Busan Sea Festival

Top 5 Festivals in August 2014

Best Festivals to look out for in August 2014

Busan Sea Festival

1. Busan Sea Festival

Date : August 1 (Fri) – August 7 (Thurs), 2014
Location : Haeundae Beach, four other beaches, and Yacht Stadium in Busan

The Busan Sea Festival is a huge event that combines several events and festivals such as a rock music festival, a beach dance festival, and a number of water sports.


2. Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival 2014

Date : August 1 (Fri) – August 3 (Sun), 2014
Location : Geunrin Park, Songdo No. 23, in Incheon

Over 60 bands will be playing at this major outdoor rock festival, including several famous international groups like Kasabian, Travis and The Horrors. Hot summer nights and rocking beats make for a great music festival. The festival is held in Incheon City, meaning there are a variety of cultural activity programs and city tours readily available.

Jeongnamjin Jangheung Water Festival

3. Jeongnamjin Jangheung Water Festival

Date : August 1 (Fri) – August 7 (Thurs), 2014
Location : Jangheung Tamjingang River and Pyeonbaek Forest Woodland area in Jangheung-gun, Jeollanam-do

This is a unique festival which has its foundations in the waters of the Tamjin River and Jangheung Multipurpose Dam in Jangheung. The festival teaches the value of water to the environment, humans, and energy in many ways, through exhibits, films, and hands-on programs. Exciting summer water programs such as a natural medicinal herb bath, water sledding, water cycling, and bare-handed fishing are popular among visitors.

Jecheon International Music and Film Festival

4. Jecheon International Music and Film Festival

Date : August 14 (Thurs) – August 19 (Tue), 2014
Location : Megabox Jecheon, Cheongpunghoban Lakeside Stage, Jecheon Media Center, Jecheon-si area

The Jecheon International Music & Film Festival showcases films with a music theme. The opening movie is chosen among those that best represent the festival’s theme, while the closing movie is the winner of the World Music Film Today category. In addition to watching several recent music films, various types of musicians will perform on stage.

Tongyeong Great Battle of Hansan Festival

5. Tongyeong Great Battle of Hansan Festival

Date : August 13 (Wed) – August 17 (Sun), 2014
Location : Yi Sun-shin Park, Culture Square, etc. in Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do

Held in Tongyeong, the Great Battle of Hansan Festival commemorates the patriotic spirit of Admiral Yi Sun-shin, a Korean navy commander noted for leading victories against the invading Japanese Army during the Imjin War (1592-1598). The festival presents a variety of hands-on programs such as marine sports, geobukseon (turtle ship) making, bow making, and many more.