Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Complete List of Summer Festivals in Korea - August 2017 (Daegu)

A Complete List of Summer Events - 2017 August
festivals, events, concerts and more

#1 E-world Aqua Fantasy

We can’t really talk about summer without water! Get soaked in water gun fight and water cannon! A water-themed performance will help you forget about the summer heat. Are you looking for a concert in water? It’s there, too! If you want more mild summer getaway, you can check their swimming pool, Water Villages. Kids love there! Also, the Zombie Town we covered last month is still going on until this month!

Courtesy: E-world

Date Now - Wednesdays to Sundays through JUN 17 – AUG 27
Location E-world
Address 200, Duryugongwon-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
KR Address 대구광역시 달서구 두류공원로 200
Contact  053-620-000
Website http://www.eworld.kr
[Entry] Teenagers 11,000won Adult 18,000won
[Free Pass] Teenagers 32,000won Adult 37,000won
[Free Pass Night] Everyone 21,000won

#2 DGIST World-class University Rowing Festival

Youth and summer, this combination hits right at where our summer spirits are! Rowing clubs from world-class universities like Harvard and Cambridge gather in Daegu to compete with each other. This is an annual festival in which college students around the world foster leadership and fellowship and make bond. Watching one of beloved summer sports like this is a great idea to let out some adrenaline but still stay cool!


Date  Aug 21- Aug 27
Location Outdoor Concert Stage(Dongsungro, Daegu), Nakdong Rowing Venue, DGIST Auditorium, Convention Hall
Contact 053-785-1166
Website http://dgbc.dgist.ac.kr/
Admission free


#3 Lifelong Photo Studio – Vol. 2

During the summer, it is highly tempting to stay home with an A.C on its highest power. But, that’s not what we are aiming for, right? We want to leave vivid, fun and unforgettable memories. Whether that would be at beach, valley, countryside, or a resort, we want some epic summer moment! Lifelong Photo Studio is where you can leave those fun moments in diverse themes including summer vacation and its famous under-water photo shoot! It might come off a little strange at first but once you get there, you will find yourself letting out your creative energy.

Courtesy: EXCO
Courtesy: Lifelong Photo Studio(인생사진관)

Date 10:00~19:00 Now - Aug 27 (Last entry 18:00)
Location 3F Grand Volume A Hall @ EXCO
Address 10, Exco-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu
KR Address 대구광역시 북구 산격동 1676
Contact 1544-1657
[Weekday] 14,900won
[Weekend/Holidays] 15,900won
[Students] 9,900won
Tickets at: on site or online
goo.gl/R3fQjb or goo.gl/WUrj6p

#3 Shooting Range – Summer Hours
There is nothing like shooting when it comes to releasing energy stored over the summer. There is a place where you can try out clay, pistol, air rifle and screen shooting! It also has a battle field for a group. Ladies, you might be thinking this is a not your kind of thing. But, when you make your first shot, you will be surprised how easily your stress can evaporate. Daegu Shooting Range operates on their summer hours until Aug 13, so drop by when you can or adjust your vacation itinerary.

Courtesy: Daegu Shooting Range

Date Now 09:00 – 22:00 until  Aug 13 (last entry at 21:00)
Location Daegu Shooting Range
Address 170, Munju-gil, Buk-gu, Daegu
KR Address 대구광역시 북구 문주길 170 (금호동)
Contact 053-312-0000
Website http://shooting.dgsisul.or.kr/

#4 PSY Soaking Wet Show

Yes, it’s time to scream and sing out loud at the top of our lungs! PSY is having his blasting concert this summer. You can sing along the famous Gangnam Style with a crowd of people. Tickets are almost run-out so hurry up to get the last few! 

Courtesy: Seoul Entertainment and SJ Entertainment

Date 19:42 on Aug 19           
Location  Daegu Samsung Lions Park
Address 1, Yagujeonseol-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
KR Address 대구시 수성구 야구전설로 1 대구삼성라이온즈 파크
Contact 1599 - 2005
Standing SR 132,000won / Standing R 110,000won / SR section: 132,000 won / R section: 110,000 won
Tickets at https://goo.gl/DPoUq6

#5 Russian National Ice Ballet Performance

Imagine watching elegant jumps and spins in front of your eyes! St. Petersburg national ice ballet team is performing worldly-renowned Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty. Check out its beautiful classic presentation on ice. Be in that timeless moment during which you forget about what season you are in!

Courtesy: Keimyung Art Center

Date  15:00 and 19:00 on Aug 5, 15:00 on Aug 6
Location Keimyuing Art Center
KR Address 대구광역시 달서구 달구벌대로 1095 계명대학교
Contact 1599-1980
Vip 88,000won / R 66,000won / S 44,000won / A 33,000won
Tickets at https://goo.gl/VhifH5

#6 Ganjeong Daegu Contemporary Art Festival

Known as its beautiful night scene and leisure activities, Ganjeong is also a great place to appreciate art outdoors. Each summer, it brings a contemporary art festival for everyone to enjoy for free. At this festival, boundaries between an artwork and nature pale as art pieces are displayed and installed outside. Come out for some art and enjoy leisure and night view! 

  Courtesy: 2017 Ganjeongbo Contemporary Art Festival

Date Now - Aug 31
Location The Arc Square at Gangjeong-bo
Theme A Statement of Continuous Journey.
Address 57, Gangjeongbon-gil, Dasa-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu
KR Address 대구광역시 달성군 다사읍 죽곡리 805
Contact  053-659-4284
Website http://www.gangjeongart.com/
Admission free

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