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“Buy Daegu, Enjoy Daegu” as Theme of 2015 Colorful Festival

According to Yonhap News,

(DAEGU=Yonhap News) Daegu announced March 16 that the theme of the 2015 Colorful Festival, which will be held in Dongsongno Street from May 1 to 5, is “Buy Daegu, Enjoy Daegu”.

According to the city, the 2015 Colorful Festival will carry out various events including the Dongseongno Festival, a fashion jewelry week, participatory parade and modern cultural festival.

The Colorful Festival is the leading festival in Daegu and the Dongsongno Festival will be held from May 1 to 3 after the fringe festival, which will be held from April 24 to 30 to attract foreign tourists.

The city will encourage more people to participate in the festival by providing mobile services via smart phone applications to the Dongseongno Festival and fashion jewelry week.

Anyone can participate in the participatory parade that will hold events including body painting, costume plays, cheer dancing and street fashion shows.

"We are planning to increase the economic and industrial ripple effects holding various festivals around the same time," said a city official.

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Source: Yonhap News (March 16, 2015)

** This article was translated from the Korean.