Gwacheon Festival was one of the leading street arts festivals in Korea starting from 1997. The festival took place in late September, presenting theater, dance, visual art, music in public space and Korean traditional outdoor theater, etc. The name of the festival has been changed recently from “Gwacheon Hanmadang Festival” to “Gwacheon Festival”. The festival aimed at the contribution to the development of street arts and introducing various street arts to Korean audience. The festival also contributed to international cultural exchange and encouraged collaboration between Korean and international artists. Every year, the festival had around 20 Korean companies, 10 from overseas, and more than 100,000 audiences.