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  • What we do
  • Dissemination of the culture of science and technology
  • Events and activities of science culture and technology

Events and activities of science culture and technology

We hold science festivals in which youth, students, parents, and ordinary citizens can participate according to their interests, and use communication methods such as busking and performances to make programs that allow communication between science and the public.

Science festivals in Korea, by numbers(1997~2019)

  • Accumulated visitors 5.1 million
  • Accumulated participation institutions 3,616
  • Explore our programs 5,468

Local Science Festivals (2014~2019)

Accumulated participants 3.49million
지역과학축전 참여자 그래프: 2014년 52만 명, 2015년 74만 명, 2016년 66만 명, 2017년 78만 명, 2018년 79만 5천 명.

Communicative activities for science technology culture

Science Busking

Number of performances

119times

Beneficiaries

92,600

Science Night Live (SNL)

Number of events

59times

Beneficiaries

8,796

Dadeul Baeum

Number of events

705times

Beneficiaries

61,258

Holding science events with public engagement

Launching science festivals in Korea

[2019 Science festivals in Korea]

Event period : April 19 (Friday) to 23 (Tuesday), 2019

* April 19 : The night before / April 20-23 : Program event dates

Event location : Seoul Madang, Cheonggyecheon, Sewoon Plaza, DDP, and other city centers in Seoul

Event theme : The spring of science blossoms

Supporting operation of regional science festivals

Supporting regional science festivals in each city and province considering regional features

Supporting operation of regional science festivals
Region Event name Period Region Event Name Period
Busan The 18th Busan Science Festival April 13-14 Gyeongnam 2019 Gyeongnam Science Festival September 27-29
Jeonnam 2019 Jeonnam Science Festival April 20-21 Gwangju 2019 Gwangju Science Inventional Festival September 28-29
Jeju The 19th Jeju Science Festival May 24-26 Ulsan The 11th Exciting Science Experience Workshop September 28-30
Daegu 2019 Daegu Science Festival August 31 – September 1 Gyeongbuk The 19th Gyeongbuk Science Festival October 4-6
Gangwon Gangwon Science Technology Grand Festival September 6-7 Sejong The 2nd Sejong Science Jiphyeonjeon October 5-9
Jeonbuk 2019 Jeonbuk Science Festival September 20-22 Daejeon 2019 Daejeon Science Festival October 18-21
Chungbuk 2019 Solar Festival September 26-29 Chungnam 2019 Chungnam Science Creativity Festival October 18-20
Holding science events with public engagement
Region Event name Period
Busan The 18th Busan Science Festival April 13-14
Jeonnam 2019 Jeonnam Science Festival April 20-21
Jeju The 19th Jeju Science Festival May 24-26
Daegu 2019 Daegu Science Festival August 31 – September 1
Gangwon Gangwon Science Technology Grand Festival September 6-7
Jeonbuk 2019 Jeonbuk Science Festival September 20-22
Chungbuk 2019 Solar Festival September 26-29
Gyeongnam 2019 Gyeongnam Science Festival September 27-29
Gwangju 2019 Gwangju Science Inventional Festival September 28-29
Ulsan The 11th Exciting Science Experience Workshop September 28-30
Gyeongbuk The 19th Gyeongbuk Science Festival October 4-6
Sejong The 2nd Sejong Science Jiphyeonjeon October 5-9
Daejeon 2019 Daejeon Science Festival October 18-21
Chungnam 2019 Chungnam Science Creativity Festival October 18-20
Science technology culture communication activities
  • Operation of science communication programs using science communicators, including street performances, plays, and lectures
  • Operation of the street science performance 「Science Busting」
  • Operation of the science concert for adults 「Science Night Live」
  • Operation of science lectures visiting schools 「Dadeul Baeum