Event Calendar

Apr
23
Tue
Busan Chess Club @ McDonalds at City Hall Station
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 24 @ 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.
Apr
24
Wed
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Apr 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

Germany’s Energy Transition Roadshow & Clean-Energy City Busan Show @ Busan City Hall
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Germany's Energy Transition Roadshow & Clean-Energy City Busan Show @ Busan City Hall

○ Period: April 15 ~ April 26, 2019 (Mon. – Fri.)

○ Venue: Busan City Hall

○ Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

○ Website: http://www.energiewende-global.com/en/

Seu Ring-Hai – A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea’s Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum
Apr 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
Apr 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 Busan International Short Film Festival @ Busan Cinema Center
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Busan International Short Film Festival @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: April 24 – 29, 2018

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, Moonlight Cinema

○ Website: http://www.bisff.org/

A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《A Formula for Imagination》, will propose to share the imagination of contemporary artists.

○ Period: March 29 – May 6, 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.

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
Apr 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

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

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

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Apr 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
Apr 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

International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography

○ Period: March 8 – May 8, 2019

○ Venue: GoEun Museum of Photography

Address: 16, Haeun-daero 452beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan

○ Opening Hours: 10 a.m. ~ 7 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

Last admission is 6:30 p.m.

○ Free admission

○ Website:

http://www.goeunmuseum.kr/bbs/board.php?bo_table=exhibition_eng&wr_id=39&ex=now

○ For more info.: (051)746-0055

 

Photographers: Alec Soth, Mark Power, Thomas Dworzak, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Antoni d’Agata, Jonas Bendiksen, Gueorgi Pinkhassov, Hiroji Kubota, Alex Webb, David Alan Harvey, Elliott Erwitt, Chien-Chi Chang, Moises Saman, Trent Parke, Olivia Arthur, Alex Majoli

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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)

Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition – Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition - Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall

 Period: February 15 – April 30, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Hall

○ Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

   Last admission is one hour before closing.

○ Tickets: 8,000 won for adults, 3,000 won for students and seniors, 4,000 won for university students majoring in fashion, free for preschoolers

○ For more info.: (051)630-5232

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographer.

 

World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
World Cinema XVI @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: March 19 – April 24, 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

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org

 

* Film List

A Diary for Timothy

Fires Were Started

Humphrey Jennings

This Sporting Life

Kaagaz Ke Phool / Paper Flowers

Not Wanted

Lumière d’été / Summer Light

花形選手 / A Star Athlete

エロス+虐殺 / Eros Plus Massacre

Цвет граната / The Color of Pomegranates

Memorias del subdesarrollo / Memories of Underdevelopment

Lawrence of Arabia

Monsieur Verdoux

A Canterbury Tale

Vampyr / The Vampire

Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

Greed

The Musical, The Lion King International Tour @ Dream Theater
Apr 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.

Wednesday Performance of Korean Traditional Music & Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
○ Dates: Feb. 20, 27, Mar. 6, 20, Apr. 3, 24

○ Time: 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan National Gugak Center

○ Tickets: A-seat 10,000 won / B-seat 8,000 won

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

 

Feb. 20 Korean Traditional Dance

Korean traditional dance

Feb. 27 Pansori

Pansori

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Apr 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

HQ Wine and Whisky Night @ HQ Bar
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 9:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Open Mic @ Ol'55

Weekly open mic at Ol’55 in KSU.

Apr
25
Thu
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Apr 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

Germany’s Energy Transition Roadshow & Clean-Energy City Busan Show @ Busan City Hall
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Germany's Energy Transition Roadshow & Clean-Energy City Busan Show @ Busan City Hall

○ Period: April 15 ~ April 26, 2019 (Mon. – Fri.)

○ Venue: Busan City Hall

○ Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

○ Website: http://www.energiewende-global.com/en/

Seu Ring-Hai – A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea’s Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum
Apr 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
Apr 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 International Short Film Festival @ Busan Cinema Center
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Busan International Short Film Festival @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: April 24 – 29, 2018

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, Moonlight Cinema

○ Website: http://www.bisff.org/

23rd Gijang Anchovy Festival @ Daebyeon Harbor
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
23rd Gijang Anchovy Festival @ Daebyeon Harbor

○ Period: Thursday, April 25 – Sunday, April 28, 2019

○ Venue: Daebyeon harbor in Gijang

○ Details: The festival is held in Daebyeon Port, Gijang, a famous fishing village overflowing with natural beauty. Come to enjoy the variety of events and food, featuring a plethora of aquatic products at reasonable prices. Free samples of savory anchovy dishes.

-How to get there: Haeundae Station (Metro line 2), exit 7. Take bus 181 and get off at the Daebyeonhang Port entrance.

A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《A Formula for Imagination》, will propose to share the imagination of contemporary artists.

○ Period: March 29 – May 6, 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.

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
Apr 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

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

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

Farmers’ Market at Busan City Hall @ Near Busan City Hall
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 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
Apr 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

International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography

○ Period: March 8 – May 8, 2019

○ Venue: GoEun Museum of Photography

Address: 16, Haeun-daero 452beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan

○ Opening Hours: 10 a.m. ~ 7 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

Last admission is 6:30 p.m.

○ Free admission

○ Website:

http://www.goeunmuseum.kr/bbs/board.php?bo_table=exhibition_eng&wr_id=39&ex=now

○ For more info.: (051)746-0055

 

Photographers: Alec Soth, Mark Power, Thomas Dworzak, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Antoni d’Agata, Jonas Bendiksen, Gueorgi Pinkhassov, Hiroji Kubota, Alex Webb, David Alan Harvey, Elliott Erwitt, Chien-Chi Chang, Moises Saman, Trent Parke, Olivia Arthur, Alex Majoli

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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)

Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition – Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition - Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall

 Period: February 15 – April 30, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Hall

○ Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

   Last admission is one hour before closing.

○ Tickets: 8,000 won for adults, 3,000 won for students and seniors, 4,000 won for university students majoring in fashion, free for preschoolers

○ For more info.: (051)630-5232

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographer.

 

The Musical, The Lion King International Tour @ Dream Theater
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 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

Apr
26
Fri
Fishermen Crying Out for Korea Independence @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Apr 26 @ 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

Germany’s Energy Transition Roadshow & Clean-Energy City Busan Show @ Busan City Hall
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Germany's Energy Transition Roadshow & Clean-Energy City Busan Show @ Busan City Hall

○ Period: April 15 ~ April 26, 2019 (Mon. – Fri.)

○ Venue: Busan City Hall

○ Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

○ Website: http://www.energiewende-global.com/en/

Seu Ring-Hai – A Single Independence Activist Providing Enlightenment of Korea’s Plight to Europe @ Busan Museum
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
3rd Brilliant Kids Motor Show @ Busan National Science Museum

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

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

○ Venue: Busan National Science Museum

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

○ Hours of Operation:

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

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

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)750-2300

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

○ Website:

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

2019 Busan International Short Film Festival @ Busan Cinema Center
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Busan International Short Film Festival @ Busan Cinema Center

○ Period: April 24 – 29, 2018

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, Moonlight Cinema

○ Website: http://www.bisff.org/

2019 Gwangalli Fishing Village Eobang Festival @ Gwangalli Beach
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Gwangalli Fishing Village Eobang Festival @ Gwangalli Beach

○ Period: April 26 – April 28, 2019

○ Venue: Gwangalli Beach

○ Website: http://www.suyeong.go.kr/eobang/

○ For more info.: (051)610-4062

 

-How to get there: Gwangan Station (Metro line 2), exits 3 or 5. Walk 10 minutes toward the beach.

A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A Formula for Imagination @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan

The exhibition, 《A Formula for Imagination》, will propose to share the imagination of contemporary artists.

○ Period: March 29 – May 6, 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.

ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition – ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
ASEAN Culture House Photo & Video Contest Exhibition - ASEAN Gaze @ ASEAN Culture House

ASEAN in Korea, Korea in ASEAN

○ Period: April 5 – June 2, 2019

Award Ceremony: April 21, 2019

○ Venue: ASEAN Culture House

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

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation:

Tue. – Fri. 10:00 – 18:00

Sat. – Sun. 10:00 – 19:00

Closed on Mondays and national holidays

 

○ Hosted by: The Korea Foundation, ASEAN Culture House

○ Supported by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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

○ Inquiries: (051)200-2001

Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Shin Ok-Jin Collection @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: March 1 – May 19, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4241

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

Gamcheon Culture Village Festival @ Gamcheon Culture Village
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Gamcheon Culture Village Festival @ Gamcheon Culture Village

Period: April 26 – 28, 2019

○ Venue: Gamcheon Culture Village

○ For more info.: (051)220-5925

○ Hosted by: Saha-gu, Gamcheon Culture Village Residents Council

○ Supported by: Busan Metropolitan City

○ Website: http://www.gamcheon.or.kr/

 

– How to get there : Toseong Station (Metro line 1), exit 6. Take minibuses 1-1, 2 or 2-2 and get off at Gamjeong Elementary School. Walk straight to the entrance of village.

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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

International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition: Home @ Goeun Museum of Photography

○ Period: March 8 – May 8, 2019

○ Venue: GoEun Museum of Photography

Address: 16, Haeun-daero 452beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan

○ Opening Hours: 10 a.m. ~ 7 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

Last admission is 6:30 p.m.

○ Free admission

○ Website:

http://www.goeunmuseum.kr/bbs/board.php?bo_table=exhibition_eng&wr_id=39&ex=now

○ For more info.: (051)746-0055

 

Photographers: Alec Soth, Mark Power, Thomas Dworzak, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Antoni d’Agata, Jonas Bendiksen, Gueorgi Pinkhassov, Hiroji Kubota, Alex Webb, David Alan Harvey, Elliott Erwitt, Chien-Chi Chang, Moises Saman, Trent Parke, Olivia Arthur, Alex Majoli

Nature, Life, Human @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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)

Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition – Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Norman Parkinson Photo Exhibition - Timeless Style @ Busan Citizens Hall

 Period: February 15 – April 30, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Hall

○ Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

   Last admission is one hour before closing.

○ Tickets: 8,000 won for adults, 3,000 won for students and seniors, 4,000 won for university students majoring in fashion, free for preschoolers

○ For more info.: (051)630-5232

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographer.