Event Calendar

Dec
18
Tue
Winter Illumination @ Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams
Dec 18 @ 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 18 @ 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

Busan Chess Club @ McDonalds at City Hall Station
Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 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
19
Wed
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Dec 19 @ 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

BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 19 @ 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 19 @ 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

 

Exhibition of Shinkai Makoto @ BEXCO
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Exhibition of Shinkai Makoto @ BEXCO

○ Period: December 14, 2018 – March 3, 2019

○ Venue: BEXCO

○ Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last admission is 5:30 p.m.)

○ Closed on Monday (except Dec. 24, Dec. 31, Feb. 4)

○ Tickets: 15,000 won for adults, 12,000 won for youths, 9,000 won for children

GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G
Dec 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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

Out of Place @ ASEAN Culture House
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Out of Place @ ASEAN Culture House

KF Global Bridge II – Sabai Sabai

Exhibition Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Korea Thailand Diplomatic Relations

In cooperation with the Royal Thai Embassy in Seoul, the ASEAN Culture House is hosting the special modern art exhibition Out of Place, with the aim of promoting mutual, societal, and cultural understanding between the two nations of Korea and Thailand amid the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations. The eight Korean and Thai artists scheduled to partake in the exhibition are set to display original themes ranging from society, politics, and history, to religion, natural disasters, and pop culture, through a fresh, visual language. Come out of the winter cold and explore the artistic world of the tropical nation of Thailand at the ASEAN Culture House!

 

○ ​Date: 2018.12.13. – 2019.2.24.

○ Venue: Special Exhibition Gallery (1st floor), ASEAN Culture House

○ Cost: Free

○ Hours: Tue. – Fri. 10:00am – 6:00pm, Weekend 10:00am – 7:00pm

○ Inquiries: (051)775-2000

○ Directions: 15-minute walk from Exit 2 of Jangsan Station (Metro Line 2)

○ Website: http://www.ach.or.kr/

○ Artist: Taiki Sakpisit, Dow Wasiksiri, Ruangsak Anuwatwimon, Patipat Chaiwitesh, Israkran Yingyong Moojin Brothers, Park Kyung Ryul, Hyemin Park

Private and Historical @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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

HQ Wine and Whisky Night @ HQ Bar
Dec 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

HQ is rolling out a new weekly event; every Wednesday, we’ll be celebrating wine and whiskey with some of the best drink deals in town.

3000 Won Glasses of White or Red Wine

4000 Won Pours of Jameson

5000 Won Pours of Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Johnny Walker, Crown Royal, and Canadian Club

HQ Gwangan Open Mic Night @ HQ Gwangan
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 9:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Open Mic @ Ol'55

Weekly open mic at Ol’55 in KSU.

Dec
20
Thu
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Dec 20 @ 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

BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 20 @ 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 20 @ 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

 

Exhibition of Shinkai Makoto @ BEXCO
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Exhibition of Shinkai Makoto @ BEXCO

○ Period: December 14, 2018 – March 3, 2019

○ Venue: BEXCO

○ Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last admission is 5:30 p.m.)

○ Closed on Monday (except Dec. 24, Dec. 31, Feb. 4)

○ Tickets: 15,000 won for adults, 12,000 won for youths, 9,000 won for children

Farmers’ Market at Busan City Hall @ Near Busan City Hall
Dec 20 @ 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.

GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G
Dec 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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

Out of Place @ ASEAN Culture House
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Out of Place @ ASEAN Culture House

KF Global Bridge II – Sabai Sabai

Exhibition Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Korea Thailand Diplomatic Relations

In cooperation with the Royal Thai Embassy in Seoul, the ASEAN Culture House is hosting the special modern art exhibition Out of Place, with the aim of promoting mutual, societal, and cultural understanding between the two nations of Korea and Thailand amid the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations. The eight Korean and Thai artists scheduled to partake in the exhibition are set to display original themes ranging from society, politics, and history, to religion, natural disasters, and pop culture, through a fresh, visual language. Come out of the winter cold and explore the artistic world of the tropical nation of Thailand at the ASEAN Culture House!

 

○ ​Date: 2018.12.13. – 2019.2.24.

○ Venue: Special Exhibition Gallery (1st floor), ASEAN Culture House

○ Cost: Free

○ Hours: Tue. – Fri. 10:00am – 6:00pm, Weekend 10:00am – 7:00pm

○ Inquiries: (051)775-2000

○ Directions: 15-minute walk from Exit 2 of Jangsan Station (Metro Line 2)

○ Website: http://www.ach.or.kr/

○ Artist: Taiki Sakpisit, Dow Wasiksiri, Ruangsak Anuwatwimon, Patipat Chaiwitesh, Israkran Yingyong Moojin Brothers, Park Kyung Ryul, Hyemin Park

Private and Historical @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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

Non Verbal Performance NANTA @ Busan Cultural Center
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Non Verbal Performance NANTA @ Busan Cultural Center

○ Period: December 20-25, 2018

○ TIme: Dec. 20-21 7:30 pm/ Dec. 22 3pm, 7pm/ Dec. 23 2pm, 6pm/Dec. 24 7:30pm/Dec. 25 2:00pm

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○ Tickets: R 60,000 won / S 40,000 won

○ For more info.: 1577-7627

Performance of Korean Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Performance of Korean Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center

○ Date & Time: December 20, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

○ Venue: Busan National Gugak Center

○ Cost: Free

○ For more info.: (051)811-0143

Korean traditional dance and modern dance

Dec
21
Fri
Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Dec 21 @ 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

BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 21 @ 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 21 @ 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

 

Exhibition of Shinkai Makoto @ BEXCO
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Exhibition of Shinkai Makoto @ BEXCO

○ Period: December 14, 2018 – March 3, 2019

○ Venue: BEXCO

○ Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last admission is 5:30 p.m.)

○ Closed on Monday (except Dec. 24, Dec. 31, Feb. 4)

○ Tickets: 15,000 won for adults, 12,000 won for youths, 9,000 won for children

GoEun Museum of Photography Special Exhibitions @ GoEun Museum of Photography & KT&G
Dec 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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

Out of Place @ ASEAN Culture House
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Out of Place @ ASEAN Culture House

KF Global Bridge II – Sabai Sabai

Exhibition Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Korea Thailand Diplomatic Relations

In cooperation with the Royal Thai Embassy in Seoul, the ASEAN Culture House is hosting the special modern art exhibition Out of Place, with the aim of promoting mutual, societal, and cultural understanding between the two nations of Korea and Thailand amid the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations. The eight Korean and Thai artists scheduled to partake in the exhibition are set to display original themes ranging from society, politics, and history, to religion, natural disasters, and pop culture, through a fresh, visual language. Come out of the winter cold and explore the artistic world of the tropical nation of Thailand at the ASEAN Culture House!

 

○ ​Date: 2018.12.13. – 2019.2.24.

○ Venue: Special Exhibition Gallery (1st floor), ASEAN Culture House

○ Cost: Free

○ Hours: Tue. – Fri. 10:00am – 6:00pm, Weekend 10:00am – 7:00pm

○ Inquiries: (051)775-2000

○ Directions: 15-minute walk from Exit 2 of Jangsan Station (Metro Line 2)

○ Website: http://www.ach.or.kr/

○ Artist: Taiki Sakpisit, Dow Wasiksiri, Ruangsak Anuwatwimon, Patipat Chaiwitesh, Israkran Yingyong Moojin Brothers, Park Kyung Ryul, Hyemin Park

Private and Historical @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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

Busan Cultural Center: Year-End Concert @ Busan Cultural Center
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Busan Cultural Center: Year-End Concert @ Busan Cultural Center

○Period: December 21, 2018

○Time: 7:30 p.m.

○Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○Tickets: R 30,000 won / S 20,000 won / A 10,000 won

○For more info.: (051)607-6074

 

Artists

Conductor Lim Hun-Joung

Soprano Yang Je-gyung

Mezzo-Soprano Kim Jung-mi

Tenor Cho Jung-heyk

Baritone Heo Aldo

Busan Metropolitan Chorus

Suncheon City Choir

Busan Philharmonic Orchestra

 

PROGRAM

Ludwig van Beethoven / Symphony No.9 in D minor “Choral”, Op.125 (1770-1827)

Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso

Molto vivace

Adagio molto e cantabile

Presto – Allegro assai

Non Verbal Performance NANTA @ Busan Cultural Center
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Non Verbal Performance NANTA @ Busan Cultural Center

○ Period: December 20-25, 2018

○ TIme: Dec. 20-21 7:30 pm/ Dec. 22 3pm, 7pm/ Dec. 23 2pm, 6pm/Dec. 24 7:30pm/Dec. 25 2:00pm

○ Venue: Busan Cultural Center

○ Tickets: R 60,000 won / S 40,000 won

○ For more info.: 1577-7627

The Ha Ha Holiday Hole – Busan’s Comedy Open Mic at HQ Gwangan @ HQ Gwangan
Dec 21 @ 9:30 pm – 11:45 pm
The Ha Ha Holiday Hole - Busan's Comedy Open Mic at HQ Gwangan @ HQ Gwangan
Well, we’ve decked the halls and we’ve got the funniest folks in Busan coming out to share their holiday cheer with ya! Not only that, but this month we’ve got a huge name, coming all the way from the North Pole to once again host for us … SANTA CLAUS! Ever heard of him!?! Kris Kringle, himself, will be parking his sleigh on the roof of HQ Gwangan, and doing what he does best – making a list and checking it twice. We’re gonna find out who’s funny or NOT!

Friday, December 21st, HQ Gwangan

Sign up roughly begins at 9:30, show begins around 10PM.
w5,000 AT THE DOOR (INCLUDES ONE FREE DRINK)

It is an open mic, so new and first timer comedians are encouraged to step up to the mic. Come early and sign up!

Comedians are asked to keep their sets UNDER 7 minutes, with a wrap-it-up light shown at the 6 minute mark. (In the event of a long list, you may be asked to reduce your set time – so BE FLEXIBLE)

Hosted this month by Santa Claus!!!

NO FILMING!
NO SMOKING!
NO RULES!

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Antarctic Still Life, History and Heritage @ Korea National Maritime Museum
Dec 22 @ 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

BOTANICA @ Busan Museum of Art
Dec 22 @ 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 22 @ 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