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Haps Weekend Picks April 25,26,27
1 day 19 min ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The weekend returns after some great weather to end the week, though many major city events are canceled or postponed out of respect for the victims of the ferry accident in Jindo. You can check out the list of canceled events here.

There are many other events taking place however, including some great music, baseball and the opening of the The Park, Busan's...

ArtShow Busan Underway at BEXCO this Weekend
1 week 12 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The City of Busan has announced that it will include an exhibit dedicated to the ‘Sanbokdoro (Hillside Road) Project’ at ARTSHOW Busan 2014, which will be held from April 18 - 21 at BEXCO. 

As part of the Art Band Program which introduces various art activities into local communities, the exhibit will feature...

Busan Citizen's Park Temporarily Opens for Three Day Run
1 week 3 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Busan Citizens Park began its three-day temporary opening today. An official with Busan city confirmed that the park will be open to everyone beginning April 17th at 2 pm, the third day of the temporary opening. 

The first and second day of the temporary opening is only for people who donated trees to the park. More than 900,000 trees were donated. 

The park's official opening will be on May 1st. 


3rd Nakdong Riverside Yuchae Flower Festival Underway This Weekend
2 weeks 10 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The 3rd Busan Nakdong Riverside Yuchae Flower Festival, hosted by the Busan Nakdong River Project Management Office and organized by the Organizing Committee for Busan Culture & Tourism Festival, will be held from April 11-13 at Daejeo Ecological Park in Gangseo-gu.

Over 530,000 square meters of Yuchae flowerbeds have been planted to provide enjoyment to visitors at Daejeo Ecological Park in Gangseo-gu District.

For the first time, paths through the...

UN Peace Park to Hold Spring Flower Festival from April 28
2 weeks 2 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- An official of Busan Nam-gu said it will hold the spring flower picnic festival from the 28th of this month through May 6th in UN Peace Park. 

Over 200,000 flowers and 23 flower sculptures including a flower carriage and a wedding pavilion will be exhibited, among 40 different varieties of flowers.

Also, various experience events including a floral arrangement demonstration, cultural performances, a coming-of-age ceremony, writing contest and...

11th Busan International Performing Arts Festival to Be Held from May 2 - 11
2 weeks 3 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan International Performing Arts Festival Organizing Committee is proud to announce this year’s selections to open and close the 11th Busan International Performing Arts Festival (BIPAF) May 2-11.

Star Trip from Spain and The Painters from Korea have been selected as the opening and closing performances respectively. 

STAR TRIP is a slapstick show using Yllana’s characteristic black humour and universal language without words to...

Art Show Busan Kicks Off April 18th
2 weeks 4 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea --  The modern art festival 'Art Show Busan' will kick off in the 2nd Exhibition Hall of the Busan BEXCO from 18th to the 21st. 

The third show will include 4,000 works by about 1,000 artists in 162 galleries from 16 countries. 

From Korea, Gookje gallery, Gallery Hyundai, Gana Art, Park Yeo-sook gallery, Park Young-deok gallery, and Lee Hwa-ik gallery will take part while foreign participants include Gabriel Bryer Fine Art...

Korea’s ‘Montmartre’ alive with arts, culture
5 weeks 2 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Dalmaji Hill, which literally translates to “greet the moon,” is known as the Montmartre of Korea and abounds with arts and culture. Starting March 8, Haeundae-gu District Office will run the 2014 Dalmaji Art Free Market in the outdoor courtyard of Haewoljeong, the sea and moon pavilion. 

The free market will be held from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday until November. The Art Free Market will showcase various handmade candles, fancy woodworks, beads...

Gaby Berglund Cardenas Exhibition "The Mind Will Always Be Free"
5 weeks 6 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Local artist Gaby Berglund Cardenas has been invited to have her IV Solo Exhibition in Busan at Soohohrom Gallery...

Dalmaji Art Free Market Returns This Weekend
7 weeks 1 day ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Art Free Market on Dalmaji Hill will open this Saturday, March 8th at 2 p.m. and will run every weekend until November. There will be a variety of art works made from hanji, leather, fabric, soaps, and ceramics. 

Events including exchanging plants and used books swaps, face painting, art craft making, and cultural performances will be on display. 

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