Event Calendar

May
17
Fri
Asia Sailing Festival 2019 @ Haeundae Yacht Center
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Asia Sailing Festival 2019 @ Haeundae Yacht Center

○ Period: Monday, April 29 – Sunday, May 19, 2019

24th Japan Friendship Arirang Yacht Race: April 29 – May 3

Busan Super Cup International Yacht Race 2019: May 3 – May 5

Busan Mayors Cup Yacht Race 2019: May 17 – May 19

Venue: Yachting Center in Haeundae

About 800 participants from over 8 countries

○ Hosted/Organized by: Busan Yacht Association, Asia Sailing Festival Organizing Committee

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City

○ Website: http://www.busansupercup.or.kr/ (Korean)

Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum

The Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: ‘The Inner Beauty of Fish’ takes place from April 30 to July 21, 2019 at the Busan Marine Natural History Museum.

The exhibition, in cooperation with the National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, features about 100 fish specimens, bleached and stained to reveal the complex skeletal structures beneath their scales, as well as colorful photographs of them.

The method for clearing and staining the fish for the demonstration of their skeletal systems will also be introduced academically and aesthetically at the exhibition.

○ Period: April 30 – July 21, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Marine Natural History Museum

○ Opening Hours: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Closed on Mondays and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)550-8840

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/sea/index

Craft Week 2019 @ F1963
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Craft Week 2019 @ F1963

○ Period: May 17 – May 26, 2019

○ Venue: F1963 (F1963 Square, YES24@F1963, Terarosa, Kiswire HQ Parking lot P1 & P2)

○ Hosted by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

○ Organized by: Korea Craft and Design Foundation

○ For more info.: (02)2055-0927

○ Website: F1963 http://www.f1963.co.kr/en/?c=art&s=1&syear=2019&gp=1&gbn=viewok&ix=177

Craft Week 2019 http://craftweek.co.kr/

 

CRAFT TALK MAY 26, 14:00 ~ 15:00 at F1963 Square

CRAFT WEEK x YES24 Pop up Store MAY 17-26 ,11:00-21:00, at YES24@F1963

CRAFT WEEK X TERAROSA Pop up Store MAY 17-26, 09:00-21:00 at Terarosa

Market Yurang: Busan 2019

MAY 25-26,11:00-17:00 at Kiswire HQ Parking lot P1, P2

Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum

An exhibition in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement and the establishment of the former provisional government in exile

○ Period: February 28 – June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Website: http://www.knmm.or.kr/eng/main/main.aspx

Seu Ring-Hai – A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea’s Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Seu Ring-Hai - A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea's Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum

Special Exhibition in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Korean Provisional Government

 

○ Period: April 11 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum

○ Opening Hours:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum

The Hyundai Motor Company made 7 standard-sized cars from 7 outstanding paintings among the 150 winning works from the kids’ dream car painting contest. The 3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show will display these 7 kids’ dream cars and let others experience them.

○ Period: Friday, February 22 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

Directions: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/CMS/Contents/Contents.do?mCode=MN018

○ Hours of Operation:

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (last admission is at 4:30 p.m.)

Closed: Mondays, January 1, New Year’s day, Chuseok

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)750-2300

○ Hosted by: Hyudai Motor Company, Busan National Science Museum and Gwacheon National Science Museum

○ Website:

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=3896(Korean)

2019 Busan International Pole Vault Meeting @ Gwangan Beach Park
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019 Busan International Pole Vault Meeting @ Gwangan Beach Park

○ Period: May 17 – 18, 2019

U20: May 17 at 1:00 p.m.-, Women: May 18 at 10:00 a.m. – , Men: May 18 at 2:00 p.m –

○ Venue: Gwangan Beach Park

○ Participants: 75 pole vault athletes from 15 countries

○ Hosted by: Korea Association of Athletics Federations

○ Organized by: Busan Athletics Federation

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City

8th Nakdong River Guponaru Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
8th Nakdong River Guponaru Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park

○ Period: May 17 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Hwamyeong Ecological Park

○ Website: http://guponarufes.co.kr/kor/ (Korean)

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition - ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House

ASEAN in Korea, Korea in ASEAN

○ Period: April 5 – June 2, 2019

Award Ceremony: April 21, 2019

○ Venue: ASEAN Culture House

Address: 162, Jwadong-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, 48108, ROK

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue. – Fri. 10:00 – 18:00

Sat. – Sun. 10:00 – 19:00

Closed on Mondays and national holidays

 

○ Hosted by: The Korea Foundation, ASEAN Culture House

○ Supported by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

○ Website: https://www.ach.or.kr/user/program/detail?pno=1122

○ Inquiries: (051)200-2001

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium

The Hanbok Hall exhibits hanboks and accessories during the period of the Joseon Dynasty and lets visitors try on various styles of hanboks, including modern designs. Visitors are able to take a photo from the virtual fitting set and then receive a photo of themselves wearing a hanbok, traditional Korean dress, by email.

The Busan Hanbok Hall is located on the first floor of BEXCO auditorium and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is free.

The last admission is 30 minutes before closing and is closed during lunch, which is from noon until 1 pm. Groups of more than 10 people need to make a reservation by calling 070-8840-1472.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 8 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《Nature, Life, Human》, will awaken an interest in ecology and the environment.

○ Period: March 29 – July 7, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Directions: Take local bus no. 168, 3, 520, 55, 58, 58-1, 58-2, or 221 and get off at the Museum of Contemporary Art Busan bus stop

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/moca_en/index

Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 15 – June 23, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201902111603048947

 

Artists

Miyanaga Aiko, Miyajima Tatsuo, Bahk Seonghi, Oh Yongseok, Lee Byungho, Lee Jinyong, Cho Eunph

The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself》, will provide an opportunity to reflect upon ourselves in this increasingly harsh world.

○ Period: March 29 – August 18, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

Magic Show: Magic Circus @ East Busan Lotte Mall
May 17 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Magic Show: Magic Circus @ East Busan Lotte Mall

○ Period: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between April 12 and December 29, 2019

○ Show Times: Friday 10:30/11:50/14:00/15:30, Saturday and Sunday 13:10/14:30/15:50/17:10

○ Venue: East Busan Lotte Mall Exit 8 (across at the outdoor parking lot)

Directions: Walking distance from Donghae Line OSIRIA Station

○ Tickets: 10,000 won for adults, 12,000 won for children aged 15 years or less

○ For more info.: (051)626-7002

 

Magic Circus is a permanent magic performance event for the first time in Korea and is hosted and organized by the City of Busan and the Busan International Magic Festival Organizing Committee.

The magic show will take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between April 12 and December 29, 2019 at the East Busan Lotte Mall. It will be a magical family-oriented event enjoyable for both children and adults.

To promote the opening of the show, ticket prices will be discounted if you bring the magic show pamphlet to the ticket booth in April and May. There is a booth to purchase various magic tools and a trick art photo zone.

 

The 14th Busan International Magic Festival is scheduled to take place from June 25 to June 30 at the Busan Cinema Center and Gunam-ro, Haeundae.

(Website: https://www.hibimf.org/)

https://blog.naver.com/bimf7002 (Korean)

Busan International Performing Arts Festival @ Busan Cinema Center
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

○ Period: Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 26, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, KNN Theater

○ Website: http://bipaf.org/

Busan Philharmonic Orchestra: The 551st Subscription Concert @ Busan Cultural Center
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Busan Philharmonic Orchestra: The 551st Subscription Concert @ Busan Cultural Center

Human Voice

○ Date & Time: May 17, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○ Tickets: R-seat 20,000 won / S-seat 15,000 won/ A-seat 10,000 won/ B-seat 5,000won

○ For more info.: 051)607-3111

 

Artists

Conductor Choi Soo-yeoul

Viola Kim Sang-jin

Violin Lim Hong-kyun

Gagok Park Min-hee

Busan Philharmonic Orchestra

 

PROGRAM

W.A.Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante

P.I.Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme

Isang Yun, Engel in Flammen mit Epilog

Busan Philharmonic Orchestra: The 551st Subscription Concert @ Busan Cultural Center
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Busan Philharmonic Orchestra: The 551st Subscription Concert @ Busan Cultural Center

Human Voice

○ Date & Time: May 17, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○ Tickets: R-seat 20,000 won / S-seat 15,000 won/ A-seat 10,000 won/ B-seat 5,000won

○ For more info.: 051)607-3111

Artists

Conductor Choi Soo-yeoul

Viola Kim Sang-jin

Violin Lim Hong-kyun

Gagok Park Min-hee

Busan Philharmonic Orchestra

 

PROGRAM

W.A.Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante

P.I.Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme

Isang Yun, Engel in Flammen mit Epilog

Busan World Music Festa 2019 @ Busan Citizens Hall
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Busan World Music Festa 2019 @ Busan Citizens Hall

○ Period: May 16-17, 2019

○ Time: 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Citizen’s Hall

○ Tickets: R-seat 30,000 won, S-seat 20,000 won

○ For more info.: 051)630-5200

○ Website: http://www.bscc.or.kr/citizen/01_perfor/?mcode=1001010200&mode=2&no=16244

 

The Musical, The Lion King International Tour @ Dream Theater
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Musical, The Lion King International Tour @ Dream Theater

○ Period: April 11 – May 26, 2019

Closed on Mondays

○ Venue: Dream Theatre

○ Time: Tue. – Fri. 7:30 p.m./ Weekends and holidays 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

May 6 2:00 p.m., No show on May 7, 2019

○ Tickets: VIP-seat 170,000 won, R-seat 140,000 won, S-seat 110,000 won, A-seat 90,000 won, B-seat 60,000 won

○ Website: https://www.dreamtheatre.co.kr/Play/EngPlay/Eng

○ Phone: 1833-3755

○ How to get there:

Metro Line 2 Busan Int’l Finance Center∙Busan Bank Station, Exit 3 then 3 minutes walk or Metro Line 1 Beomnaegol Station, Exit 4 then about 9 minutes walk.

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
May 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

December to February – 3 times daily from 7pm, 8pm, 9pm (approx. 10 mins)

March to May – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

June to August – 3 times daily from 8:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm (approx. 10 mins)

September to November – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

The video projection show on the 80-meter high Busan Tower façade displays various images of Busan created by local artists.

The media display runs three times per day – 20:00, 21:00, 22:00 in the spring and fall, 20:30, 21:30, 22:30 in the summer, and 19:00, 20:00, 21:00 in the winter. The visual images include main videos and seasonal videos (approx. 10 mins.).

For more information, contact Yongdusan Park at (051)860-7820.

Busan Tower Website: http://www.busantower.net/eng/index.asp

May
18
Sat
Asia Sailing Festival 2019 @ Haeundae Yacht Center
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Asia Sailing Festival 2019 @ Haeundae Yacht Center

○ Period: Monday, April 29 – Sunday, May 19, 2019

24th Japan Friendship Arirang Yacht Race: April 29 – May 3

Busan Super Cup International Yacht Race 2019: May 3 – May 5

Busan Mayors Cup Yacht Race 2019: May 17 – May 19

Venue: Yachting Center in Haeundae

About 800 participants from over 8 countries

○ Hosted/Organized by: Busan Yacht Association, Asia Sailing Festival Organizing Committee

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City

○ Website: http://www.busansupercup.or.kr/ (Korean)

Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum

The Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: ‘The Inner Beauty of Fish’ takes place from April 30 to July 21, 2019 at the Busan Marine Natural History Museum.

The exhibition, in cooperation with the National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, features about 100 fish specimens, bleached and stained to reveal the complex skeletal structures beneath their scales, as well as colorful photographs of them.

The method for clearing and staining the fish for the demonstration of their skeletal systems will also be introduced academically and aesthetically at the exhibition.

○ Period: April 30 – July 21, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Marine Natural History Museum

○ Opening Hours: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Closed on Mondays and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)550-8840

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/sea/index

Craft Week 2019 @ F1963
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Craft Week 2019 @ F1963

○ Period: May 17 – May 26, 2019

○ Venue: F1963 (F1963 Square, YES24@F1963, Terarosa, Kiswire HQ Parking lot P1 & P2)

○ Hosted by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

○ Organized by: Korea Craft and Design Foundation

○ For more info.: (02)2055-0927

○ Website: F1963 http://www.f1963.co.kr/en/?c=art&s=1&syear=2019&gp=1&gbn=viewok&ix=177

Craft Week 2019 http://craftweek.co.kr/

 

CRAFT TALK MAY 26, 14:00 ~ 15:00 at F1963 Square

CRAFT WEEK x YES24 Pop up Store MAY 17-26 ,11:00-21:00, at YES24@F1963

CRAFT WEEK X TERAROSA Pop up Store MAY 17-26, 09:00-21:00 at Terarosa

Market Yurang: Busan 2019

MAY 25-26,11:00-17:00 at Kiswire HQ Parking lot P1, P2

Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum

An exhibition in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement and the establishment of the former provisional government in exile

○ Period: February 28 – June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Website: http://www.knmm.or.kr/eng/main/main.aspx

Seu Ring-Hai – A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea’s Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Seu Ring-Hai - A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea's Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum

Special Exhibition in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Korean Provisional Government

 

○ Period: April 11 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum

○ Opening Hours:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum

The Hyundai Motor Company made 7 standard-sized cars from 7 outstanding paintings among the 150 winning works from the kids’ dream car painting contest. The 3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show will display these 7 kids’ dream cars and let others experience them.

○ Period: Friday, February 22 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

Directions: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/CMS/Contents/Contents.do?mCode=MN018

○ Hours of Operation:

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (last admission is at 4:30 p.m.)

Closed: Mondays, January 1, New Year’s day, Chuseok

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)750-2300

○ Hosted by: Hyudai Motor Company, Busan National Science Museum and Gwacheon National Science Museum

○ Website:

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=3896(Korean)

2019 Busan International Pole Vault Meeting @ Gwangan Beach Park
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019 Busan International Pole Vault Meeting @ Gwangan Beach Park

○ Period: May 17 – 18, 2019

U20: May 17 at 1:00 p.m.-, Women: May 18 at 10:00 a.m. – , Men: May 18 at 2:00 p.m –

○ Venue: Gwangan Beach Park

○ Participants: 75 pole vault athletes from 15 countries

○ Hosted by: Korea Association of Athletics Federations

○ Organized by: Busan Athletics Federation

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City

8th Nakdong River Guponaru Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
8th Nakdong River Guponaru Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park

○ Period: May 17 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Hwamyeong Ecological Park

○ Website: http://guponarufes.co.kr/kor/ (Korean)

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition - ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House

ASEAN in Korea, Korea in ASEAN

○ Period: April 5 – June 2, 2019

Award Ceremony: April 21, 2019

○ Venue: ASEAN Culture House

Address: 162, Jwadong-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, 48108, ROK

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue. – Fri. 10:00 – 18:00

Sat. – Sun. 10:00 – 19:00

Closed on Mondays and national holidays

 

○ Hosted by: The Korea Foundation, ASEAN Culture House

○ Supported by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

○ Website: https://www.ach.or.kr/user/program/detail?pno=1122

○ Inquiries: (051)200-2001

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium

The Hanbok Hall exhibits hanboks and accessories during the period of the Joseon Dynasty and lets visitors try on various styles of hanboks, including modern designs. Visitors are able to take a photo from the virtual fitting set and then receive a photo of themselves wearing a hanbok, traditional Korean dress, by email.

The Busan Hanbok Hall is located on the first floor of BEXCO auditorium and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is free.

The last admission is 30 minutes before closing and is closed during lunch, which is from noon until 1 pm. Groups of more than 10 people need to make a reservation by calling 070-8840-1472.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 8 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《Nature, Life, Human》, will awaken an interest in ecology and the environment.

○ Period: March 29 – July 7, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Directions: Take local bus no. 168, 3, 520, 55, 58, 58-1, 58-2, or 221 and get off at the Museum of Contemporary Art Busan bus stop

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/moca_en/index

Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 15 – June 23, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201902111603048947

 

Artists

Miyanaga Aiko, Miyajima Tatsuo, Bahk Seonghi, Oh Yongseok, Lee Byungho, Lee Jinyong, Cho Eunph

The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself》, will provide an opportunity to reflect upon ourselves in this increasingly harsh world.

○ Period: March 29 – August 18, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

Magic Show: Magic Circus @ East Busan Lotte Mall
May 18 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Magic Show: Magic Circus @ East Busan Lotte Mall

○ Period: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between April 12 and December 29, 2019

○ Show Times: Friday 10:30/11:50/14:00/15:30, Saturday and Sunday 13:10/14:30/15:50/17:10

○ Venue: East Busan Lotte Mall Exit 8 (across at the outdoor parking lot)

Directions: Walking distance from Donghae Line OSIRIA Station

○ Tickets: 10,000 won for adults, 12,000 won for children aged 15 years or less

○ For more info.: (051)626-7002

 

Magic Circus is a permanent magic performance event for the first time in Korea and is hosted and organized by the City of Busan and the Busan International Magic Festival Organizing Committee.

The magic show will take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between April 12 and December 29, 2019 at the East Busan Lotte Mall. It will be a magical family-oriented event enjoyable for both children and adults.

To promote the opening of the show, ticket prices will be discounted if you bring the magic show pamphlet to the ticket booth in April and May. There is a booth to purchase various magic tools and a trick art photo zone.

 

The 14th Busan International Magic Festival is scheduled to take place from June 25 to June 30 at the Busan Cinema Center and Gunam-ro, Haeundae.

(Website: https://www.hibimf.org/)

https://blog.naver.com/bimf7002 (Korean)

Free Yoga and Circuit Training Classes @ Gorilla Brewing Company
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Free Yoga and Circuit Training Classes @ Gorilla Brewing Company

Free fitness classes to promote a balanced, healthy living.

12 pm on Saturdays
1st and 3rd Saturdays: yoga
2nd and 4th Saturdays: Circuit Training with Teammad.

All levels welcome.

Maifest 2019 @ Busan University of Foreign Studies
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Maifest 2019 @ Busan University of Foreign Studies

The festival aims to promote German language and culture in Korea. We offer German Food and beverages, German music and dances, a Golden Bell quiz, and – this is one of the highlights – Korea`s first „Maibaum“ (a wooden pole, which is traditionally used at German festivals in May).

Eric Lu Piano Recital @ ○
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Eric Lu Piano Recital @ ○

Steinway Prizewinner Concerts in Korea

○ Date & Time: Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center Chamber Hall

○ Tickets: R-seat 50,000 won, S-seat 30,000 won

○ For more info.: (051)747-5505

 

PROGRAM

Schumann Ghost Variations

Brahms Intermezzo No.1, Op.117

Brahms 6 Klavierstücke Op.118

Intermission

Handel Chaconne Hwv 435

Chopin Piano Sonata No.2

Regular Pungmul Performance – Bullfighting @ Busan Citizens Park
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Regular Pungmul Performance – Bullfighting @ Busan Citizens Park
○ Dates: May 18, May 25, June 8, June 15, July 6, September 29, October 20

○ Time: 5:00 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Park

○ Free admission

○ Hosted by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

○ Organized by: Korean Traditional Performing Arts Foundation

○ Supported by: Arts Council Korea

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

○ Website: http://busan.gugak.go.kr/portal/prfm/view.do?prfmSn=3107&prfmDtSn=1&mId=0101010000  (Korean)

Performance: Bullfighting by Noll-J

*Pungmul is a Korean folk music tradition that includes drumming, dancing, and singing. Most performances are outside, with dozens of performers, all in constant motion.

Busan International Performing Arts Festival @ Busan Cinema Center
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

○ Period: Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 26, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, KNN Theater

○ Website: http://bipaf.org/

The Musical, The Lion King International Tour @ Dream Theater
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Musical, The Lion King International Tour @ Dream Theater

○ Period: April 11 – May 26, 2019

Closed on Mondays

○ Venue: Dream Theatre

○ Time: Tue. – Fri. 7:30 p.m./ Weekends and holidays 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

May 6 2:00 p.m., No show on May 7, 2019

○ Tickets: VIP-seat 170,000 won, R-seat 140,000 won, S-seat 110,000 won, A-seat 90,000 won, B-seat 60,000 won

○ Website: https://www.dreamtheatre.co.kr/Play/EngPlay/Eng

○ Phone: 1833-3755

○ How to get there:

Metro Line 2 Busan Int’l Finance Center∙Busan Bank Station, Exit 3 then 3 minutes walk or Metro Line 1 Beomnaegol Station, Exit 4 then about 9 minutes walk.

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

December to February – 3 times daily from 7pm, 8pm, 9pm (approx. 10 mins)

March to May – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

June to August – 3 times daily from 8:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm (approx. 10 mins)

September to November – 3 times daily from 8pm, 9pm, 10pm (approx. 10 mins)

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

The video projection show on the 80-meter high Busan Tower façade displays various images of Busan created by local artists.

The media display runs three times per day – 20:00, 21:00, 22:00 in the spring and fall, 20:30, 21:30, 22:30 in the summer, and 19:00, 20:00, 21:00 in the winter. The visual images include main videos and seasonal videos (approx. 10 mins.).

For more information, contact Yongdusan Park at (051)860-7820.

Busan Tower Website: http://www.busantower.net/eng/index.asp

May
19
Sun
2019 Diamond Bridge Walking Festival @ BEXCO
May 19 @ 7:45 am – 11:00 am
2019 Diamond Bridge Walking Festival @ BEXCO

○ Date & Time: Sunday, May 19, 2019 7:50a.m.

○ Walking Route: BEXCO → Gwangandaegyo Bridge(Diamond Bridge) → Pukyong National University

○ Online Registration http://www.kookjetrail.com or http://www.busantrail.com

Registration (Limited to first 15,000 applicants)

Participation Fee: 5,000 won

○ Hosted by: Kookje Newspaper

○ Website: http://www.kookjetrail.com

○ For more info.: (051)500-5225

Asia Sailing Festival 2019 @ Haeundae Yacht Center
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Asia Sailing Festival 2019 @ Haeundae Yacht Center

○ Period: Monday, April 29 – Sunday, May 19, 2019

24th Japan Friendship Arirang Yacht Race: April 29 – May 3

Busan Super Cup International Yacht Race 2019: May 3 – May 5

Busan Mayors Cup Yacht Race 2019: May 17 – May 19

Venue: Yachting Center in Haeundae

About 800 participants from over 8 countries

○ Hosted/Organized by: Busan Yacht Association, Asia Sailing Festival Organizing Committee

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City

○ Website: http://www.busansupercup.or.kr/ (Korean)

Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum

The Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: ‘The Inner Beauty of Fish’ takes place from April 30 to July 21, 2019 at the Busan Marine Natural History Museum.

The exhibition, in cooperation with the National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, features about 100 fish specimens, bleached and stained to reveal the complex skeletal structures beneath their scales, as well as colorful photographs of them.

The method for clearing and staining the fish for the demonstration of their skeletal systems will also be introduced academically and aesthetically at the exhibition.

○ Period: April 30 – July 21, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Marine Natural History Museum

○ Opening Hours: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Closed on Mondays and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)550-8840

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/sea/index

Craft Week 2019 @ F1963
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Craft Week 2019 @ F1963

○ Period: May 17 – May 26, 2019

○ Venue: F1963 (F1963 Square, YES24@F1963, Terarosa, Kiswire HQ Parking lot P1 & P2)

○ Hosted by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

○ Organized by: Korea Craft and Design Foundation

○ For more info.: (02)2055-0927

○ Website: F1963 http://www.f1963.co.kr/en/?c=art&s=1&syear=2019&gp=1&gbn=viewok&ix=177

Craft Week 2019 http://craftweek.co.kr/

 

CRAFT TALK MAY 26, 14:00 ~ 15:00 at F1963 Square

CRAFT WEEK x YES24 Pop up Store MAY 17-26 ,11:00-21:00, at YES24@F1963

CRAFT WEEK X TERAROSA Pop up Store MAY 17-26, 09:00-21:00 at Terarosa

Market Yurang: Busan 2019

MAY 25-26,11:00-17:00 at Kiswire HQ Parking lot P1, P2

Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum

An exhibition in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement and the establishment of the former provisional government in exile

○ Period: February 28 – June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Website: http://www.knmm.or.kr/eng/main/main.aspx

Seu Ring-Hai – A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea’s Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Seu Ring-Hai - A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea's Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum

Special Exhibition in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Korean Provisional Government

 

○ Period: April 11 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum

○ Opening Hours:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum

The Hyundai Motor Company made 7 standard-sized cars from 7 outstanding paintings among the 150 winning works from the kids’ dream car painting contest. The 3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show will display these 7 kids’ dream cars and let others experience them.

○ Period: Friday, February 22 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

Directions: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/CMS/Contents/Contents.do?mCode=MN018

○ Hours of Operation:

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (last admission is at 4:30 p.m.)

Closed: Mondays, January 1, New Year’s day, Chuseok

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)750-2300

○ Hosted by: Hyudai Motor Company, Busan National Science Museum and Gwacheon National Science Museum

○ Website:

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=3896(Korean)

8th Nakdong River Guponaru Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
8th Nakdong River Guponaru Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park

○ Period: May 17 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Hwamyeong Ecological Park

○ Website: http://guponarufes.co.kr/kor/ (Korean)

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition - ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House

ASEAN in Korea, Korea in ASEAN

○ Period: April 5 – June 2, 2019

Award Ceremony: April 21, 2019

○ Venue: ASEAN Culture House

Address: 162, Jwadong-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, 48108, ROK

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue. – Fri. 10:00 – 18:00

Sat. – Sun. 10:00 – 19:00

Closed on Mondays and national holidays

 

○ Hosted by: The Korea Foundation, ASEAN Culture House

○ Supported by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

○ Website: https://www.ach.or.kr/user/program/detail?pno=1122

○ Inquiries: (051)200-2001

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Global Gathering 2019 @ Apec Naru Park
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Global Gathering 2019 @ Apec Naru Park

○ Date & Time: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

○ Venue: APEC Naru Park in Haeundae-gu

Metro Line 2 Centum City Exit 12

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)711-6845

○ Website: http://www.bfic.kr/

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium

The Hanbok Hall exhibits hanboks and accessories during the period of the Joseon Dynasty and lets visitors try on various styles of hanboks, including modern designs. Visitors are able to take a photo from the virtual fitting set and then receive a photo of themselves wearing a hanbok, traditional Korean dress, by email.

The Busan Hanbok Hall is located on the first floor of BEXCO auditorium and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is free.

The last admission is 30 minutes before closing and is closed during lunch, which is from noon until 1 pm. Groups of more than 10 people need to make a reservation by calling 070-8840-1472.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 8 – June 9, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/index.jsp

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《Nature, Life, Human》, will awaken an interest in ecology and the environment.

○ Period: March 29 – July 7, 2019

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Directions: Take local bus no. 168, 3, 520, 55, 58, 58-1, 58-2, or 221 and get off at the Museum of Contemporary Art Busan bus stop

○ Website: http://www.busan.go.kr/moca_en/index

Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Repetition and Difference: About Time @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 15 – June 23, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website: http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201902111603048947

 

Artists

Miyanaga Aiko, Miyajima Tatsuo, Bahk Seonghi, Oh Yongseok, Lee Byungho, Lee Jinyong, Cho Eunph