Andong Mask Dance Festival 2019

Where: Andong Hahoe Village, in the town of Andong., ,
When: Friday, September 27, 2019 - Sunday, October 6, 2019 - Estimated date!
Andong Maskdance Festival - Photo by: www.maskdance.com
Andong Maskdance Festival
Photo by: www.maskdance.com

The Andong Mask Dance Festival is a sequence of events that held yearly on Andong Hahoe Village in the town of Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do. This event which began as two days event on 1997 turned into a numerous participants event that last for ten days from the end of September to the beginning of October.

Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.

The visitors can enjoy shows of masks’ dancing according to the artistic Korean’s tradition. This art is regarded as one of the important and estimated arts in Korea.

Famous bands of Korean masks’ dancers perform in the festival. Foreign artists from neighbor countries join with masks’ dancing, pantomime shows and marionette performances.

Attractive prices suited for all budgets, Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY, Get Immediate confirmation by email.
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Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.

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Phone: +82 54 841-6398 Fax: +82 54-852-9230
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Country Information

Capital:
Seoul
Currency:
South Korean won (KRW)
Voltage and Frequency:
220v 60Hz
Dialing country code:
+82
Time Zone:
UTC+9
Language:
Korean, English widely taught in junior high and high school.
Location:
Eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the East Sea and the Yellow Sea.
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
Korea Tourism Organization Headquarters Cheonggyecheon-ro 40 Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea 100-180 Phone: +82 2 7299-600
Climate:
Temperate, with rainfall heavier in summer than winter.
South Korea background and overview
Korea was an independent kingdom for much of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a Republic of Korea (ROK) was set up in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula while a Communist-style government was installed in the north (the DPRK). During the Korean War (1950-53), US troops and UN forces fought alongside soldiers from the ROK to defend South Korea from DPRK attacks supported by China and the Soviet Union. An armistice was signed in 1953, splitting the peninsula along a demilitarized zone at about the 38th parallel. Thereafter, South Korea achieved rapid economic growth with per capita income rising to roughly 14 times the level of North Korea. In 1993, KIM Yo'ng-sam became South Korea's first civilian president following 32 years of military rule. South Korea today is a fully functioning modern democracy. In June 2000, a historic first North-South summit took place between the South's President KIM Dae-jung and the North's leader KIM Jong Il.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

In-country dialing code:
54
Longitude:
128.725°
Latitude:
36.56556°

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