Woodstock Music Festival 2023 to be held in South Korea for the first time

The popular music festival Woodstock is coming to South Korea in 2023. As early as he started in 1969, this is the first time this iconic music and arts festival will be held outside the United States.

With the theme of ‘Freedom, Peace and Love’, the festival will be held from July 28 to 30 at the Hantan River Geopark Complex in Pocheon, Gyeonggi Province, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement. .

The news comes as a pleasant surprise to music lovers after an attempt to host the Woodstock Festival in South Korea in 2010 fell through due to copyright and artist line-up issues.

About Woodstock Festival 2023

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SGC Entertainment, which has announced an official copyright agreement with the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, has revealed that the company will host a three-day festival in South Korea in 2023.

according to korean herald, the artist line-up has not yet been shared. However, fans can expect around 30 stage performances at the upcoming festival.

The early days of the iconic Woodstock Festival

Also known as the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, the event is one of the most iconic rock festivals in existence and was first held in Bethel, New York.

Fondly remembered for hosting memorable acts by Ten Years After, Led Zeppelin, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Santana, Joe Cocker, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane and Richie Havens, Woodstock is now But it retains the true essence of rock music and is one of the few platforms that encourages emerging artists to introduce new music to an audience.

Originally called The Aquarius Experience: Three Days of Peace and Music, the Woodstock Festival celebrated its first anniversaries in 1994, 1999 and 2009.

The 50th Anniversary Festival in 2019 has been canceled due to major line-ups and financial difficulties. But the 2023 comeback will bring joy in celebrating rock music.

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