Festival Outline

DATE : 2016. 5. 26 (THU) ~ 2016. 5. 29 (SUN)

In Ulsan, the city of Whale,
we are held the Whale Festival with whale theme
at Special Whale Culture Zone in Jangsaengpo, Namgu.

ulsan Whale Festival 2016

Theme
‘We Together’
Slogan
‘Jangsaengpo is full of hope, Ulsan Whale is full of happiness’

포스터

Ulsan is major whale city in Korea mixed with Bangudae Petroglyphs and Jangsaengpo. Jangsaengpo was center of modern whaling and Bangudae Petroglyphs that the stone was engraved by prehistoric people thousands and millions of years ago is national treasure 285th.

This year is 22nd anniversary of Whale Festival. We've started the Whale Festival in Jangsaengpo, Ulsan since we'd like to conserve and succeed the whale culture to future generations.

At 2016 Whale Festival, you can have fun time with the various activities and something to see and enjoy throughout Special Whale Culture Zone, Jangsaengpo and the first whale theme park called Whale Culture Village.

Also there is whale infrastructure; you can get a chance to see live whale in the sea on Whale Watching Ferry, you can experience the whole whale history at Whale Museum and you can enjoy the dolphin's cute tricks at Whale Life Experience Museum.

We invite you to Ulsan Whale Festival which will give the great dream to children and the romance to adult.

We hope you can make unfadable memory at 2016 Ulsan Whale Festival.

History

2000's

1990's

Festival Program

Love Whale Square

Opening & closing ceremony, multi-media show,
firework display at night, Exhibition Experience Zone, Girls &Boys Choir

Multi-media Show
Date : 2016. 05. 26 (Thu) ~05. 29 (Sun) 20:10 ~20:20
Location : Special stage at Love Whale Square
Theme : There is the whale with dream, hope and future.
Creative musical drama of memory
Date : 2016. 05. 27 (Fri), 28(Sat) pm 8:00
Location : Special stage at Love Whale Square
From late 1960s to early 1970s, this musical drama tells the love story and joy and sorrow of people who lived in Jangsaengpo
Love Whale Square - performance stage
Location : Special stage at Love Whale Square
Whale loving kids choir, Flying circus, Bellita belly-dance
Experience zone
Date : 2015. 05. 26(Thu) ~ 05. 29 (Sun)
Location : Special stage at Love Whale Square, Experience booth at Dolphin square and Memory of Jangsaengpo
There are programs that children and youth can enjoy such as traditional, cooking, making, and traditional play experience.
Closing Ceremony
Date : 2016. 05. 29 (Sun)
Location : Special stage at Love Whale Square
Express the closing of 2016 Whale Festival and long-waited for 2017 Whale Festival.

Whale Square

Youth-culture performance like hip-hop,
club participating performance, street performance, reception event
of global Jangsaengpo, photo zone, the way of whale's dream, flying the whale kite.

Ulsan Got Talent
Date : 2016. 05. 27 (Fri) 13:30 ~ 16:30
Location : Whale Square
Big contest with 15 dongs of Ulsan, Nam-gu
Club JSP
Date : 2016. 05. 27 (Fri) ~ 05. 28 (Sat) 18:00 ~ 21:30
Location : Whale Square
Standing club with DJ and performance for youth to break away
Appearance : Skull & Haha, San-E, Cream Villa, 10cm, Dickpuncks, BLSG band
National Photography Contest
Date : 2015. 05. 29 (Sun) 10:00~ (regardless of weather)
Location : Inside the Whale Square
There is PR booth of Photographer Association in Ulsan. The professional model will be there on May 29th.
The Art - Possi Crew Gala Show
Location : Whale Square
This is the touching story that not to forget the memory of Jangsaengpo village, a woman is trying to share the daily life story of people who lived in Jangsaengpo.
Zenobia Dance Performance
Date : 2016. 05. 28 (Sat) 16:00
Location : Main stage at Whale Square
16 dancers which is consisting of 7 professional dancers and 9 students make the energetic stage.
Street Performance
Date : 2015. 05. 26 (Thu) ~ 05. 29 (Fri) (Twice for underwater person/ 3 times for weightlessness person)
Location : Inside Whale Square and event hall
There will be the photo zone with the performances on underwater person and levitation. The performance is held three times a day.
Playground of Whale
Location : In front of observation deck at Whale Square
Experience program for kids.
Roxy Performance (Electric crossover)
Location : Whale Square
Date : 2016. 5. 29(Sat) ~ 5. 29 (Sun)
Dynamic performance combined classic and pop music
Flying Whale Kite
Location : Observation deck at Whale Square, in front of Whale Life Experience Museum
Present the whale kite and fly the kite into the sky
Pinocchio Zone
Location : Along the way from Entrance Square to Whale Square
There are trick arts about the Pinocchio story and let's take a nice photo!
Whale's dream way
Location : Along the way from Entrance Square to Whale Square
Operate the photo-zone decorated by hanji-lamp during day and night

Dolphin Square

Experience performance such as kids musical, puppet show, and magic show.
Experience zone for kids. Theme zone, Visit the whale research center.
Operate the Whale-watching ferry

Performance on the water
Date : 2016. 05. 27(Fri) ~ 05. 29 (Sun) 3 times a day.
Location : Seaside in front of Whale Square
Using water cannon, Try to shoot the whale-shaped flyboard on the sea.
Theme Exhibition
Date : 2016. 05. 26(Thu) ~ 05. 29 (Sun) 10:00 ~ 20:00
Location : Whale Museum
At the entrance of Whale Museum, there is theme exhibition.
Puppet Show - the dream of baby whale
Date : 2016. 05. 27(Fri) ~ 05. 29 (Sun)
Location : Dolphin Square
The story is about the baby whale which is growing with mommy whale.
The Literary Men´s Association in Ulsan
- Book Concert, Poetry Reading on the boat
Date : 2016. 05. 27(Fri) ~ 05. 28 (Sat) 14:00 ~ 15:00
Location : Whale Square
With literary man form 5 other cities, there are book concert and poetry reading event on the Whale - watching ferry. Hosted by The Literary Men´s Association in Ulsan.
Whale-Watching Ferry
Date : 2016. 05. 26(Thu) ~ 05. 29 (Sun) 10:00, 14:00 (twice a day)
Location : Whale-watching Ferry
During the festival, sailing twice a day
(For further information 052-226-1900 ~1902)
Family Musical - Hello, Whale!
Date : 2016. 05. 27(Fri) ~ 05. 29 (Sun)
Location : Dolphin Square
Family musical with gray whale as main topic. It tells about the harmony between man and nature.
Team Funniest -Comedy circus show
Date : 2016. 05. 26(Thu) ~ 05. 29 (Sun)
Location : Dolphin Square
Comic circus team who has participated the festival in Edinburgh and Avignon will show you the juggling, mime and circus.
Participation Activities with Audience
(Singing room, arm wrestling)
Location : Dolphin Square
There are arm wrestling and singing room. Any audience can join freely.
Magic Show
Date : 2016. 05. 27 (Fri) ~ 05. 29(Sun)
Location : Dolphin Square
Magic show using water, bubble card and other various equipment
Open Laboratory
Date : 2016. 05 27 (Fri) ~ 05. 29 (Sun), 11:00 ~ 17:00
(Entrance can be possible during 12 different period.)
Location : Whale Research Center
The whale laboratory will be opened to all citizens during the festival.

Old Village of Jangsaengpo

Everyone can enjoy and participate various activities based on
storytelling about identity of Jangsaengpowhale at modern times experience area.
There are activities such as street performance, revival Jangsaengpo
at temporary theater, pumba performance, and 'find the whale'.

Revival of Jangsaengpo's old village
Location : Inside the old village at Whale Culture Village
Anyone can enjoy the old-fashioned play, take a photo at old-fashioned photo studio, visit the music cafe and try some refreshments.
Jangsaengpo's old village traveling theater
Date : 2016. 05. 26 (Thu) ~ 05. 29 (Sun)
Location : Inside the old village at Whale Culture Village
You can enjoy and participate various activities and think about culture of modern times. There are activities such as one-act play, pumba performance and 'find the whale'.
Let's find whale treasure
Location : Around Whale Culture Village and Jangsaengpo's old village
At Whale Culture Village which is hard to access due to the location on the hill, treasure-hunt game will be held and many people will gather there.

Memory of Jangsaengpo

Everyone can enjoy and participate various activities
based on storytelling about identity of Jangsaengpo
whale at modern times experience area. There are activities such as street performance, revival Jangsaengpo
at temporary theater, pumba performance, and 'find the whale'.

Memory of Jangsaengpo - Play&Experience booth
Date : 2016. 5. 26(Thu) ~ 5.29(Sun) 11:00 ~ 19:00
Location : East Parking lot at Culture Village
Replay the game of our old memory which as used to play in Jangsaengpo → Whale Tuho, Whale one-legged fight, hitting the whale gourd, arm wrestling, spinning the top, etc.

Global Jangsaengpo

International food zone, International tradition
experience zone, exhibition and performance

Opening Ceremony of Global Jangsaengpo
Date : 2016. 05. 26(Thu) 17:00 ~ 21:30
Location : Love Whale Square
Invite the Whale festival related countries. To be a global Jangsaengpo, this festival can become steppingstones and vitalize the tourism industry.
Global Jangsaengpo
Date : 2016. 5. 26(Thu) ~ 5. 29(Sun)
Location : Westside Square at Whale Culture Village
International food zone, International tradition experience zone, exhibition and performance

Standing Program

Jangsaengpo filled with hope. Ulsan Whale full of happiness
Let's enjoy the 2016 Ulsan Whale Festival together!

Observatory of Ulsan Harbor
Date : 2016. 5. 26(Thu) ~ 5. 29(Sun) 09:00~18:00, non-stop elevator
Location : 12th floor Observatory at Port Authority and PR office at Ulsan Port
Information booth at entrance and hope-postcard writing (Inside the observatory)
Connecting event - Whale Festival Academic Seminar
Date : 2016. 5. 20(Fri) 14:00 ~ 18:00
Location : International meeting room at industrial-educational cooperation building in Ulsan University
Plaster Person Performance
Date : 2016. 05. 26(Thus) ~ 05. 29(Sun)
Location : Entrance of Whale Culture Village
7 to 9 performer put up the plaster make-up connect Whale Culture Village with Whale Museum using taking photo event and dance performance.
PR Booth and Experience Booth
Date : 2016. 05. 26(Thus) ~ 05. 29(Sun)
Location : Public Parking lot in front of Whale Research Center
Install the mongol tent with size of 5mx5m, 3mx3m
Whale Market -Free Market
Date : 2016. 05. 26(Thu) ~ 05. 29(Sun), standing
Location : access road of Whale Research Center
Flee market program
Whale Market - fraternity & friendship city
Date : 2016. 05. 26(Thu) ~ 05. 29(Sun), standing
Location : next parking lot of entrance of Multi-purpose stadium
Each local fraternity made in Nam-gu tries to make new hometown. Sell and display the specialty of friendship cities.
Stamp Rally
Location : East parking lot of Culture Village, throughout whole festival site, Whale Village's story way.
There are 8 booths that can confirm your rally.

Jangsaengpo Whale Meal

Sell a small-sized dish

Jangsaengpo Whale Meal
Location : Public Parking lot in front of Multi-purpose stadium
Sell a small-sized dish, whale noodle event
Food Truck
Location : Throughout the Whale Festival site
Based on selling the take-out food and beverage, Business man of Ulsan Food Truck will join this event.
Whale Festival, Noodle Event
Date : 5.26(Thu) ~ 5.29(Sun) During event days, 220 people will get the noodle in the order of arrival every 2:20 pm.
Location : Jangsanegpo Whale Meal event site
For celebrating 22nd anniversary, noodle and soup which is made from shrimp that is staple of whale will be served to 220 people from 2:20 pm in low price.

Parade

Jangsaengpo filled with hope. Ulsan Whale full of happiness
Let's enjoy the 2016 Ulsan Whale Festival together!

Follow the Bangudae petroglyphs
Date : 2016. 5. 27(Fri) ~ 05. 29(Sun) (1 o'clock, 5 o'clock / twice a day)
Location : Jangsaengpo street
Prehistoric man and creature on the Bangudae petroglyphs

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