Seongnam Tancheon Festival

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Country and Region South KoreaSeoul
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Seoul, Seoul; and Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Festival Contact Information

Sungnam Arts Center
757 Yatap-dong
Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do
463-839 Korea
Phone: +82 (31) 783-8000
Fax: +82 (31) 709-6021

Festival Description

Seongnam Tancheon Festival features traditional dance from Africa and Mediterranean countries including Turkey, Egypt, Spain, Israel, Senegal and Greece, as well as 20 local ones, this year. The dance festival offers a rare opportunity to to enjoy rich and varied Mediterranean dances. The opening gala performance presents South Korea’s belly dancers and Spainish flamenco artists. The festival takes place in two regions of South Korea. Please visit the profile page on the Festival that takes place in Gyeonggi-do at

Festival Dates September 5 - 9, 2008

Other Sources:

Articles and Reviews:
  • Seongnam Dance Festival to Feature Mediterranean Passion, by Seo Dong-shin (The Korea Times, August 21, 2007)


Practical Info:

  • By phone
    +82(31) 783-8000
  • By fax
    +82(31) 709-6021
  • By email
  • Online
Main venues:
  • Seongnam Arts Center
  • Mt. Namhan Fortress
  • Various parks in Seongnam


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