Seoul Friendship Fair 2013

Seoul Friendship Fair 2013

Marking its 18th anniversary, the downtown multi-culture festival will be held in Seoul Square and Mugyo-dong during the first weekend of May. The event will feature many programs such as exhibit of cuisines and folk culture of 60-plus countries, performances by Seoul’s sister cities (14 groups, 300 people) in foreign countries, exhibit of costumes of the world, music café, and nanum (sharing what you have with neighbors) event.

Two-day world travel!
Please come join us in this merrymaking event designed to build friendship.

Seoul Friendship Fair 2013

Business Hours
May 4 and 5, 2013 (Saturday and Sunday)
Location
Seoul Square, Mugyo-dong, and Cheonggyecheon (Stream)
Website
http://www.seoulfriendshipfair.org/en

Contents of the Event

  • Pre-event: Opening street parade
  • Main event: Opening/Closing ceremony; performances of local and foreign artists; exhibit of cuisines and folk culture
  • Ancillary programs: Exhibit of costumes of the world exhibit of culture of ASEAN countries music café; exhibit of pictures painted by children attending foreign schools in Seoul; nanum (sharing what you have with neighbors) event

Introduction to major programs

Performances by Seoul’s sister cities
300-plus performers from 14 cities, including:
– Maputo, Mozambique; Minsk, Belarus; Jakarta, Indonesia; Hokkaido, Japan
Venue: Seoul Square
※ A specially made stage in Mugyo-dong: 20-plus performer groups, locals, and foreigners

Seoul Friendship Fair 2013

Exhibit of world cuisines and folk culture
With the participation of 60-plus foreign embassies in Seoul
(venue: Seoul Square and Mugyo-dong)

Seoul Friendship Fair 2013

Exhibit of pictures painted by children attending foreign schools in Seoul
Displayed items: 100-plus selected ones
Theme: How I see Seoul in 2030

Seoul Friendship Fair 2013

Ancillary programs
Exhibit of costumes of the world: hanbok and unique costumes of 30-plus countries
Exhibit of culture of 10 ASEAN countries: traditional costumes and dances
Nanum (sharing what you have with neighbors) event
Guerrilla K-Pop flash dance mob