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Mt. Gyeyang and Interesting Things to See Festivals

Event plan for 2018

New Year’s sun-greeting event at Mt. Gyeyang

New Year’s sun-greeting event at Mt. Gyeyang
  • Date and time : At 7:20 on January 1
  • Event summary
    • Place : Halfway up the Mt. Gyeyang (the hexagon pavilion above the Yeonmujeong (Archery Training Camp))
    • Participant : Anyone
    • Event description : New Year’s message, drums of the dawn, celebration performance, wishing balloon flying, etc.
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

Lobby Music Concert

Lobby Music Concert
  • Date and time : Last Wednesdays between March and November (12:30 ~ 13:00)
  • Event summary
    • Place : Lobby of Gyeyang-gu Office (1st floor)
    • Participant : Residents of Gyeyang-gu
    • Event description : Performance of the municipal performing arts groups and invited guests
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

Saturday Cultural Gathering

Saturday Cultural Gathering
  • Event summary
    • Place : Local outdoor stage, Gyeongin Ara Waterway, etc.
    • Participant : Anyone
    • Event description : Performances of various genres including songs, dances, and band performance
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

School ‘Rak’ Concert

School ‘Rak’ Concert
  • Date and time : March ~ December
  • Event summary
    • Place : Local elementary, middle, and high schools
    • Participant : Students of the schools (20 schools)
    • Event description : A visiting concert with a commentary (Vocal, K-pop, Nanta, magic, fusion Korean music, etc.)
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

Bupyeong Hyanggyo Seokjeon Daeje (national rite to Confucius)

Bupyeong Hyanggyo Seokjeon Daeje (national rite to Confucius)
  • Date and time : Every May 11 (spring), September 28 (autumn)
  • Event summary
    • Place : Daeseongjeon Shrine of Bupyeong Hyanggyo
    • Participant : Anyone
    • Event description : It is a ceremonial rite performed to honor Confucius, five sages, and Chinese and Korean Confucian sages (designated to Important Intangible Cultural Properties No. 85)
    • Supervision : Bupyeong Hyanggyo

Mt. Gyeyang Korean Traditional Music Festival

Mt. Gyeyang Korean Traditional Music Festival
  • Date and time : October 27 (Sat.)
  • Event summary
    • Place : Entire area of Gyesan Athletic Park
    • Participant : Anyone
    • Event description : Gilnori parade, national traditional music contest, experience booth, celebration performance, etc.
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

Regular concert of the Municipal Performing Arts Group

Mt. Gyeyang Korean Traditional Music Festival
  • Event summary
    • Place : Gyeyang Cultural Center
    • Participant : Residents of Gyeyang-gu
    • Event description : Gyeyang-gu Folk Music Group, Women’s Choir, Boys’ and Girls’ Choir, guest performance
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

Mozart’s opera in commemoration of the Residents’ Day

Mozart’s opera [Figaro’s Wedding] in commemoration of the Residents’ Day
  • Date and time : September 15 (Sat.)
  • Event summary
    • Place : Gyeyang Cultural Center
    • Participant : Gyeyang Cultural Center
    • Event description : Mozart’s opera [Figaro’s Wedding]
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

Autumn concert and fireworks in commemoration of the Residents’ Day

Autumn concert and fireworks in commemoration of the Residents’ Day
  • Date and time : October 5 (Fri.)
  • Event summary
    • Place : Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field
    • Participant : Anyone
    • Event description : Commemorative ceremony of the Residents’ Day, autumn concert, fireworks, food market, and experience event
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

Arts Competition

Arts Competition
  • Date and time : September 8 (Sat.)
  • Event summary
    • Place : Gyeyang Cultural Center
    • Participant : Anyone
    • Event description : Competition of local folk music clubs and invitation performance
    • Supervision : Culture, Sports, and Tourism Division

Ritual for Mountain Gods

  • Date and time : Every February 1st (spring) and October 1st (autumn) in lunar calendar
  • Event summary
    • Place : The shrine for worship in front of the Cultural Center
    • Participant : Anyone (open to the public)
    • Event description : Wish for peace and prosperity of Gyeyang-gu residents
    • Supervision : Division of Education and Culture

Dodangje (religious service)

Dodangje
  • Date and time : Every June 1st (summer) and October 1st (autumn) in lunar calendar
  • Event summary
    • Place : Hyoseong Mineral Spring
    • Participant : Anyone (open to the public)
    • Event description : Wish for peace and prosperity of Gyeyang-gu residents
    • Supervision : Division of Education and Culture