Event Calendar

May
23
Thu
Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum
May 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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)

37th Busan Youth Folk Arts Festival & The 48th Busan Folk Arts Festival @ Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The 37th Busan Youth Folk Arts Festival

○ Period: May 23 – 24, 2019

○ Venue: Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park

 

The 48th Busan Folk Arts Festival

○ Date & Time: Saturday, May 25, 2019

○ Venue: Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park

 

○ Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

○ For more info.: (051)752-2947

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
May 23 @ 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

Farmers’ Market at Busan City Hall @ Near Busan City Hall
May 23 @ 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.

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
May 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.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
May 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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)

Busan International Performing Arts Festival @ Busan Cinema Center
May 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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
24
Fri
Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 Geumjeongsanseong Festival @ Jangjeon Metro Station, Geumjeongsan Mountain,
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
2019 Geumjeongsanseong Festival @ Jangjeon Metro Station, Geumjeongsan Mountain,

○ Period: Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26, 2019

Opening Ceremony Friday, May 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Oncheoncheon main stage

○ Venue: around Jangjeon Metro Station, Geumjeongsan Mountain, Geumjeongsanseong Fortress Plaza

○ Hosted by: Geumjeong-gu Office

○ Website: http://www.geumjeong.go.kr/festival/index.geumj?menuCd=DOM_000001102001000000

2019 Geumjeongsanseong Festival @ Geumjeongsan Mountain
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
2019 Geumjeongsanseong Festival @ Geumjeongsan Mountain

○ Period: Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26, 2019

Opening Ceremony Friday, May 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Oncheoncheon main stage

○ Venue: around Jangjeon Metro Station, Geumjeongsan Mountain, Geumjeongsanseong Fortress Plaza

○ Hosted by: Geumjeong-gu Office

○ Website: http://www.geumjeong.go.kr/festival/index.geumj?menuCd=DOM_000001102001000000

2019 Haeundae Sand Festival @ Haeundae Beach
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Haeundae Sand Festival @ Haeundae Beach

○ Period: May 24 – May 27, 2019

○ Venue: Haeundae Beach

37th Busan Youth Folk Arts Festival & The 48th Busan Folk Arts Festival @ Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The 37th Busan Youth Folk Arts Festival

○ Period: May 23 – 24, 2019

○ Venue: Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park

 

The 48th Busan Folk Arts Festival

○ Date & Time: Saturday, May 25, 2019

○ Venue: Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park

 

○ Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

○ For more info.: (051)752-2947

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
May 24 @ 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

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
May 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.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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)

Big Day South 2019 @ Gwangan, KSU, and PNU
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Big Day South 2019 @ Gwangan, KSU, and PNU

Friday beginning at 6 p.m.

Saturday beginning at 1 p.m.

Sunday beginning at 4 p.m.

Angle Magazine & Busan Indiens Present: Big Day South 2019

2019년, 빅 데이 사우스가 오디오-비주얼 축제 시리즈 중 가장 큰 규모로 다시 찾아왔니다. 광안리, 경성대, 부산대 순서로 5월 24일부터 26일까지 3일 간 창의적인 무대들이 펼쳐집니다.

Big Day South returns to Busan in 2019 with the largest iteration of the audio-visual festival to date. The 3-day festival (May 24th-26th) will spread out across the city with stages at Gwangan, KSU, and PNU. This will be a thrilling celebration of the creative scenes beyond the capital

매년 마찬가지로, Big Day South는 커뮤니티간의 협업 및 아티스트들의 진가를 확인할 수 있는 하나의 장으로 자리매김되어왔습니다. 이번 해에는 다채로운 아티스트의 라인업이 준비되어 있으며, 관객분들이 다양하게 페스티벌을 참여하고 함께 즐길 수 있습니다. #bigdaysouth 해시태그하여 페스티벌의 열기를 함께 공유하는 것도 잊지 말아주세요!

As always, Big Day South provides a space for community, collaboration, and appreciation. There’s a truly wonderful line-up of artists and performers this year, and audience participation is just as important as ever with a number of new ways to engage and interact. Take advantage of the #bigdaysouth hashtag to share your experience of the event

예매: http://bit.ly/bds2019-tickets

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일시 / Date : 2019년 5월 24~26일 (금~일 / Fri ~ Sun)
장소 / Venues : Gwangan Beach, Hq Bar, Node, Ovantgarde, Club Realize -클럽리얼라이즈-, openarts space MERGE?, Basement

토요일 올데이 티켓 / Saturday Day Pass
예매 / Advance 25,000원
현매 / Cash 30,000

토요일 싱글 티켓 / Saturday Single Entry
현매 / Cash 15,000

KBO: Lotte vs. LG @ Sajik Stadium
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
KBO: Lotte vs. LG @ Sajik Stadium

KBO: Lotte Giants vs. LG Twins

Busan International Performing Arts Festival @ Busan Cinema Center
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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

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Busan Marine Natural History Museum Exchange Exhibition: The Inner Beauty of Fish @ Busan Marine Natural History Museum
May 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 Alleyway Festival @ Old downtown in Busan(Jung-gu, Seo-gu, Dong-gu, Yeongdo-gu)
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
2019 Busan Alleyway Festival @ Old downtown in Busan(Jung-gu, Seo-gu, Dong-gu, Yeongdo-gu)
○ Period: May 25 – May 26, 2019

○ Venue: Old downtown in Busan(Jung-gu, Seo-gu, Dong-gu, Yeongdo-gu)

40 Stairs Alley, Jung-gu

100-year Songdo Alley, Seo-gu

168 Stairs Alley, Dong-gu

Huinnyeoul Culture Village, Yeongdo-gu

○ For more info.: (051)501-6051

○ Website:

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

2019 Busan Port Festival @ International Passenger Terminal, Korea National Maritime Museum
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
2019 Busan Port Festival @ International Passenger Terminal, Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Period: May 25 – 26, 2018

○ Venue: around International Passenger Terminal, Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Website: ​

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

2019 Geumjeongsanseong Festival @ Jangjeon Metro Station, Geumjeongsan Mountain,
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
2019 Geumjeongsanseong Festival @ Jangjeon Metro Station, Geumjeongsan Mountain,

○ Period: Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26, 2019

Opening Ceremony Friday, May 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Oncheoncheon main stage

○ Venue: around Jangjeon Metro Station, Geumjeongsan Mountain, Geumjeongsanseong Fortress Plaza

○ Hosted by: Geumjeong-gu Office

○ Website: http://www.geumjeong.go.kr/festival/index.geumj?menuCd=DOM_000001102001000000

2019 Geumjeongsanseong Festival @ Geumjeongsan Mountain
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
2019 Geumjeongsanseong Festival @ Geumjeongsan Mountain

○ Period: Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26, 2019

Opening Ceremony Friday, May 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Oncheoncheon main stage

○ Venue: around Jangjeon Metro Station, Geumjeongsan Mountain, Geumjeongsanseong Fortress Plaza

○ Hosted by: Geumjeong-gu Office

○ Website: http://www.geumjeong.go.kr/festival/index.geumj?menuCd=DOM_000001102001000000

2019 Haeundae Sand Festival @ Haeundae Beach
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Haeundae Sand Festival @ Haeundae Beach

○ Period: May 24 – May 27, 2019

○ Venue: Haeundae Beach

37th Busan Youth Folk Arts Festival & The 48th Busan Folk Arts Festival @ Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The 37th Busan Youth Folk Arts Festival

○ Period: May 23 – 24, 2019

○ Venue: Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park

 

The 48th Busan Folk Arts Festival

○ Date & Time: Saturday, May 25, 2019

○ Venue: Suyeong Folk Arts Center at Suyeong Historical Park

 

○ Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

○ For more info.: (051)752-2947

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
May 25 @ 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

Children’s Marathon @ Samnak Ecological Park
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

○ Date & Time: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

○ Location: Samnak Ecological Park

○ Website: https://www.sc.or.kr/marathon/main.do (Korean)

○ Registration (Limited to first 2,000 entrants)

– Eligibility: Children aged 6 to 16 years and their family

– 4km race

– Entry Fee: 10,000 won

○ Hosted by: Save the Children

○ For more info.: 070-7727-1752

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
May 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.

Highlighting Contemporary Artist, Bang Jeong-A @ Busan Museum of Art
May 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 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)

Free Yoga and Circuit Training Classes @ Gorilla Brewing Company
May 25 @ 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.

Les Misérables en Concert @ BEXCO Auditorium
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Les Misérables en Concert @ BEXCO Auditorium

○ Date & Time: May 25-26, 2019

Saturday, May 25 at 3:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 26 at 2:00 p.m.

○ Venue: BEXCO Auditorium

○ Tickets: VIP-seat 140,000 won / R-seat 120,000 won/ S-seat 100,000 won / A-seat 70,000 won / B-seat 40,000 won

○ For more info.: 1566-5490

○ Website: http://www.wsmi.co.kr/

KBO: Lotte vs. LG @ Sajik Stadium
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
KBO: Lotte vs. LG @ Sajik Stadium

KBO Baseball: Lotte Giants vs. LG Twins

Regular Pungmul Performance – Bullfighting @ Busan Citizens Park
May 25 @ 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.