September 2015: Instrument Exhibition Tour

Dates: Monday, September 14th to Saturday, September 19th (6 Days, 5 Nights)

An open call for all music lovers; instrumentalists; performing groups; instrument manufacturers; instrument distributers; retail entrepreneurs; manufacturers of equipment, parts and supplies; technical experts; instrumental research institutes; instrumental educators; instrumental majors; music education schools and organizations; music studios; instrumental and other musical specialists; youth; various entrepreneurs; and travel enthusiasts!

Highlights:

Visits to educational institutes and impromptu joint concerts (at Pyongyang University of Music and Dance, elementary & secondary schools, kindergartens, preschools), the Pyongyang Musical Instrument Exhibition, performances, and various performing arts venues. Also included are general tours (Mt. Myohyang, DIY concert in the woods, Pyongyang city tour) and business meetings (individual requests accepted).

Itinerary:

Day 1 (Sunday, September 13):

Arrive in Beijing for an orientation meeting

Day 2 (Monday, September 14):

Depart Beijing via Koryo Air
Arrive in Pyongyang and enjoy the city lights accompanied by a welcome dinner
Stay at Haebangsan (“Liberation Mountain”) Hotel

Day 3 (Tuesday, September 15):

Breakfast at the hotel

Pyongyang Musical Instrument Exhibition
Performances, exhibition tour, Contest and demonstrations.
Business meetings

Dinner, followed by a city tour of Pyongyang
Return to the hotel

Day 4 (Wednesday, September 16):

Pyongyang Musical Instrument Exhibition (continued)
Seminars and concerts
Visit music classes at the Pyongyang University of Music and Dance, Kyungsang Kindergarten, The First Middle School, and Revolutionary Academy
Visit instrumental manufacturing facilities
Dinner on the Taedong River Cruise

Day 5 (Thursday, September 17):

Breakfast at the hotel
Mt. Myohyang tour
Picnic lunch
DIY concert in the woods, hiking, followed by dinner
Return to the hotel

Day 6 (Friday, September 18):

Breakfast at the hotel
Closing ceremony and business meetings
Visit music schools and enjoy impromptu concerts at the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren’s Palace and a preschool
Visit performing arts venues
Day 7 (Saturday, September 19) Breakfast at the hotel
Depart Pyongyang
This schedule may be modified to accommodate unexpected changes in the local circumstances.

Price: $1,600

  • Included: Round trip fare from Beijing to Pyongyang, local transportation, admission fees to the Exhibition and concerts, hotel, food, pre-Exhibition events, rental fee for display booths, business meetings.
  • Not included: Beijing hotel ($80 per night), visa fee ($160), tips for local guides, interpreters, and drivers.

Application Deadline: August 15, 2015
Application and $800 deposit due
Balance due upon arrival in Beijing

Note: Extra cost will incur when individual extension of itinerary is requested.

Contact:
KoreaPeaceTours (info@koreapeacetours.com)

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