Seoul is holding a mid-summer festival ‘Summer Night Green March’ on Saturday, July 21 at 18:00 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of ‘Seoullo 7017,’ the old car road turned into a pedestrian street.
From the cutting of a rice cake to the highlight of the festival- the Green Wave Parade, various attractions are awaiting citizens to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its opening.
The ‘Summer Night Green March’ will consist of an · Opening Performance, · 1 Year Anniversary Event, · Parade, · Closing Performance, and · Citizen Hanmadang.
After an opening busking performance, Mayor Park Won-soon will join citizens and the head of the Seoul Station Area Urban Regeneration Center at the Seoullo 7017 one-year anniversary rice cake cutting.
After the commemorating events, there will be a citizen parade. Green ice scarves will be handed out to up to 1,000 citizens gathered on site, and the citizens adorned with the scarves around their neck, together with the percussionist group ‘Rapercussion’ and Mayor Park Won-soon will parade around the Seoullo overpass.
Any citizen is free to participate in the parade, with no previous reservations required. The green ice scarves will be passed out for free before the parade starts at Malli-dong Plaza on a first come, first served basis starting from 20:00.
At the last stop of the parade, Mongnyeon Plaza, there will be an exciting DJ performance dance party, and local young merchants from Jungnim-dong around the Seoullo 7017 area will be running refreshment booths at Malli-dong Plaza during the events.
Additionally, Pulmuone Danone will be holding a campaign and donating 1,000 servings of ice cream to hand out for free to citizens, in congratulations of the Seoullo 7017 one-year anniversary festival.
You can find more information about the Seoullo One Year Anniversary Commemoratory event ‘Summer Night Green March’ program and event operations at the Seoullo homepage at (http://seoullo7017.seoul.go.kr).
|–||Citizen Hanmadang||18:00-21:30||‘One Year Seoullo, People and Nature’ promotion, Young local drink merchants||Malli-dong Plaza|
|1||Opening Performance||18:30-19:40||‘Anywhere Project’ Busking performance||Malli-dong Plaza|
|1 Year Anniversary Event||19:40-20:00||One Year Anniversary video, give congratulatory rice cake|
|2||Parade||20:00-20:30||Mid-Summer Night’s Green Parade||Malli-dong Plaza~Mongnyeon Stage|
|3||Closing Performance||20:30-21:30||Malli-dong Artists Cooperation (m.a.coop) DJing performance||Mongnyeon Stage|
|Seoullo Night Panorama||Seoullo Panorama|
|2017 Summer Festival Seoullo Go||2017 Santa Hat March_ Rapercussion Parade|
|2018 Seoullo Puppet Theatre||2018 Spring Trumpet March_ Rapercussion Parade|