Research trip to South Korea
Circostrada organised a research trip to South Korea from October 4-10, 2018, in partnership with and in the frame of the Seoul Street Arts Festival and PAMS - Performing Arts Market in Seoul.
It was the occasion for the members to discover the local circus and street arts scene, to get a better grasp of its context, actors, specificities and challenges, to meet South Korean artists and to visit its main cultural venues.
What was on the agenda during this one-week trip?
- Seoul Street Arts Festival: the largest street arts festival in Korea, showcasing more than 50 high quality national and international companies performing across downtown Seoul.
- Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS): a major international performing arts platform in Korea and the biggest one in Asia.
- Meeting with key local stakeholders to better understand the South Korean context, including members of the new CAN-Circus Arts Network.
- Visits of some of Seoul's most recent and innovative cultural spaces, including the Seoul Street Arts Creation Centre.
A report will be issued in English and in French soon, stay tuned!
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