Essential Seoul festivals
With so many festivals lined up between May and June in the city of Seoul, Seoulites have their calendars marked for these music marathons.
Just a few years ago, craft beer-barren Seoul gave birth to its first microbreweries and already, it’s no longer anybody’s baby. Quite different from average, mass produced Korean beer, these aromatic and flavorful beverages help to step up the country’s alcohol game. In fact, the third run of the Great Korean Beer Festival is testament to it.
Although summer’s the season for blockbusters, a host of small film festivals have sprung up in Seoul for those interested in more niche genres.
Festival stories and experiences
In fact, they’ll be one of the most frequently appearing bands on the festival circuit this year, including the Seoul Jazz Festival in May, Rainbow Island in June and Ansan Valley Rock Festival in July.
Singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata talks to Time Out Seoul about Muse inCity, Seoul & more.
World's number 1 DJ, Hardwell, is coming to Seoul. He talks rankings and the Ultra Music Festival.
“I just dislike the nudity and loudness.” These are the kind of disapproving statements we’ve heard from people trying to mask homophobia in political correctness. These statements are shared as if so-called “appropriate” behavior would automatically evoke respect and understanding. “Just stay calm and act normal!”they groan in complaint. What they really want to say is they want sexual minorities to stay in the closet. These kinds of remarks and these kinds of people are exactly the reason we need to support the Queer Culture Festival Parade.