Ansan Street Arts Festival (안산국제거리극축제)
|Country and Region||South Korea — Gyeonggi-do|
|Type of Festival||Dance, Drama, Music|
|Location of Festival||Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea|
|Festival Contact Information|
Ansan Arts Center
ASAF is not only the most beloved event in the region but also one of the fastest growing festivals in the country. The city of Ansan is 30km from Seoul, with a population of about 700,000. All the performances are held in the street and open-air theatre. The festival’s aim is to develop street arts in Korea, by promoting cultural exchange between countries, and audience relations.
The international competitive section of ANSAN STREET ARTS FESTIVAL (ASAF) is the ASAFringe. The fringe is held in Ansan, Korea located 30km from Seoul. The 5th edition of the festival will held from May 2nd to the 5th, 2009. Last year, the had the participation of 16 countries, 53 groups and almost 300 performances taking place in the streets with attendance topping over 920,000. The festival aims at developing street arts in the Asia, promoting worldwide cultural exchange, and relating to the audiences.
|Festival Dates||May 4 - 6, 2012|