Event Calendar

Oct
22
Tue
Busan Chess Club @ McDonalds at City Hall Station
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 23 @ 12:00 am
Busan Chess Club @ McDonalds at City Hall Station
Our goal is to create a regular meeting place for chess in Busan.
What: Play, learn and improve your chess
Who: All are welcome: kids and adults. Anyone interested in playing chess
When:  Tuesday Evenings  8pm – 10pm
Where: McDonalds at 시청역 (City Hall Station) just outside exit 7
Why: Chess players need a place to meet and play. Please join us and help build a thriving chess scene here in Busan.
CostFREE  chess sets and clocks are available.
Oct
23
Wed
Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Oct 23 @ 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

Sea Art Festival 2019 @ Dadaepo Beach
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Subject: Sea of Heartbreak

○ Period: September 28 – October 27, 2019

○ Venue: Dadaepo Beach

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Biennale Organizing Committee

○ Supported by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

○ Website: http://www.busanbiennale.org/kr/index.php?pCode=bada01

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Oct 23 @ 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)

2019 Busan One Asia Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Busan One Asia Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more

○ Period: October 19 – October 25, 2019

○ Venue: Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City

○ Organized by: Busan Tourism Organization

○ Supported by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea Tourism Organization

○ Website: http://www.bof.or.kr/

Antony Gormley ‘FEEL’ @ Space Lee Ufan
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Antony Gormley 'FEEL' @ Space Lee Ufan

○ Period: October 18, 2019 – April 19, 2020

○ Venue: Space Lee Ufan

○ Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Admission fee: 3,000 won for adult, 2,000 won for children and youth aged 7–19 years

Busan citizens with identification cards will receive a discount of 1,000 won. Admission for individuals over 65, children under 7, and the handicapped is free.

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website:

https://art.busan.go.kr/spaceleeufan/eng/index.jsp

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=20191007102027311

ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary @ ASEAN Culture House
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary @ ASEAN Culture House

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Korea-ASEAN dialogue relations in 2019, the ASEAN Culture House will hold a special exhibition titled ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary. Visitors will be able to see traditional crafts from the countries of ASEAN alongside the works of contemporary ASEAN artists. We invite you to join us in appreciating the aesthetic imagination and creativity of ASEAN’s contemporary craft artworks as well as the artisanal spirit and wisdom of traditional crafts.

○ Period: October 8, 2019 – January 15, 2020

○ Venue: Special Exhibition Gallery, ASEAN Culture House

○ Cost: Free

○ Hours: Tue. – Fri. 10:00am – 6:00pm, Weekend 10:00am – 7:00pm

○ Inquiries: (051)775-2031

○ Directions: 15-minute walk from Exit 2 of Jangsan Station (Metro Line 2)

○ Website: https://www.ach.or.kr/

Chroniclers, Outside of Time @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Chroniclers, Outside of Time @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Period: September 11, 2019 – February 2, 2020

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

Artists

Sindae Kang, Garam Kim, Jaeoon Rho, Hwayeon Nam, Ho Tzu Nyen, Johann Lurf

Complete Technology @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

○ Period: August 15 – November 24, 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists: Eunhee Lee, Jeamin Cha, Julien Previeux, Lawrence Lek, Halil Altindere, Minha Park

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Oct 23 @ 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

Gentil, Gentle: The Advent of a New Community @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Gentil, Gentle: The Advent of a New Community @ Museum of Contemporary Art

○ Period: September 11, 2019 – February 2, 2020

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists

Byungjun Kwon, Junguk Yang, Yungyu Kim

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Oct 23 @ 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.

One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum
Oct 23 @ 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

Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

MoCA Busan Special Exhibition

○ Period: August 14, 2019 – January 27, 2020

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Tickets: 5,000 won for all

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists: Random International (Hannes Koch & Florian Ortkrass)

Rain room, new media installations

Yeongnam Dance Festival 2019 @ Busan National Gugak Center
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Yeongnam Dance Festival 2019 @ Busan National Gugak Center

○ Period: September 25 – October 26, 2019

○ Time: Tue. – Fri. 7:30PM, weekends and national holidays 5:00PM

No performance on 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:

Yeonak-dang S-seat 20,000 won, A-seat 10,000 won

Yeji-dang 10,000 won for all

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

○ Website: http://busan.gugak.go.kr

Opening Performance – Sep. 25, 7:30 p.m. at Yeonak-dang

http://busan.gugak.go.kr/portal/prfm/view.do?prfmSn=3090&prfmDtSn=1&mId=0101010000

100 Artists’ Yeongnam Dance

http://busan.gugak.go.kr/portal/prfm/view.do?prfmSn=3091&prfmDtSn=1&mId=0101010000

Closing Performance – Oct. 26

HQ Wine and Whisky Night @ HQ Bar
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

HQ is rolling out a new weekly event; every Wednesday, we’ll be celebrating wine and whiskey with some of the best drink deals in town.

3000 Won Glasses of White or Red Wine

4000 Won Pours of Jameson

5000 Won Pours of Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Johnny Walker, Crown Royal, and Canadian Club

HQ Gwangan Open Mic Night @ HQ Gwangan
Oct 23 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
HQ Gwangan Open Mic Night @ HQ Gwangan

Alright, folks, our new weekly trivia night is continuing to build, and we are always looking for new brainiacs to raise their swords. If you weren’t able to make it in the past, let me remind you that the pub quiz is now at HQ Gwangan every Wednesday, and there’s a new format:

1000 Won Entrance Fee Per Player / Winning Team Gets The Cash!

Maximum Team Size is 5. Minimum Team Size is 1.

2 Rounds of Questions
3 Categories in Each Round
5 Questions in Each Category

Plus in between rounds, we will have a Beer Bonus round where one team can win a free pitcher of Cass or OB.

We’ll be starting the quiz at approximately 9:00, and it’ll be done before 11:00 so for those of you coming from outside of Gwangan, you can hightail it to your bus or subway to stiff over the taxi drivers–or if you want to keep drinking, nobody’s stopping you.

Following, trivia, come on down for the newest open mic in town starting around 11 p.m.

Open Mic @ Ol'55
Oct 23 @ 9:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Open Mic @ Ol'55

Weekly open mic at Ol’55 in KSU.

Oct
24
Thu
Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Oct 24 @ 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

LPGA BMW Ladies Championship 2019 @ LPGA International Busan
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
LPGA BMW Ladies Championship 2019 @ LPGA International Busan

○ Period: October 21 – October 27, 2019

(Tournament Schedule: October 24 – 27, 2019)

○ Venue: LPGA International Busan

○ Participating Players: Total 84 Players

○ Hosted and Organized by: LPGA, BMW Korea

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City, BMW Korea

 

○ Official Website: http://www.bmwladieschampionship.co.kr/

Get Your Tickets: http://ticket.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=19010119

Sea Art Festival 2019 @ Dadaepo Beach
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Subject: Sea of Heartbreak

○ Period: September 28 – October 27, 2019

○ Venue: Dadaepo Beach

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Biennale Organizing Committee

○ Supported by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

○ Website: http://www.busanbiennale.org/kr/index.php?pCode=bada01

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Oct 24 @ 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)

2019 Busan One Asia Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Busan One Asia Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more

○ Period: October 19 – October 25, 2019

○ Venue: Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City

○ Organized by: Busan Tourism Organization

○ Supported by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea Tourism Organization

○ Website: http://www.bof.or.kr/

Antony Gormley ‘FEEL’ @ Space Lee Ufan
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Antony Gormley 'FEEL' @ Space Lee Ufan

○ Period: October 18, 2019 – April 19, 2020

○ Venue: Space Lee Ufan

○ Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Admission fee: 3,000 won for adult, 2,000 won for children and youth aged 7–19 years

Busan citizens with identification cards will receive a discount of 1,000 won. Admission for individuals over 65, children under 7, and the handicapped is free.

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website:

https://art.busan.go.kr/spaceleeufan/eng/index.jsp

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=20191007102027311

ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary @ ASEAN Culture House
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary @ ASEAN Culture House

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Korea-ASEAN dialogue relations in 2019, the ASEAN Culture House will hold a special exhibition titled ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary. Visitors will be able to see traditional crafts from the countries of ASEAN alongside the works of contemporary ASEAN artists. We invite you to join us in appreciating the aesthetic imagination and creativity of ASEAN’s contemporary craft artworks as well as the artisanal spirit and wisdom of traditional crafts.

○ Period: October 8, 2019 – January 15, 2020

○ Venue: Special Exhibition Gallery, ASEAN Culture House

○ Cost: Free

○ Hours: Tue. – Fri. 10:00am – 6:00pm, Weekend 10:00am – 7:00pm

○ Inquiries: (051)775-2031

○ Directions: 15-minute walk from Exit 2 of Jangsan Station (Metro Line 2)

○ Website: https://www.ach.or.kr/

Chroniclers, Outside of Time @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Chroniclers, Outside of Time @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Period: September 11, 2019 – February 2, 2020

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

Artists

Sindae Kang, Garam Kim, Jaeoon Rho, Hwayeon Nam, Ho Tzu Nyen, Johann Lurf

Complete Technology @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

○ Period: August 15 – November 24, 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists: Eunhee Lee, Jeamin Cha, Julien Previeux, Lawrence Lek, Halil Altindere, Minha Park

Farmers’ Market at Busan City Hall @ Near Busan City Hall
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Farmers' Market at Busan City Hall @ Near Busan City Hall

The local Farmers’ Market has been operating every Thursday from 10am to 6pm at Busan City Hall since April 2012.

The market will be held on the street between Busan City Hall and Busan Metropolitan Police Agency.

Local agricultural products, including rice, tomatoes, various fresh vegetables and much more from Busan and the Gyeongnam area will be sold at discounted prices.

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Oct 24 @ 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

Gentil, Gentle: The Advent of a New Community @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Gentil, Gentle: The Advent of a New Community @ Museum of Contemporary Art

○ Period: September 11, 2019 – February 2, 2020

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists

Byungjun Kwon, Junguk Yang, Yungyu Kim

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 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.

One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum
Oct 24 @ 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

Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

MoCA Busan Special Exhibition

○ Period: August 14, 2019 – January 27, 2020

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Tickets: 5,000 won for all

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists: Random International (Hannes Koch & Florian Ortkrass)

Rain room, new media installations

Yeongnam Dance Festival 2019 @ Busan National Gugak Center
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Yeongnam Dance Festival 2019 @ Busan National Gugak Center

○ Period: September 25 – October 26, 2019

○ Time: Tue. – Fri. 7:30PM, weekends and national holidays 5:00PM

No performance on 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:

Yeonak-dang S-seat 20,000 won, A-seat 10,000 won

Yeji-dang 10,000 won for all

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

○ Website: http://busan.gugak.go.kr

Opening Performance – Sep. 25, 7:30 p.m. at Yeonak-dang

http://busan.gugak.go.kr/portal/prfm/view.do?prfmSn=3090&prfmDtSn=1&mId=0101010000

100 Artists’ Yeongnam Dance

http://busan.gugak.go.kr/portal/prfm/view.do?prfmSn=3091&prfmDtSn=1&mId=0101010000

Closing Performance – Oct. 26

Oct
25
Fri
Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Oct 25 @ 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

LPGA BMW Ladies Championship 2019 @ LPGA International Busan
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
LPGA BMW Ladies Championship 2019 @ LPGA International Busan

○ Period: October 21 – October 27, 2019

(Tournament Schedule: October 24 – 27, 2019)

○ Venue: LPGA International Busan

○ Participating Players: Total 84 Players

○ Hosted and Organized by: LPGA, BMW Korea

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City, BMW Korea

 

○ Official Website: http://www.bmwladieschampionship.co.kr/

Get Your Tickets: http://ticket.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=19010119

Sea Art Festival 2019 @ Dadaepo Beach
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Subject: Sea of Heartbreak

○ Period: September 28 – October 27, 2019

○ Venue: Dadaepo Beach

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Biennale Organizing Committee

○ Supported by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

○ Website: http://www.busanbiennale.org/kr/index.php?pCode=bada01

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Oct 25 @ 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)

2019 Busan One Asia Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Busan One Asia Festival @ Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more

○ Period: October 19 – October 25, 2019

○ Venue: Hwamyeong Ecological Park, Haeundae Culture Square and more

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City

○ Organized by: Busan Tourism Organization

○ Supported by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea Tourism Organization

○ Website: http://www.bof.or.kr/

Antony Gormley ‘FEEL’ @ Space Lee Ufan
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Antony Gormley 'FEEL' @ Space Lee Ufan

○ Period: October 18, 2019 – April 19, 2020

○ Venue: Space Lee Ufan

○ Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Admission fee: 3,000 won for adult, 2,000 won for children and youth aged 7–19 years

Busan citizens with identification cards will receive a discount of 1,000 won. Admission for individuals over 65, children under 7, and the handicapped is free.

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website:

https://art.busan.go.kr/spaceleeufan/eng/index.jsp

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=20191007102027311

ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary @ ASEAN Culture House
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary @ ASEAN Culture House

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Korea-ASEAN dialogue relations in 2019, the ASEAN Culture House will hold a special exhibition titled ASEAN Crafts: From Heritage to the Contemporary. Visitors will be able to see traditional crafts from the countries of ASEAN alongside the works of contemporary ASEAN artists. We invite you to join us in appreciating the aesthetic imagination and creativity of ASEAN’s contemporary craft artworks as well as the artisanal spirit and wisdom of traditional crafts.

○ Period: October 8, 2019 – January 15, 2020

○ Venue: Special Exhibition Gallery, ASEAN Culture House

○ Cost: Free

○ Hours: Tue. – Fri. 10:00am – 6:00pm, Weekend 10:00am – 7:00pm

○ Inquiries: (051)775-2031

○ Directions: 15-minute walk from Exit 2 of Jangsan Station (Metro Line 2)

○ Website: https://www.ach.or.kr/

Busan Mackerel Festival 2019 @ Songdo Beach
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Busan Mackerel Festival 2019 @ Songdo Beach

○ Period: October 25 – 27, 2019

○ Venue: Songdo Beach

○ Program: Mackerel Cooking Contest, Marine Products Auction and other events

○ Free admission

Chroniclers, Outside of Time @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Chroniclers, Outside of Time @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Period: September 11, 2019 – February 2, 2020

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

Artists

Sindae Kang, Garam Kim, Jaeoon Rho, Hwayeon Nam, Ho Tzu Nyen, Johann Lurf

Complete Technology @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

○ Period: August 15 – November 24, 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists: Eunhee Lee, Jeamin Cha, Julien Previeux, Lawrence Lek, Halil Altindere, Minha Park

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Oct 25 @ 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

Gentil, Gentle: The Advent of a New Community @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Gentil, Gentle: The Advent of a New Community @ Museum of Contemporary Art

○ Period: September 11, 2019 – February 2, 2020

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists

Byungjun Kwon, Junguk Yang, Yungyu Kim

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Oct 25 @ 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.

One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum
Oct 25 @ 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

Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

MoCA Busan Special Exhibition

○ Period: August 14, 2019 – January 27, 2020

○ Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

○ Tickets: 5,000 won for all

○ 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

○ For more info.: (051)220-7400

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

 

Artists: Random International (Hannes Koch & Florian Ortkrass)

Rain room, new media installations

Magic Show: Magic Circus @ East Busan Lotte Mall
Oct 25 @ 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)

8th India Film Festival @ Busan Cinema Center
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
 Period: October 25-27, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Admission is free

○ For more info.: 051)780-6000

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/mcontents/progView.do?rbsIdx=226&progCode=20191016001

* Film List

Andhadhun

Uma

Hanuman vs Mahiravana

Raatchasi

Peranbu

Chumbak

* Movie Times:

http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/mcontents/progScheList.do?rbsIdx=226&progCode=20191016001

Busan Philharmonic Orchestra: The 555th Subscription Concert @ Busan Cultural Center
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Busan Philharmonic Orchestra: The 555th Subscription Concert @ Busan Cultural Center

Gentleman in Busan

○ Date & Time: October 25, 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

20 percent discount for foreigners

○ For more info.: 051)607-3111

 

Artists

Conductor Choi Soo-Yeoul

Cello Kim Doo-min

Busan Philharmonic Orchestra

 

PROGRAM

Edward Elgar – Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85

INTERMISSION

Johannes Brahms – Symphony No.1 in C minor, Op.68

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake @ Dream Theatre
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake @ Dream Theatre

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

The Legend Returns

○ Period: October 24 – October 27, 2019

○ Venue: Dream Theatre

○ Time: Thu., Fri. 7:30 p.m./ Sat., Sun. 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

○ Age recommendation: ages 8 and older

○ Running Time: 150 minutes

○ Intermission: 20 minutes

○ Tickets: VIP-seat 140,000 won, R-seat 120,000 won, S-seat 100,000 won, A-seat 80,000 won, B-seat 60,000 won

○ Website: https://www.dreamtheatre.co.kr/Performance/Performance/Detail?num=14

○ Phone: 1833-3755

○ How to get there:

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

VOŁOSI @ Busan Citizens Hall
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
VOŁOSI @ Busan Citizens Hall

Vołosi is a music group formed by highlanders of the Silesian Beskid mountains and classically-trained musicians.

○ Date & Time: October 25, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Hall

○ Tickets: VIP-seat 50,000 won, 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=16536

 

Artists

Viola – Jan Kaczmarzyk

Violin – Krzysztof Lasoń

Double Bass – Robert Waszut

Cello – Stanislaw Lason

Violin – Zbigniew Michalek

Yeongnam Dance Festival 2019 @ Busan National Gugak Center
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Yeongnam Dance Festival 2019 @ Busan National Gugak Center

○ Period: September 25 – October 26, 2019

○ Time: Tue. – Fri. 7:30PM, weekends and national holidays 5:00PM

No performance on 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:

Yeonak-dang S-seat 20,000 won, A-seat 10,000 won

Yeji-dang 10,000 won for all

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

○ Website: http://busan.gugak.go.kr

Opening Performance – Sep. 25, 7:30 p.m. at Yeonak-dang

http://busan.gugak.go.kr/portal/prfm/view.do?prfmSn=3090&prfmDtSn=1&mId=0101010000

100 Artists’ Yeongnam Dance

http://busan.gugak.go.kr/portal/prfm/view.do?prfmSn=3091&prfmDtSn=1&mId=0101010000

Closing Performance – Oct. 26

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Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Oct 26 @ 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

LPGA BMW Ladies Championship 2019 @ LPGA International Busan
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
LPGA BMW Ladies Championship 2019 @ LPGA International Busan

○ Period: October 21 – October 27, 2019

(Tournament Schedule: October 24 – 27, 2019)

○ Venue: LPGA International Busan

○ Participating Players: Total 84 Players

○ Hosted and Organized by: LPGA, BMW Korea

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City, BMW Korea

 

○ Official Website: http://www.bmwladieschampionship.co.kr/

Get Your Tickets: http://ticket.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=19010119

Sea Art Festival 2019 @ Dadaepo Beach
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Subject: Sea of Heartbreak

○ Period: September 28 – October 27, 2019

○ Venue: Dadaepo Beach

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Biennale Organizing Committee

○ Supported by: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

○ Website: http://www.busanbiennale.org/kr/index.php?pCode=bada01

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Oct 26 @ 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)

Antony Gormley ‘FEEL’ @ Space Lee Ufan
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Antony Gormley 'FEEL' @ Space Lee Ufan

○ Period: October 18, 2019 – April 19, 2020

○ Venue: Space Lee Ufan

○ Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Admission fee: 3,000 won for adult, 2,000 won for children and youth aged 7–19 years

Busan citizens with identification cards will receive a discount of 1,000 won. Admission for individuals over 65, children under 7, and the handicapped is free.

○ For more info.: (051)740-4245

○ Website:

https://art.busan.go.kr/spaceleeufan/eng/index.jsp

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=20191007102027311