido Hangang Park, with over 100,000 fireworks. Fireworks teams from Japan, Spain and Korea will participate in this year’s festival and a variety of 100,000 amazing fireworks will cover the sky on an autumn night. This year’s fireworks festival, which will light up the largest canvas of the sky for 80 minutes, will present “magical” memories and a pleasuring experience to citizens.

The festival will be opened by Japan’s Tamaya Kitahara Fireworks, under the theme of “Turn Your Magic On,” displaying Japan’s uniqueness with variations and gradations of color. The second team, Spain’s Pirotecnia Igual, which was invited for the first time this year, will present rhythmic fireworks along with music under the theme of “Magic Light Dreams.” Hanwha, representing Korea, will present the grand finale to deliver the message of “Magical Fireworks.” They will present fireworks featuring various stories with images, fireworks, and special effect sounds using storytelling.

Watch 2016 Seoul International Fireworks Festival online at www.hanwhafireworks.com

 

Recommended places to watch Seoul International Fireworks Festival

1. Romantic places for lovers
- Walking on the Cloud at 63 Building
- N Seoul Tower
- Observatory at Hangang Bridge

2. Places for single people
- Noryangjin Hagwon Street
- University campuses: Chung-Ang University, hillside road at Sookmyung Women’s University
- Rooftop of the Parking Tower in Noryangjin Fish Market

3. Places for families to watch in nature
- Sayuksin Park
- Seonyudo Park