Here’s what’s going on around Busan this week.
Volosi @ Busan Citizens Hall – Vołosi is a music group formed by highlanders of the Silesian Beskid mountains and classically-trained musicians. Busan Citizens Hall, Busanjin-gu, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Regular Tuesday Night Cultural Performances @ Busan National Gugak Center – The weekly Korean traditional music performance takes place each Tuesday evening. Busan National Gugak Center, Busan Jin-gu, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday Performance of Traditional Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center – Every other Thursday until the end of December sees great performances of Korean traditional dance. Busan National Gugak Center, Busan Jin-gu, Every other Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Performance of Traditional Music and Dance @ Busan National Gugak Center – Enjoy a traditional Korean music and dance performance each Saturday until the end of December. Busan National Gugak Center, Busan Jin-gu, Saturday, 3 p.m.
Open Mic @ Basement – The oldest running open mic in the city. Basement, PNU, Every Tuesday, 9 p.m.
Open Mic @ HQ – The newest regular open mic in the city takes place each Thursday night following trivia. HQ Bar, Gwangalli, Wednesday, 11 p.m.
Fireworks Festival @ Gwangalli Beach – One of Busan’s major events returns with the 15th annual fireworks display. Gwangalli Beach, Saturday, 7 p.m.
Chrysanthemum Exhibition @ Peace Park – The 10th annual festival brings a great fall atmosphere to Nam-gu. Peace Park, Nam-gu, Through November 10
Flower Exhibition @ Hwamyeong Arboretum – A flower exhibition is taking place until the 10th of November. Hwamyeong Arboretum, Hwamyeong-dong, Through November 10
World Ocean Forum @ Paradise Hotel – A large convention that shares the latest trends and visions in the maritime sector. Paradise Hotel, Haeundae, Wednesday through Friday
Busan International Footwear, Techtextile & Fashion Fair 2019 @ BEXCO – Fashion week returns for another year at BEXCO. BEXCO, Centum City, Thursday through Saturday
ASEAN Crafts @ ASEAN Culture House – Visitors will be able to see traditional crafts from the countries of ASEAN alongside the works of contemporary ASEAN artists. ASEAN Culture House, Haeundae, Through January 15, 2020
Antony Gormley ‘FEEL’ @ Space Lee Ufan – Renowned British sculpture Antony Gormley’s “FEEL” exhibit is on display until April 19, 2020, at Space Lee Ufan in Haeundae. Space Lee Ufan, Haeundae, Through April 19
Basement Halloween Party @ PNU– Basement hosts its annual Halloween party Thursday night. Basement, PNU, Thursday
Random International: Out of Control @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan – Check out the newest installations including the Rain Room until November. Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Through January 27, 2020
Finnish aalto @ Busan Museum of Art – Enjoy a Finnish design and contemporary exhibition. Busan Museum of Art, Haeundae, July 12 – November 26
Korean War and Busan @ Provisional Capital Memorial Hall – A special exhibition showcasing Busan’s role in the Korean War. Garden of Provisional Capital Memorial Hall, Bumin-dong, Seo-gu, Through December 22
Magic Circus @ East Busan Lotte Outlet Mall – Join a magical family-oriented event enjoyable for both children and adults. Lotte Outlet Mall, Gijang, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through November 29
Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams @ Dadaepo Beach – From Tuesday to Sunday every week during the operational period, visitors can enjoy playing in the fountain and also night music fountain shows. Dadaepo Beach, Through October 31
Busan Tower Media Facade @ Busan Tower – Check out the nightly video projections shown on the 80-meter high Busan Tower façade display various images of Busan created by local artists. Busan Tower, Nampodong, 7 p.m.
Weekly Meditation Class @ Suyeong Cultural Center – A small, free class dedicated to learning tools and techniques to meditation. Suyeong Cultural Center, Suyeong-gu, Wednesday, 8 p.m.
Circuit Training and Yoga Class @ Gorilla Brewing – Take a free class each week while enjoying a cold pint afterward. Gorilla Brewing Company, Gwangalli, Saturday, 12 p.m.
Farmers Market @ Busan City Hall – The local Farmers’ Market has been operating every Thursday from 10 am to 6 pm at Busan City Hall since April 2012. Busan City Hall, Thursday, 10 am to 6 p.m.
Ardor Market @ Haeundae Square – A weekly flea market with lots of goodies to be bought. Haeundae Square, Haeundae, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m.
Weekend Flea Markets @ Citywide – Enjoy some weekend flea markets at various locations around the city. Saturday and Sunday, Times and locations vary
Busan Chess Club @ Busan Global Village – Join like-minded chess enthusiasts for a weekly gathering of playing chess. McDonald’s, City Hall Station, Tuesday, 8 p.m.
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