- Uijeongbu Music Theatre Festival (UMTF)
The Uijeongbu Music Theatre Festival is held every May with a new concept ‘music theatre’ has
boasted it originality in the world. Since 2002, the festival has been introducing from new works
of preeminent artists to experimental works of emerging performing group.
UMTF establishes its own identity as a music theatre festival. Music theatre has become a
noticeable unique performing arts genre in a contemporary era. It will constantly secure its
reputation as a characterized performing arts festival to invite outstanding music theatre
productions from a region and all over the world.
The festival presents official programs which are highly appraised and newly discovered
productions in these days. It embraces all kinds of music theatres such as a multi-media
performance, physical theatre, musical, opera and newly adapted Korean traditional drama.
Beyond a drama event, the festival lifts up a whole city with arts and special activities. During a
festival period, it organizes diverse events such as street performances, open-air stages,
promenade concerts, symposiums and workshops.
Uijeongbu Music Theatre Festival held every May in Uijeongbu, the city of culture and art, will be
opened again this year of 2017 with the theme "Fantasy". We have a dream. We dream of a
better and just world. That is why this year’s theme is “Fantasy: The World We Dream
of.” This May in Uijeongbu, meet this world of fantasy where everyone dreams of hope,
joy, happiness and future.
Period : 12 May 2017 ~ 21 May 2017 / For 10 days
Location : Uijeongbu Arts Center and Uijeongbu downtown
Hosting Organization : Uijeongbu Arts Center
Supervision : Uijeongbu Music Theatre Festival Commission