Event Calendar

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

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

The Forgotten Other Seas, the Seas of North Korea @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: July 23 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Hosted by: Korea National Maritime Museum

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

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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

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

Unveiling the Underwater Treasures in Korea @ Busan Museum
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Unveiling the Underwater Treasures in Korea @ Busan Museum

○ Period: August 20 – October 6, 2019

Opening Ceremony: Monday, August 19, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

○ 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

○ Hosted by: Busan Museum, National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage

7th Busan International Comedy Festival
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
7th Busan International Comedy Festival
○ Period: Friday, August 23 – Sunday, September 1, 2019

Opening Ceremony August 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, Busan Design Center and more

○ Website: http://bicf.co.kr/

○ For more info.: (051)916-8828

Complete Technology @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Aug 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

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection

Henry Miller: Watercolors and Prints

○ Period: May 31 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

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

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

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 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

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Aug 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.

Korea International Marine Leisure (KIMA) Week 2019 @ Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Korea International Marine Leisure (KIMA) Week 2019 @ Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center

○ Period: August 23 – 29, 2019

Opening Ceremony: August 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Songjeong Beach

○ Venue: Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center

○ Website: http://www.kimaweek.org/

Marine leisure programs: yacht, kayak, surfing, SUP

Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: June 28 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation: Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website:

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906201150513201

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

Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies

○ Period: July 4 – September 28, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Movies

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

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

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

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

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

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

○ For more info.: (051)715-4200

○ Website: http://www.busanbom.kr

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

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

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

Magic Show: Magic Circus @ East Busan Lotte Mall
Aug 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)

Masters of Light: Media Art of Impressionist Masterpieces @ Busan Cultural Center
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 7:30 pm
Masters of Light: Media Art of Impressionist Masterpieces @ Busan Cultural Center

○ Period: June 8 – September 29, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

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

Closed on Mondays

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

○ For more info.: (051)607-6062

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

KBO: Lotte vs. NC Dinos @ Sajik Stadium
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KBO: Lotte vs. NC Dinos @ Sajik Stadium

KBO Baseball: Lotte Giants vs. NC Dinos

2019 Moonlight Cinema @ Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2019 Moonlight Cinema @ Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house

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

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

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

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

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

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

Moonlight Cinema Venue

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

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

 

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

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Aug 25 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

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

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

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

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

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

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

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

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

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

Aug
26
Mon
7th Busan International Comedy Festival
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
7th Busan International Comedy Festival
○ Period: Friday, August 23 – Sunday, September 1, 2019

Opening Ceremony August 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, Busan Design Center and more

○ Website: http://bicf.co.kr/

○ For more info.: (051)916-8828

Korea International Marine Leisure (KIMA) Week 2019 @ Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Korea International Marine Leisure (KIMA) Week 2019 @ Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center

○ Period: August 23 – 29, 2019

Opening Ceremony: August 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Songjeong Beach

○ Venue: Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center

○ Website: http://www.kimaweek.org/

Marine leisure programs: yacht, kayak, surfing, SUP

2019 Busan Cultural Center Chamber Festival @ Busan Cultural Center
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2019 Busan Cultural Center Chamber Festival @ Busan Cultural Center

○ Period: August 14 – 30, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○ Tickets: 20,000 won for all

○ For more info.: (051)607-6000

○ Website: http://www.bscc.or.kr/01_perfor/?mcode=0401010400&mode=2&no=16663 (Korean)

 

Novus Quartet – Wednesday, August 14

Stuttgart Pegasos String Quartet – Thursday, August 15, 7:30 p.m.

Wonder Cello – Friday, August 16, 7:30 p.m.

Bomsori Km Violin Concert – Tuesday, August 20, 7:30 p.m.

The Quarto Quartet – Thursday, August 22, 7:30 p.m.

Universities Union – Saturday, August 24, 5:00 p.m.

Muse Ensemble – Monday, August 26, 7:30 p.m.

Ars Quartet – Tuesday, August 27, 7:30 p.m.

Virtuoso Ensemble – Thursday, August 29, 7:30 p.m.

Sento Ensemble – Friday, August 30, 7:30 p.m.

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Aug 26 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

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

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

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

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

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

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

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

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

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

Aug
27
Tue
Upcoming Consular Service of the U.S. Embassy in Busan @ Haeundae Centum Hotel, Sapphire Hall on 18F
Aug 27 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Upcoming Consular Service of the U.S. Embassy in Busan @ Haeundae Centum Hotel, Sapphire Hall on 18F
The Consular Section will be providing American Citizen Services (ACS) on August 27, 2019 (Tuesday) from 12:30 p.m.~16:30 p.m. and August 28, 2019 (Wednesday) from 08:30 a.m.~11:30 a.m. at Sapphire Hall in the Haeundae Centum Hotel Busan.

During these visits, U.S. citizens can apply for U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarial services.

Date: August 27, 2019 (Tuesday) from 12:30 p.m.~16:30 p.m.

August 28, 2019 (Wednesday) from 08:30 a.m. ~11:30 a.m.

Location: The Haeundae Centum Hotel, Sapphire Hall on 18F

ACS services are on appointment basis. To schedule an appointment, please send an email to seoulinfoacs@state.gov . When submitting your request by email, you will need to provide the following information:

• Applicant’s full name and date of birth

• Local contact phone number

• Your preferred appointment date/Time

• Type of service requested

Once you make an appointment, you will receive a confirmation by email with your exact appointment time. We generally cannot accommodate requests for alternative times.

Please also note that when providing consular services outside of the U.S. Embassy, we are only able to accept payment by money order in U.S. dollars for the exact amount of the service made payable to the “CASHIER FMC U.S. EMBASSY SEOUL”.

Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fish Market - The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum

2019 Special Exhibition of Korean National Maritime Museum

○ Period: July 9 – December 31, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

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

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

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall - Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

○ Period: June 18 – December 22, 2019

○ Venue: Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

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

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)231-6341

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

The Forgotten Other Seas, the Seas of North Korea @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: July 23 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Hosted by: Korea National Maritime Museum

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

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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

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

Unveiling the Underwater Treasures in Korea @ Busan Museum
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Unveiling the Underwater Treasures in Korea @ Busan Museum

○ Period: August 20 – October 6, 2019

Opening Ceremony: Monday, August 19, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

○ 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

○ Hosted by: Busan Museum, National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage

7th Busan International Comedy Festival
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
7th Busan International Comedy Festival
○ Period: Friday, August 23 – Sunday, September 1, 2019

Opening Ceremony August 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, Busan Design Center and more

○ Website: http://bicf.co.kr/

○ For more info.: (051)916-8828

Complete Technology @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Aug 27 @ 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

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection

Henry Miller: Watercolors and Prints

○ Period: May 31 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

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

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

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: July 12 – November 26, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation: Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website:

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906241915446047

Finnish design and contemporary exhibiton

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Aug 27 @ 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.

Korea International Marine Leisure (KIMA) Week 2019 @ Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Korea International Marine Leisure (KIMA) Week 2019 @ Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center

○ Period: August 23 – 29, 2019

Opening Ceremony: August 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Songjeong Beach

○ Venue: Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center

○ Website: http://www.kimaweek.org/

Marine leisure programs: yacht, kayak, surfing, SUP

Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: June 28 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation: Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website:

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906201150513201

One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum
Aug 27 @ 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

 

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Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Aug 27 @ 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

Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies

○ Period: July 4 – September 28, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Movies

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

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

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

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

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

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

○ For more info.: (051)715-4200

○ Website: http://www.busanbom.kr

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

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

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

Masters of Light: Media Art of Impressionist Masterpieces @ Busan Cultural Center
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 7:30 pm
Masters of Light: Media Art of Impressionist Masterpieces @ Busan Cultural Center

○ Period: June 8 – September 29, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

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

Closed on Mondays

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

○ For more info.: (051)607-6062

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

Consular Service of the U.S. Embassy in Busan @ Sapphire Hall, Centum Hotel Busan
Aug 27 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Consular Service of the U.S. Embassy in Busan @ Sapphire Hall, Centum Hotel Busan

Offsite service of the American Citizen Services is scheduled as below.

For details, please visit the Embassy website: https://kr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/local-resources-of-u-s-citizens/off-site-services/

During these visits, U.S. citizens can apply for U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarial services.

Date: August 27, 2019 (Tuesday) from 12:30 p.m.~16:30 p.m.

August 28, 2019 (Wednesday) from 08:30 a.m. ~11:30 a.m.

Location: The Haeundae Centum Hotel, Sapphire Hall on 18F

During these visits, U.S. citizens can apply for U.S. passport and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarial services.

ACS Services are on appointment basis. To schedule an appointment, please send an email to seoulinfoacs@state.gov When submitting your request by email, you will need to provide the following information:

– Applicant’s full name and date of birth

– Local contact phone number

– Your preferred appointment date

– Type of service requested

Once you make an appointment, you will receive a confirmation by email with your exact appointment time. We generally cannot accommodate requests for alternative times.

Please also note that when providing consular services outside of the U.S. Embassy, we are only able to accept payment by money order in U.S. dollars for the exact amount of the service made payable to the “CASHIER FMC U.S. EMBASSY SEOUL”.

Taco Tuesdays @ Abnormal Taphouse and Cantina!
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Taco Tuesdays @ Abnormal Taphouse and Cantina!

Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 10:00 at Abnormal Taphouse and Cantina, we’ll be offering the people of Busan the best taco deals in town in our effort to bring the American tradition of Taco Tuesday to Haeundae.

For only 2000 won, you’ll get yourself a seasoned pork hard shell taco topped with our homemade pico de gallo, salsa, sour cream, and shredded sharp cheddar. How many can you get? Well, that’s up to you and your belly.

Now there is a catch… If you want to stuff yourself with these tacos, you need to order a beer. The good news is we have 13 phenomenal craft beers on tap, including ones from our house brewery, Abnormal Beer Company, out of San Diego, California!

KBO: Lotte vs. LG @ Sajik Stadium
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
KBO: Lotte vs. LG @ Sajik Stadium

KBO: Lotte Giants vs. LG Twins

2019 Busan Cultural Center Chamber Festival @ Busan Cultural Center
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2019 Busan Cultural Center Chamber Festival @ Busan Cultural Center

○ Period: August 14 – 30, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○ Tickets: 20,000 won for all

○ For more info.: (051)607-6000

○ Website: http://www.bscc.or.kr/01_perfor/?mcode=0401010400&mode=2&no=16663 (Korean)

 

Novus Quartet – Wednesday, August 14

Stuttgart Pegasos String Quartet – Thursday, August 15, 7:30 p.m.

Wonder Cello – Friday, August 16, 7:30 p.m.

Bomsori Km Violin Concert – Tuesday, August 20, 7:30 p.m.

The Quarto Quartet – Thursday, August 22, 7:30 p.m.

Universities Union – Saturday, August 24, 5:00 p.m.

Muse Ensemble – Monday, August 26, 7:30 p.m.

Ars Quartet – Tuesday, August 27, 7:30 p.m.

Virtuoso Ensemble – Thursday, August 29, 7:30 p.m.

Sento Ensemble – Friday, August 30, 7:30 p.m.

Korean Music & Dance Performance: Match Made in Heaven II
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Korean Music & Dance Performance: Match Made in Heaven II

○ Period: July 2 – August 31, 2019

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

No performance on Sundays and Mondays

○ Venue: Busan National Gugak Center

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

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

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

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

○ For more info.: (051)811-0114

○ Website: http://busan.gugak.go.kr/

2019 Moonlight Cinema @ Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2019 Moonlight Cinema @ Cheonmasan Mountain Eco-house

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

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

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

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

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

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

Moonlight Cinema Venue

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

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

 

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

Busan Chess Club @ McDonalds at City Hall Station
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 28 @ 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.
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Aug 27 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Media Façade

○ Operation Times:

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

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

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

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

○ Location: Yongdusan Park

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

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

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

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

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Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fish Market - The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum

2019 Special Exhibition of Korean National Maritime Museum

○ Period: July 9 – December 31, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

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

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

Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Special Exhibition of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall - Korean War and Busan @ Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

○ Period: June 18 – December 22, 2019

○ Venue: Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall

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

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)231-6341

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

The Forgotten Other Seas, the Seas of North Korea @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: July 23 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Opening Hours (closed on Mondays)

9am-6pm (Tuesdays through Fridays)

9am-9pm (Saturdays)

9am-7pm (Sundays and holidays)

○ Free admission

○ Hosted by: Korea National Maritime Museum

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

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

○ For more info.: 051)309-1900

 

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

Unveiling the Underwater Treasures in Korea @ Busan Museum
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Unveiling the Underwater Treasures in Korea @ Busan Museum

○ Period: August 20 – October 6, 2019

Opening Ceremony: Monday, August 19, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

○ 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

○ Hosted by: Busan Museum, National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage

7th Busan International Comedy Festival
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
7th Busan International Comedy Festival
○ Period: Friday, August 23 – Sunday, September 1, 2019

Opening Ceremony August 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center, Busan Design Center and more

○ Website: http://bicf.co.kr/

○ For more info.: (051)916-8828

Complete Technology @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Aug 28 @ 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

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection: Henry Miller Period @ Busan Museum of Art

Donated Artworks from Ha Jung-woong Collection

Henry Miller: Watercolors and Prints

○ Period: May 31 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

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

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

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: July 12 – November 26, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation: Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website:

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906241915446047

Finnish design and contemporary exhibiton

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Aug 28 @ 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.

Korea International Marine Leisure (KIMA) Week 2019 @ Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Korea International Marine Leisure (KIMA) Week 2019 @ Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center

○ Period: August 23 – 29, 2019

Opening Ceremony: August 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Songjeong Beach

○ Venue: Songjeong Beach, Songdo Beach, Gwangalli Beach, Busan Yachting Center

○ Website: http://www.kimaweek.org/

Marine leisure programs: yacht, kayak, surfing, SUP

Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: June 28 – October 13, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation: Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri, Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

(Closed every Monday and January 1)

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)740-4247

○ Website:

http://art.busan.go.kr/eng/03_display/display02.jsp?amode=view&id=201906201150513201

One Giant Leap Celebration Exhibition: Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Apollo 11 @ Busan National Science Museum
Aug 28 @ 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

 

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Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Aug 28 @ 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