Event Calendar

Aug
27
Tue
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.
Aug
28
Wed
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

 

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 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

Special Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition: 2019 Zombie Museum @ Busan Museum of Movies
Aug 28 @ 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 28 @ 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. LG @ Sajik Stadium
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
KBO: Lotte vs. LG @ Sajik Stadium

KBO: Lotte Giants vs. LG Twins

Korean Music & Dance Performance: Match Made in Heaven II
Aug 28 @ 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 28 @ 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.

Free Outdoor Movie Screenings at Busan Cinema Center @ Busan Cinema Center
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Free Outdoor Movie Screenings at Busan Cinema Center @ Busan Cinema Center
The ‘2019 Free Outdoor Movie Screenings’ at the Busan Cinema Center will be held weekly every Wednesday from June to September beginning at 8pm at the outdoor theater of the Busan Cinema Center.

The outdoor theater, where the opening and closing ceremonies of the annual Busan International Film Festival are held, has 4,000 seats located under a giant roof, which has become a symbol of the Busan Cinema Center.

The movies will be screened rain or shine.

The outdoor movie screening event offers free admission with no ticket needed, and all seats are first-come first-serve in the theater.

○ Period: Designated Wednesdays from June 19 – September 18, 2019 at 8p.m.

○ Venue: Outdoor theater, Busan Cinema Center

○ Free admission

○ For more info.: (051)780-6080

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/mcontents/progMovList.do?rbsIdx=61&progCode=20190513001

The movie screening schedule is listed below:

Wed. June 19 – Ayla: The Daughter of War

Wed. July 3 – Breathe

Wed. July 17 – Status Update

Wed. July 24 – Midnight Sun

Wed. July 31 – August Rush

Wed. August 7 – Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (dubbed in Korean)

Wed. August 14 – Top Gun

Tue. August 20 – Survival Family

Wed. August 28 – Between Sea and Land

Wed. September 11 – ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

Wed. September 18 – TOSCA

This schedule is subject to change.

Paid parking is available at the venue. (2,000 won 19:00-23:00)

HQ Wine and Whisky Night @ HQ Bar
Aug 28 @ 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

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Aug 28 @ 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

HQ Gwangan Open Mic Night @ HQ Gwangan
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 9:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Open Mic @ Ol'55

Weekly open mic at Ol’55 in KSU.

Aug
29
Thu
Fish Market – The exhibition where the ocean and the table connect @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Aug 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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

Farmers’ Market at Busan City Hall @ Near Busan City Hall
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Farmers' Market at Busan City Hall @ Near Busan City Hall

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

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

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

Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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

2019 Busan Cultural Center Chamber Festival @ Busan Cultural Center
Aug 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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

WBSC: XXIX U-18 Baseball World Cup 2019 @ Gijang-Hyundai Dream Ballpark
Aug 30 @ 9:30 am – 9:30 pm
WBSC: XXIX U-18 Baseball World Cup 2019 @ Gijang-Hyundai Dream Ballpark

○ Period: August 30 – September 8, 2019

○ Venue: Gijang-Hyundai Dream Ballpark (Gijang-gun, Busan)

○ Website: https://u18bwc.wbsc.org/en/2019

2019 Busan International Medical Tourism Convention @ BEXCO
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: August 30 – August 31, 2019

○ Venue: BEXCO

○ Program: Official event, Exhibition, Business meeting, International conference, side event

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Ilbo

○ Website: http://www.bimtc.org/2019/eng/main/index.asp

○ For more info.: 051)711-0053

7th Busan International Comedy Festival
Aug 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium

The Hanbok Hall exhibits hanboks and accessories during the period of the Joseon Dynasty and lets visitors try on various styles of hanboks, including modern designs. Visitors are able to take a photo from the virtual fitting set and then receive a photo of themselves wearing a hanbok, traditional Korean dress, by email.

The Busan Hanbok Hall is located on the first floor of BEXCO auditorium and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. It is closed on Mondays. Admission is free.

The last admission is 30 minutes before closing and is closed during lunch, which is from noon until 1 pm. Groups of more than 10 people need to make a reservation by calling 070-8840-1472.

Lee Kun-Yong, Relay Life @ Busan Museum of Art
Aug 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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)