Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 will be held at The Hyeongsan River Sports Park, South Korea on September 23 to September 25, 2022. The city of Pohang announced on the 18th that it will open a large-scale regional festival in earnest from the second half of this year, which has been postponed or reduced for two years since the outbreak of COVID-19.
The Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 Live Stream plans to showcase the essence of the “Return of the Light Festival” over three days with the largest fireworks show in Korea, a light parade, and a multimedia show, with three overseas teams and one Korean team participating.
The Pohang Marine Corps Culture Festival, which is being prepared for the first time in three years since 2019, also decided to reinforce the experience events preferred by tourists and develop differentiated contents after consultation with the Marine Corps and related organizations. A Pohang city official said, “We will emphasize the reliable and unique characteristics of ‘Marine Corps’, the pride of Pohang, so that it can become a representative cultural festival in Korea.
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 Dates, Schedule Overview
Event Name: 2022 Pohang International Fireworks Festival ‘ Light Parade’
Event Start Date : September 23, 2022 (Friday)
Event end date: September 25, 2022 (Sunday)
Start Time: 18:00 ~ 20:00
Organizer info: Pohang-si
Broadcast: BT Sport
Venue : Hyeongsan River Sports Park
Topic : Fire and Light , or anything related to Pohang ’s culture
Announcement Summary : 2022. 7. 8 ( Fri ) ~ Aug. 5 ( Fri )
Announcement period : 2022. 7. 8 ( Fri ) ~ Aug. 5 ( Fri )
Application Reception : 2022. 7. 15 ( Fri ) ~ Aug. 5 ( Fri )
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 Updates
Pohang City is also planning a new ‘Pohang Camping Festa’ held at the Homigot Marine Tourist Area in line with the healing tourism trend that has greatly changed due to COVID-19 and the ‘Railway Forest Night Tour’ held at night in the city’s railway forest in late summer.
Various festivals such as the ‘Pohang Canal Festival’, ‘National Kite Flying Competition’, ‘Pohang K-POP Concert’, and ‘Homi Peninsula Coastal Trail Walking Festival’, which are well-received by citizens and tourists, are also rescheduled for retaliation in full swing due to the post-coronavirus. We decided to preemptively respond to the tourism era.
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 Light Parade Recruitment Announcement
The Pohang Cultural Foundation intends to create a citizen-led festival by expanding citizen participation in various fields during the Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 period. During the Light Festival, participants for the Light Parade program are recruited as follows, so please apply for groups wishing to participate.
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 Participant details
◦ Eligibility : Groups of 20 or more and performance teams
◦ Number of selected teams : 00 teams ( undecided )
◦ Participation benefits : Participation fee support ( 400,000 won per team )
◦ Prize money : 1st place 3 million won , 2nd place 2 million won , 3rd place 1 million won
※ Prize money will be paid after the end of the 2022 Pohang International Fireworks Festival
◦ Theme : Participate with the theme of fire and light or the culture of Pohang
◦ Participation type : Prepare various props ( clothes , masks , lights , etc. ) and a performance of less than 2 minutes
◦ Meeting : Preliminary meeting for selected groups ( in August )
– 40-minute procession, 2-minute performance with free composition such as dance and mime –
[Example: Fire and light related performance Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022]
– Performance using light emitting, luminous LED, etc.
– Performance using group dance or body movement
[Example: Performance related to culture in Pohang]
– Possible to direct all themes related to Pohang culture, such as local folktales and industries
– Directing using costumes, acting, and makeup
※ The composition and expression method of the performance can be freely configured.
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 Review plan
◦ Document review : 2022. 8. 9. ( Tuesday )
◦ Venue : Pohang Cultural Foundation conference room
◦ Evaluation method : Selection according to the evaluation criteria
◦ Selection announcement : 2022. 8. 12. ( Fri )
※ Judging schedule and location are subject to change depending on circumstances
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 Competition and award plan
◦ East Line : Songrim Elementary School ~ Hyeongsangang Sports Park entrance section , about 1.5Km
※ Competition section is subject to change depending on direction and future circumstances .
◦ Review method
– Conduct on – site evaluation after placing seats in the citizen evaluation group and judges within the contest
– Ranking is determined in order of highest score by adding up the scores of the citizen evaluation group (50%) + judges (50%)
– In the event of a tie , it is decided in the order of completeness , expressiveness , creativity , and responsiveness .
◦ Criteria for on-site evaluation
◦ Prize money : Grand Prize ( 3 million won ), Best (2 million won ), Excellent (1 million won )
◦ Participation fee : 400,000 won ( excluding winning teams )
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 DJ PARTY
The Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 will be held as a festival to deliver the light of hope to citizens in line with the post-corona era.Starting with the opening ceremony containing the story of Yeon-oh and Seo-nyeo in Pohang Bay, the highlight of the festival “International Fireworks Show”, “DJ PARTY” hosted by overseas top DJs, “Birthday Busking” with a picnic concept, Unique programs such as a light theme zone and kinetic art will be presented.
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 TV Broadcast Schedule
The Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022, which was canceled last year due to COVID-19, will be held again after two years. Gyeongsangbuk-do and Pohang City announced on the 18th, “The Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022, a cultural tourism festival designated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, will be held face-to-face and non-face-to-face in the Yeongildae Beach area and online from the 20th to the 21st.”
At Yeongildae Beach, the ‘Drone Fireworks Show’ directed by 300 drones and the ‘Black Eagle Show’ of the Air Force Special Wing will be held with messages of comfort. This Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 can also be enjoyed on the YouTube ‘Pohang International Fireworks Festival’ channel and on the ‘Metaverse Pohang’ platform, which reproduces the entire festival area as it is online.
The Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 will be held in accordance with the quarantine rules according to the step-by-step recovery of daily life. For the opening ceremony, which will be held at 6 pm on the 20th, only 499 people who have completed the vaccination will be able to enter after making a reservation in advance. All events require a temperature measurement at the entrance to the festival site and QR verification before entering.
Gyeongsangbuk-do Governor Lee Cheol-woo said, It is a new feeling to be able to hold a festival that can be enjoyed with the locals on site after two years even though the number of people is limited. I hope that the festival will serve as a time of comfort and healing, even a little, and become an important turning point in the daily recovery step by step. The festival held for three days in 2019 attracted about 1.51 million tourists.
Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 Event Information
The Pohang Cultural Foundation announced on the 5th that the Pohang International Fireworks Festival 2022 was finally selected as a project support project for 53 cultural tourism festivals by the Korea Tourism Organization.
A total of six festivals was finally selected for this project, which was contested in two types: an eco-friendly festival site creation, project and a digital festival contents development project, and the Pohang International Fireworks Festival was selected in the digital festival contents development field.
The Pohang International Fireworks Festival has confirmed the potential for development as a digital festival by self-developing the metaverse platform for the first time in a local government last year as the consumption of content using single-person media devices increases with the advent of the new normal era due to Corona 19.
This year, it plans to operate both online and offline (hybrid type) so that tourists can enjoy and participate in the festival in various ways.
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