Event Calendar

Dec
8
Sat
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Period: November 27, 2018 – March 3, 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

Sketch of the Korean War
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sketch of the Korean War

○ Period: June 19 – December 16, 2018

○ 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/1319376 (Korean)

BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: August 24, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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=201808211354189357

Bricklive Winter World
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Bricklive Winter World

○ Period: November 1, 2018 – February 10, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

(Last admission is one hour before closing.)

(Closed every Monday)

○ Tickets: All Day Pass 20,000 won, 2-Hour Pass 12,000 won, 5,000 won for guardian

○ For more info.: (051)731-7011

○ Website:

http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/ccontents/view.do?rbsIdx=236&contentsCode=20181015012

 

Busan International Art Fair 2018 @ BEXCO
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Busan International Art Fair 2018 @ BEXCO

○ Period: December 6-10, 2018

○ Venue: BEXCO

○ Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

○ Tickets: 10,000 won for adults / 5,000 won students

○ For more info.: (051)806-1004

○ Website: http://www.biaf.kr/

GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G

GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G

Sangsangmadang Photographers of the Year, The 10th KT&G SKOPF

○ Period: December 1, 2018 – February 20, 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://goeunmuseum.kr/gnuboard4/bbs/board.php?bo_table=e_currentex_goeun&wr_id=60

Photographers: Kim Shinwook, Park Jungkeun, Lee Jaeuk

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Dec 8 @ 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.

International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties “Re:___” @ Sukcheon Hall, F1963
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties "Re:___” @ Sukcheon Hall, F1963

The City of Busan and the Busan Cultural Foundation are hosting the international exchange exhibition of cultural spaces using abandoned industrial properties, “Re:__” from November 17 to December 23 at Sukcheon Hall, F1963.

The exhibition features resources and artwork about culture-led regeneration projects abroad, including BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art (Gateshead, UK), BankART 1929 (Yokohama, Japan), Pier-2 Art Center (Kaohsiung, Taiwan), Kulturåtrnet, New Shelter Plan and Fabrikken (Copenhagen, Denmark).

This exhibition is free to visit. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

F1963 is a multicultural complex transformed from the old KISWIRE Suyeong factory through the collaboration of the City of Busan and KISWIRE.

For more detailed information about the exhibition, visit the F1963 website at

http://www.f1963.co.kr/en/?c=art&s=1&syear=2018&gp=1&gbn=viewok&ix=139

International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties “Re:___”

○ Period: November 17 – December 23, 2018

   Closed Mondays

○ Venue: Sukcheon Hall, F1963

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last admission is one hour before closing.)

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, KISWIRE

○ Organized by: Busan Cultural Foundation

Private and Historical @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: September 7, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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

The collection exhibition 《Private and Historical》presents the works from the collection of Busan Museum of Art, base on the works of the local artists in their late 40s to 60s and analogize the artists’ processes of activities and the trace of the museum. Through their works as a result of their artistic acts which state themselves as artists, it aims to take a very personal and historical look at the history of Busan Art and the museum.

Vision & Perspective 2018 @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Vision & Perspective 2018 @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: October 26, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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/

Free Yoga and Circuit Training Classes @ Gorilla Brewing Company
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Free Yoga and Circuit Training Classes @ Gorilla Brewing Company

Free fitness classes to promote a balanced, healthy living.

12 pm on Saturdays
1st and 3rd Saturdays: yoga
2nd and 4th Saturdays: Circuit Training with Teammad.

All levels welcome.

Saturday Performance of Korean Traditional Music & Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Saturday Performance of Korean Traditional Music & Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center

○ Period: February 3 – December 29, 2018

   (Every Saturday 3:00 p.m.)

○ Venue: Busan National Gugak Center

○ Tickets: A 10,000 won / B 8,000 won

○ For more info.: 051)811-0114

○ Website: http://busan.gugak.go.kr/eng/main/

PROGRAM

Korea’s World Intangible Cultural Heritages

Feb. 3, Mar. 24, Oct. 6, Nov. 24

Jongmyo Jeryeak (Jongmyo royal ancestral Confucian memorial ceremony music)

Pansori

Cheoyongmu

Arirang

Ganggangsullae

Korean Traditional Music and Dance

Feb. 10, Apr. 7, Oct. 13, Dec. 1

Sujecheon (Royal Court Music)

Sanjo (solo instrumental music)

Bakjeopmu (Dance of Butterflies)

Gayageum Byeongchang

Pogurak (Traditional Korean Court Dance)

Busan Christmas Tree Festival @ Gwangbok-ro, Nampodong
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Busan Christmas Tree Festival @ Gwangbok-ro, Nampodong

The Busan Christmas Tree Festival, an annual winter event, is being held in the Gwangbok-ro area located in Jung-gu, Busan. The 18-meter tall Christmas tree and hanging lights create a festive touch to the street performances and contests.

 

○Period: December 1, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Opening Ceremony Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m.

○Venue: around Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu

○Website: http://bctf.kr/ (in Korean)

5th Haeundae Lighting Festival @ Gunam-ro, Haeundae
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
5th Haeundae Lighting Festival @ Gunam-ro, Haeundae

○ When: December 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019

○ Where: Gunam-ro, Aehyang-gil, former Haeundae Station, Haeundae Beach, Haeundae traditional market, and around the Haeundae-gu office.

LED lighting show, busking performance, free photo zone

Opening Ceremony: Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:00 p.m. Gunam-ro Square

Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

The ‘Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams’ music shows have been running from April to October, but during the winter season, the area will be transformed using illuminated art installations and a light tunnel.

The trees surrounded the area will be lit up as well. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful lights from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. every day from November 29 to February 10, 2019.

Event Information

Period: November 29, 2018 – February 10, 2019

Opening Ceremony: Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. –

Venue: around Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

Hours of Operation: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

How to get there: Take Metro Line No. 1 to Dadaepo Beach Station then leave through Exit No. 4

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 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

Dec
9
Sun
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Period: November 27, 2018 – March 3, 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

Sketch of the Korean War
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sketch of the Korean War

○ Period: June 19 – December 16, 2018

○ 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/1319376 (Korean)

BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: August 24, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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=201808211354189357

Bricklive Winter World
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Bricklive Winter World

○ Period: November 1, 2018 – February 10, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

(Last admission is one hour before closing.)

(Closed every Monday)

○ Tickets: All Day Pass 20,000 won, 2-Hour Pass 12,000 won, 5,000 won for guardian

○ For more info.: (051)731-7011

○ Website:

http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/ccontents/view.do?rbsIdx=236&contentsCode=20181015012

 

Busan International Art Fair 2018 @ BEXCO
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Busan International Art Fair 2018 @ BEXCO

○ Period: December 6-10, 2018

○ Venue: BEXCO

○ Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

○ Tickets: 10,000 won for adults / 5,000 won students

○ For more info.: (051)806-1004

○ Website: http://www.biaf.kr/

GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G

GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G

Sangsangmadang Photographers of the Year, The 10th KT&G SKOPF

○ Period: December 1, 2018 – February 20, 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://goeunmuseum.kr/gnuboard4/bbs/board.php?bo_table=e_currentex_goeun&wr_id=60

Photographers: Kim Shinwook, Park Jungkeun, Lee Jaeuk

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Dec 9 @ 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.

International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties “Re:___” @ Sukcheon Hall, F1963
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties "Re:___” @ Sukcheon Hall, F1963

The City of Busan and the Busan Cultural Foundation are hosting the international exchange exhibition of cultural spaces using abandoned industrial properties, “Re:__” from November 17 to December 23 at Sukcheon Hall, F1963.

The exhibition features resources and artwork about culture-led regeneration projects abroad, including BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art (Gateshead, UK), BankART 1929 (Yokohama, Japan), Pier-2 Art Center (Kaohsiung, Taiwan), Kulturåtrnet, New Shelter Plan and Fabrikken (Copenhagen, Denmark).

This exhibition is free to visit. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

F1963 is a multicultural complex transformed from the old KISWIRE Suyeong factory through the collaboration of the City of Busan and KISWIRE.

For more detailed information about the exhibition, visit the F1963 website at

http://www.f1963.co.kr/en/?c=art&s=1&syear=2018&gp=1&gbn=viewok&ix=139

International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties “Re:___”

○ Period: November 17 – December 23, 2018

   Closed Mondays

○ Venue: Sukcheon Hall, F1963

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last admission is one hour before closing.)

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, KISWIRE

○ Organized by: Busan Cultural Foundation

Private and Historical @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: September 7, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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

The collection exhibition 《Private and Historical》presents the works from the collection of Busan Museum of Art, base on the works of the local artists in their late 40s to 60s and analogize the artists’ processes of activities and the trace of the museum. Through their works as a result of their artistic acts which state themselves as artists, it aims to take a very personal and historical look at the history of Busan Art and the museum.

Vision & Perspective 2018 @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Vision & Perspective 2018 @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: October 26, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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/

Gwangan International Community Fair Xmas Special @ Gorilla Brewing Company
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gwangan International Community Fair Xmas Special @ Gorilla Brewing Company

Come bask in the wonderful atmosphere of the GICF one last time this year for our Christmas Special Edition — featuring your favourite sellers (with a couple exciting new entries!) and, for the joy of all Christmas lovers, carol singers and our very own Santa Claus!

Language Exchange Cafe in Busan! (매주 일요일, 3-6시) 부산 언어 교환 모임 @ Cafe IMT
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Language Exchange Cafe in Busan! (매주 일요일, 3-6시) 부산 언어 교환 모임 @ Cafe IMT

http://www.meetup.com/Busan-Language-Exchange-Cafe/

EVENT DESCRIPTION (언어교환 안내글)

About 30 people attend each Sunday meeting. All languages OK!

부산 일요일 언어교환에는 매번 약 30명 정도가 참가합니다. 영어 뿐만 아니라, 모든 언어들을 환영합니다!

Coming late is OK! 늦게 오시는 분들도 많아요!

Beginners are welcome! Come alone or bring your friends!

초보자도 환영합니다! 혼자 오셔도 좋고요. 친구들을 데리고 오셔도 좋습니다!

Video about our meetings! http://youtu.be/1ZcXR6wH4b0

Practice your language skills in a fun and friendly environment!

재미있고 편안한 분위기에서 여러 언어를 연습할 수 있어요.

People have casual conversations, study languages together, bring books, play games, etc.

부담없이 대화 나누고, 함께 언어를 공부하세요. 책이나 게임을 가지고 와서 함께 즐겨도 좋아요.

The coffee shop has a capacity of about 40 people, and offers a comfortable environment to meet people and to communicate in various languages.

70명까지 수용 가능하고요. 여러 사람들과 만나서 다양한 언어로 이야기 나누기에 편안한 환경을 제공합니다.

– Fee: 10,000 won to the manager of the coffee shop

회비: 1만원을 카페에 내주시면 됩니다.

You get 1 drink with ONE FREE REFILL.^^

1 FREE drink = ANY drink on the menu (except Fruit Juice)! (Café Latte, Café Americano, Green Tea, etc.)
(Refill = Hot Americano, Lemon Tea, or Lime Tea).

Directions 오시는 길

Address: 517-11 Bujeon-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan

부산광역시 부산진구 부전동 517-11

Google Map Link => https://goo.gl/maps/i8KffbonPiL2

From Seomyeon Station Exit 7, go straight about 130m and cross the pedestrian road. Turn left after crossing, and go straight another 30m. ‘Cafe imt’ will be on your right.

서면역 7번 출구에서 130m 정도 직진하시다가 횡단보도를 건너주세요. 건너셔서 좌회전 하신 후, 30m 정도 더 오시면 오른편에 ‘cafe imt’가 2-3층에 있습니다.

Come join us and have fun! Bring your friends!!

오셔서 즐거운 시간 보내세요! 친구들 데리고 오시고, 이 글 좀 공유 해주세요~!!

Busan Christmas Tree Festival @ Gwangbok-ro, Nampodong
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Busan Christmas Tree Festival @ Gwangbok-ro, Nampodong

The Busan Christmas Tree Festival, an annual winter event, is being held in the Gwangbok-ro area located in Jung-gu, Busan. The 18-meter tall Christmas tree and hanging lights create a festive touch to the street performances and contests.

 

○Period: December 1, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Opening Ceremony Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m.

○Venue: around Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu

○Website: http://bctf.kr/ (in Korean)

5th Haeundae Lighting Festival @ Gunam-ro, Haeundae
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
5th Haeundae Lighting Festival @ Gunam-ro, Haeundae

○ When: December 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019

○ Where: Gunam-ro, Aehyang-gil, former Haeundae Station, Haeundae Beach, Haeundae traditional market, and around the Haeundae-gu office.

LED lighting show, busking performance, free photo zone

Opening Ceremony: Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:00 p.m. Gunam-ro Square

Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

The ‘Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams’ music shows have been running from April to October, but during the winter season, the area will be transformed using illuminated art installations and a light tunnel.

The trees surrounded the area will be lit up as well. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful lights from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. every day from November 29 to February 10, 2019.

Event Information

Period: November 29, 2018 – February 10, 2019

Opening Ceremony: Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. –

Venue: around Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

Hours of Operation: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

How to get there: Take Metro Line No. 1 to Dadaepo Beach Station then leave through Exit No. 4

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 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

Dec
10
Mon
Busan International Art Fair 2018 @ BEXCO
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Busan International Art Fair 2018 @ BEXCO

○ Period: December 6-10, 2018

○ Venue: BEXCO

○ Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

○ Tickets: 10,000 won for adults / 5,000 won students

○ For more info.: (051)806-1004

○ Website: http://www.biaf.kr/

Private and Historical @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: September 7, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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

The collection exhibition 《Private and Historical》presents the works from the collection of Busan Museum of Art, base on the works of the local artists in their late 40s to 60s and analogize the artists’ processes of activities and the trace of the museum. Through their works as a result of their artistic acts which state themselves as artists, it aims to take a very personal and historical look at the history of Busan Art and the museum.

Busan Christmas Tree Festival @ Gwangbok-ro, Nampodong
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Busan Christmas Tree Festival @ Gwangbok-ro, Nampodong

The Busan Christmas Tree Festival, an annual winter event, is being held in the Gwangbok-ro area located in Jung-gu, Busan. The 18-meter tall Christmas tree and hanging lights create a festive touch to the street performances and contests.

 

○Period: December 1, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Opening Ceremony Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m.

○Venue: around Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu

○Website: http://bctf.kr/ (in Korean)

5th Haeundae Lighting Festival @ Gunam-ro, Haeundae
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
5th Haeundae Lighting Festival @ Gunam-ro, Haeundae

○ When: December 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019

○ Where: Gunam-ro, Aehyang-gil, former Haeundae Station, Haeundae Beach, Haeundae traditional market, and around the Haeundae-gu office.

LED lighting show, busking performance, free photo zone

Opening Ceremony: Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:00 p.m. Gunam-ro Square

Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

The ‘Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams’ music shows have been running from April to October, but during the winter season, the area will be transformed using illuminated art installations and a light tunnel.

The trees surrounded the area will be lit up as well. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful lights from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. every day from November 29 to February 10, 2019.

Event Information

Period: November 29, 2018 – February 10, 2019

Opening Ceremony: Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. –

Venue: around Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

Hours of Operation: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

How to get there: Take Metro Line No. 1 to Dadaepo Beach Station then leave through Exit No. 4

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 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

Dec
11
Tue
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Period: November 27, 2018 – March 3, 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

Sketch of the Korean War
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sketch of the Korean War

○ Period: June 19 – December 16, 2018

○ 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/1319376 (Korean)

BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: August 24, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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=201808211354189357

Bricklive Winter World
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Bricklive Winter World

○ Period: November 1, 2018 – February 10, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

(Last admission is one hour before closing.)

(Closed every Monday)

○ Tickets: All Day Pass 20,000 won, 2-Hour Pass 12,000 won, 5,000 won for guardian

○ For more info.: (051)731-7011

○ Website:

http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/ccontents/view.do?rbsIdx=236&contentsCode=20181015012

 

GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G

GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G

Sangsangmadang Photographers of the Year, The 10th KT&G SKOPF

○ Period: December 1, 2018 – February 20, 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://goeunmuseum.kr/gnuboard4/bbs/board.php?bo_table=e_currentex_goeun&wr_id=60

Photographers: Kim Shinwook, Park Jungkeun, Lee Jaeuk

Hanbok Experience Hall @ BEXCO Auditorium
Dec 11 @ 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.

International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties “Re:___” @ Sukcheon Hall, F1963
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties "Re:___” @ Sukcheon Hall, F1963

The City of Busan and the Busan Cultural Foundation are hosting the international exchange exhibition of cultural spaces using abandoned industrial properties, “Re:__” from November 17 to December 23 at Sukcheon Hall, F1963.

The exhibition features resources and artwork about culture-led regeneration projects abroad, including BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art (Gateshead, UK), BankART 1929 (Yokohama, Japan), Pier-2 Art Center (Kaohsiung, Taiwan), Kulturåtrnet, New Shelter Plan and Fabrikken (Copenhagen, Denmark).

This exhibition is free to visit. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

F1963 is a multicultural complex transformed from the old KISWIRE Suyeong factory through the collaboration of the City of Busan and KISWIRE.

For more detailed information about the exhibition, visit the F1963 website at

http://www.f1963.co.kr/en/?c=art&s=1&syear=2018&gp=1&gbn=viewok&ix=139

International Exchange Exhibition of Cultural Spaces using Abandoned Industrial Properties “Re:___”

○ Period: November 17 – December 23, 2018

   Closed Mondays

○ Venue: Sukcheon Hall, F1963

○ Free admission

○ Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last admission is one hour before closing.)

○ Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City, KISWIRE

○ Organized by: Busan Cultural Foundation

Private and Historical @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

○ Period: September 7, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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

The collection exhibition 《Private and Historical》presents the works from the collection of Busan Museum of Art, base on the works of the local artists in their late 40s to 60s and analogize the artists’ processes of activities and the trace of the museum. Through their works as a result of their artistic acts which state themselves as artists, it aims to take a very personal and historical look at the history of Busan Art and the museum.

Vision & Perspective 2018 @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Vision & Perspective 2018 @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: October 26, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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/

Critically Acclaimed Films of André Bazin @ Busan Cinema Center
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

André Bazin (1918.4.18 – 1958.11.11) was a renowned and influential French film critic and film theorist.

To mark the 100th anniversary of Bazin’s birth and the 60th anniversary of his death, 12 films he was praised for will be screened from December 11 to December 23rd at the Busan Cinema Center.

English subtitles will be offered.

○ Period: December 11 – December 23, 2018 (No screening on Monday)

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Tickets: 6,000 won for adults / 4,000 won for members, youth and seniors

○ For more info.: 051)780-6000

○ Website: http://www.dureraum.org

* Film List

Bazin/Bazin Roman

7 Men from Now

Diary of a Country Priest/Journal d’un Curé de Campagne

The River/Le fleuve

The Storm Within/Les Parents Terribles

The Last Vacation/Les Dernières Vacances

Paris 1900/Paris mil neuf cent

Paisan

Farrebique/Farrebique ou Les quatre saisons

The Little Foxes

Days of Hope/L’espoir

Daybreak/Le Jour se lève

*Movie Times:

http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/mcontents/progScheList.do?rbsIdx=226&progCode=20181205001

 

Busan Christmas Tree Festival @ Gwangbok-ro, Nampodong
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Busan Christmas Tree Festival @ Gwangbok-ro, Nampodong

The Busan Christmas Tree Festival, an annual winter event, is being held in the Gwangbok-ro area located in Jung-gu, Busan. The 18-meter tall Christmas tree and hanging lights create a festive touch to the street performances and contests.

 

○Period: December 1, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Opening Ceremony Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m.

○Venue: around Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu

○Website: http://bctf.kr/ (in Korean)

Taco Tuesdays @ Abnormal Taphouse and Cantina!
Dec 11 @ 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!

5th Haeundae Lighting Festival @ Gunam-ro, Haeundae
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
5th Haeundae Lighting Festival @ Gunam-ro, Haeundae

○ When: December 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019

○ Where: Gunam-ro, Aehyang-gil, former Haeundae Station, Haeundae Beach, Haeundae traditional market, and around the Haeundae-gu office.

LED lighting show, busking performance, free photo zone

Opening Ceremony: Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:00 p.m. Gunam-ro Square

Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

The ‘Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams’ music shows have been running from April to October, but during the winter season, the area will be transformed using illuminated art installations and a light tunnel.

The trees surrounded the area will be lit up as well. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful lights from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. every day from November 29 to February 10, 2019.

Event Information

Period: November 29, 2018 – February 10, 2019

Opening Ceremony: Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. –

Venue: around Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

Hours of Operation: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

How to get there: Take Metro Line No. 1 to Dadaepo Beach Station then leave through Exit No. 4

Busan Tower Media Façade @ Yongdusan Park
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 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

The Nutcracker by Saint-Petersburg State Ballet @ Busan Citizens Hall
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Nutcracker by Saint-Petersburg State Ballet @ Busan Citizens Hall

○ Period: December 11-12, 2018

○ Time: 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan Citizens Hall

○ Tickets: VIP-seat 110,000 won /R-seat 99,000 won / S-seat 77,000 won / A-seat 44,000 won / B-seat 22,000 won

○ For more info.: 070-8285-3798

○ Website:

http://www.bscc.or.kr/citizen/01_perfor/?mcode=1001010200&mode=2&no=15715

 

Busan Chess Club @ McDonalds at City Hall Station
Dec 11 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 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.
Dec
12
Wed
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum

○ Period: November 27, 2018 – March 3, 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

Sketch of the Korean War
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sketch of the Korean War

○ Period: June 19 – December 16, 2018

○ 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/1319376 (Korean)

BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art

○ Period: August 24, 2018 – February 17, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art

○ Hours of Operation:

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

Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

last Wednesday of the month 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=201808211354189357

Bricklive Winter World
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Bricklive Winter World

○ Period: November 1, 2018 – February 10, 2019

○ Venue: Busan Cinema Center

○ Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

(Last admission is one hour before closing.)

(Closed every Monday)

○ Tickets: All Day Pass 20,000 won, 2-Hour Pass 12,000 won, 5,000 won for guardian

○ For more info.: (051)731-7011

○ Website:

http://www.dureraum.org/bcc/ccontents/view.do?rbsIdx=236&contentsCode=20181015012

 

GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G

GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G

Sangsangmadang Photographers of the Year, The 10th KT&G SKOPF

○ Period: December 1, 2018 – February 20, 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://goeunmuseum.kr/gnuboard4/bbs/board.php?bo_table=e_currentex_goeun&wr_id=60

Photographers: Kim Shinwook, Park Jungkeun, Lee Jaeuk