Busan Destinations: 11th Busan Christmas Tree Festival Begins Saturday


Get into the holiday spirit this year at the Busan Christmas Tree Festival in Nampo-dong.

Busan’s Jung-gu regional office has said it will start turning on Christmas lights in Gwangbok-ro from the 16th of this week.

The festivity lights will go on for the longest ever, until January 5th of next year under the theme of “Busan of Blessing, with ASEAN.”

The Christmas Tree Festival’s opening ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. on the 30th of this month at the City Spot Special Stage on Gwangbok-ro.

The 11th Busan Christmas Tree Festival will be held for 52 days, about two weeks longer than usual.

The 18-meter tall Christmas tree and hanging lights create a festive touch to the street performances and contests.

There are three different zones with lights and also includes a photo zone and more scheduled activities in and around Yongdusan Park.

The opening ceremony of the festival on the 16th will open with a celebratory performance at 6 p.m. followed by the lighting ceremony.

Event Information

Period: November 16, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Opening Ceremony: Saturday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m.

Venue: around Gwangbok-ro, Jung-gu

Website: bctf.kr (in Korean)

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