About The Festival

With an aim to exhibit the rich culture, art and heritage of the Republic of South Korea, Korea Tourism Organisation has been organizing a two-day festival - Korea Festival 2019. The festival will be held from 13th to 14th of April 2019 at High Street Phoneix, Lower Parel in Mumbai. The entry to the festival is FREE.

The visitors can choose to indulge in South Korean tourist destinations, delicacies, art, culture and the country’s rich heritage.

From mouth-watering Korean flavors to experiential activities like Mask Painting, Hangeul Calligraphy and traditional Korean games, the two-day extravaganza is all set to highlight various aspects of Korea’s Legacy to Indians, thus making South Korea a popular destination for Indian Travelers.

Experiences Worth Indulging In

The festival will host a range of experiences that are sure to capture your attention. From tasting local Korean delicacies to trying hands on face painting, there will be no dearth of great experiences you can choose to indulge in.

Hangeul Calligraphy Face Painting VR Mask Painting
Learn the Korean tradition of artistic writing by getting your names written on Korean paper Hanji Transform your face into mesmerising optical illusion with paint, Indian and Korean flag sticker tattoos Discover South Korea in virtual reality Get indulged in traditional Korean mask painting activity and take it as a souvenir from the festival

Food Zone

  • Indulge in a wide range of Korean delicacies such as bibimbap, sujeonggwa, Korean snacks that will be available for sampling

Korean Games

  • Tuho (Pitch-pot) – A Korean game that requires players to throw sticks from a set distance into a large, sometimes ornate, canister.
  • Ddakji (Slap Match) – A traditional Korean game played using folded paper tiles. The objective of the game is to flip over the tile of your opponent.
  • Jegichagi (Shuttlecock) – It is a Korean traditional outdoor game in which players kick the “jegi” into the air and attempt to keep it aloft.

Performances You Can’t Choose To Miss

  • Gamblerz Crew – B-Boying group from Korea
  • Queen – Fusion music performances on traditional Korean instruments
  • K-Pop Cover Dance performances

Hallyu Zone (Korean Wave)

  • Experience the best of Hallyu in this space dedicated to the Korean wave! From famous Korean TV dramas and movies to the latest K-pop releases, this zone has it all.
  • For people visiting this booth, make sure to ask for your hologram pyramid – we have created a couple of videos to be especially enjoyed in hologram fashion.

Instructions for the hologram are given below:

Performance Schedule

13th April – Saturday
Time Contents
12:40 – 13:00 Taekwondo Show
13:00 – 13:30 K-pop Cover Dance
13:30 – 14:00 Quiz Event
14:40 – 15:00 Taekwondo Show
15:00 – 15:30 K-pop Cover Dance
16:00 – 17:00 OPENING CEREMONY AND LIVE PERFORMANCES
17:00 – 17:40 Quiz Event
17:40 – 18:00 Taekwondo Show
18:00 – 18:30 K-pop Cover Dance
18:30 – 18:50 GAMBLERZ CREW (B-Boying performance)
18:50 – 19:20 QUEEN (Fusion Korean instrumental performance)
19:30 – 20:00 IN2IT (K-pop boy group), ALEX
14th April – Sunday
Time Contents
12:30 – 12:50 Taekwondo Show
12:50 – 13:20 K-pop Cover Dance
13:20 – 13:50 Quiz Event
13:50 – 14:10 GAMBLERZ CREW (B-Boying performance)
14:10 – 14:40 QUEEN (Fusion Korean instrumental performance)
14:40 – 15:00 Taekwondo Show
15:00 – 15:30 K-pop Cover Dance
15:30 – 15:50 GAMBLERZ CREW (B-Boying performance)
15:50 - 16:20 QUEEN (Fusion Korean instrumental performance)
17:00 – 17:20 Taekwondo Show
17:20 – 17:50 K-pop Cover Dance
18:50 – 19:20 Quiz Event
19:30 – 20:00 IN2IT (K-pop boy group), ALEX

SNS Contest

KTO will be organizing several contests on their social media channels on the days leading up to the festival and also during the festival. Prizes include many exciting items including beautiful Korean souvenirs. Check out the official channels to know more and participate:

Facebook: facebook.com/ktoindia
Instagram: kto_india

KF19 Mask Time

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Steps for Participation:
  • Step 1: Visit the Mask Painting Booth at the Korea Festival 2019.
  • Step 2: Design your own Korean mask.
  • Step 3: Upload a photo of your mask to Instagram with the hashtags #kf19masktime and #koreafestival

Contest Period: 13th - 15th April 2019.

K-FEST in Mumbai

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Steps for Participation:
  • Step 1: Visit the Korea Festival 2019 venue.
  • Step 2: Upload a photo of yourself to Instagram with the hashtags #kfestinmumbai and #koreafestival
  • Step 3: Tell us about your favourite thing in the fest.

Contest Period: 13- 15th April 2019.

For travel to Korea

Travel Agent Partners

Looking to visit Korea? Get assistance from the authorized travel agent partners and choose the best Korea package.

List of agents

  • Athena Ventures
  • Cox & Kings
  • Kesari Tours
  • SOTC
  • Thomas Cook
  • Travel Tours

Korean Regional Tourism

Want to know more about the individual regional travel of South Korea, Visit our booths in the Festival.

  • Gimhae City – Gimhae is famous as the place where Princess Heo from Ayodhya in India met and later married King Suro of the Gaya kingdom. Gimhae used to be a significant city in the ancient Korean Gaya kingdom and hence has plenty of famous historical sites. At the same time, Gimhae has built up a solid transportation infrastructure over the years making it more accessible to the global market as well as all areas of Korea.
  • Gyeonggi Province – Gyeonggi-do surrounds the capital Seoul and is located in the central area of the Korean Peninsula. It has great accessibility from Seoul and Incheon International Airport. Gyeonggi has unique tourism attractions such as the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone). DMZ is the border of South and North Korea. Gyeonggi also has UNESCO World Heritages, theme parks, filming sites of Korean drama and movies. Explore the ‘Hidden Treasure Gyeonggi’!
  • Incheon Airport – As a main gateway of Korea, Seoul Incheon International Airport(ICN) is connecting over 50 countries and 181 destinations in the world. At ICN, the best airport in the world for 12 consecutive years, passengers may experience the high-quality service and facilities. Incheon Airport would be the best choice for Indian travellers to Korea and transit travellers to Asia-Pacific region.
  • Jeju Island – Popularly known as the “Island of the Gods” Jeju Island is the largest island of the coast of the Korean Peninsula and the main island of Jeju Province of South Korea. It is primarily known for its dormant volcanoes, hearty seaside fare and an array of hiking trails.