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Essentials with JD # 340 **FRINGE AND ART FESTIVALS KICK OFF THIS WEEKEND**

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If you are staying in town this Saturday it is going to be a super busy one! Get ready for the kick off of many arts related festivals.  

“One of Gwangju’s most famous art festivals on Art Street will begin on Saturday.

Under the theme of ‘Every Beautiful Moment is Here,’ the festivity will be held every Saturday from 2:00pm to 7:00pm until October.

The City of Gwangju said this year’s festivity will be held in connection with Daein Night Art Market, the Asia Culture Center and the Fringe Festival inviting citizens, artists and merchants.

The festival will run various programs including magic shows, tour, art therapy, street markets and art movie theater.” ***

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Because most of these will be happening in the downtown area do not that bus routes in Geumnamro will be affected and re-routed. Plan accordingly and have fun!

Daein Art market from 7-11pm

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There is also a live music concert in Jisan Playground which starts at 4pm.

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JD

*** (for more local news updates tune into www.gfn.or.kr for all the updates)