Event Calendar

Aug
2
Fri
Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fish Market - The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum

2019 Special Exhibition of Korean National Maritime Museum

○ Period: July 9 – December 31, 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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

https://www.knmm.or.kr/Menu02_Exhibition/exhibition_02_view.aspx?str5=4&fld_seq=61

https://blog.naver.com/museum4you/221580659614

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall - Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

○ Period: June 18 – December 22, 2019

○ Venue: Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

○ Opening Hours: 9am – 6pm (Closed on Mondays)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)231-6341

○ Website: http://museum.busan.go.kr/monument/mmboard/1378793 (Korean)

The Forgotten Other Seas, the Seas of North Korea @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: July 23 – October 13, 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

○ Hosted by: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Supported by: Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Ministry of Unification, National Assembly Ocean Cultural Forum

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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

https://www.knmm.or.kr/Menu02_Exhibition/exhibition_02_view.aspx?str5=4&fld_seq=62 (Korean)

Busan Cup International Friendly Women Club Handball Tournament 2019 @ Sajik Gymnasium
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Busan Cup International Friendly Women Club Handball Tournament 2019 @ Sajik Gymnasium

○ Period: August 6 – 11, 2019

○ Venue: Sajik Gymnasium

○ Free admission

○ Hosted and Organized by: Busan Infrastructure Corporation

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection

Henry Miller: Watercolors and Prints

○ Period: May 31 – October 13, 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

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display01.jsp?amode=view&id=201905291523099842

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: July 12 – November 26, 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/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906241915446047

Finnish design and contemporary exhibiton

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Aug 2 @ 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.

Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: June 28 – October 13, 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/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906201150513201

One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum

○ Period: July 12 – October 27, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

○ Closed Mondays, January 1, Chuseok and Lunar New Year’s Day

○ Website: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/index.do

○ Address: 59, Dongbusangwangwang 6-ro, Gijang-eup, Gijang-gun, Busan

○ Directions:

Metro Line 2 Jangsan Station (Exit 5 or 7) → Transfer to Bus No. 185 → Get off at Busan National Science Museum Bus Stop

Donghae Line OSIRIA Station → Transfer to Bus No. 185 → Get off at Busan National Science Museum Bus Stop

 

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=4174

Songjeong Beach Summer Festival @ Songjeong Beach
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
Songjeong Beach Summer Festival @ Songjeong Beach

Songjeong Beach also looks to make an impression this year at the Sea Festival. Known typically as a quieter beach area popular with university students, Aug. 2 and 3 will be its time to shine.

Songjeong’s program includes the MT Festival, beginning at 5 p.m. on Aug. 2, which is a competition between university bands, dance and hip hop groups. There is also Surfer’s Night at 7 p.m., which is a chance to catch reggae and hip hop shows. The following day, the Songjeong Beach Song Festival runs from 2 to 9 p.m. and culminates with a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies

○ Period: July 4 – September 28, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Movies

○ Address: 12, Daecheong-ro 126beon-gil, Jung-gu, Busan (in Yongdusan Park)

○ How to get there: Take Metro Line No. 1 to Jungang Station (Exit 5) and then walk about 5 minutes towards Yongdusan Park.

○ Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last admission is at 5:00 p.m.)

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

○ Busan Museum of Movies Admission: 10,000 won for adults, 7,000 won for students

Busan citizens will be eligible to receive a 30 percent discount.

○ For more info.: (051)715-4200

○ Website: http://www.busanbom.kr

http://busanbom.kr/?page_id=54948 (English)

The admission fee to the Busan Museum of Movies includes the zombie museum exhibition.

Visitors from ages 8 and up can experience the zombie museum exhibition.

The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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)

Masters of Light: Media Art of Impressionist Masterpieces @ Busan Cultural Center
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 7:30 pm
Masters of Light: Media Art of Impressionist Masterpieces @ Busan Cultural Center

○ Period: June 8 – September 29, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○ Hours of Operation: 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Last admission is at 6:30 p.m.)

Closed on Mondays

○ Tickets: 12,000 won for adults, 9,000 won for youths, 7,000 won for children

○ For more info.: (051)607-6062

○ Website: http://www.bscc.or.kr/01_perfor/?mcode=0401010400&mode=2&no=16281

Busan Sea Festival @ Beaches Around Busan
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Busan Sea Festival @ Beaches Around Busan

○Period: August 2 – 6, 2019

○Venue: Haeundae Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Songdo Beach, Songjeong Beach, Dadaepo Beach

○Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City

○Organized by: Culture & Tourism Organizing Committee

○Website: http://www.bfo.or.kr/festival_Eng/info/01.asp?MENUDIV=1&Fcode=SEAFESTIVAL

Busan Sea Festival Schedule

Haeundae Beach

Opening Party (Night Pool Party & Fireworks Show) Aug. 2, 19:00-22:05

Night Pool Party Aug. 3 – 4, 19:00-21:30

Water Carnival Aug. 3 – 4, 15:00~16:30

Gwangalli Beach

Water Sports Event for the handicapped Aug. 2, 11:00~13:00

2019 BeFM Expat DJ Contest Aug. 5, 19:00-22:00

Busan Sea&Jazz Festival Aug. 4, 19:30-21:30

2019 Night Race in Busan Aug. 3, 19:00~25:00

Music Concert ‘HIP NIGHT’ Aug. 6, 19:00~21:00

Gwangalli Dancing Party Aug. 2-3, 18:00~23:00

Dadaepo Beach

Youth Sea Festival Aug. 4, 19:00~21:30

Dadaepo Folk-Rock Festival Aug. 3, 18:45~21:00

Songdo Beach

Hyeon-in Song Festival Aug. 1- 4

Songjeong Beach

Songjeong Beach Summer Festival Aug. 2 – 3

Dureraum Summer Special 2019 @ Busan Cinema Center
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dureraum Summer Special 2019 @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: July 16 – August 15, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Tickets: 6,000 won for adults / 4,000 won for members, youth and senior

○ For more info.: 051)780-6000

○ Hosted by: Busan Cinema Center

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org

 

* Film List

Le violon rouge / The Red Violin

Latcho Drom

Dom za vesanje / Time of the Gypsies

El amor brujo / Love, the Magician

The Barefoot Contessa

Golden Earrings

Wuthering Heights

Tim’s Vermeer

La Vie de Bohème / The Bohemian Life

Vincent & Theo

Caravaggio

La collectionneuse / The Collector

The Agony and the Ecstasy

Les amants de Montparnasse / Montparnasse 19

Lust for Life

Une chambre en ville / A Room in Town

Peau d’ane / Magic Donkey

Les demoiselles de Rochefort / The Young Girls of Rochefort

La baie des anges / Bay of Angels

Lola

Jacquot de Nantes / Jacquot

Jane B. par Agnès V. / Jane B. for Agnes V.

L’une chante l’autre pas / One Sings, the Other Doesn’t

Lions Love

Le bonheur / Happiness

Cleo de 5 a 7 / Cleo from 5 to 7

La Pointe-Courte

 

* Movie Times:

http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/mcontents/progScheList.do?rbsIdx=226&progCode=20190710001

DAONNA Market @ Busan Cinema Center
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
DAONNA Market @ Busan Cinema Center

Busan small business market

❍ Period: August 2 – 3, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

❍ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

❍ Hosted and Organized by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Design Center

Gwangalli Dancing Party @ Gwangalli Beach
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Gwangalli Dancing Party @ Gwangalli Beach

Gwangalli’s Summer Swing Party, a dance event for Koreans and foreigners in dance clubs to show off their skills. The following evening at 6 p.m. will be the start of the Summer Salsa Dance Night, which will be an opportunity for friends and couples to dance together as the sun sets.

Night Swimming @ Haeundae Beach
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Night Swimming @ Haeundae Beach

Haeundae Beach is now open to the public for night swimming from Friday, July 26 to Sunday, August 11. Night swimming is only allowed within the 200-meter designated area in front of the Haeundae Beach Tourist Information Center (between watchtowers 5 and 6) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Beachgoers can enjoy swimming under the moonlight at Haeundae Beach again this summer.

The regular opening hours of the beach for swimming are from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

*Swimming may be prohibited at Haeundae Beach due to strong currents, inclement weather and unforeseen circumstances.

Hyeon In Song Festival @ Songdo Beach
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hyeon In Song Festival @ Songdo Beach

Songdo Beach, home to Busan’s famous marine cable car, does something special every year: the Hyeonin Festival. Done in honor of Busan’s famous singer Hyunin, who passed away in 2002, the Hyeonin Festival is a singing and performance contest held by City Hall from 2005.

This year, the festival will be held Aug. 1 through 4. Singers and idol groups will also make appearances, but the winner of this contest will be able to make his or her debut to join their ranks as a professional singer, so the stakes are high!

Busan Sea Festival Opening Party (Night Pool Party & Fireworks Show) @ Haeundae Beach
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Busan Sea Festival Opening Party (Night Pool Party & Fireworks Show) @ Haeundae Beach

The festival officially begins at 7 p.m. on Aug. 2. To kick things off, the festival will bring Busan a night pool party and an opportunity to enjoy splashing around in two swimming pools, each 15 meters wide and 25 meters long. All the while, famous singers and musicians will come on stage to entertain festival-goers. The night pool party is one of the festival’s main attractions and will go on for three days. It is free of admission.

Korean Music & Dance Performance: Match Made in Heaven II
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Korean Music & Dance Performance: Match Made in Heaven II

○ Period: July 2 – August 31, 2019

○ Time: Tue. – Fri. 7:30PM, Saturday and national holidays 3:00PM

No performance on Sundays and Mondays

○ Venue: Busan National Gugak Center

Address: 2, Gugak-ro, Busanjin-gu, Busan

Directions: Metro Seomyeon or Buam or Bujeon Station → transfer to Bus no. 33, 63, or 83-1 towards Children’s Park → Get off at Baekjo Apartment Bus Stop

○ Tickets: 30,000 won for all ages, Busan Citizens 10,000 won

Early bird ticket is available until June 18, 2019 for 10,000 won

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

○ Website: http://busan.gugak.go.kr/

Ronn Branton’s Summer Jazz Night @ Busan Cinema Center
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ronn Branton's Summer Jazz Night @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Date & Time: Friday, August 2, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Tickets: VIP-seat 70,000 won, R-seat 50,000 won, S-seat 30,000 won

○ For more info.: 1600-1602

Piano Ronn Branton

Vocal Lee Ju-mi

Saxophone Daniel Ko

Drums Manuel Weyand

Bass Rim Kyung-jin

2019 Moonlight Cinema @ Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2019 Moonlight Cinema @ Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house

The 2019 Moonlight Cinema program is set to be held from Sunday, August 1 to Sunday, September 8 at the Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house in Seo-gu.

The Moonlight Cinema program operates daily, except Mondays, at the Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house. The shows start at 8:00 p.m. and offer free admission.

The movies to be screened include outstanding short films from the Busan International Short Film Festival (BISFF), independent films produced in Busan and short films under various themes.

The event is hosted and organized by the BISFF Organizing Committee and supported by Busan Metropolitan City.

Visitors and residents can enjoy the night view of Busan Port and the downtown area along Sanbokdoro while watching a movie.

For a detailed movie schedule, please visit the BISFF website at http://bisff.org or facebook.com/BISFFmoonlightcinema/ (Korean only), or call the BISFF organizing office (051)742-9600.

Moonlight Cinema Venue

Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house: 342, Cheonmasan-ro, Seo-gu, Busan

– How to get there: Get off at Toseong Station (Metro line 1) and go out Exit 6. Turn at the corner to find the Pusan National University Hospital bus stop. Take the village/neighborhood bus No. 1-1 or 2 and get off at the Ami-dong public parking lot bus stop then walk about 500 meters.

 

Movie cancellations in case of inclement weather will be posted at http://bisff.org at 5:00 p.m. daily.

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Aug 2 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 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

Aug
3
Sat
Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fish Market - The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum

2019 Special Exhibition of Korean National Maritime Museum

○ Period: July 9 – December 31, 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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

https://www.knmm.or.kr/Menu02_Exhibition/exhibition_02_view.aspx?str5=4&fld_seq=61

https://blog.naver.com/museum4you/221580659614

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall - Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

○ Period: June 18 – December 22, 2019

○ Venue: Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

○ Opening Hours: 9am – 6pm (Closed on Mondays)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)231-6341

○ Website: http://museum.busan.go.kr/monument/mmboard/1378793 (Korean)

The Forgotten Other Seas, the Seas of North Korea @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: July 23 – October 13, 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

○ Hosted by: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Supported by: Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Ministry of Unification, National Assembly Ocean Cultural Forum

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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

https://www.knmm.or.kr/Menu02_Exhibition/exhibition_02_view.aspx?str5=4&fld_seq=62 (Korean)

Busan Cup International Friendly Women Club Handball Tournament 2019 @ Sajik Gymnasium
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Busan Cup International Friendly Women Club Handball Tournament 2019 @ Sajik Gymnasium

○ Period: August 6 – 11, 2019

○ Venue: Sajik Gymnasium

○ Free admission

○ Hosted and Organized by: Busan Infrastructure Corporation

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection

Henry Miller: Watercolors and Prints

○ Period: May 31 – October 13, 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

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display01.jsp?amode=view&id=201905291523099842

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: July 12 – November 26, 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/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906241915446047

Finnish design and contemporary exhibiton

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Aug 3 @ 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.

Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: June 28 – October 13, 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/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906201150513201

One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum

○ Period: July 12 – October 27, 2019

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

○ Closed Mondays, January 1, Chuseok and Lunar New Year’s Day

○ Website: https://www.sciport.or.kr/eng/index.do

○ Address: 59, Dongbusangwangwang 6-ro, Gijang-eup, Gijang-gun, Busan

○ Directions:

Metro Line 2 Jangsan Station (Exit 5 or 7) → Transfer to Bus No. 185 → Get off at Busan National Science Museum Bus Stop

Donghae Line OSIRIA Station → Transfer to Bus No. 185 → Get off at Busan National Science Museum Bus Stop

 

https://www.sciport.or.kr/kor/CMS/Board/Board.do?mCode=MN044&mode=view&mgr_seq=3&board_seq=4174

Songjeong Beach Summer Festival @ Songjeong Beach
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
Songjeong Beach Summer Festival @ Songjeong Beach

Songjeong Beach also looks to make an impression this year at the Sea Festival. Known typically as a quieter beach area popular with university students, Aug. 2 and 3 will be its time to shine.

Songjeong’s program includes the MT Festival, beginning at 5 p.m. on Aug. 2, which is a competition between university bands, dance and hip hop groups. There is also Surfer’s Night at 7 p.m., which is a chance to catch reggae and hip hop shows. The following day, the Songjeong Beach Song Festival runs from 2 to 9 p.m. and culminates with a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies

○ Period: July 4 – September 28, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Movies

○ Address: 12, Daecheong-ro 126beon-gil, Jung-gu, Busan (in Yongdusan Park)

○ How to get there: Take Metro Line No. 1 to Jungang Station (Exit 5) and then walk about 5 minutes towards Yongdusan Park.

○ Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last admission is at 5:00 p.m.)

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

○ Busan Museum of Movies Admission: 10,000 won for adults, 7,000 won for students

Busan citizens will be eligible to receive a 30 percent discount.

○ For more info.: (051)715-4200

○ Website: http://www.busanbom.kr

http://busanbom.kr/?page_id=54948 (English)

The admission fee to the Busan Museum of Movies includes the zombie museum exhibition.

Visitors from ages 8 and up can experience the zombie museum exhibition.

The Phenomenon of the Mind: Facing Yourself @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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)

Masters of Light: Media Art of Impressionist Masterpieces @ Busan Cultural Center
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 7:30 pm
Masters of Light: Media Art of Impressionist Masterpieces @ Busan Cultural Center

○ Period: June 8 – September 29, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○ Hours of Operation: 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Last admission is at 6:30 p.m.)

Closed on Mondays

○ Tickets: 12,000 won for adults, 9,000 won for youths, 7,000 won for children

○ For more info.: (051)607-6062

○ Website: http://www.bscc.or.kr/01_perfor/?mcode=0401010400&mode=2&no=16281

Busan Sea Festival @ Beaches Around Busan
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Busan Sea Festival @ Beaches Around Busan

○Period: August 2 – 6, 2019

○Venue: Haeundae Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Songdo Beach, Songjeong Beach, Dadaepo Beach

○Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City

○Organized by: Culture & Tourism Organizing Committee

○Website: http://www.bfo.or.kr/festival_Eng/info/01.asp?MENUDIV=1&Fcode=SEAFESTIVAL

Busan Sea Festival Schedule

Haeundae Beach

Opening Party (Night Pool Party & Fireworks Show) Aug. 2, 19:00-22:05

Night Pool Party Aug. 3 – 4, 19:00-21:30

Water Carnival Aug. 3 – 4, 15:00~16:30

Gwangalli Beach

Water Sports Event for the handicapped Aug. 2, 11:00~13:00

2019 BeFM Expat DJ Contest Aug. 5, 19:00-22:00

Busan Sea&Jazz Festival Aug. 4, 19:30-21:30

2019 Night Race in Busan Aug. 3, 19:00~25:00

Music Concert ‘HIP NIGHT’ Aug. 6, 19:00~21:00

Gwangalli Dancing Party Aug. 2-3, 18:00~23:00

Dadaepo Beach

Youth Sea Festival Aug. 4, 19:00~21:30

Dadaepo Folk-Rock Festival Aug. 3, 18:45~21:00

Songdo Beach

Hyeon-in Song Festival Aug. 1- 4

Songjeong Beach

Songjeong Beach Summer Festival Aug. 2 – 3

Dureraum Summer Special 2019 @ Busan Cinema Center
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dureraum Summer Special 2019 @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: July 16 – August 15, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Tickets: 6,000 won for adults / 4,000 won for members, youth and senior

○ For more info.: 051)780-6000

○ Hosted by: Busan Cinema Center

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org

 

* Film List

Le violon rouge / The Red Violin

Latcho Drom

Dom za vesanje / Time of the Gypsies

El amor brujo / Love, the Magician

The Barefoot Contessa

Golden Earrings

Wuthering Heights

Tim’s Vermeer

La Vie de Bohème / The Bohemian Life

Vincent & Theo

Caravaggio

La collectionneuse / The Collector

The Agony and the Ecstasy

Les amants de Montparnasse / Montparnasse 19

Lust for Life

Une chambre en ville / A Room in Town

Peau d’ane / Magic Donkey

Les demoiselles de Rochefort / The Young Girls of Rochefort

La baie des anges / Bay of Angels

Lola

Jacquot de Nantes / Jacquot

Jane B. par Agnès V. / Jane B. for Agnes V.

L’une chante l’autre pas / One Sings, the Other Doesn’t

Lions Love

Le bonheur / Happiness

Cleo de 5 a 7 / Cleo from 5 to 7

La Pointe-Courte

 

* Movie Times:

http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/mcontents/progScheList.do?rbsIdx=226&progCode=20190710001

Free Yoga and Circuit Training Classes @ Gorilla Brewing Company
Aug 3 @ 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.

DAONNA Market @ Busan Cinema Center
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
DAONNA Market @ Busan Cinema Center

Busan small business market

❍ Period: August 2 – 3, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

❍ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

❍ Hosted and Organized by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Design Center

Dureraum Saturday Outdoor Concert
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dureraum Saturday Outdoor Concert

The 2019 Dureraum Saturday Outdoor Concert will be held until August 31, 2019 on designated Saturdays at 5:00 pm (film concert at 8:00 pm) at the outdoor theater of the Busan Cinema Center.

The concerts are free for all.

Event Information

August 3 at 5:00 pm, Music Concert by Dureraum Wind Orchestra

August 10 at 5:00 pm, Ensemble Brasssonanz

August 17 at 5:00 pm, Dongnae Hakchum (Crane Dance)

August 24 at 8:00 pm, Film Concert (Buster Keaton – The Cameraman)

The Cameraman is a 1928 American silent comedy film directed by Edward Sedgwick and an uncredited Buster Keaton. The picture stars Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin, and others.

August 31 at 5:00 pm, Chorus

The concert schedule may be subject to change under certain circumstances without notice.

Paid parking is available at the venue for 2,000 won.

Gwangalli Dancing Party @ Gwangalli Beach
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Gwangalli Dancing Party @ Gwangalli Beach

Gwangalli’s Summer Swing Party, a dance event for Koreans and foreigners in dance clubs to show off their skills. The following evening at 6 p.m. will be the start of the Summer Salsa Dance Night, which will be an opportunity for friends and couples to dance together as the sun sets.

KBO: Lotte vs. Doosan @ Sajik Stadium
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KBO: Lotte vs. Doosan @ Sajik Stadium

KBO Baseball: Lotte vs. Doosan Bears

Night Swimming @ Haeundae Beach
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Night Swimming @ Haeundae Beach

Haeundae Beach is now open to the public for night swimming from Friday, July 26 to Sunday, August 11. Night swimming is only allowed within the 200-meter designated area in front of the Haeundae Beach Tourist Information Center (between watchtowers 5 and 6) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Beachgoers can enjoy swimming under the moonlight at Haeundae Beach again this summer.

The regular opening hours of the beach for swimming are from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

*Swimming may be prohibited at Haeundae Beach due to strong currents, inclement weather and unforeseen circumstances.

Hyeon In Song Festival @ Songdo Beach
Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hyeon In Song Festival @ Songdo Beach

Songdo Beach, home to Busan’s famous marine cable car, does something special every year: the Hyeonin Festival. Done in honor of Busan’s famous singer Hyunin, who passed away in 2002, the Hyeonin Festival is a singing and performance contest held by City Hall from 2005.

This year, the festival will be held Aug. 1 through 4. Singers and idol groups will also make appearances, but the winner of this contest will be able to make his or her debut to join their ranks as a professional singer, so the stakes are high!

Dadaepo Folk-Rock Festival @ Dadaepo Beach
Aug 3 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Dadaepo Folk-Rock Festival @ Dadaepo Beach

On the opposite side of town, Dadaepo Beach takes advantage of its status as the sunset destination of Korea by hosting the Dadaepo Folk Song Festival on Aug. 3 from 6:45 to 9 p.m. Well known in Busan for its Sunset Fountain of Dreams, music is naturally Dadaepo’s speciality. This particular festival showcases acoustic music performances suitable for the entire family against the backdrop of Busan’s setting sun.  The Folk Song Festival will also peak with a fireworks performance at the end of the night.

Night Pool Party @ Haeundae Beach
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Night Pool Party @ Haeundae Beach

The festival officially begins at 7 p.m. on Aug. 2. To kick things off, the festival will bring Busan a night pool party and an opportunity to enjoy splashing around in two swimming pools, each 15 meters wide and 25 meters long. All the while, famous singers and musicians will come on stage to entertain festival-goers. The night pool party is one of the festival’s main attractions and will go on for three days. It is free of admission.

Korean Music & Dance Performance: Match Made in Heaven II
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Korean Music & Dance Performance: Match Made in Heaven II

○ Period: July 2 – August 31, 2019

○ Time: Tue. – Fri. 7:30PM, Saturday and national holidays 3:00PM

No performance on Sundays and Mondays

○ Venue: Busan National Gugak Center

Address: 2, Gugak-ro, Busanjin-gu, Busan

Directions: Metro Seomyeon or Buam or Bujeon Station → transfer to Bus no. 33, 63, or 83-1 towards Children’s Park → Get off at Baekjo Apartment Bus Stop

○ Tickets: 30,000 won for all ages, Busan Citizens 10,000 won

Early bird ticket is available until June 18, 2019 for 10,000 won

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

○ Website: http://busan.gugak.go.kr/

2019 Moonlight Cinema @ Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2019 Moonlight Cinema @ Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house

The 2019 Moonlight Cinema program is set to be held from Sunday, August 1 to Sunday, September 8 at the Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house in Seo-gu.

The Moonlight Cinema program operates daily, except Mondays, at the Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house. The shows start at 8:00 p.m. and offer free admission.

The movies to be screened include outstanding short films from the Busan International Short Film Festival (BISFF), independent films produced in Busan and short films under various themes.

The event is hosted and organized by the BISFF Organizing Committee and supported by Busan Metropolitan City.

Visitors and residents can enjoy the night view of Busan Port and the downtown area along Sanbokdoro while watching a movie.

For a detailed movie schedule, please visit the BISFF website at http://bisff.org or facebook.com/BISFFmoonlightcinema/ (Korean only), or call the BISFF organizing office (051)742-9600.

Moonlight Cinema Venue

Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house: 342, Cheonmasan-ro, Seo-gu, Busan

– How to get there: Get off at Toseong Station (Metro line 1) and go out Exit 6. Turn at the corner to find the Pusan National University Hospital bus stop. Take the village/neighborhood bus No. 1-1 or 2 and get off at the Ami-dong public parking lot bus stop then walk about 500 meters.

 

Movie cancellations in case of inclement weather will be posted at http://bisff.org at 5:00 p.m. daily.

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Aug 3 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 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

Night Race in Busan 2019 @ Gwangalli Beach
Aug 3 @ 9:30 pm – Aug 4 @ 2:15 am
Night Race in Busan 2019 @ Gwangalli Beach

○ Date & Time: Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 7:00PM

○ Gathering Place: Gwangalli Beach

○ Running Route: Gwangalli Beach → Gwangandaegyo Bridge → BEXCO (EDM Party)

○ Registration (Limited to first 15,000 entrants)

– Period: Monday, June 17 at 10:00AM –

– Entry fee: 40,000 won

○ Hosted by: KNN

○ For more details about the race visit http://www.nightracebusan.com/foreigner/index01_en.php

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Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fish Market - The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum

2019 Special Exhibition of Korean National Maritime Museum

○ Period: July 9 – December 31, 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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

https://www.knmm.or.kr/Menu02_Exhibition/exhibition_02_view.aspx?str5=4&fld_seq=61

https://blog.naver.com/museum4you/221580659614

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall - Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

○ Period: June 18 – December 22, 2019

○ Venue: Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

○ Opening Hours: 9am – 6pm (Closed on Mondays)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)231-6341

○ Website: http://museum.busan.go.kr/monument/mmboard/1378793 (Korean)

The Forgotten Other Seas, the Seas of North Korea @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: July 23 – October 13, 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

○ Hosted by: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Supported by: Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Ministry of Unification, National Assembly Ocean Cultural Forum

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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

https://www.knmm.or.kr/Menu02_Exhibition/exhibition_02_view.aspx?str5=4&fld_seq=62 (Korean)

Busan Cup International Friendly Women Club Handball Tournament 2019 @ Sajik Gymnasium
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Busan Cup International Friendly Women Club Handball Tournament 2019 @ Sajik Gymnasium

○ Period: August 6 – 11, 2019

○ Venue: Sajik Gymnasium

○ Free admission

○ Hosted and Organized by: Busan Infrastructure Corporation

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection

Henry Miller: Watercolors and Prints

○ Period: May 31 – October 13, 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

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display01.jsp?amode=view&id=201905291523099842

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: July 12 – November 26, 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/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906241915446047

Finnish design and contemporary exhibiton