Monday, September 14, 2009

Jarasum Jazz Festival, Gapyeong, Gyeonggido Oct 15 - 18, 2009

Period: 10.15.2009 ~ 10.18.2009
Address: Gyeonggi-do Gapyeong-gun Jarasum(Jaraseom) area
Telephone:- Korea Travel Phone +82-31-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
- For more info +82-31-581-2813 (Korean)

The Jarasum (Jaraseom) International Jazz Festival marks its 6th anniversary this year. It began in 2004 with 30 teams of jazz artists from 12 countries including the US and Japan. Well established as a significant international festival, this festival draws at least 100,000 visitors every year to Jaraseom Island, Gapyeong-Eup, Gyeonggi-do. This year, the jazz festival will from October 2nd to the 5th. Despite being a relatively young festival, the Jarasum (Jaraseom) International Jazz Festival has earned its rank among major international festivals with both a line-up and an audience that is growing larger with each passing year. The island's natural beauty blends together harmoniously with the performances and leaves many wanting to return.

There are several free performances, but concert goers are encouraged to pick up a day pass for 25,000 won to gain admittance to all performances, leports events, exhibitions and events.

How to Particpate
All concerts are free with the exclusion of Jazz Island, Party Gym, Jazz Club, and Jazz Center.
Festival Tickets (admission to Jazz Island & Party Gym allowed): Reservations available by the Korean official website.

* Online Regular Reservation: July 13, 2009. 14:00 ~ Oct.11, 2009. 24:00
1-day Tickets 25,000 won, 2-day Tickets (40,000 won), and 3-day Tickets (50,000 won) are available.
Each ticket includes one 5,000 won Note of Love Gapyeong Gift Certificate.
Only a limited number of tickets are available for online purchase.
Reservation:, Interparkticket(Korean)

* On site Purchase: Oct. 16 to 18
1-day Tickets 30,000 won (including one 5,000 won note of Love Gapyeong Gift Certificate)

For more information, please refer to the official website( (English, Korean)
Ticket Reservations:,Interpark(Korean)

① By Train
Cheongnyangni Station → Gapyeong Station (first train 6:15am, last train 10:20pm, est. 1hr 20min travel time, 3,800 won)
② By Bus
Dong Seoul Terminal → Gapyeong (first bus 6:15am, last bus 10:00pm, est. 1hr 20min travel time, 5,600 won) Sangbong Terminal → Gapyeong (first bus 6:00am, last bus 9:30pm, est. 1hr 20min travel time, 5,100 won)
③ Direct Bus Line available during festival period from Seoul → Jaraseom
Bus Station: Yangjae Subway Station Exit #7 Seocho-gu District Office, Gangbyeon Station Technomart (8,000 won per person / est. 1hr 30min travel time) Inquiries: +82-31-582-4539 (Korean)
④ Complimentary Shuttle Buses to the Event Location 10:00am ~ 10:30pm; departs every 5~10 minutes (from Gapyeong Terminal to the event location)

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